Gloria Prado Pino, M.D.
Juan N. Corpas School of Medicine in Bogotá, Colombia
Gloria Prado Pino is a physician from the Juan N. Corpas School of Medicine in Bogotá, Colombia, with expertise in care of critically ill patients. She is currently a student of the Master of Medical Sciences in Global Health Delivery (MMSc-GHD) program at Harvard Medical School Department of Global Health and Social Medicine. In 2010, she became a member of the first telemedicine intensive care unit in Colombia, and she has been working as medical coordinator of the ICU Respirar S.A.S. in the state of Chocó, Colombia since July 2014. Dr. Prado Pino also works as a research assistant for the Natural Products Research Group of the Technological University of Chocó; part of her work focuses on assessing the antiparasitic properties of plants from the biodiverse Pacific region of Colombia. Gloria is a cofounder of The Afro-Latino Experience (ALE) Initiative https://theafrolatinoexperience.com, which aims to contribute to the social, academic, and economic development and empowerment of the African Diaspora by providing marginalized and oppressed black Latino communities with opportunities to showcase and exercise their talents in any field, that can potentially lead their members to succeed both at a professional and interpersonal level.
Research Interests: Gloria seeks to conduct research on health care access in rural Colombia, particularly in the Northern Pacific Region, where 80% of the inhabitants are African descent.