• Affiliate Professor, Global Health
  • Dean and Professor of Health Policy & Management, Berkeley School of Public Health
Stefano Bertozzi

School of Public Health
50 University Hall, #7360
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720
United States

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Dr. Stefano M. Bertozzi is dean 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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  • PhD (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  • MD (University of California (San Diego))
  • BS (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Country Affiliations 
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish
Health Topics 
  • Cost-Effectiveness
  • Delivery Logistics
  • Distance Learning
  • Drug and Vaccine Development
  • Education and Training
  • Global Health Governance
  • Health Disparities
  • Health Economics
  • Health Policy
  • Health Systems Strengthening and Human Resources Development
  • HIV Transmission
  • Implementation Science
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Male Circumcision
  • Metrics and Evaluation
  • Operations Research
  • Political Economy of Health
  • Poverty
  • Prevention
  • Quality Improvement
  • Social Determinants of Health
  • STDs (other than HIV)
  • TB
  • Viruses

Bertozzi SM, Gutiérrez JP. Poverty, cash transfers, and risk behaviours. The Lancet Global Health. 1 (6), e315-e316 (2013).

Galárraga, O., Sosa-Rubí, S. G., Infante, C., Gertler, P. J., & Bertozzi, S. M. Willingness-to-accept reductions in HIV risks: conditional economic incentives in Mexico. The European Journal of Health Economics. 2014 15(1): 41-55.

Bertozzi S, Padian NS, Wegbreit J, DeMaria LM, Feldman B, Gayle H, Gold J, Grant R, Isbell MT. HIV/AIDS Prevention and Treatment. In: Jamison DT, Breman JG, Measham AR, Alleyne G, Claeson M, Evans DB, Jha P, Mills A, Musgrove P, editors. Disease Control Priorities in Developing Countries. 2nd edition. Washington (DC): World Bank; 2006. Chapter 18.

Dow WH, White JS, Bertozzi SM. “Incentivizing Health Care Utilization and Health Outcomes”. In: Scheffler RM, editor. World Scientific Handbook of Global Health Economics and Public Policy: The Economics of Health and Health Systems (Vol. 1). Singapore: World Scientific; 2016.