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Zuber Mulla, PhD

  • Director
  • Associate Professor of OB/GYN
Office Phone: 915-215-5075
Mail Address: 4801 Alberta Ave Ste C250
El Paso TX 79905-2707


Zuber D. Mulla, Ph.D., is Associate Professor (tenured) and Director of Epidemiologic Research in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He earned his doctorate in Epidemiology from the University of South Florida College of Public Health in Tampa. Dr. Mulla’s past research interests have included invasive group A streptococcal infections and necrotizing fasciitis. His current research interests include preeclampsia, cervical cancer, and anaphylaxis. He provides research support to OB/GYN faculty and residents. Dr. Mulla has authored or co-authored over 60 peer-reviewed publications and is the recipient of the Outstanding Teacher Award from the El Paso Regional Campus of the University of Texas School of Public Health at Houston. Dr. Mulla is an elected Fellow of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology. He is certified by the National Board of Public Health Examiners and is currently a co-investigator on an NIH National Cancer Institute P01 grant dealing with the development and testing of a multispectral digital colposcope.

Research Interests

Preeclampsia; Cervical cancer

Teaching Interests

Epidemiology, biostatistics, clinical research

Clinical Interests


Selected Publications:

  • Tolouian, Ramin & Mulla, Zuber & Diaz, Jesus & Aguila, Jorge & Ramos Duran, Luis March (2016) Liver and Cardiac Iron Deposition in Patients on Maintenance Hemodialysis by Magnetic Resonance Imaging T2* Iranian Journal of Kidney Diseases , 10, 2, 68-74.
  • Hejazi, R & Bashashati, M & Saadi, M & Mulla, Zuber & Sarosiek, Irene & McCallum, Richard & Zuckerman, Marc February (2016) Video Capsule Endoscopy: A Tool for the Assessment of Small Bowel Transit Time Frontiers in Medicine , 3, Article 6, Five pages in length..
  • Joshi, Anjali & Sedano, M & Beauchamp, B & Punke, E & Mulla, Zuber & Meza, Armando & Alozie, Ogechika & Mukherjee, Debabrata & Mullins, J & Garg, Himanshu February (2016) HIV-1 Env Glycoprotein Phenotype along with Immune Activation Determines CD4 T Cell Loss in HIV Patients The Journal of Immunology , 196, 4, 1768-1779.
  • Barnard, Jami & Portugal, Elizabeth & Hernandez, Loretta & Mulla, Zuber January (2016) Predictors of Perineal Laceration in Women Delivering on the Texas-Mexico Border Texas Public Health Journal , 68, 1, 20-23.
  • Lopez, Sandra & Mulla, Zuber & Hernandez, Loretta & Garza, Devin & Payne, Thomas & Farnam, Richard January (2016) A Comparison of Outcomes between Robotic-Assisted, Single Site Laparoscopy versus Laparoendoscopic Single Site for Benign Hysterectomy Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, 23, 1, 84-88.