Dr. Ana Osorio, PhD
Ana is a Research Associate with the Childhood Adversity and Resilience (CARe) Research Team. Prior to joining the CARe Team, she was a research associate at the IN•GAUGE research program at the University of Manitoba. From 2006 to 2021, Dr. Osorio was an Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Cali-Colombia, where she led the Research Program on Measurement of Childhood Well-being,PIMBN (2017-2021). She was also the director of the Master's program in Social Policy (2019-2021) at the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Cali, Colombia.
2000-2005, Bachelor of Arts, Economics, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana-Cali, Colombia
2007-2009, Master of Science, Applied Economics, University Autonomous of Barcelona, Spain
2009-2013, Doctorate of Philosophy, Economics, University of Barcelona, Spain. “Socioeconomic Determinants of Early Childhood Health in Colombia: Exploring the Role of Context”
Dr. Osorio's research interests focus mainly on the construction and analysis of child well-being indicators and the study of socioeconomic determinants of child and maternal health.
Dr. Osorio has managed several projects focused on measuring and monitoring children's well-being, working closely and in partnership with public and private organizations at the international and national levels. In doing research for more than fifteen years, she has acquired a background in all phases of research, including research design, data collection, quantitative and qualitative analysis, and written and oral communication skills for knowledge translation to different audiences.
Awards and Recognitions
2021 National Child Nutrition Award, category research, Fundación Exito, Colombia.
2019 Governorship of the Valle del Cauca recognition for work and dedication for the benefit of children.
2017 Marta Arango award for Early Childhood Research, category practicing researchers.