Anna Lena Lopez, MD

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Research Associate Professor | Inst. of Child Health & Human Development, Univ. of the Philippines Manila-National Inst. of Health

Anna Lena Lopez, MD, obtained her medical degree from the University of the Philippines and trained in pediatrics and pediatric infectious diseases at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, the Children's Hospital, Los Angeles, and the University of California Medical Center, Los Angeles. She obtained her masters in public health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She coordinated the Cholera Vaccine Program at the International Vaccine Institute, in Seoul, Korea, including clinical trials that led to the licensure of the low-cost oral cholera vaccine in India (Shanchol) and WHO prequalification. She has extensive field experience in cholera surveillance and vaccine trials and is currently a research associate professor at the Institute of Child Health and Human Development at the University of the Philippines Manila–National Institutes of Health.