Andrés Hoyos-Céspedes works as a Research Associate at ICH. Andres is part of multiple teams working on participatory evaluation, assessment and planning and research. Some of the areas of Andres work at ICH include evaluation and improvement of programs and interventions on healthcare delivery systems, behavioral health, and substance use, as well children, youth and families, and social determinants of health. Before coming to ICH, Andrés was part of different research groups and labs where he supported research on areas such as children and youth health, physical activity and wellbeing, and HIV prevention and sexual health.
Andrés holds a bachelor’s degree in Sociology and received his MPH from Northeastern University. He came to Massachusetts from Colombia and is a native Spanish speaker. Currently, he is living in the greater Boston area with his husband and two cat-daughters. Andrés loves nature, and likes going biking, running, or hiking in the New England trails and forests. Some of his hobbies include gardening and taking care of orchids and other houseplants, as well as taking photos, drawing, and singing along to his favorite songs.