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Maria de Lourdes-  Director of Internal Medicine Program.  Graduate from UPR School of Medicine in 1985.  Endocrinology Subspecialty in 1990 in SanJuan City Hospital in 1990.

 Publications:

1. Diabetes care for primary physicians ‑ November 2002

    Lecture sponsored by Health Department of Puerto Rico at Manati Hospital, Puerto Rico

2. Insulin use in Diabetes Mellitus 11 (lecture) ‑ May 2002

3. Endo to Endo presentation (lecture) Hyperlipidernia ‑ February 2003

4. On going research ‑ Pioglitazone versus Rosiglitazone in subjects with type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and            

    Diplipidemia (multicenter trial)

5. Clinical Competences to second year resident of UPIR School of Medicine.

 

Raul Reyes- Chief of Critical Care Unit.  Graduate from Cornell Medical School in 1977.  Internal Medicine Residence and Pneumology subspecialty done at the VA Hospital in San Juan Puerto Rico.

 Publications:

1. Phase 3 Clinical Research Sepsis (Nitic Oxide Evaluation) Glaxo Smith Kline

2. Mechanical Ventilation ‑ Internal Medicine Department Meeting 3. Clinical Competence to second year  

     medical students UPR School of Medicine.

4. Assistant Professor of Medicine, UPR; proctor to third and fourth year students of the UPR School of   

    Medicine.

 

Luis Baez- Chief of Hema-Onco Department.  Graduate from UPR School of Medicine in 1976.  Internal Medicine done at the VA Hospital in San Juan PR in 1979.  Hema-Onco Subspecialty done at New York University in 1981.

Publications or Conferences:

1. Treatment of Squamous Cell Esophageal Cancer with Topotecan: an Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group Study. Am J Clin Oncol 2000.

2. Randomized phase 2 trial of Ketoconazole and Kecotonazole) doxorubian in androgen independent prostate cancer uro/onco 2001 May, 6 (3) 111‑115

SCHOLARLY ACTIVITIES

Member, President's Cancer Panel,

Member, Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group

Executive Committee Member, ANational Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project

MD Anderson Cancer Center Minority Based CCOP

Principal investigator of the San Juan Minority Based CCOP

Member, Veterans Administration Regional Oncology Advisor Committee

Chief of the Hernatology‑Oncology Section of the San Juan City Hospital and the San Juan VA Hospital

Lecturer in the Fifth Annual PR Breast Cancer Conference'

Teleconference‑ Antiestrogen Therapy and Breast Cancer

PR Chapter American College of Physician ‑ recent advances in breast cancer. 97, 98, 99, 00, 01, 02

Eugenia Galindo-  Chief of Nephrology.  Graduate form Univ. of Granada, Spain.  Internal Med done at the VA Hospital in 1994 and Nephrology at the same Hospital in 1996.

Publications or Conferences:

1. Renoprotective Effect of New Neurohormonal Antagonist. (Conference)2003

 

 

Adolfo Rodriguez-  Chief of Rheumatology.  Graduate from UPR School of Med in 1986.  Internal Med done at San Juan City Hospital in 1989.  Subspecialty in Rheumatology at San Juan City Hospital 1994.                                                                                                

Publications or Conferences:

1. The Use of Sulfasalazine in the Treatment of RA

2. SLE ‑ A survey of 80 patients at the San Juan City Hospital

3. Asistant Professor of Medicine, University of Puerto Rico; Proctor to third and fourth year students of the UPR

    School of Medicine.

4. Prevalence of SLE in Puerto Rico

5. Member ‑ American College of Physicians

       Fellow ‑ American College of Rheumatology

       Member ‑ Sociedad Puertorriquena de Reumatologia

 

 

Edwin Roig-  General Internal Med Attending.  Graduate from University of Puerto Rico School of Med in1970.  Internal Med done in Deaconess Hosp, New England in 1973.

Publications or Conferences:

1. Assistant Professor in Medicine ‑ UPR Medical School 2. Participation in the residency training educational program in Internal Medicine at San Juan City Hospital since 1974. 3. Active participation in the Geriatrics Conference Program at the PR VA Hospital Geriatric Program.

