Hispanic/Latino Alzheimer Disease Initiative

Puerto Rican Alzheimer Disease Initiative

As of 2020 HIHG researchers have made successful trips to many cities in Puerto Rico to continue ascertainment efforts and follow ups. In the map above are all the places the HIHG researchers have been so far. PRADI researchers have enrolled over one thousand individuals in our Alzheimer disease study both in Puerto Rico and the continental US.

University of Miami Principal Investigators

Margaret Pericak-Vance, Ph.D.

Gary Beecham, Ph.D.

Significant Collaborators

Briseida Feliciano, MD – Universidad Central del Caribe

Concepcion Silva, MBA- Universidad Central del Caribe

Heriberto Acosta, MD – Clinica de la Memoria

For more information, or to participate in our Puerto Rico Alzheimer disease study, please contact:

Sergio Tejada, MD
Senior Clinical Research Coordinator
Alzheimer Disease Hispanic Research Studies
Ph: +1 (305) 243-0352
Email: AD-HIHG@miami.edu

Maricarmen Contreras
Clinical Research Coordinator
Alzheimer Disease Hispanic Research Studies
Ph: +1 (305) 243-1395
Email: AD-HIHG@miami.edu