In this interview with Susana Perez-Gutthann she explains that in epidemiology it is not enough to just be a good doctor or scientist but that it is also crucial to be able to work under constant pressure.
She explains how new medical studies need to be carried out and what it is like being a woman in a position as important as the one she holds.
Susana Perez-Gutthann grew up in a family of doctors and she always knew that she wanted to work in the field of medicine too.
Her job at RTI Health Solutions requires a lot of compliance with external regulations and she also has to collaborate with numerous teams of different people.
She emphasizes that she feels privileged to be a woman in such an important position, and that some of her idols in the field of medicine have helped her to become the professional that she is today.