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Karely Villarreal Hernandez

Karely Villarreal Hernandez MPH

Professional Research Assistant
  • Center for Health, Work & Environment

Karely is a professional research assistant at the Center for Health, Work & Environment. She currently supports the research conducted in Guatemala investigating chronic kidney disease among sugarcane workers. Prior to joining CHWE, she worked for the CU Pre-Health Scholars Program (CUPS) where she served as a teacher assistant working with first-generation, underrepresented, and low-income students to expose them to high-impact events, research, STEAM, and Healthcare careers. She is also actively involved in immigrant rights and justice. In her free time she likes to hike and paint.

Education, Licensure & Certifications

  • MPH Environmental and Occupational Health, Colorado School of Public Health
  • BA Public Health, University of Colorado Denver

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