Vicky Guzman

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1944 –

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Who is Vicky Guzman?

Dr. Vicky Guzmán is an El Salvadoran doctor and humanitarian from Santa Ana, El Salvador. After graduating from Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo in Mexico, Dr. Guzmán returned to her native El Salvador to provide health services and training in rural under-served areas. In particular, she focused on basic sanitation, disease prevention and training community health promoters. In August 1986, Dr. Guzmán legally founded the nonprofit organization ASAPROSAR where she currently serves as executive director.

Dr. Guzmán has been recognized in El Salvador and the United States for her humanitarian work including a Honorary Doctorate of Law from College of Holy Cross and the Salem Award for Human Rights and Social Justice. In the 1990s, Dr. Guzmán served as Director for Habitat for Humanity International in El Salvador and she is currently on the Board of Directors for Results.

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Born
Oct 22, 1944
Santa Ana

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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