Patricio López Turconi is an associate with the Health and Human Rights Initiative, working on issues that lie at the nexus of health and human rights, alongside global governance for health.
His research focuses on harnessing the potential of international human rights law to promote health and well-being through advocacy and litigation.
López Turconi has contributed his expertise as a fellow and consultant for the O’Neill Institute, where he conducted extensive legal research on key aspects of the right to health, reproductive rights and noncommunicable disease prevention. Prior to the O’Neill Institute, López Turconi served as a consultant for the Ministry of Economy of the Argentine Republic and a member of the Argentine delegation to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development in Geneva. He similarly holds teaching experience in public international law, human rights law and private law.
López Turconi holds an LL.M. in National and Global Health Law, with a certificate in international human rights, from Georgetown University Law Center. His coursework in this field was recognized with the Thomas Bradbury Chetwood, S.J. Prize for 2022. He graduated from Universidad Torcuato Di Tella School of Law with highest honors in 2020.