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Pablo Alejandro Ruiz Rudolph

Associate Professor

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


Environmental Epidemiology; Air Pollution Health Effects; Exposure Assessment Methods;

Educación

  •  Biochemistry, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE. Chile, 1999
  •  Biochemist, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE. Chile, 1999
  •  Environmental Health , HARVARD SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH. Estados Unidos, 2006

Experiencia Académica

  •   Assistant Professor Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

    Medicine

    Santiago, Chile

    2009 - 2012

  •   Assistant Professor Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD ANDRES BELLO

    Faculty of Ecology and Natural Resources

    Santiago, Chile

    2013 - 2014

  •   Assistant Professor Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

    Medicine

    Santiago, Chile

    2014 - 2016

  •   Associate Professor Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

    Medicine

    Santiago, Chile

    2016 - A la fecha

Experiencia Profesional

  •   Researcher Full Time

    Centro Mario Molina Chile

    Santiago, Chile

    2006 - 2009

  •   ACADEMICO Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

    Santiago, Chile

    2009 - A la fecha

Formación de Capital Humano


UNDERGRADUATE THESIS STUDENTS:
1. Tutor, Amanda Urzúa: “Personal Monitoring of urban heat exposure” (Environmental Engineering, Universidad Nacional Andrés Bello (UNAB)). Year: 2016.
2. Tutor, Martina Valdés: “Use of a questionnaire as a predictor of the infiltration factor of fine particulate matter in homes: a pilot study in Santiago Chile” (Environmental Engineering, Universidad Nacional Andrés Bello (UNAB)). Year: 2014.
3. Tutor, Gonzalo Cornejo: “Air quality index as an indicator of health effects of particulate matter below 2.5 micrometers” (Environmental Engineering, Universidad Nacional Andrés Bello (UNAB)). Year: 2014.

MASTER THESIS STUDENTS:
1. Director,, Liliana Suárez: “Personal Exposure to particulate matter in different transport modes in downtown Santiago.” (Master in Public Health, Universidad de Chile)). Year: 2012.
2. Director,, Laura Prieto: “¿Are the components of PM2.5 better predictors of the presentation of respiratory symptoms in asthmatic children than total mass?” (Master in Public Health, Universidad de Chile)). Year: 2012.
3. Director,, Viviana Aguirre: “Risk factores associated with allergic rinitis in children 6-7 years old in a south área in Santiago Chile (ISAAC FASE III)” (Master in Public Health, Universidad de Chile)). Year: 2013.
4. Director,, Carmen Archila: “Efect of components of particulate matter (PM2.5) on daily emergency room visits for respiratory diseases in children under 14 years old” (Master in Public Health, Universidad de Chile)). Year: 2013.
5. Co-Director,, María Alejandra Dunner: “Modifying effect of ozone on cardiovascular deaths asociated with particulate matter 2.5 in elderly adults. Santiago, 2008-2012.” (Master in Public Health, Universidad de Chile)). Year: 2018.
6. Director, Marcelo Mora: “Uso de métodos multinivel para identificar grupos susceptibles a contaminación atmosférica: aplicación en un estudio de salud respiratoria de niños y niñas en Santiago, Chile en los años 2010 Y 2011. ” Master in Biostatistics, Universidad de Chile. Year: 2017.
7. Director, María de los Ángeles Gatica: “Contaminación del aire por material particulado atribuible a quema de leña y su impacto en la presentación de desórdenes hipertensivos y preeclampsia en una cohorte retrospectiva de embarazadas en Temuco, Chile. ” Master in Pubic Health, Universidad de Chile. Year: 2020.

PhD THESIS STUDENTS:
1. Director, María Elisa Quinteros: "Medio ambiente y embarazo: un análisis espacial en Temuco". PhD in Public Health, University of Chile. Year: 2019.
2. Director, Estela Blanco: "Contaminación atmosférica, efectos adversos al nacer e impacto de posibles medidas de mitigación: el caso de Temuco y Padre Las Casas, Chile ". PhD in Public Health, University of Chile. Year: 2021.


