Wanda I. Figueroa

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

Academic Department(s)
Pediatrics

Research Area
HIV/AIDS

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