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Maria Amaya

 
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El Paso Texas, 79968
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Maria Alvarez Amaya
Professor, School of Nursing - Interdisciplinary Health Sciences - Environmental Science and Engineering - Faculty Senate
Interim Director, Nursing Research

Dr. Amaya’s research interests relate to population-based investigation of the sources of hazardous exposures in the El Paso, TX-Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico. She has worked in leadership positions in interdisciplinary teams at UTEP and other Universities. She has worked collaboratively with geologists, chemists, physicians, statisticians and epidemiologists. She was the first nursing researcher to work with the NIH directive for Community Based Participatory Research. Her expertise is in population-based environmental health.

KEYWORDS

  1. Hispanics
  2. Environmental health
  3. Lead exposure
  4. Asthma
  5. Environmental epidemiology

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