Faculty and Staff

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Louis Brown, PhD

Associate Professor

Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences

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Department: Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences
Center: Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research
Phone Number: (915) 747-8506
Room Number: MCA 316 (El Paso)

Research Interests:

  • Health Equity|Behavioral/Mental Health|Adolescent Health|Border Health|Substance Use
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Louis Brown, PhD

Associate Professor

Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences

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Department: Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences
Center: Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research
Phone Number: (915) 747-8506
Room Number: MCA 486 (El Paso)

Research Interests:

  • Health Equity|Behavioral/Mental Health|Adolescent Health|Border Health|Substance Use
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Eric C. Jones, PhD

Assistant Professor

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

Department: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences
Center: Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research
Phone Number: (915) 747-8500
Room Number: MCA 317 (El Paso)

Research Interests:

  • Wellbeing in extreme settings
  • particularly disaster recovery
  • trauma-related mental health
  • and adaptation to hazards
  • the role of social support in physical and mental health
  • including the roles of social networks
  • collective action and care coordination
  • wellbeing in vulnerable populations
  • such as Hispanic health inequalities
  • border health
  • and food insecurity.
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Eric C. Jones, PhD

Assistant Professor

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

Department: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences
Center: Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research
Phone Number: (915) 747-8500
Room Number: MCA 487 (El Paso)

Research Interests:

  • Wellbeing in extreme settings
  • particularly disaster recovery
  • trauma-related mental health
  • and adaptation to hazards
  • the role of social support in physical and mental health
  • including the roles of social networks
  • collective action and care coordination
  • wellbeing in vulnerable populations
  • such as Hispanic health inequalities
  • border health
  • and food insecurity.
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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) 747-8514
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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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) 747-8514
Room Number: MCA 367 (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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Leah Whigham Grendell, PhD

Associate Professor

Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences

Department: Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences
Phone Number: (915) 975-8517
Room Number: MCA 312 (El Paso)

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