Jose Gabriel Siri, PhD, MPH, BSResearch Fellow, United Nations University
José Siri is an epidemiologist focusing on systems thinking for urban health research and policy—he joined UNU-IIGH in February 2014 as a Research Fellow in Urban Health.
Dr. Siri works extensively with the International Council for Science (ICSU) initiative Health and Wellbeing in the Changing Urban Environment – a Systems Analysis Approach, a global programme co-sponsored by UNU, along with ICSU and the Interacademy Medical Panel (IAMP). He previously worked at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) in Laxenburg, Austria. Dr. Siri is an associate editor for the Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública/Pan American Journal of Public Health (RPSP/PAJPH), the journal of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), and co-founder of a new network for urban health research in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC-Urban Health).
He earned his BS in Ecology and Systematics from Cornell University, and his MPH in International Health and PhD in Epidemiology from the University of Michigan.