David Emmanuel Castañeda Vasquez, MD

Professor of Preventive Medicine and Public Health

Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León


Dr. David Castañeda Vasquez is a professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health of the Faculty of Medicine, Autonomous University of Nuevo León, in Mexico, where he also received his medical degree. Dr. Castañeda is interested in healthcare from a gender perspective, global health, and social determinants of health. He is currently also completing a Master of Public Health Science. During his time as a PH-LEADER program participant, he hopes to learn how to foster international collaborations for health programs and studies, and to monitor, manage and evaluate them, utilizing evidence-based strategies.

Project Title: Educational intervention in dietary guidance in medical students aged 18-29 years at the Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon School of Medicine