Ruby Trejo Varon

Epidemiologist, Researcher

Global Health Consortium



Ruby Trejo Varón is an Epidemiology and has a master’s degree in public health from the University of La Plata, Argentina. She is a graduated from the CDC Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP) and a PEIVAP Peer having received a specialized training in vaccinology and vaccination policies. Currently, she is enrolled as doctoral student in Epidemiology and Public Health at the Autonomous University of Madrid, Spain.

She has extensive experience in epidemiology and public health, having worked with the National Institute of Health-INS, the Ministry of Health and Social Protection of Colombia as well as the Pan American Health Organization. She has experience in research, surveillance and control of diseases of public health interest. During some years of her work experience at the "INS" in Colombia she led the task force responsible for investigating outbreaks and epidemics in her country. Additionally, she participated in the development of national public health protocols and contributed to the Qualitative Analysis Technical Team of the Ten-Year Public Health Plan 2012 – 2021 in Colombia.

Presently, she serves as a consultant for the FIU Global Health Consortium at Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work, offering her expertise in global health.