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Team

The SALURBAL project team is made up of collaborations between 15 institutions in the United States and 7 Latin American countries. Meet our team members:

Argentina

Universidad Nacional de Lanús

Marcio Alazraqui, Principal Investigator
Hugo Spinelli, Principal Investigator
Patricia Aguirre, Co-Investigator
Vanessa Di Cecco, Co-Investigator
Carlos Guevel, Coordinator
Damián Herkovits, Co-Investigator
Carlos Leveau, Co-Investigator
Serena Mónica Perner, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
Adrián Santoro, Co-Investigator
Andrés Trotta, Coordinator

Brazil

Fundação Oswaldo Cruz (Rio de Janeiro)

Joanna Miguez Nery Guimarães, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
Letícia de Oliveira Cardoso, Co-Investigator
Vanderlei Pascoal de Matos, Research Assistant
Maria de Fatima Rodrigues Pereira de Pina, Co-Investigator
Daniel Albert Skaba, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

Fundação Oswaldo Cruz (Salvador de Bahia)

Maurício Barreto, Co-Investigator
Anderson Dias de Freitas, Research Assistant
Aureliano Sancho Souza Paiva, Research Assistant
Gervásio Santos, Co-Investigator
Maria Izabel dos Santos, Research Assistant
Roberto Fernandes Silva Andrade, Research Assistant 
José Firmino de Sousa, Research Assistant

Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais

Waleska Teixeira Caiaffa, Principal Investigator
Solimar Carnavalli Rocha, Research Assistant
Amélia Augusta de Lima Friche, Co-Investigator 
Denise Marques Sales, Research Assistant
Uriel Moreira Silva, Research Assistant
Débora Moraes Coelho, Research Assistant
Lídia Maria de Oliveira Morais, Hub Brazil Project Manager and Research Assistant
Guilherme Ottoni, Research Assistant
Marcia Ribeiro, Administrative Assistant
Guilherme Aparecido Santos Aguilar, Research Assistant
Carina Maris de Souza, Business Manager
Rosana Teixeira, Administrative Assistant 

Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora

Camila Teixeira Vaz, Research Collaborator

Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso

Amanda Cristina de Souza Andrade, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

Universidade Federal da Bahia

Caio Porto De Castro, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto

Mariana Menezes Carvalho, Research Collaborator

Universidade de São Paulo

Nelson da Cruz Gouveia, Co-Investigator
Anne Dorothee, Research Assistant
Cláudio Makoto Kanai, Research Assistant
Lucas Soriano Martins, Research Assistant 

Chile

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Alejandra Vives, Principal Investigator
Fernando Baeza, Co-Investigator 
Andrea Cortinez, Co-Investigator/Project Coordinator
Francisco del Río, Data Manager
Francisca González, Statistician
Laura Orlando, Research Assistant
Alejandro Salazar, Co-Investigator(Geography)
Roxana Valdebenito, Research Assistant  

Universidad de Chile

Tania Alfaro, Co-Investigator
Marianela Castillo, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
Tamara Doberti, Research Assistant
Mauricio Fuentes, Senior Statistician
Paola González, Administrative Assistant
Lorena Rodríguez, Co-Investigator

Colombia

Universidad de los Andes

Olga Lucía Sarmiento, Principal Investigator
Andrés Felipe Aguilar, Research Assistant
Julián Arellana, Co-Investigator
Marcelo Botero, Research Assistant
Sergio Cabrales, Co-Investigator
Germán Carvajal, Research Assistant
Natalia Cely, Research Assistant
Diana Cobos, Administrative Assistant
Carlos Mauricio Díaz, Research Assistant
Karen Fajardo, Research Assistant
Catalina González, Co-Investigator
Oscar Guaje, Research Assistant
John Alexis Guerra, Co-Investigator
Tomás Guevara Aladino, Research Assistant
Luis Ángel Guzmán, Research Assistant
Philipp Hessel, Co-Investigator
Diana Higuera, General Coordinator/Data Manager
Bernardo Huertas, Research Assistant
Jorge Huertas, Research Assistant 
Ana Maria Jaramillo, Research Assistant
Joaquín Hernando Jaramillo Sabogal, Research Assistant
Mario Linares, Co-Investigator 
Diego Lucumí, Co-Investigator
Paola Martinez, Research Assistant
Andrés Medaglia, Co-Investigator
Daniela Mendez, Research Assistant
Ricardo Morales, Co-Investigator
Felipe Montes, Co-Investigator
Anamaria Muñoz Florez, Research Assistant
Alejandro Palacio, Research Assistant
Fabian Camilo Peña, Research Assistant
José David Pinzón, Co-Investigator
Andres Felipe Useche, Research Assistant
Maria Alejandra Wilches, Research Assistant
Sandra Zúñiga, Research Assistant

