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Faculty Profiles:
Dr. Alberto Mendoza

Dr. Alberto Mendoza - Tuberculosis and Lung Health

Alberto Mendoza is an Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine physician and master in Clinical Epidemiology by the Peruvian University Cayetano Heredia (UPCH) in Peru. Dr. Mendoza is chief of TB and HIV program and Infectious Diseases Department at Hospital Villa El Salvador, in the South Lima Peru. He has obtained international training in:

  • Management of resistant TB by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
  • Operational Research in tuberculosis by the International Union against Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases (The Union), Paris – France
  • Global Health by the University of Washington, Seattle – USA
  • Hospital Epidemiology by the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston – USA

He has focused his work on Tuberculosis throughout his experience as:

  1. PAHO and La Union consultant for countries of the Americas region
  2. programmatic management of tuberculosis, specifically resistant and co-infection forms with HIV
  3. clinical management of TB, HIV / AIDS, TB / HIV, infectious diseases, tropical medicine, hospital epidemiology and infection control in the Villa El Salvador Hospital of the Ministry of Health
  4. policies maker as a member of the technical team of the National Tuberculosis Program
  5. Conduction of the Network of Public Health Laboratories, as coordinator of the National Reference Laboratory of Mycobacteria of the National Institute of Health
  6. clinical research as a medical researcher of AC IMPACTA (Member of the US NIH Network)
  7. Member of the Tuberculosis Transformation Group of the ACTG / DAIDS / NIH, of the United States and of the Peruvian Infectious Diseases and Pneumology Societies.