Axel Gierbolini-Bermúdez, BBA, MA, DrPH

Auxiliary Researcher, Puerto Rico Central Cancer Registry, University of Puerto Rico Comprehensive Cancer Center


Axel Gierbolini-Bermúdez is a researcher at the Puerto Rico Central Cancer Registry (PRCCR) and possesses vast experience as a software development consultant. He holds a doctorate in Public Health with emphasis on Social Determinants of Health (SDH) from the University of Puerto Rico (UPR); a Master of Biblical Studies from Central University, at Bayamón, PR; and a BBA from the UPR, in Computer Information Systems from the  School of Business Administration. As a specialist in scientific data, Dr. Gierbolini-Bermúdez has collaborated with the PRCCR in the development of advanced algorithms and data analysis. As a researcher, he is interested in the impact of SDH in the cancer care continuum. Publications include JAMA Network (2023) Lifetime cost of care associated with squamous cell carcinoma of the anus in Puerto Rico; JCO Oncology and Practice (2021) High-Intensity End-of-Life Care Among Patients with GI Cancer in Puerto Rico: A Population-Based Study.

(Updated Oct 2, 2023)