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Dr. Juan C. Jorge
Professor
Med Sci Campus Main Bldg, Lab A520/A521/A522
juan.jorge@upr.edu
787-758-2525 x1506, 1536

Research interests: Congenital urogenital (UG) tract conditions, patient outcomes oriented research for UG conditions, sexual differentiation of behavior, clinical management of sex and gender from historical and policy perspectives, gender theory, medical humanities.

Graduate Students
Barbara L. Riestra Candelaria
PhD Student
Anatomy & Neurobiology
University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus
barbara.riestra@upr.edu

Coriness Pineyro Ruiz, M.S.
PhD Student
Anatomy & Neurobiology
University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus
coriness.pineyro@upr.edu

 

Publications (since 2007):

 

Riestra-Candelaria BL*, Rodríguez-Mojica W, Jorge JC (2018) Anatomical criteria to measure the adult right liver lobe by ultrasound. Sonography 64-69 doi:10.1002/sono.12162

Real-Quintanar Tania, Robles-García Rebeca, Medina-Mora María Elena, Jorge Juan Carlos, Vázquez-Pérez Lucía.  (2019). Transgender identity and cryptorchidism: Case Study.  Salud Mental, in press.

Sánchez-Montoya EL, Reyes, MA, Pardo J, Nuñez-Alarcón J, Ortiz JG, Jorge, Jorge JC, Bórquez, AM, Simirgiotis MJ. (2017). High resolution UHPLC-MS metabolomics and sedative-anxiolytic effects of Latua pubiflora: a mystic plant used by Mapuche Amerindians. Front. Pharmacol. 8:494. doi: 10.3389/fphar.2017.00494.

Saavedra-Belaunde JA, Soto-Aviles O, Jorge J, Escudero K, Vazquez-Cruz M, Perez-Brayfield M.  (2017).  Can regional anesthesia have an effect on surgical outcomes in patients undergoing distal hypospadia surgery?  J Pediatr Urol. 2017 Feb;13(1):45.e1-45.e4. doi:10.1016/j.jpurol.2016.09.0 11. Epub 2016 Oct 26.

Jorge JC, Pérez-Brayfield MR, Torres CM, Piñeyro-Ruiz C, Torres N (2016). Age of the mother as a risk factor and timing of hypospadias repair according to severity. SOJ Urology & Nephrology, 2(1):1-5.

Jorge JC (2016). El nombrar clínico: La disforia de género. Diversidad, 7:1. Available at: www.boletindiversidad.org

Pérez-Brayfield MR, Jorge JC, Avilés LA, Díaz J, Ortiz V and Morales-Cosme W (2016) Concordance of Expert and Parental Opinion about Hypospadias Surgical Outcome Is Severity Dependent. Front. Pediatr. 4:2. doi: 10.3389/fped.2016.00002

Riestra-Candelaria BL, Vázquez-Quiñones LE, Rodríguez-Mojica W, Jorge JC (2016). Ultrasound Accuracy of Liver Length Measurement With Cadaveric Specimens. Journal of Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Vol. 32(1) 12–19. DOI: 10.1177/8756479315621287.

Jorge, JC (2015). Disforia de género: un diagnóstico contumaz destinado al olvido. Fuentes Humanísticas, 51: 41-56.

Avilés LA, Alvelo-Maldonado L, Padró-Mojica I, Seguinot J, Jorge JC. (2014). Risk factors, prevalence trend, and spatial clustering of hypospadias cases in Puerto Rico. Journal of Pediatric Urology, 2014 May 9. pii: S1477-5131(14)00132-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jpurol.2014.03.014. PMID: 24857284

Jorge JC and Agramonte-Machado A. (2013). Standards of care for congenital adrenal hyperplasia: a call for change in the Caribbean region. Sexuality Research and Social Policy 10, 3, 233-241.

Jorge, JC. (2011). Lecciones médicas sobre la variante sexual: el hermafrodita del siglo XVI y el intersexual del siglo XXI. Cuicuilco, 18 (52), 251-272.

Acevedo P, Jorge JC, Cruz-Sánchez A, Amy E, Barreto-Estrada J. A ten-year assessment of anabolic steroid misuse among competitive athletes in Puerto Rico. West Indian Medical Journal, 2011; 60 (5): 531-535.

Jorge JC (2010a). The embryology of gender. Journal of LGBT Youth, 7: 310-319. Reprinted in Spanish as: Jorge JC (2010b). La embriología del género y modelos moleculares emergentes para explicar la diferenciación sexual. Sexología, 15(2), 37-49.

Jorge JC (2010c). El Corpus Sexual de la Biomedicina, Sexología y Sociedad 42: 22-34.

Sánchez-Montoya E, Hernandez L, Barreto-Estrada J, Ortiz JG, Jorge JC (2010). The testosterone metabolite 3α-Diol enhances female rat sexual motivation when infused in the Nucleus accumbens shell. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 7, 3598-3609.

Jorge JC, Echeverri C, Medina Y, Acevedo P (2008a). Male gender identity in an XX individual with congenital adrenal hyperplasia. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 5: 122-131.

Letter to the editor: Jorge JC, Echeverri C, Medina Y, Acevedo P (2008b). Male gender identity in an XX individual with congenital adrenal hyperplasia. a response by the authors. J Sexual Medicine, 6, 298-299

Jorge JC (2007). Statistical management of ambiguity: bodies that defy the algorithm of sex classification. DataCrítica: International Journal of Critical Statistics 1 (1): 19-37.   http://datacritica.info/ojs/index.php/datacritica/article/viewArticle/6

Barreto-Estrada JL, Parrilla-Carrero J, Jorge JC (2007). Exposure to an anabolic steroid changes female mice sexual responses according to sex partner. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 4 (4): 878-885.

Recent contributions:

Manual Diagnóstico en Sexología, Tercera Edición (2012). Federación Latinoamericana de Sociedades de Sexología y Educación Sexual (FLASSES), Academia Internacional de Sexología Médica (AISM), Asociación Mundial de Sexología Médica (AMSM). Editorial CIPV: Caracas, Venezuela. ISBN 978-980-12-5311-2

Rol: Miembro del equipo operativo, tercera edición.

Jorge JC (2010d). Commentary: What exactly is gender incongruence? For: Sexuality Policy Watch, Rio de Janeiro-Brazil. Available in: http://www.sxpolitics.org

Acevedo P, Jorge JC, Cruz-Sánchez A, Amy E, Barreto-Estrada J. (2010). A ten-year assessment of anabolic steroid misuse among competitive athletes in Puerto Rico. In: XXXI FIMS Sports Medicine World Congress, Medimond International Proceedings. Itlay: Editografica. ISBN 978-88-7587-589-3