Psychologist with Public Health training and an Associate Investigator at CRONICAS Center of Excellence in Chronic Diseases at Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (UPCH) in Lima, Peru.
He has a 12-year experience leading in-depth qualitative studies and large-scale surveys in low-income settings. His research experience includes projects in mental health, prenatal care, disease-related stigma on people living with TB and HIV/AIDS and human resources in health. Mr. Diez Canseco also managed a clinical trial on the use of mHealth technology for preventing hypertension in low-income populations funded by NHLBI-NIH. Mr. Diez Canseco trained in psychology at Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, and earned an MPH at the Andalusian School of Public Health (Spain).
In the LATIN MH clinical trial, Francisco Diez Canseco is supervising all project activities in the Peruvian site, responsible for quality assurance, and is currently leading all RCT-protocol related activities.