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MSC Key Function Leaders

Pérez-Cardona, Cynthia M., PhD

 

Core: Professional Development Core (PDC)

Position: Professor

E-mail: cynthia.perez1@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Diabetes Epidemiology, Metabolic Syndrome, and Hepatitis C

Benabe, Julio, MD

Participant & Clinical Interaction Resources

 

Core: Clinical Research Resources and Facilities (CRF)

Position: Researcher

E-mail: julio.benabe@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Nephrology, Hypertension

Irizarry-Ramírez, Margarita, PhD

 

Core: Collaborations and Partnerships Core (CPC)

Position: Professor

E-mail: margarita.irizarry@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Prostate Cancer, Proteomics, Genomics

Colón-Jordán, Héctor, PhD

 

Core: Community Based Research (CBR)

Position: Associate Professor

E-mail: hector.colon8@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Substance Abuse Epidemiology HIV Transmission and Prevention of Problem Behaviors among Adolescents Program Evaluation Methods for Performance Monitoring, Substance Abuse Epidemiology HIV Transmission and Prevention of Problem Behaviors among Adolescents Program Evaluation Method

Acosta Pérez, Edna, PhD, MSc

 

Core: Community Based Research (CBR)

Position: Assistant Professor

E-mail: edna.acosta2@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Social Community Psychologist and Researcher; Clinical Researcher; Minor in HIV Research

Mays-Serpan, Mary Helen, PhD

 

Core: Biomedical Informatics Core (BIC)

Position: Research Development Specialist

E-mail: mary.mays@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Cancer

Rivas-Tumanyan, Sona, DMD, DrPH

 

Core: Research Design and Biostatistics Core (RDB)

Position: Assistant Professor

E-mail: sona.tumanyan@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Oral Systemic Disease, Epidemiology

Noboa-Ramos, Carlamarie, MS, PhDc

 

Core: Evaluation Core (EC)

Position: Project Director

E-mail: carla.noboa@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Evaluation

Wojna-Muñiz, Valerie, M.D.

 

Core: Clinical and Translational Pilot Project Program (PPP)

Position: Professor

E-mail: valerie.wojna1@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: HIV/AIDS, HIV-Associated Neurocognitive Disorders (HAND), Women, HAND Biomarkers, CSF Oxidative Stress, Neuropsychology

Rodríguez-Medina, José, Ph.D.

 

Core: Technology and Resources for Core Laboratories

Position: Director and Professor

E-mail: jose.rodriguez123@upr.edu

Area of Expertise: Cell Cycle / Molecular Biology - DNA Sequencing