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Rodrigo X. Armijos
Title Dr.
Faculty Rank Associate Professor
Degree Ph.D., M.D.
Institution University of Texas at El Paso
Department Public Health Sciences
Clusters Infectious and Immunological Diseases
Health Sciences/School of Nursing
City El Paso
State TX
Postal Code 79968
Telephone 915 747-8309
Fax 915 747- 7207
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1. Weigel MM, Armijos RX. Food Insecurity, Cardiometabolic Health, and Health Care in U.S.-Mexico Border Immigrant Adults: An Exploratory Study. J Immigr Minor Health. 2019 Oct; 21(5):1085-1094.
2. Khan KM, Weigel MM, Yonts S, Rohlman D, Armijos R. Residential exposure to urban traffic is associated with the poorer neurobehavioral health of Ecuadorian schoolchildren. Neurotoxicology. 2019 07; 73:31-39.
3. Arroyo IZ, Gomez C, Alarcon H, Jimenez A, Pardo A, Montaño G, Armijos RX, Noveron JC. Alkyl Length Effects on the DNA Transport Properties of Cu (II) and Zn(II) Metallovesicles: An In Vitro and In Vivo Study. J Drug Deliv. 2018; 2018:2851579.
4. Weigel MM, Armijos RX. Household Food Insecurity and Psychosocial Dysfunction in Ecuadorian Elementary Schoolchildren. Int J Pediatr. 2018; 2018:6067283.
5. Obeng-Gyasi E, Armijos RX, Weigel MM, Filippelli GM, Sayegh MA. Cardiovascular-Related Outcomes in U.S. Adults Exposed to Lead. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2018 04 15; 15(4).
6. Olvera Alvarez HA, Myers OB, Weigel M, Armijos RX. The value of using seasonality and meteorological variables to model intra-urban PM2.5 variation. Atmos Environ (1994). 2018 Jun; 182:1-8.
7. Raysoni AU, Armijos RX, Weigel MM, Echanique P, Racines M, Pingitore NE, Li WW. Evaluation of Sources and Patterns of Elemental Composition of PM2.5 at Three Low-Income Neighborhood Schools and Residences in Quito, Ecuador. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2017 06 23; 14(7).
8. Kipp EJ, Mariscal J, Armijos RX, Weigel M, Waldrup K. Genetic evidence of enzootic leishmaniasis in a stray canine and Texas mouse from sites in west and central Texas. Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz. 2016 Oct; 111(10):652-654.
9. Weigel MM, Armijos RX, Racines M, Cevallos W, Castro NP. Association of Household Food Insecurity with the Mental and Physical Health of Low-Income Urban Ecuadorian Women with Children. J Environ Public Health. 2016; 2016:5256084.
10. Raysoni AU, Armijos RX, Weigel MM, Montoya T, Eschanique P, Racines M, Li WW. Assessment of indoor and outdoor PM species at schools and residences in a high-altitude Ecuadorian urban center. Environ Pollut. 2016 Jul; 214:668-679.
11. Weigel MM, Armijos RX, Racines M, Cevallos W. Food Insecurity Is Associated with Undernutrition but Not Overnutrition in Ecuadorian Women from Low-Income Urban Neighborhoods. J Environ Public Health. 2016; 2016:8149459.
12. Armijos RX, Weigel MM, Myers OB, Li WW, Racines M, Berwick M. Residential exposure to urban traffic is associated with increased carotid intima-media thickness in children. J Environ Public Health. 2015; 2015:713540.
13. Weigel MM, Armijos RX, Beltran O. Musculoskeletal injury, functional disability, and health-related quality of life in aging Mexican immigrant farmworkers. J Immigr Minor Health. 2014 Oct; 16(5):904-13.
14. Sobin C, Montoya MG, Parisi N, Schaub T, Cervantes M, Armijos RX. Microglial disruption in young mice with early chronic lead exposure. Toxicol Lett. 2013 Jun 20; 220(1):44-52.
15. Weigel MM, Armijos RX. Exploratory study of the occupational health and health-seeking of migrant and seasonal farmworkers on the U.S.-Mexico border. J Immigr Minor Health. 2012 Aug; 14(4):648-56.
16. Armijos RX, Weigel MM, Chacon R, Flores L, Campos A. Adjunctive micronutrient supplementation for pulmonary tuberculosis. Salud Publica Mex. 2010 May-Jun; 52(3):185-9.
17. Armijos RX, Weigel MM, Qincha M, Ulloa B. The meaning and consequences of tuberculosis for an at-risk urban group in Ecuador. Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2008 Mar; 23(3):188-97.
18. Weigel MM, Armijos RX, Hall YP, Ramirez Y, Orozco R. The household food insecurity and health outcomes of U.S.-Mexico border migrant and seasonal farmworkers. J Immigr Minor Health. 2007 Jul; 9(3):157-69.
