Universidad del Desarollo
Sofía P. Salas is a Chilean medical doctor, appointed as Full Professor (Senior stage of the career) at the Center of Bioethics, Faculty of Medicine, Clínica Alemana- Universidad del Desarrollo (Santiago, Chile; https://medicina.udd.cl/centro-bioetica/). Since 1994 she has participated as member of the local IRB at the Faculty of Medicine Universidad Católica (up to 2009), at Universidad Diego Portales (2013 to March 2018), and since 2018 at the Faculty of Medicine, Universidad del Desarrollo. She teaches research ethics at pre and postgraduate levels and also conducts bioethics research on different topics. During 2014, Dr Salas was awarded a training Program in Research Ethics at FLACSO, Argentina, a program supported by Fogarty International Center from the NIH. She is a member of the Ethics Department of the Chilean Medical Association (Colegio Médico de Chile) and Chair of the National Commission for Research Ethics, an advisory Commission for the Chilean Ministry of Health in research ethics. In December 2018 she was awarded the “Premio de Ética” by the Chilean Medical Association for her work “Conscientious objectors in Chilean medical education”. She has published extensively both locally and internationally related to bioethics research.