Marisol Peña-Orellana, MS, Ed.D
Ed.D. InterAmerican University of Puerto Rico
M.S. University of Puerto Rico
Marisol Peña Orellana, MS, Ed.D, is a Research Assistant Professor Center for Preparedness in Public Health University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus School of Public Health. She is also an adjunct professor at the InterAmerican University of Puerto Rico in the Department of Graduate Nursing. Dr. Peña has been working in research with mental health, physical health, vulnerable populations and service utilization for more than eighteen years. In addition, Dr. Peña has extensive experience with quantitative methodologies. Her main research interests are in health disparities among latinos and vulnerable population and health literacy
Peña-Orellana, M; Hernández-Víver, A; Caraballo-Correa, G & Albizu-García C. (2010). Prevalence of HCV Risk Behaviors Among Prison Inmates: Tattooing and Injected Drug Use. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved ( In Press).
Marín HA, Ramírez R, Wise PH, Peña M, Sánchez Y, Torres R. (2009). The Effect of Medicaid Managed Care on Prenatal Care: The Case of Puerto Rico. Maternal Child Health Journal, 13, 187-197.
Pérez CM, Albizu C, Peña M, Torres EA, Reyes JC, Colón H, Ortiz AP, Suárez E (2007). Hepatitis C in Puerto Rico: A Time for Public Health Action. Puerto Rico Health Sciences Journal Dec;26(4):395-400.