Curriculum Vitae

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING
M.D. Medical Surgeon; Specialized in Epidemiology; Masters in Hospital Administration . Studies in Social Communication; Psychology and Education.
EXPERTISE
Health promotion and risk prevention. Strategic planning in Public Health . Public education. Community intervention. Counselling.
THEMES
Adolescence; Women; Gender; Risk groups; STD’s; HIV/AIDS; Reproductive health; Human Sexuality; Teen pregnancy; Alcohol abuse and addiction; Mental health; Human Development; Communication; Mass Media.

ACADEMIC BACKGROUND
Medical Doctor- Mexican National Autonomous University/ LaSalle University (1976-1982)
INTERNSHIP –Mexican CentralMilitary Hospital (1981)
SOCIAL SERVICE –Mexican Naval Hospital (1982)
POSTGRADUATE STUDIES
MASTERS –Hospital Administration and PublicHealth- NationalSchool for Public Health (1983-1984)
SPECIALTY- Epidemiology (Center for Disease Control/Mexican Health Ministry) (1986-1988)

ADDITIONAL STUDIES
Social Communications- Anahuac University (1972-1974)
Psychology- Harvard University (1974)
Educational Television- Harvard University (1974)
Theater Production- Instituto Nacional de las Bellas Artes (INBA)-(1972-74)
Special Education- Universidad de las Américas (1975)
Education- UNAM (1989-1990)
License in public speaking (anchoring)- Mexican Ministry of Education

LANGUAGES
Fluent- English and Spanish
Basic level- French (1966-1970)
Basic Level – Latin (1966-1970)
Cambridge Proficiency Degree (1969)
English Teacher Degree- Secretaria de Educación Pública (2002)

SPECIAL RECOGNITION
Honorary Member of the World Federation for Mental Health (1988)
Honorary Member of the American Medical Military Association (1983)
Mexican National Award “Woman of the Year (Premio LaValle Urbina)” 2000
Speaker on behalf of WHO (World Health Organization) in the Health Ministers’ Summit-London 1988
Organizing Committee (Chairman)of the Latin-American Meeting for Adolescent Health
President of the Mexican Association of Sexology (1994-1996)
Member of the Advisory Board in the Mexican National Institute for Women (2000-2004)
Member of the Advisory Board of the Mexican Council for Adolescent Health (CORA) 1997-2007
Global Award for Media Excellence. (2005)

EXPERIENCE IN PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS
Head of Education and Investigation – Dirección General de Sanidad Naval- Armada de México (1982-85)
Head of the National AIDS Information Center -CONASIDA (Consejo Nacional de Prevención de Sida) (1986-1992)
Head of Health Education and Promotion- Dirección General de Servicios Médicos de la UNAM (1994-1998)
Head of Community Intervention Strategies- Dirección General de Servicios Comunitarios Integrados del Gobierno del Distrito Federal (1998-2000)

EXPERIENCE IN EDUCATION
Armada de México
Academic participation in curricula development for the Mexican Naval School of Medicine.
Consejo Nacional de Prevención de SIDA (CONASIDA)
Ideation, development and training for the establishment of State Information Centers throughout Mexico. (1988-1992).
World Health Organization (WHO)
International consultant for medical and field training in Strategic Community Intervention for Health Promotion, Risk Prevention, and Counselling. (1988-1994)- Paraguay, Ecuador, Montreal, España, Panamá, Santo Domingo, Ciudad Juarez, San Francisco.
Family Health International, USAID
Public Health consultant , planning and training for local mid-term plans, in the Caribbean (Antigua, Santa Lucía, Barbados, Trinidad y Tobago) (1993).
National Mexican Autonomous University- Dirección General de Servicios Médicos.
Health Education managing coordinator- UNAM (1994-1998).
Dirección General de Servicios Comunitarios Integrados y Vinculación.
Public Health administrator for community strategy interventions- Gobierno del Distrito Federal. (1998-2000).
Universidad Westhill.
School of Medicine Professor of Public Health (2000-2001)
Escuela Sierra Nevada A.C.
High School counselor for WHO’s “ (Escuela Saludable-OMS) 2001-2007.
Universidad Iberoamericana
School of Psychology Professor for Human Sexology (2001-2004) and Communication and Psychology (2006-2009)
Centro de Investigación y Capacitación para la Salud CENDICAS
Conferences, workshops, seminars, courses- training teachers:
Colegio Vistahermosa, Maguen David, Colegio Alemán, Colegio Cristóbal Colón, Bachillerato de la Reina de México, Greengates, American School, Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Escuelas de Bachilleres y Preparatorias de la UNAM, Centros Comunitarios del DIF en el D. F., Escuelas Públicas de la Secretaría de Educación Pública en el Distrito Federal y el Estado de México, Centro de Enseñanza Técnica y Superior (CETYS Universidad) Mexicali, (1998-2005).
Universidad Anahuac
Public Health Consultant for Satellite Health Education programs- Telemedicine. (2005)

