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Ignacio Sánchez is Full Professor at the School of Medicine of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, and actually serves as President of the University.

He received his MD degree from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile in 1986. In 1989 he specialized in Pediatrics. Later in 1992 he subspecialized in Pediatric Respirology at the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada. He has worked in the Clinical Hospital of the Universidad Católica as Head of the Pediatric Respiratory Section and Pediatric Services. He has served as Head of the Pediatric Department. In 2004 he was elected Director of the School of Medicine of the Univerisity and from 2008 to 2010 served as Dean of the Faculty of Medicine.

His academic work has been related with respiratory sounds, cystic fibrosis and pulmonary function in infants, areas in which he has published several papers in journals such as Pediatric Pulmonology and Journal of Pediatrics. In 2007 the University published his book “Enfoque Clínico de las Enfermedades Respiratorias del Niño”. He participates in the editorial committees of several journals.


Dr. Sánchez is part of the Council of Rectors of Chilean Universities (CRUCH) and is also President of G-9, a coalition of traditional non-state Chilean universities, and Head of the Chilean Chapter of Catholic Universities of the International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU).
He was elected President of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile in 2010.

 
 
 
 

 

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