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Public Health Epidemiology Conversations

Aug 16, 2022

While a lot of people in the health sector try to become a specialist, today’s guest focuses on being a generalist. She serves the global health industry by being a bridge between people in different areas and specialties.

Dr. Candela Iglesias Chiesa is a global health specialist with a biomedical background. She is also the author of Build your Dream Team: Leadership based on a passion for people. Through her organization, Alanda, she supports international and local organizations to improve their health projects and save lives through enhancing their use of evidence and data in strengthening leadership and product management.

She has worked with the Red Cross Movement, WHO, and Resolve to Save Lives, among others. She's also a board member for Women in Global Health Norway and part of the Norwegian Red Cross’s public health roster for humanitarian emergencies. Today she joins us to share her story with us.

Tuning in, you’ll hear how Dr. Iglesias Chiesa started her career in microbiology and what inspired her to switch over to public health. You’ll also hear specifics about her business, how it helps the helpers, identifies gaps in public health, and is a resource for the career development of public health professionals.

Tune in to hear more about Dr. Iglesias Chiesa's hard work to improve health equity globally.



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