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José Luis Castro, Cuban, American public health administrator, educator. Recipient Distinguished Achievement award, 1998.


Castro, José Luis was born on June 5, 1966 in Camagüey, Cuba. Son of José Domingo and Edilia S. (García) Castro. came to the United States, 1980. United States citizen, 1986.


Bachelor, Pace University, 1988. Metropolitan Golf Association, University Pennsylvania, 1990. Postgraduate, Columbia University.


Assistant to deputy commissioner, Department Health, Philadelphia, 1989-1990;assistant to director, Department Finance, Philadelphia, 1990-1991;senior analyst, New York City Department Health, 1991-1994;assistant director operations, bureau of Tuberculosis Control, New York City, 1994-1995;director operations, bureau of Tuberculosis Control, New York City, 1995-1998;coordinator operations research, World Health Organization, New Delhi, since 1998. Lecturer politics Pace U., New York City, since 1991, capital campaign advisor, 1994-1998, foundation committee, 1996-1998. Cultural events committee St. Augustine's 125th Anniversary, Brooklyn, 1995-1996.

Deputy city registar Vital Records, 1996. Consultant Tuberculosis program in India, World Health Organization, since 1998.


President Dyson College Alumni Association, New York City, 1995-1996. Member Dyson College Advisory Council, since 1995. Chairman board National Model United Nations Trust, New York City, since 1989.

Coordinator People and Politics Forum, New York City, 1984-1988, vice chairman American Society Public Administration, Philadelphia, 1990-1991. Active Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome & Adolescents Network of New York. Member American Association of University Professors, American Public Health Association, International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases, Public Health Association New York, United Nations Association United States of America, American Political Science Association, Center for Study of the Presidency, American Management Association, National Trust for History Preservation, International Social Sciences Honor Society, The Spanish Institute, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Newcomen Society of the United States, Academy of Political Science, The Penn Club (charter), Chemists Club of New York City.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: classical music, photography, American history, rowing. Fax: 91-11-331-8607.


Son of (García) C.