Angel M. Mayor MD, MSc

Associate Professor
Department of Internal Medicine, Universidad Central del Caribe, Bayamón, Puerto Rico


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Dr. Mayor is a physician and an epidemiologist by training. He had a broad background and experience in the study of infectious and chronic diseases including HIV/AIDS, hepatitis C, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, cancer, renal disease, and diabetes, among others. He has been the Co-Principal Investigator of the Retrovirus Research Center Leadership Core (H-SALC) and the HIV and Substance of Abuse Laboratory Core during the last 23 years. In addition, he has been successfully involved in studies generation-implementation, data collection, data management, results dissemination, and study collaborations. He was the principal investigator of one NIH pilot project of the Puerto Rico Comprehensive Center for the study of HIV Disparities. He closely collaborated with the University of Puerto Rico in examining HIV neurocognitive impairment biomarkers using the biospecimens of the H-SALC repository to obtain preliminary data that supported a NINDS-funded R01. He has been involved in the design, creation, and implementation of the course “Health Disparities: A research Approach”, a collaborative effort of educational institutes in Puerto Rico and the US. Since 2012 he has been a researcher and a Steering Committee member of the North American AIDS Cohorts on Collaboration and Design (NA-ACCORD) study that is the North American regional representative of the International Epidemiology Databases to Evaluate AIDS (IeDEA) study. NA-ACCORD has established a multi-disciplinary group of collaborators that span disciplines such as basic science, clinical research, epidemiology, data informatics and biostatistics. In the NA-ACCORD, he is actively involved in studying the HIV care continuum in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico and worldwide.

(Feb 05, 2021)