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Esther Torres
Title Dr.
Faculty Rank Professor
Degree M.D., MACP, MACG, AGAF, FAASLD
Institution University of Puerto Rico
Department Medicine
Clusters Infectious and Immunological Diseases
Address
University of Puerto Rico
Medical Sciences Campus
P.O. Box 365067
City San Juan
State PR
Postal Code 00936-5067
Telephone 787-754-0101 x2419
Fax 787-758-2583
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  Dr. Esther A. Torres obtained her medical degree from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. She completed a residency in Internal Medicine at the San Juan Veteran’s Administration Medical Center and a fellowship in Gastroenterology at the UPR and affiliated hospitals. She is Professor of Medicine at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, where she was Division Chief of Gastroenterology and Training Program Director and Chair of Medicine. Dr. Torres is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. She is a Master of the American College of Physicians and the American College of Gastroenterology, a Fellow of the American Gastroenterological Association and a Fellow of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases,member of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America and the Asociación Puertorriqueña de Gastroenterología. Dr. Torres has 90 peer reviewed publications and 138 scientific presentations. She directs the UPR Gastroenterology Research Unit. Dr. Torres has a special interest in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases and was instrumental in establishing the UPR Center for IBD, which she directs.

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  Research projects funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)

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2018HEAD START CONNECTS: INDIVIDUALIZING AND CONNECTS FAMILIES TO FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICESHHSP233201500059I/HHSP233201500059I
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2018ASSESSING MODELS OF COORDINATED SERVICES FOR LOW-INCOME CHILDREN AND THEIR FAMILIESHHSP233201500035I/HHSP23337028T
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2018CHILD CARE INTERSTATE BACKGROUND CHECKS (CC-IBACS)HHSP233201500045I
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2018 EARLY CARE AND EDUCATION LEADERSHIP STUDY (EXCELS)HHSP233201500035I / HHSP23337038T
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2018RACIAL AND ETHNIC DISPARITIES IN HUMAN SERVICES ANALYSIS EXECUTION PROJECTHHSP233201500064I_HHSP23337020T
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2018MOTHER AND INFANT HOME VISITING PROGRAM EVALUATION, LONG-TERM FOLLOW-UP 2 (MIHOPE-LT2)HHSP233201500059I/ HHSP23337010T
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2018WHAT WORKS CLEARINGHOUSE OF PROVEN AND PROMISING APPROACHES TO MOVE WELFARE RECIPIENTS TO WORKHHSP233201500035I_HHSP23337034T
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2017ASSESSMENT AND MAPPING OF COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS IN HOME VISITING (AMC-HV)HHSP233201500034I/HHSP23337002T
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2017A STRENGTHS-BASED APPROACH TO EXAMINING SUPPORTS FOR SELF-REGULATION SKILLS OF LATINO CHILDREN RAISED IN POVERTY90YR0104-01
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2017LEVERAGING HOME LANGUAGES TO PROMOTE EXECUTIVE FUNCTIONING90YR0103-01
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2017ADDRESSING THE NEEDS OF INFANTS AND TODDLERS EXPOSED TO MALTREATMENT: EXAMINING THE IMPACT OF AN INTEGRATED EARLY HEAD START & CHILDREN AND YOUTH SERVICES PROGRAM90YR0102-01
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2017EXPLORING THE RELATION BETWEEN POSITIVE BEHAVIOR SUPPORT AND LANGUAGE LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES IN PRESCHOOL CLASSROOMS.90YR0101-01
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2017CHILD MALTREATMENT INCIDENCE DATA LINKAGES (CMI DATA LINKAGES)HHSP233201500035I/HHSP23337022T
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2017IMPLEMENTATION AND ASSESSMENT OF COMPETENCIES FOR TEACHERS AND CAREGIVERS SERVING INFANTS AND TODDLERSHHSP233201500035I/HHSP23337021T
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2017HEAD START FAMILY AND CHILD EXPERIENCES SURVEY (FACES) 2019HHSP233201500035I/HHSP23337024T
