Carlos Javier Regazzoni

Carlos Javier Regazzoni, MD, PhD, is the Director of the Human Security and Global Health Committee, Argentine Council on Foreign Relations (CARI).

An argentine medical doctor (1992), he holds a PhD in biomedical sciences (2006), and a University Diploma in biostatistics (2002), all from the University of Buenos Aires. He also has a University Diploma in Western Philosophy (1998) from Universidad Austral (Buenos Aires). Regazzoni completed a Residency in Internal Medicine at the University Hospital (University of Buenos Aires), where he worked as attending physician, researcher, and teacher of medicine. Clinical practice was accompanied by some original publications in international peer review journals of medicine, many opinion articles about public health and University Affairs in nationwide newspapers and general interest journals, two book chapters about Global Health and Social Determinants of Health, and two books (Disease and healing in Democracy; and The political mission of the university). He also directed two successful collective works on public administration.

Regazzoni has been awarded six times by the National Academy of Medicine of Argentina (1995), the Argentine Medical Association (1995), the Argentine-Spain Medical Society in Barcelona (2000), and the Medical Association of the University Hospital (2005, and 2010) for his clinical research, and he was appointed to the Eisenhower Fellowships Multinational Program (2004) to travel throughout the United States studying the role of the University as an agent of political change and democratic empowerment, and the Latin America Development Leadership Program in Harvard (2010). Between 2007 and 2008 he was Deputy Secretary for Social Development of the City of Buenos Aires. After that the city's major appointed Regazzoni as executive-vice president of the medical assistance system of the public sector workers of the city. Recently, Regazzoni was appointed as Deputy Secretary for Economic and Financial Management (2011-2015) at the Ministry of Education of the City of Buenos Aires. Between 2015 and 2017 he started serving as executive director of the National Institute of Social Services and Health Care for Retirees and Pensioners, the largest health care organization in the country, reporting to the President of the Country. Since 2017 until today Regazzoni is member of the City Council at the Municipality of Almirante Brown, the third largest of the Province of Buenos Aires. Carlos is Director of the Human Security and Global Health Committee of the Argentine Council on Foreign Relations (CARI), and an independent consultant on health care systems and organizations. Regazzoni is fluent in English, German, and French, and has good level of Italian and Mandarin. 

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