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Hector Olvera Alvarez

 
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Hector Olvera Alvarez
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Associate Professor, School of Nursing
Director, Research at School of Nursing

My research experience stems from epidemiological and biomedical studies focused environmental health and health disparities issues. Currently, I am looking at the epigenetic processes through which childhood stress impacts our immune system increasing our susceptibility to air pollution exposure and risk to cardiovascular and mental health.

KEYWORDS

  1. Environmental health
  2. Exposure Science (Air Pollution).
  3. Health and Social Disparities

UTEP STRATEGIC AREAS

  1. Education for the 21st Century Demographic
  2. Energy & Environment
  3. Health & Biomedical Sciences and Engineering
  4. Cross-cutting: Emerging Technologies: Information Technology, Biotechnology & Nanotechnology
  5. Cross-cutting: U.S. –Mexico and Latin America: Social and Behavioral Issues