Margarita Triguero-Mas is an established environmental and public health scientist trained in environmental epidemiology, urban planning, environmental justice and the social sciences. Her research interests are on healthy, equitable, resilient and sustainable places to live.
Margarita holds a Doctorate in Biomedicine and a Master in Public Health from Universitat Pompeu Fabra, and a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Sciences from Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona. Her doctoral research, supervised by Prof. Mark J. Nieuwenhuijsen from CREAL-ISGlobal, investigated the associations between natural outdoor environments and health, exploring the potential mechanisms and effect modifiers of these associations. This was followed by postdoctoral research in Xavier Basagaña’s group at ISGlobal, exploring the health effects of air pollution and climatic variables.
She is currently an affiliated researcher at ISGlobal and a postdoctoral researcher with the Barcelona Lab for Environmental Justice and Sustainability and the Healthy Cities and Environmental Justice research group at UAB-ICTA-IMIM (Institut de l’Hospital del Mar d’Investigacions Mèdiques), where she works on the European Research Council Project GreenLULUs investigating the health (in)equality impacts of urban greening.