• 2016 – Doctorate in Health Sciences, INSP.
  • 2010 – Master of Health Sciences in Epidemiology, INSP.
  • 2008 – Surgeon, UNAM.

Academic appointments:

  • Researcher and Project Coordinator, National Institute of Public Health.
  • SNI I.
  • Researcher affiliated with CISIDAT.

Research interests:

  • Sexual and Reproductive Health.
  • Gynecology and Obstetrics.


Respectful and evidence-based birth care in Mexico (or lack thereof): An observational study. Montoya A, Fritz J, Labora A, Rodriguez M, Walker D, Treviño-Siller S, González-Hernández D, Lamadrid-Figueroa H. Women Birth. 2020 Feb 25. pii: S1871-5192(19)30391-9.

PRONTO training for obstetric and neonatal emergencies in Mexico. Walker DM, Cohen SR, Estrada F, Monterroso ME, Jenny A, Fritz J, Fahey J. International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics. 2012; 116: 128–133.

Modelo para estimación del comportamiento epidémico de la influenza A (H1N1) en México. Navarro-Robles E, Martínez-Matsushita L, López-Molina R, Fritz-Hernández J, Flores-Aldana BA, Mendoza-Pérez JC. Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2012; 31(4):269–74.

Admissions criteria as predictors of students’ academic success in master’s degree programs at the National Institute of Public Health of Mexico. Lamadrid-Figueroa H, Castillo-Castillo L, Fritz-Hernández J, Magaña-Valladares L. Public Health Rep. 2012;127(6):605-11.

Impact Evaluation of PRONTO Mexico: A Simulation-Based Program in Obstetric and Neonatal Emergencies and Team Training. Walker DM, Cohen SR, Fritz J, Olvera M, Zelek S, Fahey J, Romero-Martínez M, Montoya-Rodríguez A, Lamadrid-Figueroa H. Simulation in Healthcare. 2016, 10:4.

Towards an Inclusive and Evidence-Based Definition of the Maternal Mortality Ratio: An Analysis of the Distribution of Time after Delivery of Maternal Deaths in Mexico, 2010-2013. Hector Lamadrid-Figueroa, Alejandra Montoya, Jimena Fritz, Marisela Olvera, Luis M. Torres, Rafael Lozano. PloS One 11: 6. 1-11.

Can a simulation-based training program impact the use of evidence based routine practices at birth? Results of a hospital-based cluster randomized trial in Mexico. Fritz J, Walker DM, Cohen S, Angeles G, Lamadrid-Figueroa H. PloS One 12(3): e0172623.

Hospitals by day, dispensaries by night: Hourly fluctuations of Maternal Mortality within Mexican health institutions, 2010-2014. Lamadrid-Figueroa H, Montoya A, Fritz J, Ortiz-Panozo E, González-Hernández D, Suárez-López L, et al. PLOS ONE. 13(5): e0198275.

Health providers pass knowledge and abilities acquired by training in obstetric emergencies to their peers: the average treatment on the treated effect of PRONTO on delivery attendance in Mexico. Fritz J, Lamadrid-Figueroa H, Angeles G, Montoya A, Walker D. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 2018, 18:232.

Is it possible to incorporate evidence-based professional midwifery practices into public health services in Mexico? Treviño-Siller S, González-Hernández D, Fritz J, et al. Women and Birth. 2019, 977: 1-11.