Director of the Caribbean Centre for Health Systems Research and Development and Professor of Biostatistics and Public Health Research at the Faculty of Medical Sciences from The University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago. He is a Chartered Statistician and Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society, UK as well as a Registered Public Health Nutritionist and a member of the Global Steering Group of the WHO Evidence-informed Policy Network (EVIPNet). He has published over 75 scientific papers in peer-reviewed international journals with over 4000 citations, in addition to chapters in books/encyclopedia.
Lucy Kuhn-Barrientos is a Health Policy Analyst and Project Coordinator for the Evidence-Informed Health Policies Unit in the Ministry of Health of Chile and Team Lead in the Partnership for Evidence and Equity in Responsive Social Systems (PEERSS). Prior to these roles, Lucy was the Head of the Health Economics Department at the Ministry of Health. She has worked in the academia, in other public institutions in Chile and England, and has been a Consultant in international organizations as the Pan American Health Organization and the Inter-American Development Bank. Lucy holds an MSc in International Health Policies – Health Economics from the London School of Economics, an MSc in Public Policies from the University of Chile and a Diploma in Public Policy from the University of Chicago.
Daniel F. Patiño Lugo
Daniel F. Patiño-Lugo, is a professor at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Antioquia in Colombia. He is co-founder of the Evidence and Deliberation Unit for decision making (UNED): a research team that uses global and local evidence to inform Colombia’s health policies. Previously, he was the director of the Medical Research Institute of the Faculty of Medicine. Daniel holds a PhD in Health Policy from McMaster University, Canada.
Laura is the Executive Director of Instituto Veredas, a Brazilian NGO dedicated to knowledge translation for public policies. Co-Director of the Latin American and the Caribbean Evidence Hub and Member of WHO EVIPNet Global Steering Committee.