Universidad Nacional

Carlos Moncada, Co-Investigator  

Universidad Ibagué

José David Meisel, Co-Investigator

Universidad Icesi

Lina Martínez, Co-Investigator

Universidad de Antioquia

Eliana Martinez, Co-Investigator

Guatemala

Instituto de Nutrición de Centroamérica y Panamá

Fernanda Kroker-Lobos, Principal Investigator
Monica Dominguez, Administrative Assistant
Mónica Mazariegos, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow 
Analí Morales, Data Analyst
Manuel Ramírez-Zea, Co-Investigator

Mexico

Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública

Tonatiuh Barrientos, Principal Investigator
Arantxa Colchero Aragones, Co-Investigator
Alejandra Jauregi, Co-Investigator
Nancy Paulina López Olmedo, Research Assistant
Carolina Perez Ferrer, Co-Investigator
Francisco Javier Prado Galbarro, Research Assistant 
Yenisei Ramírez Toscano, Doctoral Research Fellow
Herney Alonso Rengifo Reina, Doctoral Research Fellow
Horacio Riojas, Co-Investigator
Alma Delia Sánchez, Administrative Assistant
Dalia Stern, Co-Investigator   
José Luis Texcalac, Co-Investigator
Desirée Vidaña Pérez, Research Assistant

Peru

Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia

Jaime Miranda, Principal Investigator
Cecilia Anza, Research Assistant
Diana Bautista, Administrative Assistant 
Ana Rosa Contreras, Administrative Officer
Francisco Diez Canseco, Co-Investigator
Akram Hernández, Data Manager
Lorena Saavedra Garcia, Co-Investigator
Rosa Salirrosas, Administrative Assistant 
Jessica Zafra, Research Assistant 

United States

Brookings Institute

Ross Hammond, Consultant

Drexel University 

Ana V. Diez Roux, Principal Investigator
Binod Acharya, Data Analyst 
Amy Auchincloss, Co-Investigator
Ione Avila-Palencia, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
Sharrelle Barber, Co-Investigator
Usama Bilal, Co-Investigator
Andrea Bolinaga, Communications Specialist
Ariela Braverman, Doctoral Research Fellow
Autumn Ciarrocchi, Business Manager 
Dustin Fry, Doctoral Research Fellow
Katy Indvik, Policy Engagement Specialist
Josiah Kephart, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
Carolyn Knoll, Data Analyst 
Brent Langellier, Co-Investigator
Mariana Lazo, Co-Investigator
Ran Li, Data Analyst
Gina Lovasi, Co-Investigator
Rosie Mae Henson, Doctoral Research Fellow
Kevin Martinez, Doctoral Research Fellow
Steve Melly, GIS Specialist
Yvonne Michael, Co-Investigator
Kari Moore, Director, Data and Analysis
Jeff Moore, Statistician
Pricila Mullachery, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
Ana Ortigoza, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
Harrison Quick, Co-Investigator
Alex Quistberg, Co-Investigator
Jordan Rodriguez Hernandez, Data Analyst
Brisa Sanchez, Co-Investigator
Claire Slesinski, Senior Project Manager for Global Urban Health
Ivana Stankov, Senior Research Scientist
Jose Tapia Granados, Co-Investigator
Bricia Trejo, Doctoral Research Fellow
Karolina Wolnicki, Project Assistant 
Goro Yamada, Senior Scientist

University of California at Berkeley

Daniel Rodriguez, Principal Investigator
Xavier Delclos-Alió, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
Iryna Dronova, Co-Investigator 
Amanda Fukutome, Administrative Staff 
Yang Ju, Doctoral Research Fellow
Mika Moran, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)

Gerry Eijkemans, Chief, Social Determinants of Health and Health Promotion Unit
Fernanda Lanzagorta, Health Promotion Consultant