Elisa LÓPEZ VARELA
Assistant Research Professor, ISGlobal, Barcelona Institute for Global Health, Barcelona, Spain, Madrid
United States, 2005
I studied Medicine (1998-2004, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid) and trained as a pediatrician (2008-2012, Hospital Clinico San Carlos de Madrid, Universidad Complutense). I have a Masters in in Public Health from Harvard University (2005 La Caixa fellowship), and a PhD from the University of Barcelona, with a thesis focused on childhood tuberculosis (2016, supported by a Rio Hortega grant, Instituto de Salud Carlos III). I first joined ISGlobal in 2012 as a medical research fellow, and spent 3 years based in Mozambique (Manhiça Health Research Center, CISM) during thesis field work. After a 2 year postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Stellenbosch, Desmond Tutu TB Center (2018-2020, grant from the Ramón Areces Foundation), I returned to ISGlobal as an Assistant Research Professor, where I lead several studies focused on pediatric Tuberculosis and HIV.
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THE FELLOWSHIP FOR ELISA
United States, 2005
Host university or research centre
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Studies pursued with the fellowship
Type of studies
Master degree or equivalent
Speciality of studies pursued with the fellowship
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
General and internal medicine
NOTICES ON ELISA
01 December 2021
End inequalities. End AIDS.
Set up in 1988 by the WHO, World AIDS Day was the first day dedicated to health around the world. Today, we speak to researchers and ”la Caixa” Foundation fellows Elisa López from ISGlobal and Ifeanyi Jude Ezeonwumelu from IrsiCaixa. Both of these centres are supported by the ”la Caixa” Foundation.