Hector Olvera

Professor, School of Nursing
Senior Associate Dean for Research, School of Nursing
Oregon Health & Sciences University in Portland, Oregon

Fellowship Project: Life stress, particulate matter exposure, and inflammatory reactivity. 

Hector A. Olvera Alvarez has degrees in Civil Engineering (B.S.,1999), Environmental Engineering (M.S., 2002), and Environmental Science and Engineering (Ph.D., 2006). Dr. Olvera Alvarez’ post-doc experiences include trainings at Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute in Albuquerque, NM. Recently, he received graduate certification in epidemiology from the University of Michigan (2017) and completed the four-year JPB Fellowship Program on Environmental Health Research (2018). He is also a licensed Professional Engineer in Texas since 2011. He joined the School of Nursing (SON) at the University of Texas at El Paso in fall 2015 as an Associate Professor and Director of Research. Prior he worked as a Research Assistant Professor in UTEP’s Center for Environmental Resource Management.

This information is accurate as of the fellowship year indicated for each fellow.