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Gabriel Carrasco-Escobar

MS, PhD

Infectious Diseases and Climate Change Epidemiologist

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Gabriel
Carrasco-Escobar

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BIO

Associate Professor in Epidemiology at the School of Public Health and Director of the Health Innovation Laboratory at the Institute of Tropical Medicine “Alexander von Humboldt”, both at Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (UPCH). He is an Editor for the International Journal of Epidemiology and a board member of CLIMA, the Center for Latin-American Research on Climate Change and Health. He holds an MS in Epidemiology from UPCH and a PhD in Public Health from UCSD.

 

His research lies at the interface of infectious diseases epidemiology, human mobility, environmental determinants, climate change, and urban development. He uses a wide range of methods such as causal inference, spatio-temporal analysis, and remote sensing to forward our understanding of infectious disease dynamics in complex environmental settings.

Interests

  • Infectious diseases and global health research

  • Causal Inference

  • Health Data Science

  • Climate Change

  • Urban Health

  • Geospatial modeling & viz

Education

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PhD in Public Health, 2023

UC San Diego

 

MS in Epidemiology, 2016

Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia

 

BS in Biology, 2014

Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia

PUBLICATIONS

Total Publications

72

Publications in 2024

12

h-index

23

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