EXPERIENCE IN HEALTH MANAGEMENT
European Economic Community
Grant proposal and project development for community health intervention strategies for STD prevention (CONASIDA y CENDICAS) (1989-1991).
Fundación Rockerfeller
Grant proposal and project development for sexual and reproductive health education for Hispanic population in America..(1992-1994)
Fundación para la Salud
Project design and development of the Program “Society against AIDS” with impact on mass media and Telecommunications throughout America. (1992-1994).
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Project design and establishment of a university system for emergency on-campus counseling (Health-SOS) for over 500,000 students in public High Schools and University within Mexico City. Escuela de Bachilleres, ENEP, UNAM, with satellite intervention through TV UNAM to other public universities in the country.
Fundación de Investigaciones Sociales
Member of the Scientific Committee against Adiction (1998-2000).
Departamento del Distrito Federal
Development of Strategic Community Intervention Programs for health, wellness, and risk prevention throughtout growth stages from toddler to adolescent. In Mexico City.
Fundación Vamos México
Anchor Editorialist for television series: “Parent Guide”- TELEVISA/ Mexican Ministry of Eductation with impact throughout Central America. (2000-2006).
Fundación Altius
Collaboration in th project design of Distance Education through Telemedicine for the School of Medicine , with advisory consulting for social service practice in indigenous communities within Oaxaca, Guerrero y San Luis Potosí. (2005)
Fundación Colosio
Project design for Social Skill Enhancement of Wellness and Development – PRI political campaign (2006).

EXPERIENCE IN COMMUNICATION
National Aids Information Council (CONASIDA)
Developed and coordinated communication strategies with mass-media; institutional, community and group interventions.
Developed and coordinated the national Aids hotline.
Extensive travel and experience in grabbing attention of internal and external audiences.
PAHO, TELEVISA
Organized and participated in tele-satellite conferences and produced television specials with pan-Hispanic (Spain and Latin America) coverage.
MASS MEDIA
Produced, conducted and hosted a number of television and radio, educational series both for private , public and university television, screened during five years throughout Latin America.
Radio ABC (Consultorio al Aire -1995-1999); Radio Fórmula (Mujeres, Mujeres, Mujeres- 1988); Radio UNAM (Confesiones y Confusiones- 1995-2000)/ TELEVISA/SEP (Guía de Padres 2003-2007); TV UNAM, CANAL 22, ILCE (Confesiones y Confusiones 1996-2008)

