Getting & Keeping People at the Table. Annie Alonso Amador, Psy.D.,MSW Institute on Developmental Disabilities Puerto Rico UCEDD University Of Puerto Rico [email protected] Puerto Rico. The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico ( Spanish : Estado Libre Asociado de Puerto Rico ) is
Getting & Keeping People at the Table
Annie Alonso Amador, Psy.D.,MSW
Institute on Developmental Disabilities
Puerto Rico UCEDD
University Of Puerto Rico
The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico (Spanish: Estado Libre Asociado de Puerto Rico) is
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Felix “Tito” Trinidad
Science and Health Services
Dr. Nitza Margarita Cintron was named Chief of NASA's Johnson Space Center Space Medicine and Health Care Systems Office in 2004
Dr. José F. Cordero is a former Assistant Surgeon General of the Public Health Service and recently retired Director of the National Center on Birth Defects (NCBDDD) and Developmental Disabilities at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta. A pediatrician with 27 years of experience at CDC and extensive public health expertise in the fields of birth defects, developmental disabilities, infant and child health, immunizations, and efforts to promote the health of children and adults with disabilities throughout the lifespan.
Dr.Antonia Coello de Novello, Former Surgeon General of the Public Health Services in United State
Actual Health Commissioner in New York
Medicine Hall of Fame
Dr. Mario R. García Palmieri
Distinguished Professor of MedicineDirector Section of CardiologyUniversity of Puerto Rico, School of Medicine
Divided into 78 municipalities, each of which elect a mayor and a municipal legislature.
The government of Puerto Rico
Dr. Juan Martinez Cruzado, a geneticist from the University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez Campus ,designed an island-wide DNA survey, has just released the final numbers and analysis of the project.According to Dr. Martínez research, founded by the U.S. National Science
(Nuclear DNA, or the genetic material present in a gene’s nucleus, is inherited in equal parts from one’s father and mother. Mitochondrial DNA is inherited only from one’s mother and does not change or blend with other materials over time.)
Total Population: 3,808,610
Rural 213,089 Urban 3,595,521
With any disability (Non institutionalized 5 years and over) 26.8%
Unemployment General Population: officials # 12%
During the 2000s, one of the most recurrent themes in Puerto Ricannews media has been Dominicanimmigration to Puerto Rico. There are believed to be between 100,000 and 150,000 illegal Dominican immigrants living in Puerto Rico as of 2007.
Below Poverty level : 48% General Population Population with disability 52%
Map shows per municipalities
General population 48
Other family are consulted for advise about therapy and medication recommendations.
Consumer Public Policy Seminars and Round Tables
PRUCEDD Advisory Committee