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educator , Public health nurse

Macarena Correa Valdes, Chilean public health nurse, educator. Achievements include design and validation of an instrument to screen abnormal drinking in population. Chancelor scholar University North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1990; Kellogg International fellow Will Keith Kellogg Foundation, 1990; research grantee Fondecyt (Chilean National Research Founding Agency), Santiago, 1994; named Honorary Host of the City, Medellin, Colombia, 1994.

Background

Valdes, Macarena Correa was born on June 1, 1948 in Santiago, Chile. Daughter of Jaime A. Valdes and Isabel S. Correa.

Education

Graduate, Registered Nurse, University Chile, 1971. Master in Public Health, University North Carolina, 1990.

Career

Head nurse Sweet Institution, Santiago, 1971-1972. Team nurse Duke Hospital, Durham, North Carolina, 1972-1974, intravenouse team nurse, 1975-1979. Head nurse Medical Specialities, Santiago, 1978-1979.

Assistant professor University Chile, since 1980. Advisor, coordinator international seminar Will Keith Kellogg Foundation, Santiago, 1989-1990. Director member Institute Estudios Medico Psicologicos, 1989-1996, Association Iberoamericana Estudios Alcohol y Drogas, 1991-1996.

Member School Public Health, University Chile, 1993-1996.

Achievements

  • Achievements include design and validation of an instrument to screen abnormal drinking in population.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor, chapter author: Temas de Salud Mental Y Atencion Primaria de Salud, 1991. Contributor chapters to books.

Membership

Member International Honor Society Nursing, Delta Omega.

Connections

Married Ramon Urzua Florenzano, March 20, 1970. Children: Matias, Francisca, Cristobal, Pablo, Alejandra, Maria Paz.

father:
Jaime A. Valdes

mother:
Isabel S. Correa

spouse:
Ramon Urzua Florenzano

child:
Matias Valdes

child:
Francisca Valdes

child:
Cristobal Valdes

child:
Pablo Valdes

child:
Alejandra Valdes

child:
Maria Paz Valdes