MPH, Health Leader, Consultant and Innovator
Antón Castellanos Usigli, MPH, is a healthcare leader, consultant and innovator. He is the founder and CEO of ACU Innovation and Consulting, a New York City-based consulting firm specialized in healthcare strategy, innovation, executive leadership, multi-sectoral partnerships, inclusivity, patient insights, patient retention and patient experience. Since 2020, Antón has consulted at the executive level of AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), working to strengthen patient retention and re-engagement nationwide. He is also a consultant for the public health division at Fenway Health in Boston, MA, focused on increasing the volume of patients through digital marketing strategies, strengthening program design and patient experience for Latinx clients. Since 2018, he sits in the National Board of PFLAG, the largest organization in the United States uniting LGBTQ+ people with families, friends and allies.
Antón served as the Director of HIV/STI Prevention of Wyckoff Heights Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY, where he designed and developed sexual health programs that deliver services such as HIV/STI testing, STI treatment, Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) and linkage to HIV medical care to hundreds of patients every year. In 2016, he started an innovative digital outreach strategy to link men who have sex with men (MSM) to sexual health services through dating apps. Antón's work on HIV prevention in Brooklyn has been featured by NBC News, The Guardian, Vox and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Antón is a Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) candidate at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and a former Cheng Fellow at the Social Innovation and Change Initiative of the Harvard Kennedy School. He has a Master of Public Health from Columbia University in New York City, a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City and has been a speaker in Congresses across twelve countries.