• PhD – Health Policy and Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
  • Medicine – University of California, San Diego.
  • BA – Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Academic appointments: 

  • Dean Emeritus and Professor of Health Policy and Management at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health.
  • Director a.i. UCMX Alliance.
  • Berkeley Co-Director of the China Public Health Program.
  • Affiliate Professor at INSP and the University of Washington.

Research interests:

  • Economic evaluation.
  • Impact evaluation.
  • Implementation Science.

Featured projects:

  • Previously, he directed the HIV and TB programs at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Dr. Bertozzi worked at the National Institute of Public Health of Mexico as director of the Center for Research in Evaluation and Surveys. He was the last director of the WHO Global Program on AIDS and also held positions in UNAIDS, the World Bank and the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
  • He has served on the governing boards and advisory boards of the East Bay Community Foundation, HopeLab, UNICEF, WHO, UNAIDS, the Global Fund, PEPFAR, the NIH, Duke University, the University of Washington and the American Association of Doctors. He has advised NGOs and ministries of health and social welfare in Asia, Africa and Latin America.

Selected publications

  • Prison environment and non-communicable chronic disease modifiable risk factors: length of incarceration trend analysis in Mexico City. Silverman-Retana O, Servan-Mori E, Bertozzi SM, Orozco-Nuñez E, Bautista-Arredondo S, Lopez-Ridaura R. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2018 Apr;72(4):342-348.
  • Community-based prevention leads to an increase in condom use and a reduction in sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among men who have sex with men (MSM) and female sex workers (FSW): the Frontiers Prevention Project (FPP) evaluation results. Gutierrez JP, McPherson S, Fakoya A, Matheou A, Bertozzi SM. BMC Public Health. 2010 Aug 18;10:497. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-10-497.
  • Cross-Sectional Association between Length of Incarceration and Selected Risk Factors for Non-Communicable Chronic Diseases in Two Male Prisons of Mexico City. Silverman-Retana O, Lopez-Ridaura R, Servan-Mori E, Bautista-Arredondo S, Bertozzi SM. PLoS One. 2015 Sep 18;10(9):e0138063.
  • A Cross-Sectional Study of Prisoners in Mexico City Comparing Prevalence of Transmissible Infections and Chronic Diseases with That in the General Population. Bautista-Arredondo S, González A, Servan-Mori E, Beynon F, Juarez-Figueroa L, Conde-Glez CJ, Gras N, Sierra-Madero J, Lopez-Ridaura R, Volkow P, Bertozzi SM. PLoS One. 2015 Jul 20;10(7):e0131718.
  • Risk behaviors of 15-21 year olds in Mexico lead to a high prevalence of sexually transmitted infections: results of a survey in disadvantaged urban areas. Gutierrez JP, Bertozzi SM, Conde-Glez CJ, Sanchez-Aleman MA. BMC Public Health. 2006 Feb 27;6:49.
  • Cost of AIDS care in Mexico: what are its main individual predictors? Aracena B, Gutiérrez JP, Bertozzi SM, Gertler P. Arch Med Res. 2005 Sep-Oct;36(5):560-6. PMID: 16099339 Similar articles Select item 19082254 7. Costing of scaling up HIV/AIDS treatment in Mexico. Bautista-Arredondo S, Dmytraczenko T, Kombe G, Bertozzi SM. Salud Publica Mex. 2008;50 Suppl 4:S437-44.
  • Correlates of condom use in a sample of MSM in Ecuador. Gutiérrez JP, Molina-Yepez D, Morrison K, Samuels F, Bertozzi SM. BMC Public Health. 2006 Jun 12;6:152. PMID: 16768794 Free PMC Article Similar articles Select item 16682420 9. HIV prevention in Mexican schools: prospective randomised evaluation of intervention. Walker D, Gutierrez JP, Torres P, Bertozzi SM. BMJ. 2006 May 20;332(7551):1189-94.
  • Herpes simplex virus type 2 among Mexican high school adolescents: prevalence and association with community characteristics. Gutierrez JP, Conde-González CJ, Walker DM, Bertozzi SM. Arch Med Res. 2007 Oct;38(7):774-82.