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•B.H.E Health Education (Public Health), Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico
•ATI Certified Personal Trainer (Physical Conditioning)
•Personal Trainer: Physical Conditioning Center, Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico. (Centro de Acondicionamiento Físico del Recinto de Ciencias Médicas)
•Personal Trainer: Dynamic Martial Arts & Fitness Center
Primary Academic and Research Areas of Interest:
•Human Physiology (evolutionary human biology, variation, adaptation and accommodation to different kinds of stresses including environmental factors; exercise physiology; pathophysiology).
•Population Genetics (migrations, adaptation, and disease; mtDNA and Y chromosome haplogroups, modern and ancient DNA)
•Chronic Diseases Pathogenesis and Epidemiology (mainly diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, and obesity; evolutionary medicine; health transitions to "western lifestyle")
•Physical Activity and Nutrition (Paleolithic, hunter-gatherer lifestyle and diet, health and disease)
Mitochondrial DNA Variation at Position 16189 and Diabetes: Frequency Amongst South Eastern Kenyan Populations
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