Diana M. Fernández

Associate Professor
Ed.D. 2006; Interamerican University of Puerto Rico

Academic Department(s)
Department of Internal Medicine

Research Area
HIV/AIDS

Research Interest
Natural History of AIDS Disease and the Clinical Spectrum of Disease.
HIV Risk reduction intervention as a secondary HIV co-morbidity prevention.

Selected Publications
Anemia in a cohort of HIV-infected hispanics: prevalence, associated factors and impact on one-year mortality.  Santiago-Rodriguez EJ, Mayor AM, Fernández-Santos DM, Ruiz-Candelaria Y, Hunter-Mellado RF.  BMC Res Notes. 2014 Jul 8;7:439.
 
HIV/AIDS in the Puerto Rican elderly: immunological changes between gender and body mass index. Maldonado-Martínez G, Fernández-Santos DM, Ríos-Olivares E, Mayor AM, Hunter-Mellado RF.   J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2013 Nov;24(4 Suppl):94-105.
 
Hepatitis-C multimedia prevention program in poor Hispanic HIV-infected injecting drug users: six months after intervention. Mayor AM, Fernández DM, Colón H, Thomas JC, Miranda C, Hunter-Mellado RF.   J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2013 Nov;24(4 Suppl):29-37. 
 
The effectiveness evaluation of a multimedia hepatitis C prevention program for Hispanic HIV-infected individuals. Mayor AM, Fernández DM, Colón HM, Thomas JC, Hunter-Mellado RE. Ethn Dis. 2010 Winter;20(1 Suppl 1):S1-158-62.
 
The feasibility and acceptability of a multimedia hepatitis C prevention program for Hispanic HIV-infected persons. Mayor AM, Fernández DM, Colón HM, Thomas JC, Hunter-Mellado RF. Ethn Dis. 2008 Spring;18(2 Suppl 2):S2-195-9. 
 
 

Contact Information
Universidad Central del Caribe
P.O. Box 60327
Bayamón, PR 00960-6032

Tel:  (787) 787-8710
e-mail: diana.fernandez@uccaribe.edu