Eduardo Encina is an Associate Health Scientist ll with Cardno ChemRisk, located in Aliso Viejo, California. He received his BS in Biochemistry from Loyola Marymount University, where he engaged in atmospheric and organic chemistry-based research. His research projects during his undergraduate career involved organic chemistry acylation improvements and quantifying environmental gas emissions. Eduardo then attended the Yale School of Public Health, where he acquired his MPH in Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases with a concentration in Public Health Modeling. His primary areas of interest include toxicology, epidemiology (healthcare management, disease surveillance, and infectious disease transmission), and computational modeling.


  • MPH, Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases, Yale University School of Public Health, 2021
  • BS, Biochemistry, Loyola Marymount University, 2019

Professional Associations

  • American Public Health Association (2019 – present)
  • Society of Toxicology (SOT) (2021)

Most Recent Awards/Professional Honors

  • Marshall Sauceda Rising Scholar Award, 2019
  • Alpha Sigma Nu Jesuit Honors Society, 2018