Gabriel Ibarra-Mejia

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Gabriel Ibarra-Mejia
Associate Professor, Public Health Sciences

Dr. Ibarra-Mejia is currently an assistant professor in the Public Health Sciences at UTEP. He is a trained MD with more than 30 years of experience, and a Ph.D. in Environmental Science and Engineering. He also holds an MS degree in Ergonomics and a PostDoc in Public Health. His research interests relate to the epidemiology and risk assessment of environmental and occupational exposures, and ergonomics. Has conducted and collaborated extensively in projects on epidemiological environmental and occupational health risk assessment, prevention of work-related musculoskeletal disorders, design of healthy work and leisure environment, construction work health and safety, workplace health and wellness, and health applications of GIS.


  1. Occupational health
  2. Environmental health
  3. Ergonomics
  4. COVID-19
  5. Epidemiology
  6. Health Applications of GIS.