As a trained environmental and molecular epidemiologist, Dr. Sanchez is pursuing two main research themes: understanding metals and lung disease in general populations and identifying molecular signatures of environmental and metal-related lung disease. Dr. Sanchez also collaborates on studies investigating the respiratory consequences of secondhand tobacco smoke in adulthood. Her long-term goal is to extend the knowledge of and identify prevention interventions for environmentally-related respiratory disease.
Areas of Expertise
Big Data, Longitudinal Studies, Multilevel Modeling, Chronic Disease, Underserved Populations, Pollution--Air/Ground/Water, Arsenic Exposure, Environmental Epidemiology, Molecular Epidemiology, Toxicity of Heavy Metals, Water Quality and Access, Global Health, Smoking (Tobacco)