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Herrera López, Luz María

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Academic background:
Nurse-midwife from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (1980), Master in Nursing UC from the School of Nursing (2008) and diploma in Public Health from the same University (2014).

Current Academic Category:
Adjunct Associate

Research activities and publications (last 5 years):

  • Her line of research is Health Promotion throughout the life cycle.
  • She is the author of 8 publications, 4 are scientific articles indexed in ISI/Scopus (co-author), 1 indexed in Scielo (co-author), 1 indexed in other databases (co-author), 1 book chapter (as main author) and 1 Clinical Guide for the Ministry of Health (co-author).

Undergraduate and graduate teaching activities (last 5 years):

  • She teaches undergraduate courses and coordinates courses in the area of nursing care in community contexts and theoretical bases of Nursing: “Community Health I”, “Nursing: Profession and Discipline” and “Outpatient Nursing Internship”.
  • She coordinates and is a member of the team of innovation projects in teaching developed in the SoN and funded by the UC.
  • In postgraduate studies, she has been a guide for Master’s thesis in Nursing.

Extension and outreach activities (last 5 years):

  • She has 6 presentations in scientific events, 4 of them at international level.
  • She is a member of the Chilean Association of Nursing Education and the Chilean College of Nurses.

Academic Management:

  • Director of Undergraduate (2014-2018).
  • Assistant Director of Undergraduate (2018-2020).