Awards
 
Basic Sciences Oral Presentations
  • THIRD PLACE:
    Gene Expression Changes of DNA Repair Genes in Lymphocytes of Breast Cancer Patients. Julyann Pérez-Mayoral*, Jaime L. Matta, and Julie Dutil, Biochemistry Department, Physiology and Pharmacology Department, Ponce School of Medicine & Health Sciences
     
  • SECOND PLACE:
    CD16+ Monocytes as a Potential HIV-1 Viral Reservoir in HAART-Suppressed Patients. Freddie Irizarry Delgado*, Lenin Godoy Muñoz, Martin Hill, Eric Lorenzo, Shirley Valentín, Grissell Tirado Padilla, Manuel Vázquez, and Carlos López Rivera, Physiology and Pharmacology Department, Ponce School of Medicine & Health Sciences
     
  • FIRST PLACE:
    Stress Management in the Pathophysiology of an Endometriosis Model. Myrella L. Cruz*, Siomara Hernández, Antonio E. Ramírez, Anixa Hernández, Kenira J. Thompson, Idhaliz Flores, and Caroline B. Appleyard, Physiology and Pharmacology Department, Microbiology Department, Ponce School of Medicine & Health Science

     

Most Distinguished Clinical Case Poster Presentation

  • Lupus Anticoagulant in a Young Man With Bleeding. Azar Sadeghalvad, Danisha Figueroa*, Doris Iturrino, Sifredo Acaron Castro, Francisco Jaume-Anselmí, José Ramírez-Rivera, Internal Medicine Department, Hospital La Concepción, San Germán
     
     

Clinical Sciences Poster Sessions

  • THIRD PLACE:
    Hydration Plus Acetylcysteine, Saline Solution Alone or No Intervention: Which One is Better Preventing Contrast-Induced Nephropathy After Cardiac Catheterization? Alberto Torres*, and Milton Carrero, Internal Medicine Department, Mayagüez Medical Center
     
  • SECOND PLACE:
    Should Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitor and Angiotensin II Receptor Antagonist Therapy be Continued in the Surgical Population? Loida E. Deynes Roldá,and Milton Carrero Quiñones, Internal Medicine Department, Mayagüez Medical Center
     
  • FIRST PLACE:
    Presence of Depression in Patients With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Luis A. Vázquez Moyet* and Jesús M. Román Vélez, Internal Medicine Department, Mayagüez Medical Center

     

Behavioral Sciences Poster Sessions

  • THIRD PLACE:
    Personality Disorder Among Outpatients in Psychiatric Academic Clinic in Western Puerto Rico. Luis A. Franco, and William J. Lugo*, Veteran Administration Medical Center, Psychiatry Department, Ponce School of Medicine & Health Sciences
     
  • SECOND PLACE:
    Endometriosis in the Family: A First Assessment of the Emotional Burden of the Caregivers of Patients With Endometriosis. Angélica González*, Mariam Burgos, and Idhaliz Flores, Clinical Psychology Program, Microbiology Department, Ponce School of Medicine & Health Sciences
     
  • FIRST PLACE:
    Vitamin D Levels and DNA Damage in Children With autism Spectrum Disorders. Rafael Oliveras, Wilfredo Hernández, Luisa Ferder, Nadia Ferder, Sandra Rivera*, and Karla Viera*, Veteran Administration Medical Center, Psychiatry Department, Biochemistry Department, Ponce School of Medicine & Health Sciences

     

Behavioral Sciences Oral Presentations

  • THIRD PLACE:
    Conocimiento y Uso de Instrumentos de Cernimiento Pediátrico en Puerto Rico. Giselle Medina*, Nydia Cappas, Omar Alicea, Angélica Montalvo, Emily Pérez, Juan F. Rivera, and Yisel Torres, Clinical Psychology Program, Ponce School of Medicine & Health Sciences
     
  • SECOND PLACE:
    El Impacto de la Depresión Sobre la Respuesta Inmune, La Adherencia al Tratamiento Medico y el Comportamiento de Auto-Cuidado en Paciente con Diabetes Mellitus Tipo 2. Lissette Negrón-Marín*, Nydia Ortiz Pons, María del C. Sánchez, and Gelmaris Meléndez, Clinical Psychology Program, Ponce School of Medicine & Health Sciences
     
