Dr. Del Rio conducts interdisciplinary, and community engaged research to understand the relationships between environmental exposures and social determinants of health and develop low-cost structural interventions for under resourced communities and socially vulnerable populations.


  • Children's Environmental Health, Environmental Justice, Social Determinants of Health

Scholarly Interests

  • Childhood lead poisoning prevention
  • Children's environmental health
  • Health impact assessments
  • Interdisciplinary health sciences
  • Environmental justice  
Past Affiliations

PhD Student, Interdisciplinary Health Sciences PhD Program, College of Health Sciences, University of Texas at El Paso (past)

PhD, University of Texas at El Paso, Interdisciplinary Health Sciences, 2021
MPH, University of Texas at El Paso, Hispanic and Border Health, 2015
BS, University of Texas at El Paso, Biology- Biomedical Sciences, 2010