Gloria Cristina Cordoba Currea

Gloria Cristina Cordoba Currea

Adjunkt

Assistant professor / Senior Postdoctoral Fellow

Full-time

August 2019 – present

Center for research and education in General Practice

Institute of Public Health

University of Copenhagen

 

Description of position and duties:

Lead the design, implementation, evaluation, and reporting of research and academic projects.

  • Project coordinator: "One Health – Strengthening Health Care in Brazil" ;
  • Course coordinator: "Antimicrobial resistance — A One health approach";
  • WP-leader ABRSEIST: Antibiotic Resistance: Socio-Economic Determinants and the Role of Information and Salience in Treatment Choice;
  • WP-leader HAPPY PATIENT: Health Alliance for Prudent Prescription and Yield of Antibiotics in a Patient-centred Perspective (Spain, Lithuania, Greece, Poland, France);
  • Project coordinator: “Biosecurity & Health in primary care during the COVID-19 pandemic — International survey”
  • Coordinator of the Danish-Brazilian One Health Network;
  • Coordinator register-based research projects on antibiotic use in primary care in Denmark;
  • Co-supervise bachelor, master and PhD students (medicine, Public Health and Global Health);
  • Teaching: research methodology, evidence-based decision-making, comparison of strategies for the delivery of primary health care services, clinical decision-making, One health course, international health;
  • Fundraising.

 

Knowledge management consultant

May 2019 – present

Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases

Antimicrobial Resistance program

WHO- Headquarters

Geneva

 

Description of position and duties:

Support the development of practical skills for conducting operational research on antimicrobial resistance, publishing the findings, and fostering policy and practice change in the following countries: Colombia, Ecuador, Nepal, Myanmar, Vietnam, Sierra Leone, Ghana, and Uganda.

  • Design and delivery of in-country workshops;
  • Assess and report the execution of the workshops;
  • Make recommendations on improvements in programme delivery to the AMR interest group and SORT IT implementing partner groups.

 

Postdoctoral Fellow

Full-time

May 2017 – July 2019

Center for research and education in General Practice

Institute of Public Health

University of Copenhagen

 

Description of position and duties:

Lead the design, implementation, evaluation, and reporting of research and academic projects.

  • Global project coordinator: design, implementation, assessment and report of the quality improvement project "HAPPY AUDIT-II SOUTH AMERICA: Health Alliance for Prudent Prescribing, Yield And Use of Anti-microbial Drugs In the Treatment of Respiratory Tract Infections  (Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay and Bolivia);
  •  Coordinator Danish-Brazilian One Health Network;
  • Develop and deliver training modules for the evidence-based diagnosis and management of Respiratory Tract Infections for health care professionals working at primary health care level;
  • Co-supervise bachelor and master thesis medicine, Public Health and Global Health students;
    • Teaching: research methodology, evidence-based decision-making, comparison of strategies for the delivery of primary health care services, clinical decision-making, One health course, international health;
    • Fundraising

 

Ph.D. fellow

Full-time

October 2013- April 2017

Center for research and education in General Practice & University of Copenhagen Research Centre for Control of Antimicrobial Resistance (UC-CARE)

 

Description of position and duties:

Design and implement antimicrobial stewardship research and educational projects.

  • Project coordinator: design, implementation, assessment and report of the project "Antimicrobial resistance and diagnostic process in patients with urinary tract symptoms in primary care in Denmark".
  • Global project coordinator: design, implementation, assessment and report of the quality improvement project "HAPPY AUDIT-II SOUTH AMERICA: Health Alliance for Prudent Prescribing, Yield And Use of Anti-microbial Drugs In the Treatment of Respiratory Tract Infections  (Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay and Bolivia);
  • Analysis and report of data related to antimicrobial resistance and use of antibiotics; 
  • Develop and deliver training modules for the evidence-based diagnosis and management of RTIs and UTI for health care professionals working at primary care level (e.g., workshops, online learning);
  • Develop and deliver information to patients about the rational use of antibiotics (e.g., leaflets, posters, interviews in the media);
  • Co-supervise bachelor and master thesis medicine students;
  • Teaching: critical appraisal of scientific literature (trainees in general practice), research methodology (medicine students);
  • Fundraising.

 

Research Assistant

Full time

January 2010 – September 2013

Center for research and education in General Practice

Institute of Public Health

University of Copenhagen

 

Description of position and duties:

Support the design, implementation, evaluation, and reporting of antimicrobial stewardship projects.

  • Gather state-of-the-art knowledge on successful interventions to reduce unnecessary use of antibiotics in patients with suspected respiratory tract infections (RTIs) and urinary tract infection (UTI);
  •  Assess capacities and capacity building needs in Russia, Lithuania, Denmark, Sweden, Spain, and Argentina. It included the assessment of the availability and use of point-of-care diagnostic tests (POCTs) as well as the availability of clinical guidelines;
  • Analysis and report of data related to the use of antibiotics in primary care.

 

Consultant

July 2009 – May 2010

PHBLM project (Increasing Public Health Safety Alongside the New Eastern European Border Line)

Andalusian School of Public Health (EASP) – International Organization for Migration (IOM)

 

Description of position and duties:

Develop guidelines for Public Health aspects in border management and detention procedures and recommendations for structural changes of the public health services in the border regions of the target countries (Hungary, Slovakia, and Poland).

  • Develop training material on migration and health for border officials and for health professionals working with migrants;
  • Assist the organization of experts’ workshops and stakeholder meetings for the cross-national implementation of the training material and guidelines;
  • Draft the guidelines.

 

Researcher Assistant

Full-time

December 2008 – June 2009

The Nordic Cochrane Center

 

Description of position and duties:

Write a systematic review on reporting of composite outcomes in randomized control trials.

  • Develop state-of-the-art knowledge of methodological flaws arisen from the use of composite outcomes in randomized controlled trials;
  • Build-up the database of articles and data to be included in the systematic review.

 

Content Researcher

February 2008 – June 2008 (Internship)

World Health Organization – Regional Office for Europe

Copenhagen

 

Description of position and duties:

Support the development of the knowledge management platform – Infoway.

  • Review and retrieve content on the organization and delivery of health care services in each European member state;
  • Assist technical units in finding missing content;
  • Summarize and enter data into the Infoway platform.

 

Junior researcher

September 2007- April 2008

Health services research unit

Institute of Public Health

University of Copenhagen

 

Duties and responsibilities:

Execute the research project: Equity in access to and utilization of primary medical care services — a comparative study between immigrants and inborn population in Denmark and Spain.

 

Scientific Director

Full time

February 2006– September 2006

Corporacion para la salud – Colombia

 

Duties and responsibilities:

Delivery of primary medical care services

  • In-house and home visits consultations;
  • Coordinate the chronic diseases programme;
  • Coordinate the quality assurance program of the health care center.

 

General Practitioner

Full-time

January 2003 to April 2005

Corporacion para la salud – Colombia

 

Duties and responsibilities:

Delivery of primary medical care service.

  • In-house and home visits consultations.

Sprogkundskaber

Spanish: mother tongue

English: fluent

Danish: advance

French: intermediate

Portuguesse: intermediate

Uddannelse

MD,MPH,PhD

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