Awards
 

 

Public Health Oral Presentations
  • THIRD PLACE:
    Factors Affecting Intention of Breastfeed in Expectant Mothers. Luisa Alvarado, Ivonne Galarza, Laura Avilés, Verónica Colón-Falcón, Maryliz González, and Xamayta Negrón*, Pediatric Department, Hospital Episcopal San Lucas
     
  • SECOND PLACE:
    Maternal Weight Changes and Neonatal Outcomes. Vylma Velázquez, Edith Morales, Mirely Figueroa and Soan Cruz*, Pediatrics Department, Hospital Episcopal San Lucas
     
  • FIRST PLACE:
    How Resistant is Our Friend Staphylococcus Aureus in the Community. María Aranda, Rosa Delgado, Annette Pietri*, and Yanira Hernández, Pediatric Department, Hospital Episcopal San Lucas

     

Clinical Oral Presentations

  • THIRD PLACE:
    Kawasaki Disease: Epidemiological and Clinical Features in Puerto Rican Children. Beverly DiGiorgi*, and Hilda Diaz, Pediatric Department, Hospital Episcopal San Lucas
     
  • SECOND PLACE:
    Frequency of Apolipoprotein E (apoE) in Breast Cancer and Endometriosis Patients in Puerto Rico. Tirtsa Porrata-Doria*, Jaime Matta, Idhaliz Flores, and Summer F. Acevedo, Physiology and Pharmacology Department, Microbiology Department, Psychology Program, Ponce School of Medicine
     
  • FIRST PLACE:
    Measurement of Platelets Aggregation Inhibition to Clopidegrel and Aspirin by Light Transmittance Agregometer in Patients Who Received Coronary Drug Eluting Stent. Keslie Gutiérrez Vélez*, and Juan F. Rodríguez Acosta, Internal Medicine Department, Ramón E. Betances University Hospital, Mayaguez

     

Basic Sciences Oral Presentations

Empate en tercer premio
 

  • THIRD PLACE:
    Effect of Targeting the Neurokinin-1 Receptor on the Transition of Chronic Inflammation to Dysplasia. Beatriz Pagán*, Angel A. Isidro, Domenico Coppola, Jie Wu, and Caroline B. Appleyard, Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL, Physiology and Pharmacology Department, Ponce School of Medicine

    Retinoblastoma Protein Promotes Wnt Signaling Pathway Activation in MC3T3 Osteoblasts. Viviana Vázquez-Rivera*, Bernadette Sosa-García, and Pedro Santiago-Cardona, Biochemistry Department, Ponce School of Medicine
     
  • SECOND PLACE:
    Effect of Previous Inflammation on the Susceptibility of the Colon to Subsequent Physical Restraint Stress-Induced Changes. Olga I. Santiago, Myrella L. Cruz, Marielly Cuevas, Raymond A. Isidro*, and Caroline B. Appleyard, Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico, Physiology and Pharmacology Department, Ponce School of Medicine
     
  • FIRST PLACE:
    Glutamate Transporters are Differentially Expressed in the Rodent Hippocampus During the Early Stages of a One-Day Morris Water Maze Task. Ada Fraticelli*, Félix Matos, and Kenira Thompson*, Physiology and Pharmacology Department, Ponce School of Medicine

     

Basic Science Poster Sessions
 

  • THIRD PLACE:
    The Role of Genetic Polymorphisms of DNA Repair Gene RAD23B and Breast Cancer Risk in Puerto Rican Women. Julyann Pérez-Mayoral*, Carlos Colón, Alba L. Pacheco-Torres, Jaime L. Matta, and Julie Dutil, Biochemistry Department, Ponce School of Medicine

    Dificil tarea de seleccionar entre el primero y el Segundo Lugar
     
  • SECOND PLACE:
    A Role for the Retinoblastoma Tumor Suppressor Protein and the p21-Activated Kinase as Regulators of Cell-to-Cell Adhesion. Bernadette Sosa-Garcia*, Viviana Vázquez-Rivera, William D. Cress, Gabriela Wright, Haiku Bian, Philip W. Hinds, and Pedro Santiago-Cardona, Biochemistry Department, Ponce School of Medicine
     
  • FIRST PLACE:
    Extinction of Fear Conditioning Induces Synaptic Plasticity in the Infralimbic Cortex . Marian T. Sepúlveda-Orengo*, Ana V. López-Velázquez, and James T. Porter, Physiology and Pharmacology Department, Ponce School of Medicine

     

Behavioral Sciences Poster Sessions
 

  • THIRD PLACE:
    How Much Our Adolescents Know About Sexuality. Vylma Velázquez, Rina Casasnovas*, and Irma Pérez-Amaro, Pediatric Department, Hospital Episcopal San Lucas
     
  • SECOND PLACE:
    Relación Entre Estilos de Apego e Indicadores Clínicos en Perfiles de MMPI-2 de Agresores Domésticos. Juana F. Figueroa*, María Garrido, and Ernesto Rosario, Clinical Psychology Program, Ponce School of Medicine
     
  • FIRST PLACE:
    Clinical and Socio-Demographic Profile of Child Homicide Victims in Puerto Rico During 2000-2008). Jessica Torres-Torres*, and Lillian Arroyo, Psychiatry Department, Ponce School of Medicine and San Juan Veteran’s Administration Center

     

Public Health Poster Sessions

  • THIRD PLACE:
    Asthma Risk in Children and Exposure to Cats and Dogs. Viani Ramírez Irizarry*, Carolina Álvarez Garriga, and Manuel Bayona, Public Health Program, Ponce School of Medicine
     
  • SECOND PLACE:
    Is Breastfeeding a Protective Factor for Asthma in Children? Annick M. Conway*, Manuel Bayona, and Carolina Álvarez-Garriga, Public Health Program, Ponce School of Medicine
     
  • FIRST PLACE:
    Asthma as a Risk Factor for Lung Cancer. Chanis Mercado*, Manuel Bayona and Carolina Álvarez Garriga, Public Health Program, Ponce School of Medicine

     

Clinical Sciences
 

  • THIRD PLACE:
    Role of Paricalcitol (Vitamin D) in Atherosclerosis. Natalied Rivera* Fabian Vázquez*, Shayra romero*, Edu Suárez, León Ferder, NIH Step-Up Program, University of Puerto Rico en Ponce, Physiology and Pharmacology Department, Ponce School of Medicine
     
  • SECOND PLACE:
    Implementation of Ventilator Bundles on the ICU of HESL; Approach to the HOB 30 Parameter. Valerie Bedard-Marrero, Daihanara Cintrón-La Fontaine, Rafael Cordero-Arill, Pedro G. Solivan, Xiomara Velazco-Vázquez, Biomaris Medina-Rivera, Manuel Fernos-Suárez*, and William Santiago-Rivera, Internal Medicine Department, Hospital San Lucas
     
  • FIRST PLACE:
    Obstetrical Management and Corresponding Neonatal Outcomeof Late Preterm Births at Hospital Episcopal san Lucas. BrayanStuard and Tatiana Fournier*, Obstetrics and Gynecology Department, Hospital Episcopal San Lucas
     

Clinical Case Poster

  • FIRST PLACE:
    Catamenial Pneumothorax: A Case Report of Spontaneous Recurrent Pneumothora in Puerto Rico; A Thoracic Endometriosis Syndrome. Gretchen Martinez-Alayón*, Eugenio Mulero-Portela, Orlando Vázquez-Torres, Juan Santiago-Colón, and Roberto Velázquez-Torres, Internal Medicine Department, Hospital San Lucas

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