Gabriel Carrasco-Escobar, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor & Director of InnovaLab

Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia

Gabriel Carrasco-Escobar, Ph.D. is the Assistant Professor in Epidemiology at the School of Public Health and Titular Researcher at the Institute of Tropical Medicine “Alexander von Humboldt”, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (UPCH). Gabriel Carrasco is currently the director of the Health Innovation Laboratory and a board member of CLIMA, the Center for Latin-American Research on Climate Change and Health, both at UPCH. He earned his MS in Epidemiology at the School of Public Health, UPCH, and is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Public Health at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD).

His research lies at the interface of infectious diseases epidemiology, human mobility, environmental determinants, climate change, and urban development. He uses various methods such as causal inference, spatiotemporal analysis, and remote sensing to advance our understanding of infectious disease dynamics in complex environmental settings.