19. Calvopina M, Armijos RX, Marco JD, Uezato H, Kato H, Gomez EA, Korenaga M, Barroso PA, Mimori T, Cooper PJ, Nonaka S, Hashiguchi Y. Leishmania isoenzyme polymorphisms in Ecuador: relationships with geographic distribution and clinical presentation. BMC Infect Dis. 2006 Sep 13; 6:139.
20. Calvopina M, Armijos RX, Hashiguchi Y. Epidemiology of leishmaniasis in Ecuador: current status of knowledge -- a review. Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz. 2004 Nov; 99(7):663-72.
21. Calvopina M, Guevara AG, Armijos RX, Hashiguchi Y, Davidson RN, Cooper PJ. Itraconazole in the treatment of New World mucocutaneous leishmaniasis. Int J Dermatol. 2004 Sep; 43(9):659-63.
22. Armijos RX, Weigel MM, Calvopiña M, Mancheno M, Rodriguez R. Comparison of the effectiveness of two topical paromomycin treatments versus meglumine antimoniate for New World cutaneous leishmaniasis. Acta Trop. 2004 Jul; 91(2):153-60.
23. Armijos RX, Weigel MM, Calvopina M, Hidalgo A, Cevallos W, Correa J. Safety, immunogenecity, and efficacy of an autoclaved Leishmania amazonensis vaccine plus BCG adjuvant against New World cutaneous leishmaniasis. Vaccine. 2004 Mar 12; 22(9-10):1320-6.
24. Armijos RX, Weigel MM, Romero L, Garcia V, Salazar J. Field trial of a vaccine against new world cutaneous leishmaniasis in an at-risk child population: how long does protection last? J Infect Dis. 2003 Jun 15; 187(12):1959-61.
25. Sackey ME, Weigel MM, Armijos RX. Predictors and nutritional consequences of intestinal parasitic infections in rural Ecuadorian children. J Trop Pediatr. 2003 02; 49(1):17-23.
26. Weigel MM, Armijos RX. The traditional and conventional medical treatment of cutaneous leishmaniasis in rural Ecuador. Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2001 Dec; 10(6):395-404.
27. Aviles H, Belli A, Armijos R, Monroy FP, Harris E. PCR detection and identification of Leishmania parasites in clinical specimens in Ecuador: a comparison with classical diagnostic methods. J Parasitol. 1999 Apr; 85(2):181-7.
28. Armijos RX, Weigel MM, Aviles H, Maldonado R, Racines J. Field trial of a vaccine against New World cutaneous leishmaniasis in an at-risk child population: safety, immunogenicity, and efficacy during the first 12 months of follow-up. J Infect Dis. 1998 May; 177(5):1352-7.
29. Armijos RX, Weigel MM, Izurieta R, Racines J, Zurita C, Herrera W, Vega M. The epidemiology of cutaneous leishmaniasis in subtropical Ecuador. Trop Med Int Health. 1997 Feb; 2(2):140-52.
30. Weigel MM, Calle A, Armijos RX, Vega IP, Bayas BV, Montenegro CE. The effect of chronic intestinal parasitic infection on maternal and perinatal outcome. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 1996 Jan; 52(1):9-17.
31. Chico ME, Guderian RH, Cooper PJ, Armijos R, Grogl M. Evaluation of a direct immunofluorescent antibody (DIFMA) test using Leishmania genus-specific monoclonal antibody in the routine diagnosis of cutaneous leishmaniasis. Rev Soc Bras Med Trop. 1995 Apr-Jun; 28(2):99-103.
32. Weigel MM, Armijos RX, Zurita C, Racines J, Reddy A, Mosquera J. Nutritional status and cutaneous leishmaniasis in rural Ecuadorian children. J Trop Pediatr. 1995 02; 41(1):22-8.
33. Weigel MM, Armijos RX, Racines RJ, Zurita C, Izurieta R, Herrera E, Hinojsa E. Cutaneous leishmaniasis in subtropical Ecuador: popular perceptions, knowledge, and treatment. Bull Pan Am Health Organ. 1994 Jun; 28(2):142-55.
34. McLaughlin GL, Montenegro-James S, Vodkin MH, Howe D, Toro M, Leon E, Armijos R, Kakoma I, Greenwood BM, Hassan-King M, et al. Molecular approaches to malaria and babesiosis diagnosis. Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz. 1992; 87 Suppl 3:57-68.
35. Armijos RX, Chico ME, Cruz ME, Guderian RH, Kreutzer RD, Berman JD, Rogers MD, Grögl M. Human cutaneous leishmaniasis in Ecuador: identification of parasites by enzyme electrophoresis. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 1990 May; 42(5):424-8.

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