René Mauricio Barría
R. Mauricio Barría, DrPH, is a principal investigator and associate professor at the Faculty of Medicine, Universidad Austral de Chile. He was trained as an epidemiologist and received his MSc in Clinical Epidemiology from Universidad de la Frontera, Chile, and his DrPH from Universidad de Chile. His research interests include maternal-child health, neonatal care, and environmental health. He is skilled in epidemiological study design with a special interest in cohort studies and clinical trials. From 2010 until 2017 Dr. Barría was director of the Evidence-Based Health Office. He is currently the director of the Institute of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Universidad Austral de Chile.