Pio Iván Gómez

Senior Medical Advisor

Pio has over twenty-five years of experience in the areas of medicine, teaching, and research with a focus on sexual and reproductive health. As Senior Medical Advisor, he works closely with Member Associations to increase sexual and reproductive health services, provide medical technical assistance, and is part of the accreditation team.

Prior to IPPF/WHR, Pio developed a Master's degree program in sexual and reproductive health that has grown into the leading program in the field in Colombia. He has authored more than 120 scientific publications in peer-reviewed journals, thirty-five book chapters, and eleven books. He holds an MD, with specialization in OB/GYN and epidemiology, as well a Master of Science in Sexual and Reproductive Health.

Pio has extensive experience in training, capacity building, and guidelines development. He is currently the chair of the committee on sexual and reproductive health and rights at the FLASOG (Latin American Federation of Obstetrics and Gynecology) and a member of the FIGO (International Federation of Obstetrics and Gynecology) Committee for Women's Sexual and Reproductive Rights.

Q&A

Where were you born?
Bogota, Colombia

What languages do you speak?
Spanish, English

What's the most amazing thing you've seen while traveling?
The commitment and dedication of the Member Associations' staff.

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