Prof. Rodriguez-Morales, MD, MSc, DTM&H, FRSTM&H(Lon), FFTM RCPS(Glasg), PhD(c), has dedicated his short-life career to the study of infectious, tropical and parasitic diseases and public health. He has long-term interests in anthropozoonosis and parasitic diseases. His research interests include Chagas disease, leishmaniasis, malaria, dengue, toxocariasis, soil-transmitted helminths, tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS, among other related diseases. This young venezuelan researcher now based in Colombia is editor/member of the editorial board of different major international journals in the area such as Journal of Infection in Developing Countries, Travel Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Revista Peruana de Medicina Experimental y Salud Publica. He has more than 100 articles in journals indexed in ISI/Medline and his citations accounts for an h-index=15.