Dr Angela Gentile was graduated in 1976 as Medical Doctor and received the Honor Award in the School of Medicine of the University of Buenos Aires. She is a pediatrician certified by the Ministry of Public Health and the Argentine Society of Pediatrics, an epidemiologist and specialist on infectious diseases certified by the University of Buenos Aires. She received a Master in Public Health at the same university and also graduated as a specialist on Administration and Hospital Organization at Salvador University. Currently she is the Head of Ricardo Gutierrez Children Hospital Epidemiology Department in Buenos Aires Argentina. For many years she has been working on immunization programs, she has a long activity as researcher on clinical and epidemiological studies to evaluate the clinical and economic burden of infectious diseases and different pediatrics vaccines. She is a member of the Board of the Argentine Society of Pediatrics and the National Infectious Diseases Committee and Epidemiology Committee of the same Society. She has been the President of Pediatrics Nosocomial Infections Diseases Committee of Latin-American Society of Pediatric infectious diseases (SLIPE) from 2003 to 2009; she is an active member of the Vaccines Committee of SLIPE and has been the Argentine Delegate of SLIPE in the 2001-2003 periods. Dr Angela Gentile has been the Director of the Argentine National Immunization program and also since 1985 she has been consultant on immunization programs for PAHO. She is a member of the COFVAL, Commission of Future Vaccines in Latin America. She is Pediatrics Assistant Professor of the University of Buenos Aires, Chairmen of the Epidemiology Department of the Austral University and Pediatric Infectious Diseases Assistant Professor of the same University. She is also Infectious Diseases Professor of Muñiz Hospital depending Buenos Aires University. Among other educational activities she is a member of the Ethical and Investigation Committee of Ricardo Gutierrez Children Hospital. She is reviewer of Pediatrics Archives of the Argentine Society of Pediatrics, and also reviewer and Editorial member of the SLIPE Infectious Diseases Journal and Vaccines Journal. In 2008 she was the President of the Argentine Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society Congress and she was the President of WSPID Local Committee in Buenos Aires, Argentina in november 2009. Now she is Vicepresident of Argentine Society of Pediatrics.