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Marta N. Rivera, O.D.
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Marta N. Rivera, O.D.

TEACHING/RESEARCH INTERESTS Pediatric Low Vision Research pathological conditions RESC Study Central Corneal Thickness in the Hispanic Population Association between Alzheimer’s Disease and Age-Related Macular Degeneration. EDUCATION Primary Eye Care Residency in IAUPR-School of Optometry, Puerto Rico (2015-2016) Doctor of Optometry IAUPR-School of Optometry, Puerto Rico (2009-2013) Bachelor’s Degree Veterinary Technology of University of Puerto Rico-...

Zulmaris Torres, O.D.
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Zulmaris Torres, O.D.

TEACHING/RESEARCH INTERESTS Neuroscience Glaucoma Ocular Pharmacology Ocular disease EDUCATION Residency in Primary Eye Care from Inter American University of PR School of Optometry, 2009-2010. Doctor of Optometry from Inter American University of PR, 2004-2009. Bachelor of Biomedical Science (with minor in Chemistry), 2000-2004. RECENT COURSES TAUGHT/CLINICAL INSTRUCTION Interamerican University of PR School of Optometry, Juana Diaz, Puerto Rico, from August 2010-Present: Clinical Teaching      Adult primary Care Services, Glaucoma and Retinopathies  PUBLICATIONS, POSTERS, AND PRESENTATIONS Rodríguez N, Mercado...

Héctor C. Santiago, O.D., PhD
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Héctor C. Santiago, O.D., PhD

TEACHING/RESEARCH INTERESTS Teaching Interests Cultural Competence Visual Perception Pediatric Optometry Research Interests Refractive, visual and perceptual characteristics of children and special populations International public health International optometric education EDUCATION O.D. New England College of Optometry (1984) Ph.D. – Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Houston, University of Texas (1982) M.S. – Graduate School of Biomedical...

Mayra Rullán, O.D.
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Mayra Rullán, O.D.

TEACHING/RESEARCH INTERESTS Neuro Eye disease and Ocular Disease EDUCATION Residency in Hospital Based Optometry at the Wilkes-Barre Veterans Administration Hospital, Wilkes-Barre Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania College of Optometry (Salus University). Doctor of Optometry of New England College of Optometry: Boston, Massachusetts. B.S. in Biology of Boston College: Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. RECENT COURSES TAUGHT / CLINICAL INSTRUCTION Ocular...

Luis R. Ruíz, O.D.
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Luis R. Ruíz, O.D.

TEACHING/ RESEARCH INTERESTS    Sports Vision Vision Therapy Community Service Prosthetic Eye Clinic EDUCATION Doctorate Degree in Optometry from Inter American University of Puerto Rico School of Optometry (1999 – 2003) Bachelor’s Degree in Natural Sciences from University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus (1994 – 1999) RECENT COURSES TAUGHT/CLINICAL INSTRUCTION Sports Vision Course and...

Karen Gil, M.D., M.H.S.N.
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Karen Gil, M.D., M.H.S.N.

TEACHING/RESEARCH INTEREST Ocular Anatomy and Physiology Anterior/Posterior Ocular Diseases Systemic Biomedical Science General Health, Nutrition, Vitamin D Surgery Procedures EDUCATION MHSN from University of Puerto Rico Ophthalmology Residency, from “Nuestra Señora de la Luz” Hospital, Mexico City MD from University of Guadalajara RECENT COURSES TAUGHT Integrative Ocular Anatomy and Physiology I & 2 Systemic Biomedical...

Angel F. Romero, O.D.
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Angel F. Romero, O.D.

TEACHING/RESEARCH INTERESTS Developmental Vision Vision Therapy Neuro-optometric Rehabilitation EDUCATION 1985 – 1989 University of Puerto Rico: Rio Piedras Campus 1989 – 1993 Inter American University of Puerto Rico School of Optometry 1993 – 1994 State University of New York – State College of Optometry: Residency in Vision Therapy RECENT COURSES TAUGHT/CLINICAL INSTRUCTION Developmental Vision 1...

Neisha M. Rodríguez, O.D., M.P.H.-G
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Neisha M. Rodríguez, O.D., M.P.H.-G

TEACHING/RESEARCH INTEREST Low Vision and Blindness Geriatrics Visual Rehabilitation Epidemiology Visual manifestations of Alzheimer’s disease. Teaching Experience Taught classes in the basic and clinical sciences department including: Geriatric optometry, Applied Pharmacology I-II, Neuro-optometry rehabilitation, Optometric case discussions I, Professional Optometry and Ethics, Primary care low vision and Advanced low vision. EDUCATION PhD Biomedicine Salus University,...

Dick Robles, B.S.
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Dick Robles, B.S.

TEACHING Ophthalmic Optics Lab APO 3 EDUCATION Bachelor’s degree, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus (1985) Optical Diploma in American College of Optics, Los Angeles California (1979) RECENT COURSES TAUGHT/CLINICAL INSTRUCTION 1982- present Applied Optic Labs at the School of Optometry of Puerto Rico PUBLICATION, POSTERS, AND PRESENTATIONS Various conferences for optical, optometric conventions/...

Damaris Pagán, O.D., M.P.H.
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Damaris Pagán, O.D., M.P.H.

TEACHING/ RESEARCH INTEREST Public Health Optometry Epidemiology Social aspects influencing health status EDUCATION                       MPH University of Puerto Rico, RCM- Rio Piedras (2005) OD Inter American University of Puerto Rico School of Optometry (2001) BS University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras, General Sciences (1997) Fellow of American Academy of Optometry (November 2016-present) RECENT COURSE TAUGHT/CLINICAL...