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Ximena Paz Aguilera Sanhueza

Full Professor; Director Centro de Epidemiología y Políticas de Salud /Center of Epidemiology and Health Policy

Universidad del Desarrollo

Santiago, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


Applied epidemiology to infectious diseases, population health, and health policies. Includes research in health systems, global health, communicable and emerging diseases, International Health Regulations 2005, and health situation analysis.

Educación

  •  Public Health, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE. Chile, 2016
  •  MD Specialist in Public Health (Public Health Physician), UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE. Chile, 1996
  •  Medical Doctor, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE. Chile, 1988

Experiencia Académica

  •   Instructor gr 2 Part Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

    Medicine

    Santiago, Chile

    1993 - 1996

  •   Full Professor Full Time

    Universidad del Desarrollo

    Medicine

    Santiago, Chile

    2015 - A la fecha

  •   Professor Full Time

    Universidad del Desarrollo

    Medicine

    Chile

    2010 - 2015

Experiencia Profesional

  •   Senior Advisor on Communicable Diseases Full Time

    Pan American Health Organization

    Washington DC, Estados Unidos

    2008 - 2010

  •   Head Division of Health Planning Full Time

    Ministry of Health Chile

    Santiago, Chile

    2005 - 2008

  •   Director Department of Epidemiology Full Time

    Ministry of Health Chile

    Santiago, Chile

    1996 - 2005

  •   Senior epidemiologist Burden of Diseases in Chile project Full Time

    Ministry of Health Chile

    Santiago, Chile

    1995 - 1996

  •   Resident in International Health Full Time

    Pan American Health Organization

    Washington DC, Estados Unidos

    1994 - 1994

  •   Public health consultant Full Time

    Ministry of Health-World Bank Project Coordination Unit

    Santiago, Chile

    1991 - 1993

  •   Epidemiologist Full Time

    Environmental Health Service of the Metropolitan Region of Santiago

    Santiago, Chile

    1993 - A la fecha

  •   Research (epidemiologist) Full Time

    Corporación grupo para el desarrollo de la investigación en salud GREDIS

    Santiago, Chile

    1989 - 1991

  •   Director Centro de Epidemiología y Políticas de Salud/ Center of epidemiology and health policy Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DEL DESARROLLO

    Santiago, Chile

    2010 - A la fecha

Formación de Capital Humano


Undergraduate teaching:
- Course coordinator and professor: Epidemiology and Public Health (annual) for the students of Medicine (5th year of career) (2011 - now)

Graduate Teaching:
- Applied epidemiology diploma (2015-now)
- Course Coordinator and professor: Designs in Epidemiology (semester) Doctor program in Science and Innovation in Medicine. Faculty of Medicine, Universidad del Desarrollo (2019-now)

Master: Dr. Rodrigo Fuentes VM, Master in Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. Degree date: 12-15-2016. Thesis title: "Comparison of the performance of five algorithms for monitoring and generating alerts for listeriosis outbreaks in Chile." Current position Department of Epidemiology MOH Chile. Tutors: Luis Villarroel, Ximena Aguilera.

Doctorate or Postdoctorate: Dr. Janepsy Díaz Tito, Doctorate Program in Health Sciences. "Pedro Kourí" Institute of Tropical Medicine (IPK). Havana City, Cuba. Years 2006-09. Current position Head of the Department of Scientific Affairs Institute of Public Health.


Difusión y Transferencia


1. Scientific Societies:
- Past president Chilean Society of Public health
- Member American Public Health Association
- Member Chilean Society of Infectology

2. World Health Organization Collaboration Center
-WHO-CC on International Health Regulations CEPS, Faculty of Medicine Universidad del Desarrollo (2019-now)

3. International Expert Committees:
-Member of the International Health Regulations (IHR) Expert Roster (World Health Organization)
-Co-chair Lancet Infectious diseases Commission Preparedness for emerging epidemic threats (2018-now)
-Member of the Review Committee on the Functioning of the International Health Regulations (2005) during the COVID-19 Response. World Health Organization (2020-now) https://www.who.int/teams/ihr/ihr-review-committees/covid-19
-Member of the Ebola Virus Disease in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (Equateur) IHR Emergency Committee. World Health Organization (2018-2019) https://www.who.int/groups/ebola-virus-disease-in-the-democratic-republic-of-the-congo-equateur-ihr-emergency-committee
- Co-chair International Health Regulations (IHR) review committee for the Second Extensions for establishing national public health capacities and on IHR implementation (2014)
- Member of the Expert Reference Group on the Draft Global Program of Work 13 Impact Framework 2019-2023 (designed by the Director-General of the World Health Organization) (2018) https://www.who.int/about/what-we-do/thirteenth-general-programme-of-work-2019---2023/expert-reference-group-on-the-draft-gpw-13-impact-framework-2019-2023
-WHO expert in several international meetings and forums on SARS, pandemic influenza preparedness, communicable diseases eradication and elimination, Universal Health Coverage measurement, and monitoring as well as the implementation of the IHR (2005).

4. National Expert Committees:
-Member of the COVID-19 Advisory Council for the Ministry of Health in Chile (2020-now) https://sites.google.com/udd.cl/consejocovid19chile/p%C3%A1gina-principal
-Member of the Prioritized Recommendation Commission which determines the diagnoses and treatments with the Financial Protection System of Law 20,850. (Ricarte Soto) 2015-2017
-Member of the Advisory Board of Explicit Guarantees in Health 10.066 Law (GES-AUGE) 2014-2017
-Member of the Presidential Advisory Commission for the Study and Proposal of a New Legal Framework for the Private Health System. Decree No 71, April 14th, 2014. http://www.senado.cl/prontus_senado/site/artic/20141009/asocfile/20141009112031/informe_comision_20141008.pdf


Premios y Distinciones

  •   Professor Doctor Benjamin Viel Award

    UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

    Chile, 1989

    For obtaining the highest qualifications in the mention of epidemiology in the Master's Program in Public Health of the University of Chile in 1989

  •   Outstanding Team Award, 2010, Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization. Influenza A (H1N1) emergency response team to combat the H1N1 Pandemic

    ORGANIZACION PANAMERICA DE LA SALUD

    Estados Unidos, 2010

    Emergency response team to combat the H1N1 Pandemic


 

Article (38)

Modelling cost-effectiveness of syphilis detection strategies in prisoners: exploratory exercise in a Chilean male prison
Compliance with the smoking ban in enclosed, semiopen and open areas of workplaces and public places in Chile
Epidemic preparedness in urban settings: new challenges and opportunities
Evaluación de la infección por VIH en Chile: pronunciamiento del Comité VIH de la Academia Chilena de Medicina
Evaluation of a novel antigen-based rapid detection test for the diagnosis of SARS-CoV-2 in respiratory samples
Hepatitis B and C virus infection among HIV patients within the public and private healthcare systems in Chile: A cross-sectional serosurvey
Preparedness for emerging epidemic threats: a Lancet Infectious Diseases Commission
Under five and infant mortality in Chile (1990-2016): Trends, disparities, and causes of death
Assistive Devices for Older Adults: A Longitudinal Study of Policy Effectiveness, Santiago, Chile, 2014–2016
El deterioro de la tuberculosis en Chile
Evaluation of the effectiveness and equity of the maternity protection reform in Chile from 2000 to 2015
Rare diseases in Chile: challenges and recommendations in universal health coverage context
Shortage of yellow fever vaccination: A travel medicine emergency for Chilean travellers
Correlates of compliance with national comprehensive smoke-free laws
Case-Control Study of Risk Factors for Meningococcal Disease in Chile
Health insurance scheme performance and effects on health and health inequalities in Chile
Knowledge, attitudes, and practices regarding hantavirus disease and acceptance of a vaccine trial in rural communities of southern Chile
From instinct to evidence: the role of data in country decision-making in Chile
Tuberculosis in prisoners and their contacts in Chile: estimating incidence and latent infection
Clinical features and prognostic factors of meningococcal disease: a case series study in Chile during the 2012-2013 outbreak
Monitoring and Evaluating Progress towards Universal Health Coverage in Chile
Addressing the public health burden of respiratory viruses: the Battle against Respiratory Viruses (BRaVe) Initiative
Barreras y facilitadores de acceso a la atenci?n de salud: una revisi?n sistem?tica cualitativa
Barriers and facilitators to antenatal care in adolescents: Results of a qualitative study in Chile
Major Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Latin America: A Comparison with the United States. The Latin American Consortium of Studies in Obesity (LASO)
Modeling the Spread of Tuberculosis in Semiclosed Communities
Seroprevalence study of infection with influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 virus in San Felipe Town, Chile.
THE BASIC REPRODUCTION NUMBER R-0 AND EFFECTIVENESS OF REACTIVE INTERVENTIONS DURING DENGUE EPIDEMICS: THE 2002 DENGUE OUTBREAK IN EASTER ISLAND, CHILE
Elimination of Neglected Diseases in Latin America and the Caribbean: A Mapping of Selected Diseases
Importance of animal/human health interface in potential Public Health Emergencies of International Concern in the Americas
H1N1pdm in the Americas
Interethnic differences in the accuracy of anthropometric indicators of obesity in screening for high risk of coronary heart disease
Rotavirus surveillance system in chilean sentinel hospitals Sistema de vigilancia de rotavirus en hospitales centinelas en Chile
Surveillance System for Infectious Diseases of Pets, Santiago, Chile
Baseline assessment of prevalence and geographical distribution of HPV types in Chile using self-collected vaginal samples
Gastric cancer is related to early Helicobacter pylori infection in a high-prevalence country
Dengue-1 virus isolation during first dengue fever outbreak on Easter Island, Chile
Epidemiología de la infección humana por hantavirus en Chile

