Mrs. Ortega joined the International Panel Physicians Association in May 2014. Prior to becoming the Executive Director of IPPA, Alexandra worked as a program manager at medium and high-volume Panel Physician sites in Ciudad Juarez and Mexico City, Mexico. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations and Digital Media Based Imaging from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles and a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Texas at Houston School of Public Health. Her primary focus is in Global Health, with concentrations in Epidemiology and Leadership. Alexandra has experience in qualitative behavioral research, field epidemiology methods, strategic planning and program management.