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2017EVIDENCE BUILDING IN TANF: ADVANCING INNOVATIONS TO PROMOTE EMPLOYMENT AND ECONOMIC SECURITY FOR LOW-INCOME INDIVIDUALSHHSP233201500059I/HHSP23337006T
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2017OBSERVING SELF-REGULATION IN CONTEXT IN HEAD START CLASSROOMS AND DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS SCHOOL READINESS90YR0105-01
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2016BUILDING CAPACITY TO EVALUATE INTERVENTIONS FOR YOUTH/YOUNG ADULTS WITH CHILD WELFARE INVOLVEMENT AT-RISK OF HOMELESSNESS: PHASE IIHHSP233201500035I/HHSP23337013T
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2016HPOG UNIVERSITY PARTNERSHIPS 2.0 RESEARCH SUPPORTHHSP233201500071I/HHSP23337011T
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2016MULTI-SITE IMPLEMENTATION EVALUATION OF TRIBAL HOME VISITING (MUSE)HHSP233201500133I/HHSP23337004T
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2016EVALUATION OF GOAL-DIRECTED PSYCHOLOGICAL CAPITAL AND EMPLOYER COACHING IN HEALTH PROFESSION OPPORTUNITY DEVELOPMENT90HG1003-01
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2016ASSESSING THE EVIDENCE: HOME VISITING EVIDENCE OF EFFECTIVENESSGS-10F-0050L/HHSP233201500115G
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2016TWO-GENERATION APPROACHES TO IMPROVING FAMILY SELF-SUFFICIENCYHHSP233201500035I/HHSP23337003T
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2016ADVANCING WELFARE AND FAMILY SELF-SUFFICIENCY RESEARCH PROJECT (FOLLOW-ON) HHSP233201500035I/HHSP23337017T
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2016PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT TOOLS TO IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF INFANT AND TODDLER CAREHHSP233201500035I/HHSP23337007T
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2016TRIBAL HOME VISITING EVALUATION INSTITUTEGS-10F-0204K/HHSP233201500114G
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2016FAMILY SELF-SUFFICIENCY DATA CENTER90PD0272-04
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2016DESIGN OPTIONS FOR HOME VISITING EVALUATION (DOHVE) 2.0HHSP233201500133I/HHSP23337002T
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2016DOMESTIC HUMAN TRAFFICKING AND THE CHILD WELFARE POPULATIONHHSP23320150039I/HHSP23337011T
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2016EVALUATION OF COACHING-FOCUSED INTERVENTIONS FOR HARD-TO-EMPLOY TANF CLIENTS AND OTHER LOW-INCOME POPULATIONSHHSP233201500035I/HHSP23337018T
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2016VARIATIONS IN IMPLEMENTATION OF QUALITY INTERVENTIONS: EXAMINING THE QUALITY-CHILD OUTCOMES RELATIONSHIP IN CHILD CARE AND EARLY EDUCATION (VIQI)HHSP233201500059I/HHSP23337002T
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2016CULTURE OF CONTINUOUS LEARNING PROJECT: A BREAKTHROUGH SERIES COLLABORATIVE FOR IMPROVING CHILD CARE AND HEAD START QUALITYHHSP233201500034I/HHSP23337001T
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2016EVALUATION OF THE NATIONAL HUMAN TRAFFICKING HOTLINE PROGRAMHHSP233201500039I/ HHSP23337007T
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2015CONSTELLATIONS OF SUPPORT: TEACHER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN HEAD START AND CHILD OUTCOMES90YE0179-01
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2015THE CHANGING LANDSCAPE OF PUBLICLY-FUNDED CENTER-BASED CHILD CARE: 1990 AND 2012.90YE0165-01
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2015PROMOTING SOCIAL COMPETENCE IN ECE: PREDICTING THE DEVELOPMENT OF PROSOCIAL BEHAVIOR FROM EARLY EXPERIENCES IN CHILD CARE AND FAMILIES90YE0168-01
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2015ARE HIGHER SUBSIDY PAYMENT RATES AND PROVIDER-FRIENDLY PAYMENT POLICIES ASSOCIATED WITH CHILD CARE QUALITY?90YE0177-01
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2015MITIGATING SUSCEPTIBILITY WITH THE CHILD CARE DEVELOPMENT FUND: USING FOUR LARGE DATA SETS TO CLASSIFY RISK PROFILES AND RISK TRANSMISSION BY MODIFIABLE FACTORS90YE0175-01
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2015CHILD CARE FACTORS THAT INFLUENCE PARENTAL ENGAGEMENT: UNDERSTANDING LONGITUDINAL PATHWAYS TO CHILDREN?S SCHOOL READINESS90YE0178-01
