Director of the Division of Health Economics and Health Systems Innovations at the National Institute of Public Health of México (INSP).


  • MSc Health Economics, Center for Research and Teaching in Economics (CIDE).
  • BS Economics, UAM.

Academic appointments:

  • Area Director in Health Services and Systems Innovation (CISS) of the National Institute of Public Health.
    National System of Researchers.
  • Affiliated researcher at CISIDAT.
  • Visiting Professor at UC Berkeley.

Research interests:

  • Impact evaluation of social and health programs.
  • Economic evaluation of health interventions.
  • Analysis of technical efficiency and its determinants in health programs.

Featured projects:

  • Principal Investigator of the project (ORPHEA) funded by the Gates Foundation, in which he is investigating technical efficiency in the implementation of HIV preventive interventions in five African countries.

Publication selection

  • [Analysis and reflections on the 2019 initiative that reforms Mexico’s Ley General de Salud]. Reyes-Morales H, Dreser-Mansilla A, Arredondo-López A, Bautista-Arredondo S, Ávila-Burgos L. Salud Publica Mex. 2019 Sep-Oct;61(5):685-691.
  • The relationship between management practices and the efficiency and quality of voluntary medical male circumcision services in four African countries. Salas-Ortiz A, La Hera-Fuentes G, Nance N, Sosa-Rubí SG, Bautista-Arredondo S. PLoS One. 2019 Oct 3;14(10):e0222180.
  • Proactive community case management and child survival: protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial. Whidden C, Treleaven E, Liu J, Padian N, Poudiougou B, Bautista-Arredondo S, Fay MP, Samaké S, Cissé AB, Diakité D, Keita Y, Johnson AD, Kayentao K. BMJ Open. 2019 Aug 26;9(8):e027487.
  • Move on Bikes Program: A Community-Based Physical Activity Strategy in Mexico City. Medina C, Romero-Martinez M, Bautista-Arredondo S, Barquera S, Janssen I. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2019 May 14;16(10). pii: E1685.
  • Protocol for the evaluation of the population-level impact of Zimbabwe’s prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission program option B+: a community based serial cross-sectional study. Koyuncu A, Dufour MK, McCoy SI, Bautista-Arredondo S, Buzdugan R, Watadzaushe C, Dirawo J, Mushavi A, Mahomva A, Cowan F, Padian N. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2019 Jan 8;19(1):15.
  • The role of management on costs and efficiency in HIV prevention interventions for female sex workers in Nigeria: a cluster-randomized control trial. Bautista-Arredondo S, Nance N, Salas-Ortiz A, Akeju D, Oluwayinka AG, Ezirim I, Anenih J, Chima C, Amanze O, Omoregie G, Ogungbemi K, Aliyu SH. Cost Eff Resour Alloc. 2018 Oct 23;16:37.
  • Influence of supply-side factors on voluntary medical male circumcision costs in Kenya, Rwanda, South Africa, and Zambia. Bautista-Arredondo S, Sosa-Rubi SG, Opuni M, Contreras-Loya D, La Hera-Fuentes G, Kwan A, Chaumont C, Chompolola A, Condo J, Dzekedzeke K, Galarraga O, Martinson N, Masiye F, Nsanzimana S, Wamai R, Wang’ombe J; ORPHEA study team. PLoS One. 2018 Sep 13;13(9):e0203121.
  • Efficiency of HIV services in Nigeria: Determinants of unit cost variation of HIV counseling and testing and prevention of mother-to-child transmission interventions. Bautista-Arredondo S, La Hera-Fuentes G, Contreras-Loya D, Kwan A, Van Buren SJ, Amanze OO, Atobatele A, Adeyemi A, Abatta E, Ogungbemi KM, Sosa-Rubí SG. PLoS One. 2018 Sep 7;13(9):e0201706.
  • Syndemic Vulnerability and Condomless Sex Among Incarcerated Men in Mexico City: A Latent Class Analysis. Bourey C, Stephenson R, Bautista-Arredondo S. AIDS Behav. 2018 Dec;22(12):4019-4033.
  • Comparing risk environments for HIV among people who inject drugs from three cities in Northern Mexico. Ospina-Escobar A, Magis-Rodríguez C, Juárez F, Werb D, Bautista Arredondo S, Carreón R, Ramos ME, Strathdee S. Harm Reduct J. 2018 May 18;15(1):27.