Studying the nexus of health and international human rights law, focusing on strategic litigation and technical assistance, especially in Latin America.


The Health and Human Rights Initiative works to improve health through academic research that focuses on the nexus of health and international human rights law. Our team collaborates closely with local partners to build capacity, provide technical assistance, and pursue strategic litigation on health and human rights issues, especially in Latin America.

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Oscar Cabrera Headshot

Oscar A. Cabrera Director

Rebecca Reingold Headshot

Rebecca Reingold Associate Director (On Leave)

Silvia Serrano-Guzmán Headshot

Silvia Serrano-Guzmán Associate Director

Isabel Barbosa

Isabel Barbosa Senior Associate

Lucía Berro Pizzarossa Headshot

Lucía Berro Pizzarossa Associate

Cina, Margherita Headshot

Margherita M. Cinà Associate

Ivonne Garza Headshot

Ivonne Garza Senior Associate

Margherita Melillo Headshot

Margherita Melillo Associate

Aura Guerrero Headshot

Aura Guerrero Junior Associate

Fernanda Rodríguez-Pliego Headshot

Fernanda Rodríguez-Pliego Junior Associate

María Belén Saavedra headshot

María Belén Saavedra Senior Associate

Nick Townsend Headshot

Nick Townsend Program Associate

Sarah Wetter Headshot

Sarah Wetter Associate

Shivank Singh Headshot

Shivank Singh Program Coordinator

Natalia Acevedo Guerrero Headshot

Natalia Acevedo Guerrero Senior Consultant

Gretzel Headshot

Gretzel Brozovich Consultant

Tavor Ramirez Headshot

Ariadna Tovar Ramírez Senior Consultant

Valentina Castagnari Headshot

Valentina Castagnari Associate

Olohikhuae Egbokhare Headshot

Olohikhuae Egbokhare Associate

Shajoe Lake headshot

Shajoe J. Lake Fellow

Patricio Lopez Turconi Headshot

Patricio López Turconi Fellow

Francesca Nardi's Headshot

Francesca Nardi Junior Associate

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