education and training
awards and honors
- Best Teaching Professor, Students Choice Award
- Winner of the Golden Apple for Teaching Excellence, American Medical Student Associate, AMSA, Orlando, FL
- Distinguished Alumni Award given by the Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico- College of Arts and Sciences
- Banquet Speaker, National Minority Research Symposium, New York
- Distinguished Award for Excellence in Teaching, Research and Administration Presented at the 2003 Ponce School of Medicine’s Graduation Ceremonies.
- Distinguished Investigator at the Ponce School of Medicine