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Luciana Armijos, M.D.     

Emerging diseases





Estudios  Education:

  • 2017. Master in Public Health. Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. USA. Speciality: Health Systems and Policies. 
  • 2017. Certificate in Applied Epidemiology. Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. USA.
  • 2013. Doctor in Medicine. Universidad Complutense de Madrid, España. Integrated Master in Medical Research.


Cargo actual  Current position: 

  • Adjunct Investigator to the group of Dr. Ruth Jimbo-Sotomayor at the Center for Research on Health in Latin America.
  • Consultant at Corporación Andina de Fomento – CAF.
  • Postgraduate Professor, School of Medicine. Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador. 


Investigacin actual  Current research (PUCE): Health and Vulnerable Groups.  


Publicaciones recientes  Recent publications


  • Jimbo-Sotomayor, R., Watts, E., Armijos, L., Sriudomporn, S., Sánchez, X., Echeverria, A., Whittembury, A., Patenaude, B. (2022). Return on Investment of 10-Valent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine in Ecuador From 2010 to 2030. Value in Health Regional Issues 31, 148-154. doi:
  • Acosta-Vargas, P., Dueñas-Espín, I., Armijos, L., Fonseca, J., Santillán, N., Jimbo, R., Rivadeneira, M.F., Xánchez, X., Sevilla, C., Tello, B. and Vivas, L. (2021). Challenges of Web Accessibility in a Health Application to Predict Neonatal Mortality – The Score Bebe ®. In: Nunes I.L. (eds) Advances in Human Factors and System Interactions. AHFE 2021. Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems, vol 265. Springer, Cham.
  • Dueñas-Espín I, Armijos-Acurio L, Espín E, Espinosa-Herrera F, Jimbo R, León-Cáceres Á, et al. (2021) Is a higher altitude associated with shorter survival among at-risk neonates? PLoS ONE 16(7): e0253413.
  • Moreno Roca, A., Armijos Acurio, L., Jimbo Sotomayor, R., Céspedes Rivadeneira, C., Rosero Reyes, C. & López Ayala, C. (2021). Cohort study of the overall survival of patients with pancreatic cancer in a hospital of specialties of Quito-Ecuador in the period 2007–2017. Innovative Surgical Sciences, ().
  • Sánchez, X., Orrico, M., Morillo, T., Manzano, A., Jimbo, R. and L. Armijos (2021). Reducing unnecessary antibiotic prescription through implementation of a clinical guideline on self-limiting respiratory tract infections. PLOS ONE 16(4): e0249475.
  • García, M., Acurio, M. L. A., Sotomayor, R. J., Sanchez, X., & Guijarro, S. (2019). Analysis of births, abortions and maternal mortality in adolescents in Ecuador from 2013 to 2016. International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine.
  • Choez, X. S., Acurio, M. L. A., & Sotomayor, R. E. J. (2018). Appropriateness and adequacy of antibiotic prescription for upper respiratory tract infections in ambulatory health care centers in Ecuador. BMC Pharmacology and Toxicology, 19(1), 1-11.
  • Ortiz-Prado, E., Castillo, T. A., Olmedo-López, M., Armijos, L., Ramírez, D., & Iturralde, A. L. (2018). Cesarean section rates in Ecuador: a 13-year comparative analysis between public and private health systems. Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública, 41, e15.  
  • Armijos, L., Escalante, S., & Villacrés, T. (2017). La evaluación de tecnologías sanitarias en el Ministerio de Salud Pública de Ecuador como herramienta para la compra de medicamentos entre 2012 y 2015. Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública, 41, e50.
  • Ortiz-Prado, E., Ponce-Zea, J., Ramirez, D., Stewart-Ibarra, A. M., Armijos, L., Yockteng, J., & Cárdenas, W. B. (2016). Rabies epidemiology and control in Ecuador. Global journal of health science, 8(3), 113. doi: 10.5539/gjhs.v8n3p113


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