- 2007 – PhD in International Health, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD.
- 2001 – Master in Sciences, Health Economics, National Institute of Public Health (INSP), Mexico.
- 1993 – Bachelor in Economics (Honors), National Autonomous University, Mexico.
- Researcher in Medical Sciences E, Directorate of Health Economics of the Center for Research in Health Systems, INSP.
- President of the College of Professors of Health Economics.
- Coordinator of the Master of Science.
- National System of Researchers, Level II.
- Researcher affiliated with CISIDAT.
- Nutrition economics: how the food environment (prices, affordability, availability) has contributed to the obesity epidemic in less developed countries.
- Design and impact evaluation of structural strategies to prevent and reduce obesity, such as, fiscal policies and frontal labeling.
- Design and impact evaluation of prevention and treatment interventions in populations at high risk of contracting HIV / AIDS, particularly in men who have sex with men and trans women.
- Technical efficiency studies in the provision of health services and associated factors.
- Fiscal strategies to fight obesity and diabetes in Mexico. Bloomberg Philanthropies- 2012-2019- Co-investigator.
- Evaluating the impact of SSB and nonessential food taxes in Mexico. National Institutes of Health (NIH) – 2016-2020. Co-investigator.
- Evaluation of the effectiveness and technical efficiency in producing services for patients with diabetes in Mexico: a pilot study. 2014-2017. Principal Investigator.