 

 

Dimas J. Ferrer-  Pneumology Faculty. Graduate from University of Santander School of Med.  Internal Medicine done at San Juan City Hospital in 1996.  Subspecialty in Pneumology at San Juan City Hospital in 1998.

Publications or Conferences:

1. Clinical Research Sepsis (Nitric Oxide Evaluation) Glaxo Smith Kline

2. Allergic Rhinitis overview, San Juan, May 2002, September 2003

3. COPD review, San Juan, August 2003

4. Bronchial Asthma, Fajardo, San Juan, June 2003

5. Pulmonary embolism, Fajardo, San Juan

 

 

Miguel A. Lopez-   Chief of Pheumology & Associate.  Graduate from University of Guadalajara‑Mexico in 1984.  Internal Med done at San Juan City Hospital in1991.  Subspecialty in Pneumology  done at San Juan City Hospital in 1993.

Publications or Conferences:

1. Bronchial Asthma ‑ an update ‑ ACP Regional Meeting, San Juan, PR

2. Treatment of Commuinity Acquired Pneumonia ‑ Int. Med. Dept. Meeting

3. The Role of Anti inflammatory Therapy in Asthma ‑ Int. Med. Dept. Meeting

4. Gaining optimal asthma control ‑ research, Glaxo Smith Kline

5. The pulmonary evaluation ‑ clinical competence to second year medical students, UPR School of Medicine

6. The role of anti‑leukotriene therapy in the treatment of asthma ‑ Ashford Prebysterian Hospital Medical   

     Convention

7. Associate Program Director of Internal Medicine, San Juan City Hospital‑ 2003

 

 

Jose Fernandez-  Cardiology Faculty.  Graduate from University of Pennsylvania in 1955.  Internal Med done at University of Pennsylvania in 1960.  Subspecialty in Cardiology at University of Pennsylvania in 1962.

Publications or Conferences:

1. Attended all meeting of the Puerto Rico Chapter of the American College of Cardiology

2. Fellow American College of Cardiology

3. Fellow American College of Physicians

                             

 

Adolfo D. Lopez-  General Internal Attending.  Graduate from Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain in 1997.

Internal Med done at San Juan City Hospital in 2000.     

 

Publications or Conferences:

PRESENTATION AT THE MEDICAL VIGNETTES OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF PHYSICIAN

1. Relationship between marihuana use and stroke, Febraury 2000

2. Corrected transposition of the great vessels, Febraury 2000

 

 

Luis F. Montalvo- Hema‑Onco Faculty.  Graduate from UPR School of Med in1977.  Internal Med done at San Juan City Hospital in 1980.  Subspecialty in Hematology‑Oncology done at San Juan City Hospital   in 1983.

Publications or Conferences:

1. Evaluation and Management of Thrombocytopenia" at Regional Meeting of American College of Physicians 2.  

    Carcinoma of Unknown Primay Ste" at Annual Convention, Medical Faculty of Metropolitan Hospital 3.

"   Carcinoma of Breast" at Caribbean Preparatory School, 1999 4. Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of

    Puerto Rico; proctor to second, third and fourth year students of the UPR School of Medicine, Internal    

    Medicine rotation.

 

 

Elvin Rivera-  General Internal Med Faculty.  Graduate from University of Puerto Rico School of Med in 1989.

Internal Med done at New Rochelle Medical Center, New York in 1993.

Publications or Conferences:

Coumadin ‑ use of effectiveness ‑ San Juan Hospital ‑ Cardiology Section ‑ On going study

 

 

Wilfredo Pagani-  Gastroenterology Faculty.  Graduate from UPR School of Med in 1983.  Internal Med done at San Juan City Hospital in 1986.  Subspecialty in Gastroenterology in University District Hospital at SanJuan  PR in 1988.

Publications or Conferences:

1. Congreso Panamericano de Gastroenterologia ‑ "GERD diagnosis" ‑ Clinical Presentation

2. American College of Physician ‑ Local Chapter ‑ Premalignant GI Lessions

3. Asociacion Puertorriquena de Gastroenterologia ‑ Regional Meeting

4. Speaker Program, Roche, Schering Plough, Jansen, Astra Zeneca


 

Eduardo J. Viruet-  Cardiology Faculty.  Graduate from UPR School of Med in 1994.  Internal Med done at University District Hospital in 1997.  Subspecialty in Cardiology done at University District Hospital in 2000.

