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López-Cabrera, Mildred Vanessa

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At the institutional level, she participates in several inter-school committees: Graduate and Research Committee, Alternative Credentials Committee, TEC25 Graduate Committee, Student Talent Attraction Initiative - Graduate, and in the conformation of the Institutional Research Ethics Committee. He has also coordinated several Novus projects to implement educational innovation projects, the most recent being a Novus Triada with the Universidad de los Andes and the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.
Currently, Dr. Mildred Lopez is the Academic Associate Dean of the School of Medicine and Health Sciences. She is a level 1 researcher in the National System of Researchers in Mexico. She has 10 years of experience in the design of educational innovation and research projects.
Dr. Lopez holds a PhD in Educational Innovation, a master's degree in Quality and Productivity Systems, and a Fellow in Medical Education from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. Her first career is in Mechatronics Engineering from Tecnológico de Monterrey, she is currently pursuing a second degree, Psychology. She participates as an undergraduate professor in the TEC21 model and as a professor in professional and scientific graduate programs. She has published more than 80 research articles (43 SCOPUS), more than 100 papers presented at conferences, and 3 books on learning in health.
Her collaborations with international organizations have allowed her to be recognized as an Associated Fellow of the Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE). In Europe, she is a member of the Association for the Study of Medical Education (ASME) and The Network for Health. In Latin America, she participates in the Latin American Federation of Clinical Simulation and Patient Safety (FLASIC), and the National Academy of Medical Education in Mexico. Founding member of the Healthy Living for Pandemic Event Protection (HL - PIVOT) Network. These collaborations have attracted new partners that enrich the programs we offer for our undergraduate and postgraduate students.
She has over 70 published research articles (40 SCOPUS), 13 book chapters, over 100 papers presented at conferences, and 2 books. She is currently working as an editor of a third one. She is a member of the editorial board of several scientific journals and has participated as guest editor of 4 special issues that showcase the work of our professors.
She holds a PhD in Educational Innovation. Her first degree is in Mechatronics Engineering from Tecnológico de Monterrey, and she is currently pursuing a second degree in Psychology. She has a Master's degree in Quality and Productivity Systems, and a Fellow in Medical Education from the Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education (FAIMER) and the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.
She is a Researcher Level 1 of the National System of Researchers. Leader of the innovation group in Health Professional Development. She participates as an undergraduate professor at TEC21 in the area of health inputs, as an evaluator of challenges in the medical career, and as a professor in graduate programs.
She is currently Director of Educational Innovation and Research at the School of Medicine and Health Sciences of the Tecnológico de Monterrey where she is in charge of proposing and coordinating educational innovation projects. She is a Researcher Level 1 of the National System of Researchers. Leader of the innovation group in Health Professional Development. She participates as an undergraduate professor at TEC21 in the area of health inputs, as an evaluator of challenges in the medical career, and as a professor in graduate programs.
has participated as a speaker and lecturer at Stanford University, UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, UNESCO Headquarters in India and the QS Stars Awards: Reimagine Education. His work has been presented at conferences in Argentina, Chile, Switzerland, Finland, Ireland and the United States. With which she has achieved different recognitions, in 2018 the NOVUS initiative recognized her as a Leader in the generation of Outstanding Projects in Educational Innovation and Research, and in 2016 the Canadian Association for Health Services and Policy Research (CAHSPR) recognized her with an honorable mention of the Ted Freedman Award for Innovation in Education.
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