Premios y Distinciones

  •   Fulbright Scholarship

    COMISION FULBRIGHT-CHILE

    Estados Unidos, 2001

    PhD Scolarship for 2 years to study at Harvard (USA)


 

Article (29)

Adverse pregnancy and perinatal outcomes in Latin America and the Caribbean: systematic review and meta-analysis
Quality of automatic geocoding tools: a study using addresses from hospital record files in Temuco, Chile
Work Task Association with Lead Urine and Blood Concentrations in Informal ElectronicWaste Recyclers in Thailand and Chile
Reduced repressive epigenetic marks, increased DNA damage and Alzheimer's disease hallmarks in the brain of humans and mice exposed to particulate urban air pollution
Health Assessment of Electronic Waste Workers in Chile: Participant Characterization
Use of data imputation tools to reconstruct incomplete air quality datasets: A case-study in Temuco, Chile
The potential for indoor ultrafine particle reduction using vegetation under laboratory conditions
Thyroid cancer incidence in women and proximity to industrial air pollution sources: A spatial analysis in a middle size city in Colombia
Air pollution, PM2.5 composition, source factors, and respiratory symptoms in asthmatic and nonasthmatic children in Santiago, Chile
Potential thyroid carcinogens in atmospheric emissions from industrial facilities in Manizales, a midsize Andean city in Colombia
Impact of large industrial emission sources on mortality and morbidity in Chile: A small-areas study
Occurrence, variability and human exposure to Polychlorinated Dibenzo-p-dioxins (PCDDs), Polychlorinated Dibenzofurans (PCDFs) and Dioxin-Like Polychlorinated Biphenyls (DL-PCBs) in dairy products from Chile during the 2011-2013 survey
Personal exposure to particulate matter in commuters using different transport modes (bus, bicycle, car and subway) in an assigned route in downtown Santiago, Chile
Changes to indoor air quality as a result of relocating families from slums to public housing
Obesidad y cáncer en Chile: estimación de las fracciones atribuibles poblacionales
Óxido nítrico exhalado, asma y atopia: análisis en un panel de niños en Santiago, Chile
Aged particles derived from emissions of coal-fired power plants: The TERESA field results
Cardiac and pulmonary oxidative stress in rats exposed to realistic emissions of source aerosols
Electrocardiographic and respiratory responses to coal-fired power plant emissions in a rat model of acute myocardial infarction: results from the Toxicological Evaluation of Realistic Emissions of Source Aerosols Study
Toxicological Evaluation of Realistic Emission Source Aerosols (TERESA)-Power plant studies: assessment of breathing pattern
Toxicological Evaluation of Realistic Emission Source Aerosols (TERESA)-power plant studies: assessment of cellular responses
Effect of Gas and Kerosene Space Heaters on Indoor Air Quality: A Study in Homes of Santiago, Chile
Development and evaluation of a photochemical chamber to examine the toxicity of coal-fired power plant emissions
Development of an exposure system for the toxicological evaluation of particles derived from coal-fired power plants
Trends in the elemental composition of fine particulate matter in Santiago, Chile, from 1998 to 2003
A counter-current parallel-plate membrane denuder for the non-specific removal of trace gases
The influences of ambient particle composition and size on particle infiltration in Los Angeles, CA, residences
Posteriorization by FGF, Wnt, and retinoic acid is required for neural crest induction
The inductive properties of mesoderm suggest that the neural crest cells are specified by a BMP gradient

EditorialMaterial (1)

Toxicological Evaluation of Realistic Emission Source Aerosols (TERESA): Introduction and overview

Proyecto (12)