Abstract (6)

Ethnic and Gender-Specific Effects of Fasting Glucose on Hypertension
Hypertension Awareness, Treatment and Control in Latin America
Obesity and Blood Pressure: Ethnicity Does Matter
Cardiovascular risk, cholesterol goal attainment, and lipid-lowering eligibility in chile. Findings from the first national health survey
High level of agreement between the NCEP ATPIII and IDF metabolic syndrome definition in the Chilean general population: Results from the first National Health Survey 2003
National health survey from Chile: anthropometric results of the adult population

BookSection (2)

Capítulo I. ¿Qué es un sistema de salud?
Capítulo VIII. Instituciones y servicios de salud pública

BookWhole (6)

Las enfermedades no transmisibles en Chile. Aspectos epidemiológicos y de salud pública.
The Neglected Dimension of Global Security A Framework to Counter Infectious Disease Crises
Comisión Asesora Presidencial para el estudio y propuesta de un nuevo régimen jurídico para el sistema privado de salud. Informe Final
Control of Communicable Diseases Manual, 20 th Edition
Los Objetivos Sanitarios para la Década 2000-2010
Lineamientos metodológicos para la realización de análisis funcionales de las redes de servicios de salud

Proyecto (7)

COSTO EFECTIVIDAD DEL TEST RÁPIDO PARA LA DETECCIÓN DE ENFERMEDADES INFECCIOSAS EN POBLACIÓN PRIVADA DE LIBERTAD=> SÍFILIS
Aplicación de Instrumento de Monitoreo y Evaluación de Acceso y Cobertura Universal en salud OPS-OMS en Chile
ESTADÍSTICAS DE CAUSAS DE MUERTE=> ¿SON LOS ACTUALES CERTIFICADOS DE DEFUNCIÓN UNA FUENTE DE INFORMACIÓN CONFIABLE PARA LAS ESTADÍSTICAS DE SALUD?”
Discapacidad y envejecimiento=> Impacto del GES Ortesis en la capacidad funcional de las personas de 65 años y más, estudio próspectivo
Estudio Factores de riesgo de Enfermedad Meningocóccica (EM) en Chile
Medicion y Monitoreo de la Cobertura Universal de Salud, estudio de caso en Chile
Equity in Access to care for Prenatal Care and Hypertension in Chile. 2010- 2011,

Review (3)

Global health security and the International Health Regulations
The Latin American Consortium of Studies in Obesity (LASO)
Influenza: the reemergence of an ancient disease and its risk of pandemia [Influenza: reemergencia de una antigua enfermedad y el potencial riesgo de una nueva pandemia.]
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Ximena Aguilera

Full Professor; Director Centro de Epidemiología y Políticas de Salud /Center of Epidemiology and Health Policy

Centro de Epidemiología y Políticas de Salud (CEPS)/ Center of Epidemiology and Health Policy/Centro de Epidemiología y Políticas de Salud (CEPS)

Universidad del Desarrollo

Santiago, Chile

12
fresia ferreccio

Full Professor, Director PhD Epidemiolgy Program

Public Health

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE FACULTAD DE MEDICINA, ESCUELA DE MEDICINA, DEPARTAMENTO DE SALUD PÚBLICA.

Santiago, Chile

8
Claudia Gonzalez

Associate Professor and Resarcher

Faculty of Medicine

Universidad del Desarrollo

Santiago, Chile

6
Andrea Olea

Associate Professor

Faculty of Medicine

Universidad del Desarrollo

Santiago, Chile

5
paula margozzini

Académico investigador y profesor Asistente

Salud Pública

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

4
Carla Castillo

Assistant Professor

Centro de Epidemiología y Políticas de Salud / Center of Epidemiology and Health Policy

