Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Dr. Carlos Castillo-Salgado currently serves as the Special Advisor for PAHO/WHO’s Forum for Public Health in the Americas. He obtained his Master and Doctoral degrees in Public Health from the School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University; and his M.D. degree from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. He also obtained a J.D. degree with Honorable Mention from the Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara. Dr. Castillo-Salgado has served in several technical positions at PAHO/WHO, including Area Manager for Health Analysis and Information Systems; Chief of the Special Program for Health Analysis and Information Systems; Program Coordinator for the Health Situation Analysis Program; and Regional Advisor in Epidemiology for the Communicable Diseases Program. He served as Professor and Research Coordinator in Primary Health and Community Medicine at the National University of Mexico, and as Visiting Associate Professor in several schools of public health in Latin America and Spain. Currently, he is an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Epidemiology Department, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, and a Courtesy Professor at the College of Public Health, University of South Florida. Dr. Castillo-Salgado is the author of several scientific publication and articles on epidemiology and public health. His areas of expertise include measurement of health inequalities, health metrics, geographic information systems, epidemiological risk assessment and public health impact assessment. He developed and/or coordinated several graduate training programs in Epidemiology and Public Health with different academic institutions in countries of the Americas and in Spain.
Epidemiology, Public Health & Urban Health Metrics