Stella M. Hartinger, MSc, PhD
Stella M. Hartinger, MSc, PhD is Director of the Integrated Development, Health and Environment Unit at the Public Health School at Cayetano Heredia University, Lima, Peru. Her current experience in research studies combines projects in community health in Andean populations, randomized control trails, follow-up of large cohorts, largeseries statistical data analysis and the coordination of several environmental impact assessment studies (EIA), baseline studies and animal and human health studies in different region of the country.
Her main interests are threefold: Delivering health interventions addressing environmental health problems, creating supportive environments for disease prevention and maintaining health and wellbeing. Current focus is on childhood related illnesses such as pneumonia, diarrhea, malnutrition and early child development; Assessing environmental factors that potentially address both, the health of the environment but also environmental human health.