Silvia Rivera-Largacha is assistant professor from the School of Medicine and Health Sciences from Universidad del Rosario, Colombia. She is part of the Group of Social Studies of Sciences, Technologies and Professions (Grupo de Estudios Sociales de las Ciencias, las Tecnologías y las Profesiones -GESCTP) where she leads the research line on Social Studies of Mental Health. She is a psychoanalyst and a clinical psychologist from the Universidad Javeriana. She earned a master’s degree from Paul Valerie University, Montpellier III (France) and a PhD in Psychology and Educational Sciences from the Catholic University of Leuven (Belgium). Her research, and teaching activities, relates to the study of mental health conditions in individuals and groups; in contexts marked by violence. She is also interested in studying the psychic effect of body practices, such as drug use, and body marking. Recently, along with researchers from the Universidad del Rosario, and national and international allies, she has directed her academic production and recent teaching to the study of the humanization of health care, particularly; the clinical management of pain and care in maternal-perinatal health. Accompanied by a group of experts on the latter topic, and in partnership with the Colombian Federation of Obstetrics and Gynecology (FECOLSOG) she has led the creation and design of the extension course "Humanized care in maternal-perinatal health". Also, in her collaboration with Janus research group (Peace and conflict studies) from the Universidad del Rosario and in partnership with national and international NGOs she investigates the forms of violence in armed conflict among Colombian population, as well as daily violence, combining the social studies of science and psychoanalysis perspectives. As a clinical.