  • FIRST PLACE:
    Acute Morphine After Fear Learning: Implications for Sex-Specific PTSD Treatment. Emily M. Pérez Torres*, Dinah Lee Ramos-Ortolaza, Annelyn Torres-Reverón, and Edwin Santini, Clinical Psychology Program, Physiology and Pharmacology Department, Ponce School of Medicine & Health Sciences

     

Public Health Poster Sessions

  • THIRD PLACE:
    Retrospective Study of Candida Parapsilosis in a Hospital Setting. Sharon Rodríguez*, Luisa M. Morales, Wanda I. Lledó Colón, Public Health Program, Ponce School of Medicine & Health Sciences
     
  • SECOND PLACE:
    Impact of Social Determinants of Health on Obesity and Nutritional Health Practices: Cross-Sectional Study Among Breast Cancer Survivors. Miguel Marrero* and Himilce Vélez, Public Health Program, Ponce School of Medicine & Health Sciences
     
  • FIRST PLACE:
    Prevalence of Diseases in Communities of the Caño Martín Peña (CMP) in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Frances González* Diana Guzmán*, Doris Andújar, Alexis Díaz, Sharon Torres, Mayra Gaztambide, Yanisa Pons, and Liz Colón, Public Health Program, Ponce School of Medicine & Health Sciences

     

Public Health Oral Presentations

  • THIRD PLACE:
    Factores Determinantes en la Incidencia de Diabetes Tipo I en Sujetos con Historial Familiar de Diabetes Tipo I en Puerto Rico. Yamilet Sampoll Ramírez*, Public Health Program, Ponce School of Medicine & Health Sciences
     
  • SECOND PLACE:
    Energy Drink Consumption Among College Students in Puerto Rico: A Pilot Study. María A. González*, Augusto Sepúlveda, Himilce Vélez, and Miguel Marrero, Public Health Program, Ponce School of Medicine & Health Sciences
     
  • FIRST PLACE:
    Trends of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureaus (MRSA) at a Teaching Hospital in Ponce. Luisa Morales*, Sharon Rodríguez, and Wanda Lledó, Public Health Program, Ponce School of Medicine & Health Sciences

     

Clinical Sciences Oral Presentations

  • THIRD PLACE:
    Stress Hyperglycemia in Acutely Ill Hospitalized Pediatric Patients. Nitzmari Meléndez*, Sheila Capre, and Lydia Irizarry, Pediatrics Department, St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital
     
  • SECOND PLACE:
    Risk Factors for Readmission in Premature Infants After NICU Discharge. Jeanette M. Ramos, Xyomara Jiménez*, Nydia J. López, Lillian García, and José Ortiz, Pediatrics Department, St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital
     
  • FIRST PLACE:
    Healthy Newborns Readmissions: Experience at a Tertiary Hospital During 2008-2010. Luisa I. Alvarado, Vanessa A. Gutiérrez*, Eric G. González, Nicole Torres, Luis G. León Alvarado, and Fernando Ramírez, Pediatrics Department, St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital

     

Basic Sciences Poster Sessions

  • THIRD PLACE:
    The Role of the Retinoblastoma Protein in the Regulation of the Wnt Pathway. Viviana Vázquez-Rivera*, Alexander Cruz-Rodríguez, Richard J. Noel, Jr., and Pedro Santiago-Cardona, Biochemistry Department, Ponce School of Medicine & Health Sciences
     
  • SECOND PLACE:
    HIV-1 Nef Expression in Rat Hippocampus Induces Systemic Inflammation and Changes in the Gastrointestinal Tract. Raisa Loucil*, Gladys Chompré, Myrella Cruz, Siomara Hernández, Antonio Ramírez, Caroline B. Appleyard, and Richard J. Noel, Jr., Biochemistry Department, Physiology and Pharmacology Department, Ponce School of Medicine & Health Sciences
     
  • FIRST PLACE:
    Enhanced Uterine Contractility in an Animal Model of Endometriosis. Siomara Hernández*, Myrella L. Cruz, Antonio Ramírez, Annelyn Torres-Reverón, and Caroline B. Appleyard, Physiology and Pharmacology Department, Ponce School of Medicine & Health Sciences

     

Most Distinguished Clinical Case Oral Presentation

  • Case Report:
    From New Zealand to Puerto Rico: The Mutation
    of Hereditary Diffuse Gastric Cancer. Yezmín H. Bolaños*,
    Barbara Rosado, and Nelson Matos, Internal Medicine
    Department, Damas Hospital
     

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