Patricia Garcia

Ministry of Health, Peru

Dr. Patricia Garcia is the Minister of Health of Peru.  Prior to serving as MInister, she was the Dean of the School of Public Health and Administration at Peru’s Universidad Peruana Cayetana Heredia (UPCH) in Lima.  Her research interests include drug and vaccine development, and health systems strengthening and human resources.  She has contributed to the Peru ICOHRTA Network for AIDS/TB Research Training project, as well as the QUIPU Health Informatics Research Training Program, both in Peru.  Dr. Garcia earned her Masters of Public Health from the University of Washington and her MD from UPCH.  

Dr. Garcia also serves as a member of the DCP3 Advisory Committee to the Editors