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Talks 2023-2024


Sanitation and hygiene insecurity predict abscess incidence among people who use drugs in the Tijuana-San Diego metropolitan area: a longitudinal cohort study

March 7, 2024

Talk to be presented at the Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) "Global Health Without Borders: Acting for Impact" congress.  CS02: Oral Abstracts: Pandemic Prevention, Covid-19, Emerging and other Infectious Diseases session (Los Angeles, US)

Mexican day of the medical professionist 

October 23, 2023

Talk at Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, where a panel of medical professionists share their experiences about the challenges of medical practice (Tijuana, Mexico)

Affirmative actions to implement risks and damage strategies in border areas 

June 27 and 29, 2023

Talk at national event of Comisión Nacional de Salud Mental y Adicciones (CONASAMA). Institutional implementation of risk and damage reduction actions (Tijuana, Mexico)

Border and global health research on health inequalities and environmental structural violence

May 26, 2023

Talk for the Family Medicine Grand Rounds. UCLA Department of Family Medicine (Los Angeles, US)

Dyeing congresses red: Progress and challenges of dignified menstruation in latin america

May 16, 2023

Online talk organized by the Pandemic Periods Collective

Qualitative methodologies applied to drug monitoring and research

April 12-13, 2023

Panelist at the Seminar on Drug Monitoring, Research and Information Networks by the Centro Nacional Contra las Adicciones (CONADIC) and the Organization of American States (OAS) (Cuernavaca, Mexico)

The voices of the river: Presentation of results of the socio-environmental project of the Tijuana River

February 23, 2023

Results presentation of the Socioenvironmental Tijuana River Project,  El COLEF, Proyecto Fronterizo de Educación Ambiental (PFEA), Prevencasa, Pomona College, UCLA, UCSD, UC Berkeley (Tijuana, Mexico)

Gender gap in health professionals

November 29, 2023

Talk presented by Women in Global Health, for the Asociación Mexicana de Médicos en Formación and the Colectivo Medicxs en Formación (Mexico)

The power of collective action for menstrual health & hygiene: Shaping evidence-based advocacy

September 22, 2023

Talk for the Menstrual Health hub and Global Menstrual Collective to share how it is that collective action and evidence drives advocacy for menstrual health.

Working from the bottom up, with little representation in decision making: women at health in Mexico

May 30, 2023

Webinar The health of women. Women at health, Mexican Society of Public Health (Mexico)

Presentation of results of the Tijuana River

May 17, 2023

Conference on humanities and social sciences at Facultad de Humanidades y Ciencias Sociales, UABC (Tijuana, Mexico)

Overdose and environmental health outcomes among people who inject drugs in the San Diego - Tijuana border region: Results from the La Frontera cohort study

April 27, 2023

Panel presentation for the 2023 Epidemiology Exchange conference at the San Diego County Health Department Center, UCSD, SDSU (San Diego, US)

Presentation of results of the socio-environmental project of the Tijuana River

March 24, 2023

Presentation and workshop organized by Instituto Municipal de Participación Ciudadana (IMPAC) (Tijuana, Mexico)

Structural violence on the US-Mexico border: intersecting forced migration, overdose, water, and human rights crises

February 1st, 2023

Talk presented at the UCLA CTSI Distinguished Lecture series (Los Angeles, US)

Talks 2017 - 2022


An instrument to measuring the WASH dimension of menstrual health among people who inject drugs

November 8, 2022

Oral presentation held at the APHA Annual Meeting & Expo in (Boston, US)

Being homeless in a binational river


Talk presented at the CHAIN Seminar-Workshop 2021. CHAIN, NTNU (Trondheim, Norway)

Epidemiology II


Conference presented in the 1rt Week of the investigator 2021. Asociación Médica Estudiantil Politécnica (CDMX, Mexico)

Depression in women in Tijuana and the social disadvantages that increase it


Talk presented at the frame of 25N + 16 days of activism. Instituto Municipal de la Mujer (IMMUJER) (Tijuana, Mexico)

Metabolic syndrome: a challenge beyond health systems


Keynote conference presented in the XIX National Conference: Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome Integral Care, Medical School, U. A. de C. (Torreon, Mexico)

Study of global burden of disease in Baja California


Talk and workshop by Asociación Bajacaliforniana de Salud Pública (ABCSPAC) chapter Tijuana, UABC (Tijuana, Mexico)

The situation of investigation in Mexico


Talk at the Semana Nacional de Investigación, Standing Committee on Research Exchange, Asociación Mexicana de Médicos en Formación (AMMEF) (Mexico)

Public Health research


Talk presented in the 1st Cientific Elaboration Camp. Asociación Científica de Estudiantes de Medicina of the Universidad del Noreste (ACEM-UNE), Ciencias de la Salud de la Universidad del Noreste (Tampico, Mexico)

Environmental justice in the Tijuana River.



Colleges’ First Annual Environmental Justice Symposium. Seeding and cultivating change: The Claremont, Pomona College (Claremont, US)

Mexican and worldwide health challenges


Keynote conference in the XXV Medical Conferences (CICOM), Guadalajara's Civil Hospitals (Guadalajara, Mexico)


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Dyeing congresses red

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