1- Pulmonary imaging of pandemic influenza H1N1 infection: Relationship between clinical presentation and disease burden on chest radiography and CT. 1L Abbo, MD, 2A Quartin, 1M I Morris, 3G Saigal, MD, 1,4E Ariza-Heredia, 1P Mariani,4O Rodriguez S MunozCE, MD, 4M M Ferrada4E Ramee, 5,6M M I Rosas, 5I Gonzalezd 3J FishmanPhD. British Journal of Radiology 2010.
2- Treatment of Porto-pulmonary Hypertension: Experience with Sildenafil. Orlando D. Rodriguez, Mayra Sanchez, Laurie A. Lawler, Aaron B. Waxman, Monica Colvin-Adams, and Shirin Shafazand. Chest 2006 130: 256S.
Role in Project: First Investigator. Largest Case Report study in the US analyzing the benefits of the use of Sildenafil in the treatment of Porto- pulmonary Hypertension in patients awaiting liver transplant
Mentor: Shirin Schafazand, M.D., University of Miami-Miller School of Medicine/Jackson Memorial Hospital (2006)
3- Pioneer Study on the Possible Presence of West Nile Virus in the Island of Puerto Rico
Role in Project: Principal investigator. First study done in the island of Puerto Rico, testing the possibility of West Nile virus in this island after several reported cases of encephalitis. Presented at the Vector Born Branch of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Rio Piedra, Puerto Rico, and at the Center for Disease Control and Prevention headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia (August 2000)
Mentor: Paul Reiter, PhD. Director of the Vector-Born Diseases/Dengue Branch of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
4- Current Therapy of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care. Fourth Edition Mosby.
Role: Editor for the chapter titled: Management of Medical Conditions in the Trauma Patient. Book to be published in June of 2022.