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Safeguarding Triathletes 

Associate Professor of Management, Policy & Community Health, Gabriela Gallegos, JD, MPP, serves on the executive board of World Triathlon, the international governing body for the sport of Triathlon and all related multisport, where she plays a critical role in setting policy for the sport and organization.

Gabriela Gallegos pictured clapping at Triathlon.


Located less than a mile from the US-Mexican border and connected to the largest medical center in the world, the El Paso location of the UTHealth School of Public Health is an academic environment rich with opportunity. Backed by the esteem and resources of the UTHealth system, you’ll apply your learning to tackle complex public health issues unique to border populations, and collaborate with peers and faculty at other campuses to develop solutions that improve health outcomes for highly diverse and multi-cultural communities.

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Our faculty are committed to a collaborative learning environment that develops our students and drives meaningful change in public health research.


Work alongside faculty to address urgent public health matters through world-class research and community projects.

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Established in 1992, the El Paso location of UTHealth Houston School of Public Health is proud to celebrate its 30th anniversary of providing the Paseo Del Norte region with premier public health education, research, and community impact. The El Paso location faculty and students lead cutting-edge research that translates to innovative practices. We invite you to join us as we celebrate 30 years. 

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