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2015SUHMRE: SAME-SEX RELATIONSHIPS: UPDATES TO HEALTHY MARRIAGE AND RELATIONSHIP EDUCATION PROGRAMMINGHHSP233201500064I/HHSP23337001T
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2015HOW PARENTAL PREFERENCES AND SUBSIDY RECEIPT SHAPE IMMIGRANT FAMILIES? CHILD CARE CHOICES90YE0171-01
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2015SUPPORTING LOW-INCOME FAMILIES: STATE VARIATIONS IN CHILD CARE SUBSIDIES AND TANF POLICIES AND CHILDREN'S DEVELOPMENTAL ECOLOGIES90YE0173-01
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2015SUBSIDY UTILIZATION AND IMPACT ON EARLY CARE AND EDUCATION OF LOW-INCOME CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS90YE0166-01
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2015THE IMPACT OF EARLY CARE AND EDUCATION IN CHILD NUTRITION, SEDENTARY BEHAVIOR AND OBESITY BY KINDERGARTEN90YE0170-01
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2014IMPROVING CHILDREN?S WELL-BEING: IDENTIFYING MECHANISMS AND TIMING OF FAMILY STRENGTHENING PROGRAMS FOR LOW-INCOME FAMILIES THROUGH DIFFERENTIAL EQUATION MODELING90PD0285-01
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2014HOMELESS FAMILIES RESEARCH BRIEFSHHSP23320095624WC-01
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2014RESPONDING TO INTIMATE VIOLENCE IN RELATIONSHIP PROGRAMS (RIVIR)HHSP23320095651WC-01
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2014ASSESSING THE COST AND IMPLEMENTATION OF HIGH QUALITY EARLY CARE AND EDUCATION (ACIHQECE)HHSP23320095642WC-01
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2014CHILD CARE AND DEVELOPMENT FUND (CCDF) POLICIES DATABASE PROJECTHHSP23320095654WC-01
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2014INTERMEDIATE OUTCOMES OF CAREER PATHWAYS PROGRAMSHHSP233200956WC-01
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2014UNDERSTANDING THE INTERSECTION BETWEEN TANF AND REFUGEE CASH ASSISTANCE SERVICESHHSP23320095624WC-01
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2014EVALUATION OF DOMESTIC HUMAN TRAFFICKING DEMONSTRATION PROJECTSHHSP23320095651WC-01
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2013HUMAN SERVICES RESEARCH PARTNERSHIPS: PUERTO RICO 90YR0072-01
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2013HEAD START UNIVERSITY PARTNERSHIPS: DUAL GENERATION APPROACHES90YR0073-01
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2013EARLY HEAD START-CHILD CARE PARTNERSHIPS STUDYHHSP23320095642WC-01
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2013MATERNAL, INFANT AND EARLY CHILDHOOD HOME VISITING EVALUATION (MIHOPE) IIHHSP23320095644WC-01
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2013CHILD CARE AND EARLY EDUCATION POLICY AND RESEARCH ANALYSES (CCEEPRA)HHSP23320095631WC-01
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2013JOB SEARCH ASSISTANCE EVALUATIONHHSP23320095624WC-01
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2013CHILD CARE ADMINISTRATIVE DATA ANALYSIS90YE0148-01
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2013EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING EVIDENCE REVIEWHHSP23320095642WC-01
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2013STUDY OF EMPLOYMENT AND ADVANCEMENT OF RACIAL, ETHNIC AND LINGUISTIC MINORITIES90PH0021-02
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2013HEAD START UNIVERSITY PARTNERSHIPS: DUAL GENERATION APPROACHES90YR0075-01
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2013MOTHER AND INFANT HOME VISITING PROGRAM EVALUATION (MIHOPE)HHSP23337003T-03

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1. Torres E, Aragoncillo I, Moreno J, Vega A, Abad S, García-Prieto A, Macias N, Hernandez A, Godino MT, Luño J. Exercise training during hemodialysis sessions: Physical and biochemical benefits. Ther Apher Dial. 2019 Dec 30.
2. Michelen-Gómez E, Ramos R, Ruiz J, Morales L, Saade M, Torres EA. A Clinical Study on Cadaveric Kidney Donors in Puerto Rico and the Survival outcome of the grafts: a retrospective study of 187 kidneys from 2009-2011. P R Health Sci J. 2019 06; 38(2):92-96.
3. Vega A, Abad S, Macías N, Aragoncillo I, García-Prieto A, Linares T, Torres E, Hernández A, Luño J. Any grade of relative overhydration is associated with long-term mortality in patients with Stages 4 and 5 non-dialysis chronic kidney disease. Clin Kidney J. 2018 Jun; 11(3):372-376.
