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.


  • [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.