Francisco Diez Canseco, BA, MPH

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.



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Tenth Latin-MH Study Group

It's going to be held at August 22nd, 10am EST, our 10th Latin-MH Study Group with the theme "Digital Technology for Preventing Early Mortality Among People Living with Serious Mental Illnesses". This webinar will be presented by Dr. John A. Naslund, PhD from Dartmouth College, and will be held in English, online, via Adobe Connect. Come join and build capacity with us!

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Latest events

Ninth Latin-MH Study Group

It was held on May 29th our 9th Latin-MH Study Group with the theme "New Technologies for Mental Health Assistance". This theme, our study group was tutored by Dr. Ines Hungerbühler, PhD from University of São Paulo. The webinar was held via Adobe Connect, and this edition was in English. Watch it right now!

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Eighth Latin-MH Study Group

It was held on March 30th our 8th Latin-MH Study Group with the theme "IntelliCare - Mobile Apps for Depression and Anxiety". This time, the speaker was Dr. Kenneth Weingardt, PhD from Northwestern University. The webinar was held online via Adobe Connect, and this edition was in English. Watch the video right now! 

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Seventh Study Group Reunion Latin-MH

Our 7th Study Group consisted in the debate "Primary-Care Professionals Mental Health: work-related factors" with Dr. Andréa Tenório, and it was held on February 31st. In this meeting we discussed the findings of The PANDORA-SP Study. This webinar was broadcasted online via Adobe Connect and it happened in two sessions: one in portuguese and one in english. The link to the videos may be found below!

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