Alejandra Cantoral, ScM, ScD

Researcher, Statistics Department

National Institute of Public Health


Alejandra Cantoral, ScM, ScD is a researcher in the Statistics Department in the Center for Evaluation Research and Surveys at the National Institute of Public Health in Cuernavaca, Mexico. Dr. Cantoral received her training in nutrition, and completed her masters and doctoral degrees in public health sciences with a special training in epidemiology at the School of Public Health, Mexico. She is certified by the National Board of Public Health Examiners. Additionally, Dr. Cantoral is an associate professor at the School of Public Health. Her publications are mainly focused in environmental exposure in children and her research is looking for risk factors related to obesity in pregnant women and children. Her interests as public health professional is generate scientific evidence that improve health policy in environmental health and obesity.

Project Title: Impact assessment of the clean clay strategy (lead free)
Project Objective: To determine barriers in the impact on health of the clean clay strategy.