Universidad del Desarrollo

Santiago, Chile

4
Manuel Nájera

Instructor professor

Centro de Epidemiología y Políticas de Salud

Universidad del Desarrollo

santiago de chile, Chile

4
Orozimba Delgado

Profesor Asociado

Facultad de Medicina Clinica Alemana Universidad del Desarrollo

UNIVERSIDAD DEL DESARROLLO

Santiago, Chile

4
María Matute

Regular Research Associate Professor

Centro de Epidemiologia y Politicas de Salud

Universidad del Desarrollo

Santiago, Chile

3
Macarena Hirmas

Regular Research Associate Professor

Center for Epidemiology and Health Policies

Universidad del Desarrollo

Santiago, Chile

3
KATIA ABARCA

Profesor Titular

Pediatría

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

SANTIAGO, Chile

2
Tania Alfaro

Profesor asistente

Salud Pública

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

2
Marcela Ferres

Head of Department

Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunology

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

2
Attilio Rigotti

Full Professor

Nutrition, Diabetes and Metabolism

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE - ESCUELA DE MEDICINA - DEPTO DE GASTROENTEROLOGÍA

Santiago, Chile

2
Paul Harris

Full Professor

Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

2
ALEJANDRO CORVALAN

Associate Professor

Hematology and Oncology

Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

2
Attilio Rigotti

Full Professor

Nutrition, Diabetes and Metabolism

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

2
Thomas Weitzel

Head Travel Medicine Program

UNIVERSIDAD DEL DESARROLLO

Santiago, Chile

2
Pablo Vial

Director

School of Medicine

ICIM/UNIVERSIDAD DEL DESARROLLO - CLÍNICA ALEMANA

Santiago, Chile

2
Rodrigo Fuentes

Epidemiólogo

Docencia, Extensión e Investigación

Corporación de Ayuda al Niño Quemado - COANIQUEM

Santiago, Chile

1
Juan Hormazabal

Jefe

Departamento Biomédico

Public Health Institute of Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Lorena Porte

Jefe Sección Microbiología

Laboratorio Clínico

Clínica Alemana

Santiago, Chile

1
Jorge Fernandez

JEFE SUBDEPTO

BIOMEDICO NACIONAL Y DE REFERENCIA

INSTITUTO DE SALUD PUBLICA

santiago, Chile

1
Lucy Poffald

Particular

Particular

Santiago, Chile

1
Paola Viviani

Profesor Asistente, categoría Ordinaria

Salud Pública

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

SANTIAGO, Chile

1
Alberto Fica

Médico Infectólogo

Medicina

Hospital Base de Valdivia

Valdivia, Chile

1
Paul Bosch

Investigador Docente

Facultad de Ingeniería

Universidad del Desarrollo

Santiago, Chile

1
VIVIAN LUCHSINGER

Profesor Asociado

Virología

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE, FACULTAD DE MEDICINA.

Santiago, Chile

1
MAURICIO HERRERA

Universidad del Desarrollo

Santiago, Chile

1
KAREN DUBOIS

Postdoctoral fellow Fondef IDeA ID17I10064 IDI17

Instituto de Ciencias Biomédicas

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Juan Lecaros

Associate professor

Observatory of Bioethics and Law

Universidad del Desarrollo

Santiago, Chile

1
Maria Icaza

PROFESORA ASOCIADA

UNIVERSIDAD DE TALCA

Talca, Chile

1
Mauricio Apablaza

Research Director

Gobierno

Universidad del Desarrollo

Santiago, Chile

1
Loreto Villanueva

Profesor Asistente

Departamento de Promoción de la Saldu de la Mujer y el Recién Nacido

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

SANTIAGO, Chile

1
Carolina Serrano

Profesor Asistente Adjunto

Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Báltica Cabieses

Professor

Medicine

Universidad del Desarrollo

Santiago, Chile

1
Juan Calderon

Investigador

Facultad de Medicina

Universidad del Desarrollo

Santiago, Chile

1
ANDRES KLEIN

Assistant Professor/Director (Head) Center for Genetics and Genomics; Director, PhD Program in Sciences and Innovation in Medicine

Centro de Genética y Genómica

Universidad del Desarrollo-Clínica Alemana

SANTIAGO, Chile

1
Alejandro Jara

Associate Professor

Statistics

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Héctor Venegas

Profesor Titular asociado al Centro

Universidad Diego Portales

Santiago, Chile

1
Claudia Cortes

Profesor Asociado

Medicina

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Armando Peruga

Researcher

ICIM

Universidad del Desarrollo

Lo Barnechea, Chile

1
Maria Repetto

Profesor Titular

Center for Genetics and Genomics

FACULTAD DE MEDICINA CLINICA ALEMANA-UNIVERSIDAD DEL DESARROLLO

Santiago, Chile

1
Christian Garcia

Academico

Salud Publica

Universidad de Santiago de Chile

Santiago, Chile