Jorge Browne

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Jorge Browne

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Assistant Professor, Geriatrics Unit, Internal Medicine Department, Faculty of Medicine, Universidad Catolica de Chile

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Jorge is a Geriatrician from Universidad Catolica de Chile, previously he studied MSc Public Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and an MPhil in Epidemiology at Cambridge University. During the pandemic, he worked supporting the design and implementation COVID-19 strategy for Long Term Care residents at the National Service for Older Adults in Chile

Research interests

Long Term Care



Home Base Care

Research projects on COVID and Long-Term Care

COVID-19 Seroprevalence among LTC residents

Key publications

Browne, J., Palacios, J., Madero-Cabib, I., Dintrans, P.V., Quilodrán, R., Ceriani, A. and Meza, D., 2021. Enablers and Barriers to Implement COVID-19 Measures in Long-Term Care Facilities: A Mixed Methods Implementation Science Assessment in Chile. Journal of Long-Term Care, (2021), pp.114–123. DOI:

Browne J, Fasce G, Pineda I, Villalobos P (2020) Policy responses to COVID-19 in Long-Term Care facilities in Chile., International Long-Term Care Policy Network, CPEC-LSE, 24 July 2020.

Villalobos Dintrans P, Browne J, Madero-Cabib I. It Is Not Just Mortality: A Call From Chile for Comprehensive COVID-19 Policy Responses Among Older People. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 2021;76(7):e275-e280. doi:10.1093/geronb/gbaa092

Palacios, J., Neckelmann, M., Villalobos Dintrans, P., & Salas, J. (2021). Improving Long-Term Care Facilities’ Crisis Response: Lessons From the COVID-19 in Chile. Journal of Long-Term Care.

Madero-Cabib I, Villalobos Dintrans P, Browne Salas J. Extending the analysis of functional ability trajectories to unexplored national contexts: The case of Chile. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 2021 Jun 28:gbab116. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbab116. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34181007.