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public health specialist , researcher

Andres DeFrancisco, Colombian public health specialist, researcher. World Health Organization scholar, 1985-1987. Fellow Royal Society Tropical Medicine and Hygiene; member Colombian National Academy Medicine.

Background

DeFrancisco, Andres was born on April 30, 1959 in Bogota, Colombia. Son of Adolfo Luis and Gloria Adela (Serpa) DeF.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Rosario, Bogota, 1983. Master of Science in Clinical Tropical Medicine, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, 1986. Doctor of Philosophy in Medicine, University London, 1994.

Career

Hospital director Ministry of Health, Miraflores, Colombia, 1983-1984. Senior science officer Medical Research Council-United Kingdom, Fajara, The Gambia, 1988-1990. Head reproductive health program ICDDR, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 1990-1999.

International health specialist Global Forum for Health Research, Geneva, Switzerland, since 1999. Short-term professional World Health Organization, Geneva, 1998. Honorary senior lecturer London School Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 1997.

Associate department international health Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1997.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow Royal Society Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. Member Colombian National Academy Medicine.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Astronomy, music, sports, reading.

Connections

Married Fawzia Nazli Rasheed, November 11, 1988. Children: Joan Zober, Ricardo Zia.

father:
Adolfo Luis DeF.

mother:
Gloria Adela (Serpa) DeF.

spouse:
Fawzia Nazli Rasheed

children:
Joan Zober DeFrancisco

Ricardo Zia DeFrancisco