Fernando Ortega Pérez

Researcher, Institute for Research in Biomedicine "Una Salud"
(+593 2) 297-1700
Casa Corona Building, CC-102
Academic School
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Public Health, Oregon State University.
Professional Profile

Fernando Ortega is an Ecuadorian Medical Doctor, with a Master´s degree in Cultural Anthropology, and PhD in Public Health with mention in Community Health and International Health (Global Health), from Oregon State University. He also received a  diploma in Ethnomedicine from Université de Bordeaux II (France), and a diploma in Research Bioethics from UNESCO.

Currently he works as a full time Researcher and Professor in the College of Health Sciences at San Francisco de Quito University, where he founded the Institutional Bioethics Committee (IRB). For 23 years he was a member of the neuroscience research team at Harvard Medical School (United States), with which he has published 37 scientific publications.


Personal: Intercultural Health, Medicinal Plants, Integral Community Development