José Félix Colón Burgos
José Félix Colón Burgos completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Puerto Rico, Cayey, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Mental Health, and a minor in Sociology. He continues his graduate studies on the Graduate School of Public Health of the University of Puerto Rico where he earned a Masters in Science on Research and Evaluation of Health Systems. Currently, he is a doctoral graduate on Public Health specializing in the study of the Social Determinants of Health. Jose has worked as a research evaluator with various community, state and international organizations aiming to tackle social and public health problematics from a social justice perspective. His research interests include the study of the social determinants of health, the effects of inequality and social structures in health, maternal and child health, access to health services and the study of the political economy of health. José is the principal ethnographer for the Syndemics Project and is responsible for carrying out and supervising ethnographic work as well as managing field data collection.