Academic formation:

  • 2018 – Master in Global Health, University of Washington.
  • 2016 – BA in Geography, Macalester College.

Current positions: 

  • Leader of the Scientific Drafting Committee, CISIDAT, A.C.


  • In the last 4 years, Lily has worked on public health projects on both sides of the border, for the National Institute of Public Health (INSP) in Mexico and the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) in Seattle. , Washington. She currently works on the Communication team for the Department of Health in Seattle.

Themes of interest:

  • Her work covers topics such as: communication of information to the public, visualizations, mixed methods, and use of social networks.


  • Alexander, L. T., Fuentes-Rivera, E., Saavedra-Avendaño, B., Schiavon, R., Rueda, N. M., Hernández, B., … & Darney, B. G. (2019). Utilisation of second-trimester spontaneous and induced abortion services in public hospitals in Mexico, 2007–2015. BMJ sexual & reproductive health45(4), 283-289.
  • Kyu, H. H., Bachman, V. F., Alexander, L. T., Mumford, J. E., Afshin, A., Estep, K., … & Cercy, K. (2016). Physical activity and risk of breast cancer, colon cancer, diabetes, ischemic heart disease, and ischemic stroke events: systematic review and dose-response meta-analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013. bmj, 354, i3857.
  • Forouzanfar, M. H., Afshin, A., Alexander, L. T., Anderson, H. R., Bhutta, Z. A., Biryukov, S., … & Cohen, A. J. (2016). Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 79 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks, 1990–2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. The Lancet, 388(10053), 1659-1724.