Elí Andrade, MPH

Doctoral Candidate

Elí A. Andrade is a T32-trainee PhD student in the department of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh. He is originally from the Tijuana-San Diego border region, where he obtained a B.A. in Sociocultural Anthropology with emphasis in International Migration Studies from the University of California, San Diego in 2011. In 2016, he obtained an MPH in Social and Behavioral Sciences and a graduate certificate in Global Health from Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública in México. Before coming to Pittsburgh, Elí worked in diverse research projects focused on HIV prevention among female sex workers, injection drug users and migrants in the U.S.-México border region. While at Pitt, Elí will focus his research on HIV prevention among MSM and transgender women of color.