Wanda I. Figueroa

Associate Professor
M.D., 1986; University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR

Academic Department(s)

Research Area

Research Interest
Study of the natural history of HIV infection on the island of  PR.
Immune restoration of HAART in HIV-infected Puerto Rican children

Selected Publications
Perception of parents regarding their children’s weight. Nazario Rodriguez IJ, Figueroa WI, Rosado J, Parrilla Idel C. Bol Asoc Med P R. 2008 Apr-Jun;100(2):33-8. 

Changes in HIV/AIDS knowledge among early adolescents in Puerto Rico. Fernández DM, Figueroa WI, Gómez Mde L, Maysonet J, Olivares ER, Hunter RF. Ethn Dis. 2008 Spring;18(2 Suppl 2):S2-146-50.

A comparison of the sociodemographic, risk-behavior, and substance-abuse profile of young vs older HIV-infected Puerto Rican patients. Fernandez DM, Gomez Mde L, Figueroa W, Velazquez M, Baez DV, Rios-Olivares E, Hunter RF.   Ethn Dis.15:S5-25-9, 2005.

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

Tel.: (787) 787-5151 x 2498, 2111
Fax: (787) 798-6844
e-mail: wanda.figueroa@uccaribe.edu