Public Health Presentation at the 15th Annual Scientific Conference of Ponce Health Sciences University & Ponce Research Institute


On May 18th, the Ponce Health Sciences University & Ponce Research Institute celebrated the 15th Annual Scientific Conference, and our Public Health Program was represented in oral and poster presentations.


Poster presentations Oral Presentations
Eco-epidemiology of autism in the Southern Region of Puerto Rico; Sydney G Echevarria Montes* Assessing gene expression changes in hepatitis C virus and their possible link to Parkinson’s disease; Jennifer Y. Cabán Rivera
Follow-up for the project: Possible Relationship Between Parkinson’s Disease and Dengue Virus Infection’s Through Analysis of Gene Expression Changes; Maelys S Osorio Ramos Biodiversity of gastropods in two river basins of the Southern of Puerto Rico and risk of Bilharzia; Fabian Ramírez
Mass Media Impact on Health Promotion in Center for Children with Special Needs; Carla Camacho Correlation of the knowledge about diabetes mellitus and better health outcomes in insulin dependent diabetes mellitus patient visiting Mayagüez Medical Center; María del Mar Félix Morales
Parental and Epidemiological Factors Related to Jarcho-Levin Syndrome; Eva I Gordian Rivera* Culicidae diversity in the Metropolitan Area and Southern of Puerto Rico; Karla López de Victoria
An Assessment of Water Quality Parameters at the Cerrillos Reservoir, Ponce, Puerto Rico; Nichole M. Sánchez Guzmán Epidemiological profile of a group of children with Neurodevelopmental disorders at a diagnostic center from the Southern of Puerto Rico; Maria Del Mar Pacheco
  Knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding arboviral diseases and mosquito avoidance practices in Ponce, Puerto Rico; Robert Rodríguez González*
* Winners from the public health oral or poster presentations.

Outstanding Students of Our Program

During the Academic Award Night, the following students were awarded from their respective field of study: Antonio Sala (MPH – Epidemiology Track), Carla Camacho (MPH – General Track), Fabián A. Ramírez (MPH – Environmental Track), and Ariel Rodríguez (DrPH Epidemiology).