Rita Isabel Lechuga

Senior Manager, Hepatitis

Rita Isabel Lechuga (Isabel) is a senior manager on the Hepatitis team, leading NASTAD’s Online Technical Assistance Platform (onTAP). Previously, she was part of NASTAD’s Global team, overseeing HIV case-based surveillance system strengthening interventions in five countries in Central America. Before NASTAD, Isabel worked as a consultant for the regional office of the World Health Organization, PAHO, leading research studies on HIV, viral hepatitis and child health and as a physician with the Mexican Secretariat of Health. Isabel holds a Doctor of Medicine (MD) from the National Autonomous University of Mexico and a Master of Public Health (MPH) from George Washington University.