Patricia Garcia
Patricia García is sworn in July 28, 2016 as Minister of Health for Peru by newly elected President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski. Courtesy of Ministerio de Salud.
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Patricia García, a faculty member in Global Health and 1998 alumna of the University of Washington School of Public Health, was named Minister of Health for Peru and sworn in on July 28.  She is former chair of the Peruvian National Institute of Health. 

Garcia trained in internal medicine, infectious disease and public health at the UW. She is actively involved in research and training on STI/HIV, global health, HPV and medical informatics.

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