4. Mercado-Irizarry A, Torres EA. Cryptogenic cirrhosis: Current knowledge and future directions. Clin Liver Dis (Hoboken). 2016 Apr; 7(4):69-72.
5. Abreu-Delgado Y, Isidro RA, Torres EA, González A, Cruz ML, Isidro AA, González-Keelan CI, Medero P, Appleyard CB. Serum vitamin D and colonic vitamin D receptor in inflammatory bowel disease. World J Gastroenterol. 2016 Apr 07; 22(13):3581-91.
6. Vélez-González F, Ballester V, Antúnez I, Pastranal R, Torres EA, González-Keelan C. Rejection, Recurrence, or Something Else? Bol Asoc Med P R. 2016; 108(2):39-41.
7. Pérez CM, Albizu-García CE, Torres EA. Tackling the Health Challenge posed by Hepatitis C in Puerto Rico: A Call for Immediate Public Health Actions. P R Health Sci J. 2015 Jun; 34(2):53-9.
8. Rivera-Acosta JE, Aponte M, Villamil I, Romaguera J, Ortiz AP, Torres EA. Human Papilloma Virus Awareness Among Hispanic Females with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2016 Mar; 3(1):55-62.
9. Zamot AL, Torres EA, González H, Marcial MA. Presence of tissue transglutaminase IgA antibody as a celiac disease marker in a sample of patients with irritable bowel syndrome. P R Health Sci J. 2015 Mar; 34(1):38-9.
10. Isidro RA, Cruz ML, Isidro AA, Baez A, Arroyo A, González-Marqués WA, González-Keelan C, Torres EA, Appleyard CB. Immunohistochemical expression of SP-NK-1R-EGFR pathway and VDR in colonic inflammation and neoplasia. World J Gastroenterol. 2015 Feb 14; 21(6):1749-58.
11. Alsina AE, Nakshabandi A, Makris AM, Torres EA. Liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma in Puerto Ricans: underutilization of a curative therapy. P R Health Sci J. 2014 Dec; 33(4):170-6.
12. Morales-Vásquez L, Miranda-Avalo EI, Rodríguez-Medina JR, Quiñones-Badillo Y, Marqués-Lespier J, Muñoz-Acabá J, Pastrana R, Pérez-Cardona CM, Yamamura Y, Torres EA. Demographics, clinical characteristics, IFNL3- and IFNL4- polymorphisms in a cohort of hepatitis C patients from Puerto Rico. P R Health Sci J. 2014 Dec; 33(4):177-83.
13. Ballester V, Guo X, Vendrell R, Haritunians T, Klomhaus AM, Li D, McGovern DP, Rotter JI, Torres EA, Taylor KD. Association of NOD2 and IL23R with inflammatory bowel disease in Puerto Rico. PLoS One. 2014; 9(9):e108204.
14. Torres EA, Martínez NA, Martínez P, Ayala AM, Millián D, Rivera C, Saadé M, Davis J. Profile of the average organ non-donor: can it be used predictively? P R Health Sci J. 2014 Sep; 33(3):129-31.
15. Muñoz-Matta A, Osorio R, Cabrera-León V, Oquendo H, Torres E, Romaguera J. CERVICAL CYTOLOGY TRENDS IN A SAMPLE OF INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE PATIENTS IN PUERTO RICO: A DESCRIPTIVE STUDY AND RESEARCH OF CURRENT LITERATURE. Bol Asoc Med P R. 2014; 106(4):6-10.
16. Marqués-Lespier JM, Ortiz-Vega NM, Sánchez MC, Sánchez MC, Soto-Avilés OE, Torres EA. Knowledge of and attitudes toward organ donation: a survey of medical students in Puerto Rico. P R Health Sci J. 2013 Dec; 32(4):187-93.
17. Vendrell R, Venegas HL, Pérez CM, Morell C, Roman RV, Torres EA. Differences in prevalence of inflammatory bowel disease in Puerto Rico between commercial and government-sponsored managed health care insured individuals. Bol Asoc Med P R. 2013; 105(2):15-9.
18. Rivera MN, Jowsey S, Alsina AE, Torres EA. Factors contributing to health disparities in liver transplantation in a Hispanic population. P R Health Sci J. 2012 Dec; 31(4):199-204.
19. González-Keelan C, Arce V, Ortiz AP, Torres EA, Lojo JJ. Increase in the number of IBD surgical resections at the Puerto Rico Medical Center: A brief report. P R Health Sci J. 2012 Dec; 31(4):223-6.
