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Master of Public Health



Dr. Maria Duarte-Gardea


Maria Duarte-Gardea 
Contact Information:; 915-747-7252 
Education: BS, Autonomous University of Chihuahua; MS, Autonomous University of Chihuahua; MS, New Mexico State University; Ph D, New Mexico State University 
Research Interests: nutrition, chronic disease prevention

Associate Professors

Christina Sobin 
Contact Information:; 915-747-7274 
Education: BA, City College, City University of New York; Ph D, New York University 
Research Interests: developmental neurocognition, neurostereology, stereology, stress and the brain, attention, working memory, inhibitory control, neuropsychology, relationship of brain to behavior, effects on brain and behavior of GABA/glutamate and neuroimmune pathway disruption during development

Assistant Professors

Oralia Loza
Contact Information:; 915-747-7232
Education: BS, University of California Santa Barbara; MA, University of California Santa Barbara; Ph D, University of California San Diego

Thenral D Mangadu
Contact Information:; 915-747-8516
Education: MBBS/MD RMMC&H, Tamil Nadu, India; MPH University of Texas- Houston Health Sciences Center; Ph D, The University of Texas at El Paso

College of Health Sciences

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El Paso, TX 79968
Phone: 915.747.8214