Marcelo A. Lopetegui Lazo, MD, MS (Co-Chair)

Marcelo A.  Lopetegui Lazo, MD, MS (Co-Chair)

Marcelo A. Lopetegui Lazo, MD, MS (Co-Chair)

Director of the Center for Innovation and Research in Biomedical Informatics Department of Biomedical Informatics, Clínica Alemana de Santiago

Dr. Lopetegui is the Medical Director of Clinical Informatics Services at “ClinicaAlemana de Santiago”, Chile. He was recently appointed inaugural director for the Center of Biomedical Informatics at Universidad del Desarrollo, where he leads research and innovation focused projects. He established the first clinical informatics internship for medical students in Chile, and recently founded the first clinical informatics fellowship for physicians. He also serves as the vice president of the Chilean Health Informatics Association (ACHISA). Dr. Lopetegui is a recognized pioneer in the field of Health Informatics in Chile, founding and organizing the Chilean Health Informatics Annual Symposium and collaborating in both government and industry-initiated efforts to establish the discipline locally.

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