UCC News

Dr. Brennan invited to address students at Universidad Central del Caribe School of Medicine

TAMF Vice President for Medical and Academic Affairs Tim Brennan, MD, MPH, delivered an invited speech on the burden of addiction and the important role of fellowship training programs before the assembled university community at Universidad Central del Caribe School of Medicine in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, on April 26.  Dr. Brennan was invited to give the address as Visiting Professor by the Alpha Omega Alpha medical student honor society.

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Faculty and graduate student from UCC participate in the Hermansky-Pudlak Syndrome Education Day!

A joint meeting between Hermansky-Pudlak Syndrome (HPS) Network and the American Thoracic Society (ATS) was celebrated Saturday, April 21st at the Sheraton Hotel in San Juan, Puerto Rico. During the meeting, several world and local experts were addressing the prognosis of HPS patients and tips to enhance the quality of life of Albino patients. Experts in HPS from NY, Texas, Mayaguez, MSC-UPR and UCC… 

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Brain Awareness Week Celebrated at UCC

Brain Awareness Week (BAW) is the global campaign to increase public awareness of the progress and benefits of brain research. The BAW campaign was started in 1996 by the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives. This event is a unique and different experience for all participants, and it unites the efforts of partner organizations from around the world…

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Exponen los trabajos de recuperación luego del paso del huracán María

Los cuatro Decanos de las Escuelas de Medicina, Dr. Edgar Colón, Dra. Rodríguez, Dr. Irvin Maldonado y el Dr. Jose Ginel Rodríguez participaron en la conferencia anual del National Hispanic Medical Association en Washington DC: “Conquistando El Futuro: Clinicians Leading Latino Health Care” .

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Congratulations to Dr. Elizabel De León on her accomplishment as a Certified Faculty Developer

Dr. Elizabel De León has became the first professional at the Universidad Central del Caribe (UCC) in completing a certification as a faculty developer from the Learning Resources Network (LERN).  Through this experience, Dr. De León joined a distinguished group of experts and faculty members from all over the world…

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Traen primer premio para la UCC

Los estudiantes de segundo año de medicina Nicole Rivera, Katiana Vázquez, Zydnia Piñeiro y Frank Zorrilla, quienes tuvieron como mentor al Dr. Legier Rojas, ganaron primer premio por el póster sobre Burnout que presentaron en la Convención 103 de la American Medical Women Association. Compitieron en la categoría Original Research, en la subcategoría de estudiantes de medicina. Su proyecto superó a más de 50 presentaciones de prestigiosas instituciones…

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Waleska Crespo está enfocada en proveer educación de calidad

Bajo su liderato, la UCC buscará ampliar sus ofrecimientos. El próximo año académico estrenarán la Escuela de Quiropráctica, la primera que se establecerá en Puerto Rico y en todo el Caribe. Asimismo, inaugurarán su nuevo grado asociado en masaje terapéutico.

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