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Gabriel Carrasco-Escobar

MS, PhD(c)

Infectious Diseases and Global Health researcher

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Gabriel
Carrasco-Escobar

Assistant Professor

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BIO

Assistant Professor in Epidemiology at the School of Public Health and Titular Researcher at the Institute of Tropical Medicine “Alexander von Humboldt”, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (UPCH). Gabriel Carrasco is currently the director of the Health Innovation Laboratory and a board member of CLIMA, the Center for Latin-American Research on Climate Change and Health, both at UPCH. He earned his MS in Epidemiology at the School of Public Health, UPCH and is currently a PhD candidate in Public Health at the University of California, San Diego (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(c) 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

51

Publications in 2022

12

h-index

18

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