PUBLICATIONS
Ornelas, G:“Historia de la Tuberculosis”: Revista Médica de Sanidad Naval. Armada de México. Vol III, 2. México, 1982
Villalpando J.J., Ornelas, G :“Motivación e Incentivo como Factores Determinantes en la Selección de la Especialidad Médica”:Revista Médica. IMSS, 24: 211, México. 1986.
Stettler H., Velazquez, Avila C., Ornelas, G: “An Outbreak of Enterically Transmitted NON-A, NON-B, Hepatitis in México”: Epidemiology Notes and Reports: Centers for Disease Control, Vol 36. Atlanta, GA, 1987.
Velazquez, Avila C., Ornelas G:Brote Epidémico de Hepatitis Non-A Non-B, transmitido por Agua”: Boletín Mensual Epidemiológico. SSA. Vol. II. México, 1987.
Ornelas, G: “Prevención”. SIDA: Un Problema de Salud Universal. Syntex. Pp77-80. México, 1987.
Ornelas, G: “AIDS. Worldwide Epidemiology”.Clinician: Infectious Disease. Vol. I, Florida, 1988.
Ornelas, G: “Counselling after HIV Testing”: AIDS Prevention and Control. WHO. Pergamon Press. Oxford, 1988.
Ornelas, G : “Permanence Telephonique SIDA: Mexique”: La Prevention du SIDA pour la Promotion de la Santé Dossier. WHO/SPA/HPR, 88.1. Paris, 1988.
Magis C.L., García M.L., Ornelas, GAparente alta Seroprevalencia de VIH en Hombres Heterosexuales de la Ciudad de México”Boletín Mensual de CONASIDA. SSA. Vol. 3, Num. 6. México, 1989.
Ornelas, G.:En la Vanguardia”. Revista FEM. México, 1991
Ornelas, G.: “Riesgo Sexual”. La Mujer Adolescente, Adulta, Anciana y su Salud. SSA. México, 1993.
Ornelas, G: “SIDA y Sexualidad”. 275 Preguntas y Respuestas sobre la Salud de la Mujer. OPS/UNICEF/UNFPA/SSA. México, 1994.
Ornelas G.: “Counselling in the Post-Testing Situation”. Programmes for AIDS Prevention. WHO, Geneve, 1994.
Ortiz Ortega A., Ornelas, G: Razones y Pasiones en Torno al Aborto. Pp 95-97. Edomex. México, 1995
Ortiz O, Ornelas, G:Estrategia Feminista y Debate Político: El Caso de México 1871-1992”. Mas Allá de las Falsas Dicotomías sobre el Aborto. Population Council. Edomex, México, 1994.
Ornelas, G.:El Derecho a la Salud Mental”. Revista Mexicana de Psicología Humanista y Desarrollo Humano. Universidad IBERO.No 13. México, 1996.
Ornelas G.: “Sexualidad: Adolescencia y Consumo de Alcohol”. Cuadernos FISAC. Fundación de Investigaciones Sociales Año 1, Vol. 1, No. 005. México, 2000.
Ornelas, G.:“SIDA en la Mujer”: La Mujer, Salud y Desarrollo. OPS/SSA, Mexico, 1990
Ornelas, G.:“Sida y Alcohol en Adolescentes ”:Revista Mexicana de Psicología Humanista y Desarrollo Humano. No. 2:. Prometeo. México, 2000.
Ornelas, G: “Los Números de la Sexualidad ”: :Revista Mexicana de Psicología Humanista y Desarrollo Humano. No. 27. Prometeo. México, 2001.
Ornelas, G :“Cuenta hasta Diez”: Revista COMO VES: Edición Especial sobre Violencia. UNAM. México, 2002.
OTHERS: 27 printed publications; 60 international interventions; 21 collaborative interventions in investigation.

EDITORIAL COLLABORATION
Editor- Enciclopedia Británica (1980-1982)
Translator- Intersistemas S.A. (1980-1982)
Administration- Revista Médica de Sanidad Naval 1981-1983.
Editorial Committee- Boletín Mensual de Epidemiología (1985-1992)
Editorial Committee- World AIDS: PANOS, England (1989-1991)
Organizing Committee- IV International Conference on AIDS. Stockholm, Sweden, 1988
Scientific and Social Commitee- V International Conference on AIDS, Montreal, Canada (1989).
Scientific Committee- International Conference: AIDS in Mothers and Children. Paris, France, 1989.
Scientific Program Committee. VI International Conference on AIDS, San Francisco Calif, (1990).
Reviewer for Epidemiology and Prevention: VII International Conference on AIDS, Florence, Italy, 1991
Editorial Committee: Reunión Latinoamericana sobre Salud Integral del Adolescente, Mexico, 1994
Communication Committee- International Women`s Forum, 1994- 1995
Scientific Committee- International Conference on AIDS Education. Jerusalem, Israel, 1995
Scientific Committee- Fundación de Investigaciones Sociales FISAC 1997-2000.
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One thought on “Curriculum Vitae

  1. Hola: me gustaría entrevistarla por recomendación de Manuel Urbina respecto a las necesidades de reestructuración del CONASIDA. Por favor contactarme.

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