Victoria Malek

Global Ambassador, Argentina

malekVictoria is a last year MD candidate at the University of Buenos Aires -currently on her internship year- with four years of experience in academic medicine, basic and clinical research. However, her real passion is the area of Biotechnology and Bioengineering applied to Public Health. She trained in public institutions in Argentina where she got a strong grasp of the main epidemiological problems in her community, and has been part of a multidisciplinary team working in the development of a Clinical Data Management System for public hospitals in the City of Buenos Aires. She also gained international experience at the University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, where she did a rotation in Pediatric Tropical and Neglected Diseases and another one in Internal Medicine at Yale University.

Victoria will concentrate in digital disease detection and new technologies applied to improve public health in Latin America.