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Ruth Jimbo-Sotomayor, PhD.RuthJimbo


 Immunizations / Immuno-preventable diseases / Health technology assessment / Economic evaluations in health.

 

 

 

 

Estudios  Education: 

  • 2021. Ph.D. in Epidemiology and Public Health (cum laude). Universidad Alcalá de Henares. Madrid, Spain. 
  • 2018. Specialty in Health Technology Assessment. Instituto de Efectividad Clínica Argentina. 
  • 2017. Master in Health and Drug Economics. Universidad Pompeú Fabra. Barcelona, Spain.
  • 2016. Master in Health Management for Local Development. Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja.Ecuador.
  • 2011. Specialty in Family Medicine. Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador.
  • 2007. Medicine. Universidad Central del Ecuador.

 

Cargo actual  Current position: 

  • Principal Investigator at the Center for Research on Health in Latin America.
  • Vice-Dean School of Medicine Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador.

  • Professor, School of Medicine, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador.

 

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

 

Publicaciones recientes Recent publications

 

  • 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. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-79816-1_30
  • 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. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0253413
  • ISARIC Clinical Characterisation Group (2021). COVID-19 symptoms at hospital admission vary with age and sex: results from the ISARIC prospective multinational observational study. Infection, 1–17. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1007/s15010-021-01599-5 
  • 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. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0249475
  • Cevallos Guerrero, A., Fernández, H. Á., Jimbo Sotomayor, R., Guevara, G. C., Mera Orces, D., & Naranjo-Saltos, F. (2021). Adherencia al tratamiento en pacientes con trastornos neuropsiquiátricos difusos asociados a lupus eritematoso sistémico. Revista Colombiana de Reumatología. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rcreu.2020.12.003
  • Sánchez Choez, X., Loaiza Martínez, M., Vaca Tatamuez, V., López Peña, M., Manzano Pasquel, A., & Jimbo Sotomayor, R. (2021). Medical Cost of Upper Respiratory Tract Infections in Children in Ambulatory Care. Value in Health Regional Issues, 26, 1–9. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vhri.2020.10.001
  • Pritchard, M. G., ISARIC Clinical Characterisation Group (2020). COVID-19 symptoms at hospital admission vary with age and sex: ISARIC multinational study. medRxiv, 2020.2010.2026.20219519. https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.10.26.20219519
  • Jimbo Sotomayor, R., Toscano, C. M., Sánchez Choez, X., Vilema Ortíz, M., Rivas Condo, J., Ghisays, G., Haneuse, S., Weinberger, D. M., McGee, G., & de Oliveira, L. H. (2020). Impact of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine on pneumonia hospitalization and mortality in children and elderly in Ecuador: Time series analyses. Vaccine, 38(45), 7033– 039. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2020.09.032
  • Jimbo-Sotomayor, R., Armijos-Acurio, L., Proaño-Espinosa, J., Segarra-Galarza, K., & Sánchez- Choez, X. (2020). Morbidity and mortality due to pneumococcal disease in children in Ecuador from 2005 to 2015. Journal of Global Infectious Diseases, 12(3), 124. https://doi.org/10.4103/jgid.jgid_125_19
  • Jimbo Sotomayor, R., Armijos Acurio, L., Sánchez Choez, X., Vilema Ortiz, M., Ghisays, G., Moyota Quinzo, D., & Moreta Colcha, F. (2019). Missed opportunities of vaccination in primary health care establishments in Ecuador. Vacunas (English Edition), 20(2), 46–52. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vacune.2019.11.002
  • Sánchez X, Landázuri A, Londo P, Manzano A, Moreno Roca A, Jimbo R. (2020) Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices in Antibiotic Use in Family Medicine Students. Journal of Primary Care & Community Health, 11, 2150132720984758. doi: 10.1177/2150132720984758 
  • Acosta, Leal, Salazar, Jimbo, Guevara. (2020). Consideraciones en pacientes con diabetes mellitus tipo 2 durante la pandemia por COVID-19. Revista Vozandes, 31(2). 
  • Fernandez, H., Cevallos, A., Sotomayor, R. J., Naranjo-Saltos, F., Orces, D. M., & Basantes, E. (2019). Mental disorders in systemic lupus erythematosus: a cohort study. Rheumatology international, 39(10), 1689-1695. doi: 10.1007/s00296-019-04423-4.
  • García, M., Armijos Acurio, M. L., 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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpam.2019.07.002
  • Sánchez Choez, X., Armijos Acurio, M. L., & Jimbo Sotomayor, R. E. (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), 46. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40360-018-0237-y
  • Jimbo Sotomayor, R., Sánchez Choez, X., Vilema, M., & Ghisays, G. (2018). Costo de la inmunización de rutina en menores de un año en el Ecuador. Vacunas, 19(2), 61–66. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vacun.2018.09.001
  • Pesantez Ríos, G., Jimbo Sotomayor, R., Sánchez Choez, X., Valencia, C., Curatolo, P., & Pesantez Cuesta, G. (2018). Esclerosis tuberosa en Ecuador. Reporte de serie de casos. Neurología Argentina, 10(2), 66–71. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuarg.2017.10.002

 

Books 

  • Acurio, C., Barreiro, P., Cstro, K., García, M., Jimbo, R., Maldonado, D., Palacios, S., Ramadan, R., Sánchez, X., & Tello, B. (2020). Relación médico–paciente: Experiencias de comunicación y relatos de medicina narrativa (primera). Centro de Publicaciones PUCE.
  • Ministerio de Salud Pública del Ecuador. (2019). Manual Vacunas para enfermedades inmunoprevenibles. Sistema Nacional de Salud, pp, 1-110.

 

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