Investigators

Acevedo, Karina


Department: PRCTRC

Position: Postdoctoral Fellow

E-mail: kariacevedo@yahoo.com

Area of Expertise: Genetic Variants, Vitamin K

Acosta, Edna

 

Department: PRCTRC

Position: Training Director and Director, Behavioral Sciences Research Institute

E-mail: edna.acosta2@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: asthma

Alfonso, Gishlaine

 

Department: PRCTRC

Position: Associate Professor

E-mail: gishlaine.alfonso@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Neurology, CNS Disorders

Almodovar, Pablo I.

 

Department: PRCTRC

Position: Adhonorum Professor

E-mail: dermatol.rcm@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Leprosy, clofazimine

Arroyo, Maritza

 

Department: PRCTRC

Position: Professor

E-mail: maritza.arroyo@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Parkinson, Genetic Epidemiology, Neurology

Báez-Pagán, Carlos


Department: PRCTRC

Position: Adjunct Professor

E-mail: cbaezlpagan@gmail.com

Area of Expertise: HIV, Neurotoxin, gp120, Nicotinic

Banchs, HéŽctor L.

 

Department: PRCTRC

Position: Associate Professor

E-mail: hector.banch3@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Heart Failure, Heart Transplant

Burgos-Calderó—n, Rafael

 

Department: PRCTRC

Position: Professor

E-mail: rafael.burgos2@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: ESRD, Kidney Diseases, Albuminuria, Diabetic Type 2 Neuropathy, Hemodialysis

Carlo-Izquierdo, JosŽé

 

Department: PRCTRC

Position: Professor

E-mail: jose.carlo@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Coló—n, Vivian

 

Department: PRCTRC

Position: Assistant Professor

E-mail: vivian.colon@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: HPV, HIV, Drug Users

D’íaz-Pérez, Clemente

 

Department: PRCTRC

Position: Professor

E-mail: clemente.diaz

Area of Expertise: Hepatitis A, Varicella, Pneumococcal vaccines

Gerena-López, Yamil

 

Department: PRCTRC

Position: Assistant Professor

E-mail: yamil.gerena@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Mechanisms of insulin resistance and cognitive impairment in HIV seropositive positive

Joshipura, Kaumudi


Department: PRCTRC

Position: Professor

E-mail: kaumudi.joshipura@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Periodontal Disease, Prediabetes, Dietary Assessment in Patients with Periodontal Disease

L—ópez-Del Valle, Lydia

 

Department: PRCTRC

Position: Professor

E-mail: lydia.lopez1@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Oral Health in Children, Diabetes, Gestacional Diabetes

Meléndez, Loyda

 

Department: PRCTRC

Position: Professor

E-mail: loyda.melendez@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Neuropathogenesis of HIV-1, HIV Dementia

Nazario, Cruz M.


Department: PRCTRC

Position: Professor

E-mail: cruz.nazario@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Breast Cancer, Epidemiology

Ortíz, Ana P.

 

Department: PRCTRC

Position: Associate Professor

E-mail: ana.ortiz7@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Metabolic Syndrome

R’íos, Grissel

 

Department: PRCTRC

Position: Assistant Professor

E-mail: grissel.rios@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Sclerodema

Rodr’íguez, Vanessa E.

 

Department: PRCTRC

Position: Associate Professor

E-mail: vanessa.rodriguez13@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Rheumatoid Arthritis, Ocular Manifestatiosn, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Romaguera, Josefina


Department: PRCTRC

Position: Professor

E-mail: josefina.romaguera@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Cervical Dysplasia, Red Cell, Aalloimmunization, Menopause, Osteoporosis, HPV, Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia

Santiago, Fernando


Department: PRCTRC

Position: Instructor

E-mail: fernansan28@aol.com

Area of Expertise: Insulin Resistance, Stroke

Suarez, Marta

 

Department: PRCTRC

Position: Associate Professor

E-mail: marta.suarez@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Cardiovascular Risk Factors, Oxidative Stress, Vitamin D, Hypertension, Acute Kidney Injury in Children

Torres, Esther

 

Department: PRCTRC

Position: Professor

E-mail: esther.torres@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Tortolero-Luna, Guillermo


Department: PRCTRC

Position: Associate Professor

E-mail: guillermo.tortolero@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Endometrial Cancer, Insulin Resistance, Adiponectin

Vilá‡, Luis M.

 

Department: PRCTRC

Position: Associate Professor

E-mail: luis.vila2@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Rheumatoid Arthritis, Systemic Lupus Erythemoatosus, Muskuloskeletal Manifestations, Diabetes

Wojna, Valerie


Department: PRCTRC

Position: Professor

E-mail: valerie.wojna1@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: CSF Controls (HIV Dementia Study), NeuroAIDS, Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy, HIV Neurocognitive Disorders

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Acknowledgement of Funding

This program is funded by RCMI grant G12 MD007600 (National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities) from the National Institutes of Health.  Please use this number to acknowledge support.