Dalila Martínez


Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia


Dr. Dalila Martínez is a Research Professor at the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia in Lima, Peru. She is an Infectious Disease and Tropical Medicine specialist working in a public hospital and a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Antwerp, Belgium.  Her experience as a multi-drug resistant tuberculosis patient has shaped her research focus incorporating the patient experience and quality of life measures into her pursuit to improve care and treatment adherence for infections that require long term care and produce discrimination, like tuberculosis and cutaneous leishmaniasis.