Faculty and Staff

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Joseph B. McCormick, MD

James H. Steele, DVM Professor

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

Department: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences
Center: Hispanic Health Research Center
Phone Number: (956) 755-0605
Room Number: RAC S2.330B (Brownsville)

Research Interests:

  • Infectious Diseases (particularly viral such as Ebola
  • Lassa fever: HIV/AIDS)
  • Health issues in international settings
  • vaccines
  • epidemiology and bioterrorism.
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Kristina Mena, PhD

Associate Professor & Regional Dean

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

Department: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences
Center: Southwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health
Phone Number: (915) 975-8514
Room Number: MCA 310 (El Paso)

Research Interests:

  • Environmental and Occupational Health|Border Health|Health Equity|Infectious Disease|Global Health|Cardiovascular and Chronic Diseases|Epidemiology
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Sarah Messiah, PhD

Professor & Director of the Center for Pediatric Population Health Research

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

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Department: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences
Center: Center for Pediatric Population Health
Phone Number: (972) 546-2919
Room Number: 0BL BL10.204.H (Dallas)

Research Interests:

  • Maternal and Child Health|Cardiovascular and Chronic Diseases|Epidemiology|Physical Activity and Nutrition|Big Data/Data Science|Social Determinants of Health|Adolescent Health|Global Health|Behavioral/Mental Health|Community Health Practice|Health Services/Outcomes Research|Health Equity
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Laura Mitchell, PhD

Professor

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

Department: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences
Center: Human Genetics Center
Phone Number: (713) 500-9954
Room Number: RAS E547 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Cardiovascular and Chronic Diseases|Epidemiology|Genetics and -omics|Women's Health
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Brianna Moore, Ph.D

Assistant Professor

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

Department: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences
Center: Dell Center for Healthy Living
Phone Number: (512) 482-6160
Room Number: UTA 6.342 (Houston)

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Alanna C. Morrison, PhD

Professor & Department Chair, EpidHuGenEnvScDrHumGenCtr

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

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Department: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences
Center: Human Genetics Center
Phone Number: (713) 500-9913
Room Number: RAS E447 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Cardiovascular and Chronic Diseases|Epidemiology|Genetics and -omics
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