José Narro Robles
|José Narro Robles|
December 5, 1948 |
Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico.
|Fields||Healthcare, Medicine and Higher Education|
|Institutions||National Autonomous University of Mexico|
|Alma mater||National Autonomous University of Mexico|
|Known for||Dean of the National Autonomous University of Mexico|
José Narro Robles (born December 5, 1948 in Saltillo, Coahuila) is a Mexican researcher and academic. He is a former director of the Faculty of Medicine of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and was elected the 23rd President (or "Rector") of that institution on November 20, 2007.
Narro Robles graduated with a bachelor's degree in Medicine with honours at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (1973) and holds a postgraduate degree in Community Medicine from the University of Birmingham (1978) in the United Kingdom.
Aside from the academic field, José Narro Robles has worked as General Director of Health Services of the Mexican Federal District, as the Secretary-General of the Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS), Undersecretary of Migratory Services and Population at the Ministry of the Interior (Secretaría de Gobernación) and Undersecretary of Health at the Federal Secretariat of Health.