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Finkelman Jacobo

E-mail: jacobofinkelman@aol.com

Jacobo Finkelman is a Mexican National, serving as an independent consultant on Environment and Public Health. He holds a MD Degree (Faculty of Medicine of the National Autonomous University of Mexico) and a MPH (School of Public Health of Mexico).
Over his almost 40 years of professional service, he held senior positions with the World Health Organization/Pan-American Health Organization as the WHO/PAHO as Country Representative in Mexico (2005 2006), Brazil (1998 2004), Guatemala (1993 1998). Director of the Pan-American Center for Human Ecology and Health (ECO/PAHO/WHO). Metepec. Mexico (1981 1993). Head, Program Area. Epidemiological Surveillance, Laboratory Services and Medicines Control. PAHO/WHO. Washington, D.C., E.U.A. (1980-1981) and Head, Epidemiological Surveillance Unit. PAHO/WHO. Washington, DC., USA (1977 1980). He also was the Head, Public Health Research Department. Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS) between 1973 1977.
His scientific interest is in governance of environmental health and global public health. He has published over a hundred papers, book chapters and books. He has served as a member of editorial and advisory boards of several national and international scientific journals and organizations.
He has received approximately 50 national and international awards for his academic and service achievements.

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