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Ferrer Lagunas, Lilian

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Academic background:
Nurse-midwife from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (1998), Master in Nursing Science (2001) and PhD in Public Health (2005) both at the University of Illinois, Chicago, USA

Academic category:
Full Professor

Research activities and publications (last 5 years):

  • Her line of research is chronic health conditions.
  • She has been awarded 5 research projects, 4 with international funding (co-investigator) and 1 with funding from the School of Nursing (co-investigator).
  • She is the author of 10 scientific publications indexed in ISI/Scopus (1 as main author).

Undergraduate and postgraduate teaching activities (last 5 years):

  • She takes the courses “Thesis”, “Advanced Quantitative Research Methodology” of the Master of Nursing UC and the course “Strategies for Health Promotion and Prevention” of the Master of Public Health UC.
  • She is a professor guide and thesis reviewer of the Master of Nursing and Public Health and the Doctorate in Nursing at the University of Concepción.
  • She is a member of the faculty of the Master of Nursing.

Extension and outreach activities (last 5 years):

  • She has made 21 presentations at international scientific events.
  • Member of the Advisory Committee, Minority International Training and Research Program, University of Miami.
  • Member of the Chilean Association of Nursing Education and the Chilean College of Nurses.
  • Member of the American Academy of Nursing (FAAN), United States, member of the Steering Committee of Education, International Council of Nursing (ICN), member of the Executive Committee, representative of Nursing and Midwifery for Universitas 21 and member of the Diversity Committee, American Academy of Nursing.

Management activities (last 5 years):

  • Deputy Vice President for International Affairs Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (2020 to present).
  • Director of International Affairs (2015 to present) of the School of Nursing at Pontificia Universidad Católica.
  • She leads the nursing and midwifery group (2016-2017) as a member of the Executive Committee of the Universitas 21 University Network.
  • At the same time, she promotes the redesignation of the EEUC as a PAHO/WHO Collaborating Center for the period 2016-2020.