Formación Académica.
  • Doctorado en Salud Pública y Políticas de Salud, en la Escuela de Higiene y Medicina Tropical de Londres.
  • Maestría en Políticas Públicas en la Universidad de Chicago.
  • Licenciatura en Relaciones Internacionales, Universidad Iberoamericana.
Líneas de investigación actuales.
  • Determinantes económicos y sociales del envejecimiento.
  • Políticas de salud y cuidados a la Demencia.
  • Necesidades de atención y servicios para personas mayores.
  • Cuidados de largo plazo.
  • Políticas y Sistemas de salud con enfoque en envejecimiento y personas mayores.
Proyectos de investigación vigentes.
  • Pruebas digitales en el entorno de atención primaria para detectar el deterioro cognitivo seguido de biomarcadores en sangre para apoyar el diagnóstico de la enfermedad de Alzheimer. Un estudio piloto.
Producción científica de los últimos 5 años.
  1. Salcher‐Konrad, M., Shi, C., Patel, D., McDaid, D., Astudillo‐García, C. I., Bobrow, K., Choy, J., Comas‐Herrera, A., Fry, A., Knapp, M., Leung, D. K. Y., Lopez‐Ortega, M., Lorenz‐Dant, K., Musyimi, C., Ndetei, D., Nguyen, T. A., Oliveira, D., Putra, A., Vara, A., … STRiDE Evidence Review Group. (2023). Research evaluating the effectiveness of dementia interventions in low‐ and middle‐income countries: A systematic mapping of 340 randomised controlled trials. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 38(7), e5965. https://doi.org/10.1002/gps.5965
  2. Gutiérrez-Robledo LM, García-Peña C, García-Chanes RE, Max-Monroy E, López-Ortega M. Ageing and Health in Central America and the Caribbean. Challenges of Design and Implementation of Recommendations in an Unequal and Heterogeneous Context. In: Formosa, M., & Shankardass, M.K. (Eds.). (2023). The United Nations Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing: Global Perspectives (1st ed.). Routledge India. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003300724
  3. Gutiérrez-Robledo, L., Garcia-Peña, C., García-Chanes, R., Max-Monroy, E., & López-Ortega, M. (2022). Ageing and Health in Central America and the Caribbean (pp. 196-209). https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003300724-17
  4. López-Ortega, M. (2022). Pathways of care: the experience and costs of caring for family members living with dementia in Mexico. Innovation in Aging, 6, 168-169. https://doi.org/10.1093/geroni/igac059.669
  5. Barragán-García M, Ramírez-Aldana R, López-Ortega M, Sánchez-García S, García-Peña C. (2022). Widowhood Status and Cognitive Function in Community-Dwelling Older Adults from the Mexican Health and Aging Study (MHAS). Journal of Population Aging; 15(3)       605-622.
  6. Alvarez, A., Vazquez, C., López-Ortega, M., & Angel, J. (2022). A comparison of rural–urban differences in out-of-pocket expenses among older Mexicans with diabetes. Frontiers in Public Health, 10. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpubh.2022.1025159
  7. López-Ortega, M., & Aguila, E. (2022). Non-Contributory Pensions, Functional Limitations, and Unpaid Family Care for Older Adults in Mexico. Journal of aging and health, 34, 8982643221110093. https://doi.org/10.1177/08982643221110093
  8. Cantu, P., Kim, J., López-Ortega, M., Rote, S., Mejia, S., & Angel, J. (2022). Living Arrangements and Dementia Among the Oldest Old: A Comparison of Mexicans and Mexican Americans. Innovation in Aging, 6. https://doi.org/10.1093/geroni/igac014
  9. Andrade, F., López-Ortega, M., Aguila, E., & Grasso, S. (2021). Framing Binational Challenges of Mental and Cognitive Health Care in Mexican-Origin Older Adults: Consensus Findings. Innovation in Aging, 5, 479-479. https://doi.org/10.1093/geroni/igab046.1845
  10. Kim, J., Rote, S., Mejia, S., López-Ortega, M., Angel, J., & Cantu, P. (2021). Dementia and Living Arrangements Among Mexicans and Mexican Americans. Innovation in Aging, 5, 478-479. https://doi.org/10.1093/geroni/igab046.1843
  11. Torres-Castro, S., Rabaneda Bueno, R., López-Ortega, M., Gutiérrez-Robledo, L., & Guzman, A. (2021). Multicomponent Staff Training Intervention to Improve Residential Dementia Care (PROCUIDA-Demencia): A Mixed-Methods 2-Arm Cluster Randomized Controlled Pilot and Clinical Outcomes Study. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 23. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jamda.2021.09.035
  12. Breuer, E., Freeman, E., Alladi, S., Breedt, M., Govia, I., López-Ortega, M., Musyimi, C., Oliveira, D., Pattabiraman, M., Sani, T., Schneider, M., Swaffer, K., Taylor, D., Taylor, E., & Comas Herrera, A. (2021). Active inclusion of people living with dementia in planning for dementia care and services in low- and middle-income countries. Dementia, 21, 147130122110414. https://doi.org/10.1177/14713012211041426
  13. Angel, J., Gutiérrez-Robledo, L., & López-Ortega, M. (2021). Preface: Population Aging and the Evolution of Dementia Care (pp. 1-8). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-70119-2_1
  14. Grasso, S., Andrade, F., López-Ortega, M., & Aguila, E. (2021). Framing Challenges of Dementia and Mental Health Care in Mexican-origin Older Adults in Mexico and the United States: Consensus Agenda Findings and Recommendations (pp. 325-333). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-70119-2_17
  15. Breuer, E., Comas Herrera, A., Freeman, E., Albanese, E., Alladi, S., Amour, R., Evans-Lacko, S., Ferri, C., Govia, I., Astudillo-García, C., Knapp, M., Lefevre, M., López-Ortega, M., Lund, C., Musyimi, C., Ndetei, D., Oliveira, D., Palmer, T., Pattabiraman, M., & Schneider, M. (2021). Beyond the project: Building a strategic theory of change to address dementia care, treatment and support gaps across seven middle-income countries. Dementia, 21, 147130122110291. https://doi.org/10.1177/14713012211029105
  16. Angel, J., Vega, W., Gutiérrez-Robledo, L., López-Ortega, M., Andrade, F., Grasso, S., & Rote, S. (2021). Optimizing Dementia Care for Mexicans and Mexican-Origin U.S. Residents. The Gerontologist, 62. https://doi.org/10.1093/geront/gnab075
  17. González-Bautista, E.; Gutiérrez-Robledo, L. M. F.; López-Ortega, M.; Sosa-Tinoco, E. 2021. Towards a long-term care system in Mexico. In: Pablo Villalobos Dintrans (ed.) The Future of Long-Term Care. New York: Nova Science Publishers, pp. 173-215.
  18. Andrade, F., López Ortega, M. (2021) Unmet Needs for Personal Assistance among Older Adults in Mexico: 2001–2015 en: Angel, J., López Ortega, M., Gutiérrez Robledo, LM. (Eds.) Understanding the Context of Cognitive Aging Mexico and the United States. Switzerland: Springer, 2021; pp. 205-226. ISBN 978-3-030-700118-5.
  19. Armenta, G., Aguila, E., López Ortega, M., Mejía-Arango, S. (2021) Impact of Supplemental Income on Major Depressive Episodes of Older Adults in Mexico en: Angel, J., López Ortega, M., Gutiérrez Robledo, LM. (Eds.) Understanding the Context of Cognitive Aging Mexico and the United States. Switzerland: Springer, 2021; pp. 265-288. ISBN 978-3-030-700118-5.
  20. Mena, J., Sosa-Tinoco, E., Flores-Castro, M., López-Ortega, M., & Gutiérrez-Robledo, L. (2021). COVID-19 and long-term care facilities in Mexico: A debt that cannot be postponed. Gaceta medica de Mexico, 157. https://doi.org/10.24875/GMM.20000549
  21. Mejia, S., Aguila, E., López-Ortega, M., Gutiérrez-Robledo, L., Vega, W., Andrade, F., Rote, S., Grasso, S., Markides, K., & Angel, J. (2020). Health and social correlates of dementia in oldest‐old Mexican‐origin populations. Alzheimer’s & Dementia: Translational Research & Clinical Interventions, 6. https://doi.org/10.1002/trc2.12105
  22. Torres, J., Mitchell, U., Sofrygin, O., Rudolph, K., López-Ortega, M., Sharif, M., Wong, R., & Glymour, M. (2020). Associations between spousal caregiving and health among older adults in Mexico: A targeted estimation approach. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 36. https://doi.org/10.1002/gps.5477
  23. López-Ortega, M., Mejia, S., Aguila, E., Gutiérrez-Robledo, L., Vega, W., Andrade, F., Grasso, S., & Angel, J. (2020). Likely Dementia and Its Implication for Support Among the Oldest-Old in Mexico and the United States. Innovation in Aging, 4, 574-574. https://doi.org/10.1093/geroni/igaa057.1907
  24. López-Ortega, M., & Konigsberg, M. (2020). Health-related quality of life among Jewish older persons in Mexico and its determinants. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes, 18. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12955-020-01401-4
  25. Mejia, S., López-Ortega, M., & Barba-Ramírez, L. (2020). Behavioral and Psychosocial Treatments of Dementia in Mexico (pp. 267-280). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-0716-0132-7_15
  26. López-Ortega, M., & Gutiérrez-Robledo, L. (2019). Care dependency in old age in mexico: situational analysis, implications, and recommendations. Innovation in Aging, 3, S65-S65. https://doi.org/10.1093/geroni/igz038.250
  27. Salcher-Konrad, M., Naci, H., McDaid, D., Alladi, S., Oliveira, D., Fry, A., Hussein, S., Knapp, M., Musyimi, C., Ndetei, D., López-Ortega, M., & Comas Herrera, A. (2019). Effectiveness of interventions for dementia in low- and middle-income countries: Protocol for a systematic review, pairwise and network meta-analysis. BMJ Open, 9, e027851. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-027851
  28. Angst, S., Aguila, E., & López-Ortega, M. (2019). Determinants of Informal Care Supply for Older Adults in Yucatan, Mexico: Effects of Space, Time and Place. En Contextualizing Health and Aging in the Americas: Effects of Space, Time and Place (pp. 337-358). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-00584-9_16
  29. Parra-Rodríguez, L., Gonzalez Meljem, J. M., Gomez, H., Gutiérrez-Robledo, L., López-Ortega, M., Garcia-Peña, C., & Medina Campos, R. (2019). The Burden of Disease in Mexican Older Adults: Premature Mortality Challenging a Limited-Resource Health System. Journal of Aging and Health, 32, 089826431983651. https://doi.org/10.1177/0898264319836514
  30. Andrade, F., & López-Ortega, M. (2019). The Magnitude of Health Inequalities Among Older Adults in Brazil and Mexico: Effects of Space, Time and Place. En Contextualizing Health and Aging in the Americas: Effects of Space, Time and Place (pp. 181-198). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-00584-9_9
  31. Giraldo-Rodriguez, L., Guevara-Jaramillo, N., Agudelo-Botero, M., Dolores, M., & López-Ortega, M. (2019). Qualitative exploration of the experiences of informal care-givers for dependent older adults in Mexico City. Ageing and Society, 39, 1-20. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0144686X18000478
Perfil de ResearchGate y número de ORCID.