About Jose Luis  Gonzalez

Jose Luis Gonzalez, MSc, MPH, is a research program coordinator at the CARE Research Center at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Jose was born and raised in Colombia where he got his bachelor’s and master’s degree in Economics. He also completed his Master of Public Health with a concentration in Global Health at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. His prior work includes the evaluation of the health care reform in Colombia and the design and implementation of a nationwide community-based childhood malnutrition screening project in partnership with Unicef. At Harvard, he worked as a Research Assistant with the Women and Health Initiative (W&HI) and the Global Maternal and Child Health Research Program. More recently, he interned with Pharos Global Health, a Boston-based non-profit policy and advisory organization, where he was part of a multidisciplinary team that evaluated Colombia’s readiness to transition from Global Fund financing. His research interests include global health program design and evaluation, sexual and reproductive health and rights, and health equity. Jose is passionate about the study of health systems and exploring collaborative ways to provide high-quality health care to people living in extreme poverty, especially those in rural locations. 

Departments, Centers & Programs: