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Montenegro Cortés, Cristián

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Academic background:
Sociologist, BA in Sociology from the Universidad Academia de Humanismo Cristiano (2008), Master in Social Sciences from the London School of Economics and Political Science (2012) and PhD in Social Research Methods from the London School of Economics and Political Science (2018).

Current Academic Category:
Associate Professor

Research activities and publications (last 5 years):

  • His line of research is Medical Sociology; Qualitative Research; Users’ involvement and community participation in health; Global Health; Latin America.
  • He has been awarded 4 research projects, 2 international (as co-investigator) and 2 with national funding (as principal investigator).
  • He is author of 9 publications, 4 are scientific articles indexed in ISI/Scopus (1 as main author), and 3 indexed in other databases as main author.
  • He is co-author of 1 book chapter and author of an article published in a website on mental health issues.

Undergraduate and graduate teaching activities (last 5 years):

  • Undergraduate teaching in the course “Intercultural Health”.
  • In postgraduate, he is co-coordinator of the course “Advanced Qualitative Methodology”, professor of the course “Strategies of Promotion and Prevention in Health” of the Master of Public Health UC and thesis guide of the Master in Nursing and the Master of Public Health of the UC.

Extension and outreach activities (last 5 years):

  • She has 16 presentations in scientific events, 12 of them international.
  • He is a member of the Millennium Institute for Research in Depression and Personality (MIDAP) (2014 to present), co-founder and member of the platform for social research in mental health Latin America (PLASMA) (2016 to present), member of the Editorial Committee of the journal Critical Public Health (2018 to present).
  • He participates as part of the Technical Council of the Department of Mental Health of the Ministry of Health (2019-2020), Advisory Board Member for the formulation of the World Mental Health Report 2021 of the World Health Organization (2020 to present) and member of the Regional Board on Human Rights and Mental Health of the National Institute for Human Rights (2020 to present).