Dr. Lilian Corra is a medical doctor with a strong commitment to environmental education and protection. She was one of the first doctors in Argentina to highlight environmental factors which can cause diseases. She has also promoted environmental epidemiological research in order to reach an accurate diagnosis and to offer preventive action. She is an active participant in environmental education activities focusing on environmental health, both in Argentina and abroad.
Since 1993, she has been a member of the International Society of Doctors for the Environment which comprises some 40,000 members. In 1992, she founded the Asociación Argentina de Medicos por el Medio Ambiente (Argentine Association of Doctors for the Environment), and is today its president. In 1991, she co-founded the Fundación Proteger para el Desarollo Sostenible y la Salud (Proteger Foundation for Sustainable Development and Health). She is a member of the International Society of Environmental Epidemiology and of the Global Environmental Epidemiology Network.
She has participated in a number of international fora, including the Earth Summit (Brazil/1992), City 93 (Belgium/1993), and Food and Human Health (Germany/1994). Since 1991, she has been co-presenter of `Salud Para Todos' (Health for Everyone) - a pioneering radio programme on environment and health.