- 2007 – Doctorate in Health Economics, Johns Hopkins University.
- 2004 – Master in Health Economics, Johns Hopkins University.
- 1996 – Master in Development Economics, American University.
- 1994 – Economics, University of the District of Columbia.
- Research professor at the Brown University School of Public Health in Providencia, RI, USA, since 2010.
- Visiting Professor at the Center for Population and Development Studies at Harvard University in Cambridge, MA, USA, in 2016.
- Researcher affiliated with CISIDAT.
- Empirical analysis of the impact of public health interventions, particularly HIV prevention and treatment, using econometric techniques such as difference in differences, discontinuous regression, instrumental variables, propensity scores, etc.
- The most interesting topics focus on using conditioned economic incentives for behavior change, evaluation of health insurance systems, and cost-effectiveness applications.
- He previously held academic appointments at the University of California, Berkeley, and the Institute of Public Health in Cuernavaca, Mexico (2006-2010).
- He has been Associate Officer for Economic Affairs for the United Nations Commission for Africa (UNECA) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (1999-2001);
- Research Analyst for Mathematica Policy Research, Inc. (1998-1999); Manager of the Economic Analysis Program for the Micronutrient Interventions Project (OMNI) for USAID (1996-1998) and consultant for various international organizations such as UNAIDS, the World Bank, the World Health Organization, and the Global Fund for the fight against AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria.