Directorship and faculty

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

Enid J. García Rivera, MD, MPH

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Edgar Colón Negrón, MD, FACR

Dean of Medicine and Principal Investigator of the EHSRC

Education:
  • Post-Doc. Radiology,University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine – Medical Sciences Campus & Walker Reed Medical Center
  • MD, University of Puerto Rico – Medical Sciences Campus

Email:  decano_medicina.rcm@upr.edu                              

      

Enid J. García Rivera, MD, MPH 

      Director of Endowed Health Services Research Center

        Director of Office of Clinical and Community Health Research

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Education:

  • Fellowship, CDC-San Juan PR
  • Medical Residency – Family Medicine, UPR-MSC
  • Medicine Degree, UPR-MSC
  • Master of Public Health in Epidemiology, BU
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology, UPR-RP

Email: enid.garcia3@upr.edu

 

Princess Pacheco Martínez, PhDc, MS, MEd

Associate Director of Endowed Health Services Research Center and Instructor

Education:

  • Doctorate of Philosophy in Education (Specialty in Teaching with emphasis in Research), AGMUS-Metropolitan University (in progress)
  • Master of Sciences in Research Evaluation of Health Systems, UPR-MSC
  • Master of Education, UPR-RP

Email: princess.pacheco@upr.edu

Field of Interest:

  • Quality of health care
  • Health disparities
  • Cancer healthcare
  • Qualitative and mixed methods research

 

 

Marielis Colón Ramos, PhDc

Adjunct Professor

Education:

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology, UPR-RP, (in progress)
  • Bachelor of Arts, UPR-RP

Email: marielis.colon1@upr.edu

Field of interest

  • Adherence to treatment in chronic patients
  • Health behaviors
  • Community-based participatory research
  • Community engagement
  • Qualitative research
  • Cancer research

Research Support

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

María del C. González, MPH

Project Coordinator

Education:

  • Master of Public Health in Epidemiology, UPR-MSC
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology, UPR-RP

Email: maria.gonzalez40@upr.edu

Field of Interest:

  • Epidemiology
  • Cardiology
  • Neurology

 

Hilda A. Torres Cancel, BS, MT

Medical Technologist II

Education:

  • Medical Technology Certification, Interamerican University
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology, Interamerican University of Puerto Rico

Email: hilda.torres1@upr.edu

Field of interest:

  • Study coordination
  • Vaccine and medication tests
  • To work directly with the community

 

Olga Leanette Díaz Miranda, BS, MS

Scientific Research Technician

Education:

  • Master of Science in Epidemiology, UPR-RCM
  • Bachelor of Science in General Sciences, UPR-RP

Email:  olga.diazmiranda@upr.edu

Field of interest:

  • Chronic disease epidemiology
  • Public Health
  • Data Analysis

Administrative Core

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hilda I. Nieves Aguayo, BA

Administrative Secretary IV

Education:

  • Bachelor of Secretarial Science, Universidad Sagrado Corazón

Email: hilda.nieves@upr.edu

 

 

Marta I. Merced Cotté, MPH

Administrator

Education: 

  • Master in Public Health (MPH)
  • Bachelor in Business Administration and Systems Programming  (BBA)

Email: marta.merced@upr.edu

 

Teresita Pagán, BBA

Administrator Assistant III

Education:

  • Bachelor of Business Administration

Email:  teresita.pagan@upr.edu