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Cristina Alvarez, MPH

Cristina AlvarezEnvironmental Health & Safety Specialist
Environmental Health and Safety

702 SW HK Dodgen Loop
Temple, Texas 76504
Fax: 254.742.7048

Education and Qualifications

Alvarez serves the Health Science Center as an Environmental Health & Safety Specialist at the Temple and Round Rock campuses. Alvarez holds her Bachelor of Science in zoology from Texas A&M University and a Master of Public Health with an emphasis in environmental and occupational health science from University of Texas School of Public Health. Prior to joining the Texas A&M Health Science Center, Alvarez worked at UT MD Anderson Cancer Center studying lung cancer research. In 2009, she moved to the UT Health Science Center in Houston and worked as a Biological Safety Specialist. While working at UT Health Science Center, she expanded her experience in laboratory safety overseeing labs with chemical, biological and radioactive hazards. Cristina has experience with BSL1, 2, and 3 facilities. She is a member of the American Biological Safety Association (ABSA) and a member of Delta Omega.

Specialty Training/Board Certifications

Alvarez has been trained in 10 hour OSHA General Industry, 24 hour HAZWOPER, FEMA Incident Management System, NFPA 101 Life Safety Code, and IATA Infectious Substances Shipping.

Last edited by: schnettler 09/28/2017