20. Almázar C, Torres EA. Lack of association between smoking and surgery for Crohn''s disease in Puerto Rico. Bol Asoc Med P R. 2012 Sep-Dec; 104(4):66-7.
21. Torres EA, Cruz A, Monagas M, Bernal M, Correa Y, Cordero R, Carlo VL. Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Hispanics: The University of Puerto Rico IBD Registry. Int J Inflam. 2012; 2012:574079.
22. Ortiz AP, Romero C, Disdier O, Santana E, Torres M, Torres EA, Pérez CM. Diabetes is associated with chronic liver disease and liver cancer in the adult population of Puerto Rico. P R Health Sci J. 2011 Sep; 30(3):132-4.
23. Soto-Salgado M, Suárez E, Ortiz AP, Adrovet S, Marrero E, Meléndez M, Colón HM, Albizu C, Del C Santos M, Torres E, Pérez CM. Knowledge of viral hepatitis among Puerto Rican adults: implications for prevention. J Community Health. 2011 Aug; 36(4):565-73.
24. Meléndez JD, Larregui Y, Vázquez JM, Carlo VL, Torres EA. Medication profiles of patients in the University of Puerto Rico inflammatory bowel disease registry. P R Health Sci J. 2011 Mar; 30(1):3-8.
25. Iturrino J, Sánchez CJ, Ortiz A, Romero CJ, Velázquez V, Costas P, Torres EA. Outcomes of an underserved Hispanic population with chronic hepatitis C treated with pegylated-interferon and ribavirin in a government-sponsored clinic. P R Health Sci J. 2011 Mar; 30(1):9-13.
26. González EJ, Rivera-Acosta JE, Sánchez JM, Romero C, Meléndez M, Pérez C, Torres EA. Management of upper gastrointestinal bleeding in cirrhotic patients with documented esophageal varices evaluated at the Puerto Rico Medical Center. Bol Asoc Med P R. 2011 Jan-Mar; 103(1):5-8.
27. Pérez CM, Marrero E, Meléndez M, Adrovet S, Colón H, Ortiz AP, Soto-Salgado M, Albizu C, Torres EA, Suárez E. Seroepidemiology of viral hepatitis, HIV and herpes simplex type 2 in the household population aged 21-64 years in Puerto Rico. BMC Infect Dis. 2010 Mar 23; 10:76.
28. Pérez CM, Marrero E, Meléndez M, Adrovet S, Colón H, Albizu C, Torres EA, Ortiz AP, Suárez E. Feasibility of collecting biologic specimens in population-based surveys: experiences from the epidemiology of hepatitis C in the household, adult population of Puerto Rico study. P R Health Sci J. 2010 Mar; 29(1):18-25.
29. Magno P, Jiménez CE, Ortiz Z, Torres EA. Recombinant human granulocyte-macrophage colony stimulating factor (sargramostim) as an alternative therapy for fistulizing Crohn''s disease. P R Health Sci J. 2010 Mar; 29(1):60-5.
30. Alsina AE, Torres EA, Antúnea I, González H, Bowers V, Huang J, Leone J, Potter T. Outcome of liver transplantation in a Hispanic population: 100 liver transplants in Puerto Ricans. P R Health Sci J. 2009 Dec; 28(4):301-6.
31. Hernández JD, Jiménez-Huyke C, Rosado K, González-Keelan C, Lojo JJ, Torres EA. Surveillance for dysplasia in patients with ileal pouch-anal anastomosis for ulcerative colitis: an interim analysis. Dig Dis Sci. 2010 Aug; 55(8):2332-6.
32. Bhat M, Nguyen GC, Pare P, Lahaie R, Deslandres C, Bernard EJ, Aumais G, Jobin G, Wild G, Cohen A, Langelier D, Brant S, Dassopoulos T, McGovern D, Torres E, Duerr R, Regueiro M, Silverberg MS, Steinhart H, Griffiths AM, Elkadri A, Cho J, Proctor D, Goyette P, Rioux J, Bitton A. Phenotypic and genotypic characteristics of inflammatory bowel disease in French Canadians: comparison with a large North American repository. Am J Gastroenterol. 2009 Sep; 104(9):2233-40.
33. Romero Marrero C, Ortiz AP, Pérez CM, Pérez J, Torres EA. Survival of hepatocellular carcinoma in Puerto Rico. P R Health Sci J. 2009 Jun; 28(2):105-13.
