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Ivonne Z. Jimenez Velázquez
Title Geriatrics Program Director
Faculty Rank Professor
Degree M.D.
Institution University of Puerto Rico
Department Geriatrics
Clusters Cancer
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UPR-Medical Sciences Campus
School of Medicine
P.O. Box 365067
City San Juan
State PR
Postal Code 00936-5067
Telephone (787) 758-2525, Ext. 1876
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  Area of Expertise: Geriatrics.

For more information, please visit: http://md.rcm.upr.edu/medicine/ .

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1. Salas A, Acosta D, Ferri CP, Guerra M, Huang Y, Jacob KS, Jimenez-Velazquez IZ, Llibre Rodriguez JJ, Sosa AL, Uwakwe R, Williams JD, Jotheeswaran AT, Liu Z, Lopez Medina AM, Salinas-Contreras RM, Prince MJ. The Prevalence, Correlates, Detection and Control of Diabetes among Older People in Low and Middle Income Countries. A 10/66 Dementia Research Group Population-Based Survey. PLoS One. 2016; 11(2):e0149616.
2. Lee JH, Cheng R, Vardarajan B, Lantigua R, Reyes-Dumeyer D, Ortmann W, Graham RR, Bhangale T, Behrens TW, Medrano M, Jiménez-Velázquez IZ, Mayeux R. Genetic Modifiers of Age at Onset in Carriers of the G206A Mutation in PSEN1 With Familial Alzheimer Disease Among Caribbean Hispanics. JAMA Neurol. 2015 Sep; 72(9):1043-51.
3. Vardarajan BN, Ghani M, Kahn A, Sheikh S, Sato C, Barral S, Lee JH, Cheng R, Reitz C, Lantigua R, Reyes-Dumeyer D, Medrano M, Jimenez-Velazquez IZ, Rogaeva E, St George-Hyslop P, Mayeux R. Rare coding mutations identified by sequencing of Alzheimer disease genome-wide association studies loci. Ann Neurol. 2015 Sep; 78(3):487-98.
4. Tosto G, Fu H, Vardarajan BN, Lee JH, Cheng R, Reyes-Dumeyer D, Lantigua R, Medrano M, Jimenez-Velazquez IZ, Elkind MS, Wright CB, Sacco RL, Pericak-Vance M, Farrer L, Rogaeva E, St George-Hyslop P, Reitz C, Mayeux R. F-box/LRR-repeat protein 7 is genetically associated with Alzheimer''s disease. Ann Clin Transl Neurol. 2015 Aug; 2(8):810-20.
5. Vardarajan BN, Schaid DJ, Reitz C, Lantigua R, Medrano M, Jiménez-Velázquez IZ, Lee JH, Ghani M, Rogaeva E, St George-Hyslop P, Mayeux RP. Inbreeding among Caribbean Hispanics from the Dominican Republic and its effects on risk of Alzheimer disease. Genet Med. 2015 Aug; 17(8):639-43.
6. Lee JH, Kahn A, Cheng R, Reitz C, Vardarajan B, Lantigua R, Medrano M, Jiménez-Velázquez IZ, Williamson J, Nagy P, Mayeux R. Disease-related mutations among Caribbean Hispanics with familial dementia. Mol Genet Genomic Med. 2014 Sep; 2(5):430-7.
7. Bryce RM, Salas A, Acosta D, Jimenez-Velazquez IZ, Llibre-Rodriguez JJ, Sosa AL, Teruel BM, Valhuerdi A, Ferri CP, McKeigue P, Prince MJ. The prevalence, correlates and impact of anaemia among older people in Cuba, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Puerto Rico and Venezuela. Br J Haematol. 2013 Feb; 160(3):387-98.
8. Sosa AL, Albanese E, Stephan BC, Dewey M, Acosta D, Ferri CP, Guerra M, Huang Y, Jacob KS, Jiménez-Velázquez IZ, Rodriguez JJ, Salas A, Williams J, Acosta I, González-Viruet M, Hernandez MA, Shuran L, Prince MJ, Stewart R. Prevalence, distribution, and impact of mild cognitive impairment in Latin America, China, and India: a 10/66 population-based study. PLoS Med. 2012 Feb; 9(2):e1001170.
9. Prince MJ, Ebrahim S, Acosta D, Ferri CP, Guerra M, Huang Y, Jacob KS, Jimenez-Velazquez IZ, Rodriguez JL, Salas A, Sosa AL, Williams JD, Gonzalez-Viruet M, Jotheeswaran AT, Liu Z. Hypertension prevalence, awareness, treatment and control among older people in Latin America, India and China: a 10/66 cross-sectional population-based survey. J Hypertens. 2012 Jan; 30(1):177-87.
