Professor, Department of Epidemiology, John Hopkins University, US
Dr. Carlos Castillo-Salgado is a Professor of the Department of Epidemiology of the Bloomberg School of Public Health with joint appointments in the Department of Population, Family & Reproductive Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, and the School of Medicine, at Johns Hopkins University. His research interest areas are Epidemiological Methods for Planning and Evaluating Health Services; Epidemiologic Applications of Geographic Information Systems; Public Health Surveillance and Health Information Systems; Measuring Health Inequalities; Urban Health Metrics. Dr. Castillo-Salgado has pioneered the development of applied and field epidemiology training programs for public health professionals in the Americas. He has been a scientific and technical advisor for many ministries of health and intergovernmental organizations in innovative public health surveillance systems, measuring local health inequalities, advanced geospatial analysis, and socio-epidemiological risk assessments. Currently, Dr. Castillo-Salgado is the Director of the Global Public Health Observatory of the Bloomberg School of Public Health and Director of the Program in Epidemiology for Public Health Managers.