Alejandra Paniagua-Avila, MD, MPH

Alejandra Paniagua-Avila, MD, MPH
Adjunct Fellow

School of Medicine, Universidad Francisco Marroquin, Guatemala

Public Health Interests

Community Engagement, Global Health

Current Public-Health Related Activities

Alejandra Paniagua-Avila became interested in community-health and preventive medicine as a medical student in Guatemala. After returning to Guatemala (2017), she became the Director of the Community Health Program run by Universidad Francisco Marroquin in San Juan Sacatepequez, a rural area of Guatemala where her responsibilities will include designing and implementing a community-oriented primary care, building academic partnerships with Guatemalan and international universities, as well as mentoring medical and other healthcare students, from Guatemala and other countries.