Institute of Maternal and Child Research, Department of Pediatrics, Clinica Las Condes, University of Chile, Santiago,
Dr. Verónica Mericq is Full Professor at the Maternal and Child
Research Institute of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of
Chile. She completed her residency in paediatrics at the Hospital Luis
Calvo Mackenna Paediatric Hospital (University of Chile) and a
fellowship in endocrinology at the Maternal and Child Research
Institute (Faculty of Medicine, University of Chile).
She has published over 180 publications in specialized journals and
has contributed to nine chapters in endocrinology books.
Dr. Mericq has received several awards during her career. She was
recognized as the Outstanding International Physician 2021, in
recognition of an outstanding contribution and lifelong commitment to
the practice of paediatric clinical endocrinology in a country outside
of Europe and the basin of the Mediterranean.