• 2014 – MSc. Health Economics, National Institute of Public Health, Morelos, Mexico.
  • 2011 – Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics, Autonomous University of Chiapas, Mexico.

Current positions:

  • Research fellow Centre for Health Economics (CHE), York University.
  • Member, Health Economics Teacher’s College, INSP.
  • Professor, Advanced Topics in Health Economics, Master in Health Economics, INSP.
  • Researcher, INSP/CISIDAT.

Research interests:

  • Mathematical modeling.
  • Economic evaluation.
  • Efficiency analysis (DEA analysis).

Featured projects:

  • Two decades of expansion of primary health care in Latin America: a multi-country assessment and prognosis study for the health-related SDGs.


  • Yanink Caro-Vega, Fernando Alarid-Escudero, Eva A. Enns, Sandra Sosa-Rubí, Carlos Chivardi, Alicia Piñeirúa-Menendez, Claudia García-Morales, Gustavo Reyes-Terán, Juan G. Sierra-Madero, Santiago Ávila-Ríos. Retention in Care, Mortality, Loss-to-Follow-up, and Viral Suppression among Antiretroviral Treatment-Naïve and Experienced Persons Participating in a Nationally Representative HIV Pre-Treatment Drug Resistance Survey in Mexico.
  • Salinas-Rodríguez, A., Sosa-Rubí, S. G., Chivardi, C., Rodríguez-Franco, R., Gandhi, M., Mayer, K. H., … & Galárraga, O. (2021). Preferences for Conditional Economic Incentives to Improve Pre-exposure Prophylaxis Adherence: A Discrete Choice Experiment Among Male Sex Workers in Mexico. AIDS and Behavior, 1-10.
  • Sosa-Rubí SG, Contreras-Loya D, Pedraza-Arizmendi D, Chivardi-Moreno C, Alarid-Escudero F, López-Ridaura R, Servan-Mori E, Molina-Cuevas V, Casales G, Espinosa-López C, González-Roldán J F, Silva-Tinoco R, Seiglie J, Gómez-Dantés O. Cost-effectiveness analysis of a multidisciplinary health-care model for patients with type-2 diabetes implemented in the public sector in Mexico: a quasi-experimental, retrospective evaluation. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, 2020.
  • Sandra G. Sosa-Rubí, Livia Dainelli, Irma Silva-Zolezzi, Patrick Detzel, Salvador Espino y Sosa, Enrique Reyes-Muñoz, Carlos Chivardi, Eduardo Ortiz-Panozo, Ruy López-Ridaura. The short-term health and economic burden of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus in Mexico: a modelling study. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, 2019.
  • Serván-Mori E, Chivardi C, Mendoza MA, Nigenda G. A longitudinal assessment of the technical efficiency in the outpatient production of maternal health services in Mexico. Health Policy and Planning, 2018.
  • Serván-Mori E, Chivardi C, Mendoza MA, Nigenda G. A spatio-temporal cluster analysis of technical efficiency in the production of outpatient maternal health services and its structural correlates in México. Health Planning and Managment, 2019.
  • Serván-Mori E, Chivardi C, Fene F, Heredia-Pi I, Mendoza MA, Nigenda G. Tackling maternal mortality by improving technical efficiency in the production of primary health services: longitudinal evidence from the Mexican case. Health Care Management Science, 2020.
  • Fato Fene, Edson Serván-Mori, Miguel Ángel Mendoza, Carlos Chivardi, Hortensia Reyes-Morales, Gustavo Nigenda. Measuring and analyzing social efficiency in the production of maternal health in México, 2008-2015. Health Policy and Planning, 2020.
  • Sosa-Rubí, S. G., Seiglie, J. A., Chivardi, C., Manne-Goehler, J., Meigs, J. B., Wexler, D. J., … & Serván-Mori, E. Incremental Risk of Developing Severe COVID-19 Among Mexican Patients With Diabetes Attributed to Social and Health Care Access DisadvantagesDiabetes Care. 2020.
  • Sandra G. Sosa-Rubí, Sergio Bautista-Arredondo, Carlos Chivardi, David Contreras Loya, Gina La Hera-fuentes, Marjorie Opuni. Efficiency, quality and management practices in health facilities providing outpatient HIV services in Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa and Zambia. Health Care Management Science. 2021