Stefano M. Bertozzi MD, PhD

Dean Emeritus
Professor, Health Policy and Management
  • PhD - Health Policy & Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 
  • MD - University of California San Diego
  • BS - Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Selected Publications: 

Silverman-Retana O, Lopez-Ridaura R, Servan-Mori E, Bautista-Arredondo S, Bertozzi SM. Cross-Sectional Association Between Length of Incarceration and Selected Risk Factors for Non-Communicable Chronic Diseases in Two Male Prisons of Mexico City. PLoS One. 2015 Sep 18;10(9):e0138063. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0138063. eCollection 2015.

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. A Cross-Sectional Study of Prisoners in Mexico City Comparing Prevalence of Transmissible Infections and Chronic Diseases with that in the General Population. PLoS One. 2015 Jul 20; 10(7):e0131718. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0131718. eCollection 2015.

Ritterman Weintraub ML, Fernald LC, Adler N, Bertozzi S, Syme SL. Perceptions of social mobility: development of a new psychosocial indicator associated with adolescent risk behaviors. Front Public Health. 2015 Apr 16;3:62. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2015.00062. eCollection 2015.

Khanna R, Stoddard PJ, Gonzales EN, Villagran-Flores M, Thomson J, Bayard P, Palos Lucio AG, Schillinger D, Bertozzi S, Gonzales R. An automated telephone nutrition support system for Spanish-speaking patients with diabetes. J Diabetes Sci Technol. 2014 Nov;8(6):1115-20. doi: 10.1177/1932296814550186. Epub 2014 Sep 19.


Dr. Stefano M. Bertozzi is dean emeritus and professor of health policy and management at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health. Previously, he directed the HIV and tuberculosis programs at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Dr. Bertozzi worked at the Mexican National Institute of Public Health as director of its Center for Evaluation Research and Surveys. He was the last director of the WHO Global Programme on AIDS and has also held positions with UNAIDS, the World Bank, and the government of the DRC.

He is currently co-chair of the Health Working Group for the UC–Mexico Initiative and co-editor of the Disease Control Priorities (DCP3) volume on HIV/AIDS, Malaria & Tuberculosis. He has served on governance and advisory boards for WHO, UNAIDS, the Global Fund, PEPFAR, the NIH, Duke University, the University of Washington and the AMA. He has advised NGOs, and ministries of health and social welfare in Asia, Africa and Latin America. He is a member of the National Academy of Medicine. He holds a bachelor’s degree in biology and a PhD in health policy and management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He earned his medical degree at UC San Diego, and trained in internal medicine at UC San Francisco.

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Other interests: 
  • Co-chair, Health Working Group, UC-Mexico Initiative.
  • Co-editor, Disease Control Priorities (DCP3) volume on HIV/AIDS, Malaria & Tuberculosis.