Ana Paulina Celi de la Torre is an infectologist and internist doctor. She holds a Master in Infection Control and HIV/AIDS. Dr. Celi is the Head of Infectious Diseases department at the Armed Forces Hospital, Head of Infectious Diseases Department and the Hospital of the Valley, and Head of the Infectious Diseases Department at Novaclinica Santa Cecilia, all of them in Quito, Ecuador. She is the President of the Pan American Association of Infectious Diseases (2015-2017). She is the Ecuadorian Representative of the Alliance for the Prudent Use of Antibiotics (APUA). She is part of the Technical Advisory Committee on HIV/ITS and the Technical Advisory Committee on Hepatitis of the PAHO. She is past-president of the Ecuadorian Society of Infectology in the Core Pichincha. She is member of the Council of the International Society of Infectious Diseases, period 2016-2022. She is also a Graduate Professor of Infectious Diseases in the Department of Internal Medicine in the Central University of Ecuador and a Graduate Professor of Antibiotics and Infectious Diseases at the Catholic University of Quito.