Dr. Cecilia Uribe
The role of CFHI Medical Director is to arrange clinical and public health placements, supervises participant experiences at these sites, provide weekly lectures, and assist in medical issues experienced by participants. Dr. Uribe is the expert on socioeconomic determinants of health in the region and healthcare delivery strategies in low-resource settings.
Dr. Uribe is a Pediatrician with her own private practice in La Paz. She also works at a municipal hospital located in El Alto and is the Secretary General of the Committee of Adolescents for the Bolivian Society of Pediatrics. Dr. Uribe is the inspiration behind the Center for Empowerment of Young Mothers, a locally-lead community health project supported by CFHI.