Research at PHSU


Welcome to the Ponce Research Institute (PRI) at Ponce Health Sciences University (PHSU). Our research team is dedicated to ongoing research in the Basic, Behavioral, Public Health, and Clinical Sciences.
Our mission is to make a difference by solving health disparities through groundbreaking, innovative and relevant research that has a global impact in health care.
Enjoy exploring this area of our website and feel free to contact us.


Areas of Research

  • Laboratories

  • Areas of Research

    Discover research activities, initiatives and projects.

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    Researchers and Staff

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    Researchers and Staff

  • Cancer

  • Diabetes

  • Drug Abuse

  • Endosmetriosis

  • More...

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  • Research Core

  • Facilities

  • Research Facilities

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    Clinical Trials

  • Find active clinical trials

  • Clinical Trials

    Clinical Trials!

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    Program & Partnership

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    Program & Partnership

  • RISE

  • RCMI Program

  • Moffitt Cancer Center Partnership

  • Health Disparities – RTRN

  • Health Disparities – PRCTRC

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  • Contact Information

    Kenira J. Thompson, Ph.D.

    787-840-2575 Ext. 2158

    Ms. Migdalia Cruz

    Administrative Assistant
    787-840-2575 Ext. 2157