INCREMENTO PONDERAL GESTACIONAL EXCESIVO: ANALISIS DE TENDENCIA Y GEOESPACIAL EN UNA DECADA (2009-2018) PARA EL DISEÑO DE ORIENTACIONES TECNICAS EN GESTANTES DE LA CONURBACIÓN TEMUCO-PADRE LAS CASAS.
Impact of Wood Burning Air pollution on Preeclampsia and other Pregnancy Outcomes in Temuco, Chile
Impact of Wood Burning Air Pollution on Preeclampsia and Other Pregnancy Outcomes in Temuco, Chile
Análisis espacio-temporal de morbilidad/mortalidad en Chile: Efecto de megafuentes en áreas pequeñas
Análisis espacio-temporal de morbilidad/mortalidad en Chile=> Efecto de megafuentes en áreas pequeñas
Development of forecasting and diagnostic tools in support of air quality management and public policy / Project terminated earlier because PI was not able to continue due to other major duties in Government
Estimación de exposición a polvo respirable y sílice en trabajadores de plantas de fundición=> implementación de una metodología de matrices de exposición laboral (MEL)
Diferencia en la exposición personal a contaminantes atmosféricos en usuarios utilizando distintos modos de transporte (automóvil, bus, metro y bicicleta)
Diferencia en la exposición personal a contaminantes atmosféricos en usuarios utilizando distintos modos de transporte (automóvil, bus, metro y bicicleta)
Efecto de la Contaminación Atmosférica sobre la función respiratoria de ciclistas en rutas con distinto grado de exposición a contaminantes atmosféricos ambientales y de tráfico vehicular
Effect of atmospheric particulate matter (PM2.5) on respiratory function and symptoms in asthmatic and non-asthmatic children: separation of effects by mass concentration, composition and toxicological potential
EFFECT OF ATMOSPHERIC PARTICULATE MATTER (PM2.5) ON RESPIRATORY FUNCTION AND SYMPTOMS IN ASTHMATIC AND NON-ASTHMATIC CHILDREN=> SEPARATION OF EFFECTS BY MASS CONCENTRATION, COMPOSITION AND TOXICOLOGICAL POTENTIAL.

Review (1)

Improving health through policies that promote active travel: A review of evidence to support integrated health impact assessment
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Pablo Ruiz

Associate Professor

Instituto de Salud Poblacional

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

2
Ernesto Gramsch

Full Professor

Physics

UNIVERSIDAD DE SANTIAGO DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

2
Karla Yohannessen

Profesor asistente

Escuela de Salud Pública

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
María Quinteros

Investigadora/Académica

Salud Pública

Universidad de Talca

Talca, Chile

1
Macarena Valdes

Académica

Escuela de Salud Pública

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Pedro Oyola

Director

Centro Mario Molina Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Maria Icaza

PROFESORA ASOCIADA

UNIVERSIDAD DE TALCA

Talca, Chile

1
Lorena Marchant

Director

innovación y desarrollo

Botania SpA

Santiago, Chile

1
Ximena Ossa

Profesor Asistente

Salud Publica

Universidad de La Frontera

Temuco, Chile

1
Carola Blazquez

PROFESSOR

Department of Engineering Science

UNIVERSIDAD ANDRÉS BELLO

VIÑA DEL MAR, Chile

1
Lorena Varela

Assistant Professor

Biological Sciences

Universidad Andres Bello

Santiago, Chile

1
Betty San Martin

Directora

Ciencias Clínicas

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE, FAC. CIENCIAS VETERINARIAS Y PECUARIAS

Santiago, Chile

1
Francisco Cereceda

Profesor Titular

Química

Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María

Valparaíso, Chile

1
Cristóbal Galbán

Profesor Asociado

Centro de Genómica, Ecología y Medio Ambiente

Universidad Mayor de Chile

Santiago de Chile, Chile

1
DANTE CACERES

Académico

Programa de Salud Ambiental

ESCUELA DE SALUD PUBLICA, FACULTAD DE MEDICINA, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

SANTIAGO, Chile

1
Nicolás Pizarro

Investigador

medio ambiente y nutricion animal

INIA

Osorno, Chile

1
Luis Gutiérrez

Assistant Professor

Statistics

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Faculty of Mathematics

Santiago, Chile

1
Verónica Iglesias

Académico

Escuela de Salud Pública

FACULTAD DE MEDICINA, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Aldo Maddaleno

JEFE DE LABORATORIO

CIENCIAS CLINICAS

Universidad de Chile

Metropolitana, La Pintana, Chile

1
Juan Cárdenas

Académico

Ingeniería en Obras Civiles

Universidad de La Frontera

Temuco, Chile

1
Alvaro Glavic

Associate Professor

Departamento de Biología

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile