Thenral Mangadu MD.,MPH., PhD has extensive experience in community based public health research and program evaluation in the U.S.-Mexico border region for the 20+ years. Her areas of focus are holistic models for Behavioral/mental health, Substance Use Disorder (SUD), Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) prevention, Sexual and structural violence prevention in relation to minority health disparities, and HIV/AIDS and HepC prevention and care, in US-MX border communities and globally. She is currently the Associate Professor in Public Health at the University of Texas at El Paso and the Director of the Minority AIDS Research Center (MARC) at UTEP. She also co-directs the Global Alliance for Healthier Populations (GAHP) at UTEP.
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