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Dr. Juan Aguilera

Dr. Juan Aguilera

Dr. Juan Aguilera is a research scientist at Stanford University. He moved to the Bay Area during the wildfire events in 2020, experiencing first-hand the concerning health effects of smoke exposure and lack of mitigation resources.

He focuses on the impact of air pollution and immune health in children, pregnant women, and firefighters. He has also investigated the effects of traffic and related air pollution on physical activity and cardiorespiratory health in low-income populations.

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415.749.5073 mhiratzka@baaqmd.gov

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415.749.4941 vjohnson@baaqmd.gov

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Last Updated: 8/3/2023