10. Albanese E, Liu Z, Acosta D, Guerra M, Huang Y, Jacob KS, Jimenez-Velazquez IZ, Llibre Rodriguez JJ, Salas A, Sosa AL, Uwakwe R, Williams JD, Borges G, Jotheeswaran AT, Klibanski MG, McCrone P, Ferri CP, Prince MJ. Equity in the delivery of community healthcare to older people: findings from 10/66 Dementia Research Group cross-sectional surveys in Latin America, China, India and Nigeria. BMC Health Serv Res. 2011 Jun 28; 11:153.
11. Nervi A, Reitz C, Tang MX, Santana V, Piriz A, Reyes D, Lantigua R, Medrano M, Jiménez-Velázquez IZ, Lee JH, Mayeux R. Familial aggregation of dementia with Lewy bodies. Arch Neurol. 2011 Jan; 68(1):90-3.
12. Lee JH, Cheng R, Barral S, Reitz C, Medrano M, Lantigua R, Jiménez-Velazquez IZ, Rogaeva E, St George-Hyslop PH, Mayeux R. Identification of novel loci for Alzheimer disease and replication of CLU, PICALM, and BIN1 in Caribbean Hispanic individuals. Arch Neurol. 2011 Mar; 68(3):320-8.
13. Ho GY, Figueroa-Vallés NR, De La Torre-Feliciano T, Tucker KL, Tortolero-Luna G, Rivera WT, Jiménez-Velázquez IZ, Ortiz-Martínez AP, Rohan TE. Cancer disparities between mainland and island Puerto Ricans. Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2009 May; 25(5):394-400.
14. González-Concepción JJ, Geil K, Jiménez-Velázquez IZ, Ramos-Romey C. Atypical antipsychotics in the management of behavioral symptoms associated with dementia. Bol Asoc Med P R. 2009 Jan-Mar; 101(1):51-3.
15. Nervi A, Reitz C, Tang MX, Santana V, Piriz A, Reyes-Dumeyer D, Lantigua R, Medrano M, Jiménez-Velázquez IZ, Lee JH, Mayeux R. Comparison of clinical manifestations in Alzheimer disease and dementia with Lewy bodies. Arch Neurol. 2008 Dec; 65(12):1634-9.
16. Prince M, Acosta D, Albanese E, Arizaga R, Ferri CP, Guerra M, Huang Y, Jacob KS, Jimenez-Velazquez IZ, Rodriguez JL, Salas A, Sosa AL, Sousa R, Uwakwe R, van der Poel R, Williams J, Wortmann M. Ageing and dementia in low and middle income countries-Using research to engage with public and policy makers. Int Rev Psychiatry. 2008 Aug; 20(4):332-43.
17. Geil K, González-Concepción JJ, Jiménez-Velázquez IZ, Medina B, Velazco X. Management and outcome of transient ischemic attacks in Ponce, Puerto Rico. Bol Asoc Med P R. 2008 Jul-Sep; 100(3):11-4.
18. Carrillo-Alvira F, Rivera-Bermúdez CG, Jiménez-Velázquez IZ, Ramos-Romey C, González-Concepción JJ. Contrast associated nephropathy in the elderly. Bol Asoc Med P R. 2008 Jul-Sep; 100(3):25-7.
19. Ramos-Romey C, López-Malpica F, Nazario S, Jiménez-Velázquez IZ. Urticaria in the elderly. Bol Asoc Med P R. 2008 Jul-Sep; 100(3):32-5.
20. Lee JH, Cheng R, Rogaeva E, Meng Y, Stern Y, Santana V, Lantigua R, Medrano M, Jimenez-Velazquez IZ, Farrer LA, St George-Hyslop P, Mayeux R. Further examination of the candidate genes in chromosome 12p13 locus for late-onset Alzheimer disease. Neurogenetics. 2008 May; 9(2):127-38.
21. Lee JH, Barral S, Cheng R, Chacon I, Santana V, Williamson J, Lantigua R, Medrano M, Jimenez-Velazquez IZ, Stern Y, Tycko B, Rogaeva E, Wakutani Y, Kawarai T, St George-Hyslop P, Mayeux R. Age-at-onset linkage analysis in Caribbean Hispanics with familial late-onset Alzheimer''s disease. Neurogenetics. 2008 Feb; 9(1):51-60.
22. Ho GY, Qian H, Kim MY, Melnik TA, Tucker KL, Jimenez-Velazquez IZ, Kaplan RC, Lee-Rey ET, Stein DT, Rivera W, Rohan TE. Health disparities between island and mainland Puerto Ricans. Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2006 May; 19(5):331-9.
23. González MJ, Miranda-Massari JR, Mora EM, Jiménez IZ, Matos MI, Riordan HD, Casciari JJ, Riordan NH, Rodríguez M, Guzmán A. Orthomolecular oncology: a mechanistic view of intravenous ascorbate''s chemotherapeutic activity. P R Health Sci J. 2002 Mar; 21(1):39-41.

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