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Dr. Luis M. Gutierrez Robledo

Director General

Dr. Gutiérrez is a Mexican scholar trained in France in geriatric medicine and the biology of aging

Languages : English, French, Spanish


Dr. Gutiérrez is a Mexican scholar trained in France in geriatric medicine and the biology of aging; he received his Ph.D. in Public Health from the University of Bordeaux in 2005. He has served on the faculty of the National University of Mexico School of Medicine, since 1994 as head of the geriatric medicine specialty program. He founded the Department of Geriatrics at the National Institute of Medical Sciences in 1989 and was its Head until January 2009. He is presently Director General of the National Institute of Geriatrics in Mexico. Dr. Gutierrez’s research agenda focuses on the epidemiology of aging and more specifically on frailty and dementia and the interface between both conditions. He has served in various national and global committees including the Advisory Committee at the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics, and the Pan American Health Organization; and in the editorial boards of several specialty journals. He is a founder member of the Latin American Academy for the Medicine of Ageing (ALMA), and serves the profession in multiple forms including as member of review study sections of the Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología. He has more than 200 publications among books and scientific papers.



Area of Expertise

Adult Vaccination

Geriatric Medicine

Health Policy

Public Health



Health and Wellness

Health Care - Facilities

Health Care - Services



Bordeaux Victor Segalen : Public Health and Ageing

Universite de Paris VII : Biologie du vieillissement, biologia del envejecimiento

University of Grenoble : Geriatrics

Ambrosia Culinary Institute (Mexico City) : Enology

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