Publications or Conferences:

1. Research: Intravenous Magnesium Sulfate vs. Diltiazem in the therapy of atrial fibrilation after Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery. UPR School of Medicine

2. Research: Gender Differences in Clinical Outcomes after Coronary Stenting. School of Medicine UPR

3. Publications: Gender Differences in Clinical Outcomes after Coronary Stenting, PR Health Sci J. 2000; 19 (3): 235‑239

4. Publications: Steroid therapy in fulminant hepatic failure secondary to autoimmune hepatitis, PR Health Sci J. 1998; 17: 29

 


 

William Caceres-  Hematology‑Oncology Faculty.  Graduate from University of Puerto Rico in 1987.  Internal Med done at  San Juan VA Hospital in1990.  Subspecialty in Hematology‑Oncology done at San Juan VA Hospital in1993.

Publications or Conferences:

1. Recognition of Hemophilia A in an Elderly Patient. Bol Asoc Med PR 90 (4‑6): 85‑7, 1998 2.

2. Carcinoid Tumor of the Thymus: A unique neoplasm of the mediastium. Amer Journal of Clinical Oncology

    21(l): 82‑3, 1998

3. Use of Taxotere for Non‑small cell lung cancer, Rest. El Zipperle, CME 2.5 credits

4. Chemoprevention of Breast Cancer April 5, 2000 (San Juan VA Hospital), Proyecto Esperanza, Bayamon,  

    April 2000

5. Principal investigator in the San Juan CCOP for study of Tamoxifen and Raloxifene for Breast Cancer (p‑2)   

    study). Participation of Hispanic in clinical trials ‑ April 30, 1999, San Juan Grand, Puerto Rico.

6. Assistant Professor of Medicine, UPR; Proctor to third and fourth year students of the UPR School of

    Medicine, Internal Medicine rotation


 

Ivonne Jimenez-  Director of Geriatric Department.  Graduate from UPR School of Med in 1982.  Internal Med done at University District Hospital in 1986.  Subspecialty done at Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York in 1989.

Publications or Conferences:

1. August 23, 2003 ‑ speaker ‑ Alzheimers Support Group, Casa del Medico ‑ Arecibo, P.R.

2. June 13, 2003 ‑ Participant ‑ Doctors Choice Awards, Revista Buena Vida, Caribe Hilton Hotel, San Juan, 

    PR.

3. June 9, 2003 ‑ Speaker ‑ How to pass the Board in Geriatrics, Internal Medicine Board Review 

    Course‑ Medical Science Campus, Rio Piedras, P.R.

4. April 29, 2003 ‑ Speaker ‑ Alzheimers Dementia Pathophysiology and Management ‑ Restaurant Augusto,

    San Juan, PR

5. April 26, 2003 ‑ Participant ‑ Dean's Curriculum Workshop ‑ Embassy Suite, Isla Verde, PR

6. March 1, 2003 ‑ Speaker ‑ Alzheimers Support Group Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Juan, PR

7. Feb. 13‑15, 2003 ‑ Participant ‑ American College of Physicians Annual Meeting Marriot Hotel, San Juan, PR

8. October 11, 2001 ‑ Speaker ‑ Menopausa "Al Dia" TV Program Channel 6, Hato Rey, PR

9. Sept. 29, 2001 ‑ Coordinator ‑ American College of Physicians Clinical Vignettes Presentations. Normandie

    Hotel, San Juan, PR

10. May 15, 2001 ‑ Speaker‑ Geriatria Programa Radial Radio Universidad, Rio Piedras, PR

11. Prevencion y Envejecimiento Iglesia Discipulos de Cristo, Guaynabo, P

12. April 10, 2001 ‑ Speaker ‑ Anti‑Aging Medicine ‑ Medicine & Pharmacy Students ‑ Amphitheater #1, Medical

     Sciences Campus Rio Piedras, PR

13. Sept. 28, 2000 ‑ Speaker ‑ Menopause and Hormonal Therapy, Mucho Gusto TV Program, Channel 6. Ms.  

      Johanna Rossaly, San Juan, PR

 


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