Dr. Daniel Bernal Serrano is an academic physician specializing in health policy research. He currently coordinates the Health Policy Initiative at the Tec de Monterrey School of Government and provides guidance to the Global Health Initiative at Tec de Monterrey Medical School. Previously, he held the position of Medical Director at the National Center for HIV/AIDS in the Mexican Ministry of Health and has contributed to organizations such as the Pan-American Health Organization, Partners In Health, the Mexican Red Cross, and the National Academy of Medicine. Dr. Bernal Serrano holds an MD degree from Tec de Monterrey, further specializing in Internal Medicine at Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. He earned a Master’s in Humanistic Studies from Tec de Monterrey and completed an MSc program in Health Policy, Planning, and Financing through a partnership between The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and The London School of Economics & Political Science. His research methodology encompasses a wide range, including quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods, enabling him to approach complex issues from various angles. With a rich background as an educator and mentor, he has been actively shaping minds at Tec de Monterrey since 2014. Dr. Bernal Serrano has forged collaborative relationships with academic institutions worldwide, showcasing a vast network of global researchers. This global engagement is exemplified by his integral role as Early Career Researcher at the Lancet Commission on Cancer and Health Systems.