Gloria Cristina Cordoba Currea

Gloria Cristina Cordoba Currea

Adjunkt

Postdoc

May 2017 – present

Center for Research and Education in General Practice

University of Copenhagen

  • Analysis and report of data related to antimicrobial resistance and use of antibiotics in primary care.

 

  • Assess capacities and capacity building needs in each country. It included assessment of the availability and use of point-of-care diagnostic tests (POCTs) as well as availability of clinical guidelines.

 

  • Develop and deliver training modules for the evidence-based diagnosis and management of RTIs for health care professionals working at primary care level (e.g. workshops, online evidence-based reminders).

 

  • Develop and deliver information to patients about rational use of antibiotics (e.g. leaflets, posters, interviews in the media).

 

  • Multilevel analysis of surveillance data on antimicrobial resistance and antibiotic consumption (nation-wide databases).

 

Ph.d. Fellow

October 2013 – present

General Practice Section

University of Copenhagen

  • Implementation of the project diagnostic process in patients with urinary tract symptoms in danish primary care: impact on propper use of antibiotics and patients' recovery

  • Implementation of the RCT ibuprofeno vs Mecillinam for uncomplicated urinary tract infections

  • Audit of prescription patterns in primary care for Respiratory tract infections in Argentina, Bolivia, Uruguay and ParaguayResearch Assistant

Research assistant

December 2012 – September 2013

General Practice Section

University of Copenhagen

 

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Implementation of the RCT ibuprofeno vs Mecillinam for uncomplicated urinary tract infections
  • Preparation of the PhD protocol "urinary tract infections and antibiotic resistance in primary care"

 

Research Assistant

October 2010 – December 2011

General Practice Section

University of Copenhagen

 

Duties and responsibilities:

 

  • Conducted the descriptive and statistical analysis of the data from the EU-funded project HAPPY AUDIT (Health Alliance for Prudent Prescribing, Yield And Use of Anti-microbial Drugs In the Treatment of Respiratory Tract Infections).
  • Disseminated research findings: drafting reports for the European Commission and making presentations at conferences.
  • Assisted in the writing of national and international grants (e.g. MATCH: Multi-Analyte Test for Urinary Tract Infections in Primary Health Care. Grant applied to the FP7 framework with 10 partners in six European countries).
  • Assisted the supervision of research projects for medical students at the University of Copenhagen.
  • Teaching:
  • Intercultural competence: 1st semester medicine
  • Intercultural communication in General Practice: 12th semester medicine

 

Research Assistant

January 2010 – September 2010

General Practice Unit

University of Southern Denmark

 

Duties and responsibilities:

 

  • Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness assessment of EU-funded project HAPPY AUDIT (Health Alliance for Prudent Prescribing, Yield And Use of Anti-microbial Drugs In the Treatment of Respiratory Tract Infections).

 

 

Associate Consultant

August 2009 – May 2010

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

 

Duties and responsibilities:

 

  • Assisted the execution of the PHBLM project ((Increasing Public Health Safety Alongside the New Eastern European Border Line).
  • Prepared a set of guidelines and recommendations to be followed by policymakers and health professionals in the involved countries (Hungary, Slovakia, Poland and Romania).
  • Assisted the preparation of meetings and seminars to discuss the findings from the PHBLM project with representatives from the ministry of the interior and public health board of each country in order to tailor the guidelines to the needs of eachspecific country.

 

Researcher Assistant

December 2008 – June 2009

The Nordic Cochrane Center

 

Duties and responsibilities:

 

  • Undertook the systematic review of a cohort of Randomized Control Trials reporting on composite outcomes.
  • Executed the project and prepared the scientific manuscript.

 

Content Researcher

February 2008 – June 2008 (Internship)

World Health Organization – Regional Office for Europe – Copenhagen

Duties and responsibilities:

 

  • Reviewed the Infoway content related to the delivery of health care services in each European member state.
  • Assisted technical units in finding missing content.
  • Summed up and entered the data into the Infoway platform.

 

Junior Researcher

September 2007 – April 2008 (Internship)

Health Service Research Department – University of Copenhagen

 

Duties and responsibilities:

 

  • Conducted the master’s thesis: Equity in access to and utilization of primary medical care services. A comparative study between immigrants and the inborn population in Denmark and Spain.
  • Conducted critical literature review of policy and research documents in the area of migration and health.

 

Scientific Director

February 2006– September 2006

Corporacion para la salud – Colombia

 

Duties and responsibilities:

 

  • Delivered primary medical care services.
  • Managed the chronic diseases programme aimed at guaranteeing accurate translation into practice of national guidelines.
  • Collected, assessed and followed up the health centre quality performance indicators.

 

Health Adviser and Cultural Mediator

June 2005 to December 2005 (volunteer)

Casa Latinoamericana de la salud - London

 

Duties and responsibilities:

 

  • Design of the diabetes’ care guideline for Latino -American adults Health education sessions regarding health promotion and prevention in for Latin-American immigrants unable to understand and communicate in English language.

 

 

General Practitioner

August 2004 to March 2005

Cucunuba Primary Care Centre- Colombia

 

Duties and responsibilities:

 

  • Delivery of primary medical care service
  • Reporting of sentinel cases
  • Design of the Tobacco health policy of the municipality
  • Health promotion and prevention education

 

General Practitioner

January 2003 to April 2005

Corporacion para la salud – Colombia

 

Duties and responsibilities:

 

 

  • Delivery of primary medical care service
  • Reporting of sentinel cases
  • Surveillance of the monthly achievement of the health promotion and prevention goals targeted by the government.

Sprogkundskaber

Spanish: mother tongue

English: fluent

Danish: intermediate

French: intermediate

Uddannelse

MD,MPH,PhD

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