Tonatiuh Barrientos Gutierrez

M.D., Ph.D.

Co-Principal Investigator, ITC Mexico
Centro de Investigaci├│n en Salud Poblacional, Instituto Nacional de Salud P├║blica, Mexico

Tonatiuh Barrientos is a medical doctor at the Autonomous Metropolitan University in Mexico and a doctor in epidemiology by the University of Texas at Houston. He trained as a social epidemiologist at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, where we focused in the analysis of contextual and structural causes of disease. Tonatiuh is the Director of the Center for Population Health Research at the National Institute of Public Health and a member of the National System of Researchers in Mexico. He works in several areas of public health in Mexico, including tobacco control, obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease prevention, child development and teen pregnancy. Currently, Tonatiuh is invested in the identification of structural interventions to reduce addiction, chronic diseases and teen pregnancy.

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