Oswaldo Palma Coca, Act., M.S.

opalmac@gmail.com

Oswaldo Palma Coca is Technical Director for the 2010 Census at the Mexican National Statistics and Geographic Institute. Palma Coca has a bachelor’s degree in actuarial science and a master's degree in statistics and operations research from the Applied Mathematics and Systems Institute, National Autonomous University of México. Previously, Palma Coca headed up the Strategic Projects and Sampling at the Research Center for Evaluation and Surveys within the National Public Health Institute of México. There, he contributed to several major government funded efforts to collect population level data concerning health and social patterns of the Mexican population, including the National Health and Nutrition Survey, National Survey of Violence Against Women in Mexico, the Oportunidades Evaluation, and the National Health System Performance Survey.

Research Interests and Projects

Oswaldo Palma Coca’s research interests include migration and health, youth risk behavior, violence against women and tobacco control.

Contact Information: opalmac@gmail.com

Publications

Olaíz, Gustavo, Rojas, Rosalba, Valdez, Rosario, Franco, Aurora, and Palma, Oswaldo. (2006) Prevalecía de diferentes tipos de violencia en usuarias del sector salud en México. Salud Pública de México 1; 48; S14-S20.

Cuevas, Sofia, Blanco, Julia, Juárez, Clara, Palma, Oswaldo, and Valdez-Santiago, Rosario. (2006) Violencia y embarazo en usuarias del sector salud en estados de alta marginación en México. Salud Pública de México 1; 48; S32-S42.

Olaiz, Gustavo, Franco, Aurora, Palma, Oswaldo, Echarri, Carlos, Valdez, Rosario, and Herrera, Cristina. (2006) Diseño metodológico de la Encuesta Nacional de Violencia contra la Mujer en México. Salud Pública de México 1;48; S110-S117.

Palma-Coca, Oswaldo, and Olaiz-Fernández, Gustavo. (2005) Metodologia de la Encuesta Nacional del Desempeño. Salud Pública de México 1; 47; S66-S74.

Olaíz, Gustavo, Rojas, Rosalba, Valdez, Rosario, Franco, Aurora, and Palma, Oswaldo. (2006) Prevalecía de diferentes tipos de violencia en usuarias del sector salud en México. Salud Pública de México 1; 48; S14-S20.

Cuevas, Sofia, Blanco, Julia, Juárez, Clara, Palma, Oswaldo, and Valdez-Santiago, Rosario. (2006) Violencia y embarazo en usuarias del sector salud en estados de alta marginación en México. Salud Pública de México 1; 48; S32-S42.

Olaiz, Gustavo, Franco, Aurora, Palma, Oswaldo, Echarri, Carlos, Valdez, Rosario, and Herrera, Cristina. (2006) Diseño metodológico de la Encuesta Nacional de Violencia contra la Mujer en México. Salud Pública de México 1;48; S110-S117.