Cristina has experience in the design, implementation, and monitoring of dermatological health programs, as well as ``mass screening and treatment`` projects in developing countries. She has worked in Sahrawi refugee camps and led a dermatology project in rural Malawi. Her areas of expertise and research include tropical dermatology and infectious and emerging diseases with cutaneous manifestations. In the COVID-19 field, she led to the first classification of COVID-19-associated skin manifestations.
Cristina is currently collaborating in developing and coordinating research projects in the STI and skin NTDs unit related to COVID-19, MonkeyPox, Scabies, and Tropical ulcer.