Dr. Carlos Castillo-Salgado

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 of the Johns Hopkins University. He is the Director of the Global Public Health Observatory of the Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Director of the Certificate Training Program in Epidemiology for Public Health Managers. Currently is one the Co-Chair of the WHO/UN DESA’s Technical Advisory Group on Covid-19 Mortality Assessment.

During more than two decades, he served in technical and senior leadership positions at the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization. He has been a scientific and technical advisor for many ministries of health and intergovernmental organizations in innovative public health surveillance systems, measuring global and local health inequalities, advanced geospatial analysis, and epidemiological risk assessments.

He has received many national and international honors and awards including the PAHO/WHO Director’s Award, the OTHLI Medal from the Government of Mexico, the AMTRA-2016 Award (Best Professor and Mentor at the Bloomberg School of Public Health/Johns Hopkins University), the “Distinguished Alumni, 2017 Award” (from the Johns Hopkins University Alumni Association), Inducted new Numerary Academic Member of the National Academy of Medicine of Mexico, 2017, the “Golden Apple Award, 2018” from the BSPH and others for his leadership in epidemiology and public health.