34. Soto-Salgado M, Pérez CM, Burgos-Calderón R, Torres EA, Suárez E. Factors associated to the prevalence of antibodies to hepatitis C virus among patients receiving hemodialysis at selected dialysis centers in Puerto Rico, 2005. P R Health Sci J. 2009 Mar; 28(1):18-23.
35. Collazo MH, González JR, Torres EA. Etanercept therapy for psoriasis in a patient with concomitant hepatitis C and liver transplant. P R Health Sci J. 2008 Dec; 27(4):346-7.
36. Torres EA. From organ donation to trasplantation: it takes a team. Bol Asoc Med P R. 2008 Jul-Sep; 100(3):5.
37. Price AL, Weale ME, Patterson N, Myers SR, Need AC, Shianna KV, Ge D, Rotter JI, Torres E, Taylor KD, Goldstein DB, Reich D. Long-range LD can confound genome scans in admixed populations. Am J Hum Genet. 2008 Jul; 83(1):132-5; author reply 135-9.
38. Magno P, DE Jesus-Aponte R, Vazquez GJ, Garrastegui D, Torres EA. Abdominal pain and weight loss in an HIV-infected patient. J Dig Dis. 2008 Feb; 9(1):48-51.
39. Rivera Resto M, De Varona Negrón M, Eguía V, Carlo VL, Torres EA. Hepatocellular carcinoma at the University of Puerto Rico Liver Transplant Clinic. P R Health Sci J. 2007 Dec; 26(4):337-42.
40. Pérez CM, Albizu C, Peña M, Torres EA, Reyes JC, Colón H, Ortiz AP, Suárez E. Hepatitis C in Puerto Rico: a time for public health action. P R Health Sci J. 2007 Dec; 26(4):395-400.
41. Dassopoulos T, Nguyen GC, Bitton A, Bromfield GP, Schumm LP, Wu Y, Elkadri A, Regueiro M, Siemanowski B, Torres EA, Gregory FJ, Kane SV, Harrell LE, Franchimont D, Achkar JP, Griffiths A, Brant SR, Rioux JD, Taylor KD, Duerr RH, Silverberg MS, Cho JH, Steinhart AH. Assessment of reliability and validity of IBD phenotyping within the National Institutes of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) IBD Genetics Consortium (IBDGC). Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2007 Aug; 13(8):975-83.
42. Pastrana RJ, Torres EA, Arroyo JM, Rivera CE, Sánchez CJ, Morales L. Iron-deficiency anemia as presentation of pouchitis. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2007 Jan; 41(1):41-4.
43. Nguyen GC, Torres EA, Regueiro M, Bromfield G, Bitton A, Stempak J, Dassopoulos T, Schumm P, Gregory FJ, Griffiths AM, Hanauer SB, Hanson J, Harris ML, Kane SV, Orkwis HK, Lahaie R, Oliva-Hemker M, Pare P, Wild GE, Rioux JD, Yang H, Duerr RH, Cho JH, Steinhart AH, Brant SR, Silverberg MS. Inflammatory bowel disease characteristics among African Americans, Hispanics, and non-Hispanic Whites: characterization of a large North American cohort. Am J Gastroenterol. 2006 May; 101(5):1012-23.
44. Wesson DE, King TE, Todd RF, Torres EA, Hellmann DB, Flack JM, Dubose TD, Schuster VL. Achieving diversity in academic internal medicine: recommendations for leaders. Am J Med. 2006 Jan; 119(1):76-81.
45. Pérez CM, Suárez E, Torres EA, Román K, Colón V. Seroprevalence of hepatitis C virus and associated risk behaviours: a population-based study in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Int J Epidemiol. 2005 Jun; 34(3):593-9.
46. Sánchez JM, Maldonado JC, Torres EA, Rivera C. Infliximab in Hispanics: characterization of response to infliximab in an ethnic minority with Crohn''s disease. P R Health Sci J. 2005 Mar; 24(1):11-7.
47. Torres EA, Guzmán A, Vázquez M, Just E, Gregory F, Lozano H, Rivera CE, Alsina A. Improving access to liver transplantation: the University of Puerto Rico experience. P R Health Sci J. 2004 Sep; 23(3):183-8.
48. De Jesús-Monge WE, Torres EA, Báez VM, De Jesús O, Rivera L, González-Keelan C. Crohn''s disease associated to chordoma: a case report. P R Health Sci J. 2004 Sep; 23(3):233-6.