Elsevier Clinical Solutions
Ximena Alvira is an enthusiastic and passionate medical doctor and doctor in neuroscience with broad experience in clinical practice. Originally trained in Colombia, Dr Ximena Alvira practiced emergency medicine at several places, such as the renowned Massachusetts General Hospital and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, USA before moving to Madrid, Spain to pursue a PhD in Neuroscience. She trained in routine neuroanatomical techniques for light, fluorescent, and electron microscopy, and her work focused on the study of sleep-wake mechanisms. After obtaining her degree, she worked as post-doctoral research fellow in the Hospital 12 de Octubre, Madrid, where she focused on the study of the neuroanatomical mechanisms underlying psychiatric and neurodegenerative disorders. Her passion for science communication and the dissemination of knowledge, kick-started her career as medical writer, which is still ongoing. To date she has edited and proofread numerous scientific articles for publication in peer-reviewed journals and delivered more than 30 publishing workshops around the world. Dr. Alvira joined Elsevier in 2012 as a Knowledge Representation Expert, where, together with the Spanish team launched ClinicalKey for the Spanish-speaking markets. Among other roles, she was responsible for the overall quality process of the Spanish edition. In her current role as Clinical and Research Consultant for Elsevier Health Solutions, Ximena uses her expertise and insight to engage with customers, clients and providers worldwide to demonstrate the value of Elsevier’s solutions in helping them to achieve their goals and improve outcomes.
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Sponsor Talk: Measles Outbreak: The Tip of the Iceberg of the Anti-Vaccination Movement -- How Evidence-Based Content Can Support to Contain This Crisis?
Vaccination instead ignorance is the only way to contain the anti-vaccine movement. Providing reliable, current, evidence-based information to deliver safer clinical practice to improve patient outcomes is a responsibility for content providers like Elsevier; It’s a means to helping contain this epidemic.