Josefina Campos

Senior Technical Advisor for the International Pathogen Surveillance Network (IPSN)
Josefina Campos served as the Director of the National Genomics and Bioinformatics Center at ANLIS Malbrán, Ministry of Health in Argentina. In this capacity, she worked on a national level to integrate genomics into the surveillance system for both infectious and non-communicable diseases, utilizing a One Health approach.
She also took on the responsibility of coordinating national and international projects focused on integrated surveillance to better understand the dynamics and evolution of diseases with significant public health implications. She played a key role in establishing the National Genomics Network in Argentina. On a regional scale, Josefina provided guidance and expertise in genomics through her involvement with networks such as PulseNet LAC, Genome Trakr, and Relavra. At the global level, she contributed her insights to the PH4GE initiative within the Data Structure working group.
Furthermore, Josefina has an extensive publication record, with numerous articles in highly respected scientific journals that highlight the utility of genomics in public health. Additionally, she has taken the lead in organizing numerous genomics courses in Argentina and the Latin American region.
In her latest role, Josefina Campos has brought her expertise to the WHO Pandemic Hub, where she serves as a Senior Technical Advisor for the International Pathogen Surveillance Network (IPSN) and more recently as Unit Head for Genomics and Analytics.

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