Eddy Ríos-Olivares

Chair Department of Microbiology and Immunology
RCMI Program Director
Distinguished Research Professor
Ph.D. 1976, Uni. of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus
M.P.H. 1967, Uni. of Minnesota

Academic Department(s)
Department of Microbiology and Immunology

Research Area
HIV/AIDS, Substances of Abuse

Research Interest
1) The natural history of HIV/AIDS in Puerto Rico in adult population, 2) HIV-HCV co-infection (genotyping), 3) Effect of “speedball” use on the immune system, 4) effect of cocaine, heroin, methadone, and buprenorphine on CD4+ and CD8+ T-lymphocytes

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

Tel  (787) 798-4050
e-mail: eddy.rios@uccaribe.edu