Research Projects:

  • The prevalence and risk behavior for the transmission of Hepatitis C virus among intravenous drug users

  • Xylazine effects of morphine-induced prefrontal cortex neuroplasticity

  • A comparison of the incidence of HIV and risk behaviors between intravenous drug users in New York City and Puerto Rico.

  • The effects of drug abuse on the immune system of intravenous drug users.

  • The prevalence of suicide attempts and alcohol use in intravenous drug users.

  • Community outreach projects as a tool to provide access to health services for marginalized populations.

  • The effectiveness of different intervention models in the reduction of risk behaviors in intravenous drug users.

  • Substance abuse and HIV Prevention navigator program of Hispanic and Latinos.