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Dr. Wilfredo De Jesus Rojas was inspired to become a Pediatric Pulmonologist to be an advocate for technology dependent children with chronic respiratory lung diseases. On 2004, he was accepted to complete a Bachelor Degree in Biology at the University of Puerto Rico at Cayey where he was graduated Magna Cum Laude. Dr. De Jesus Rojas was accepted into the University of Puerto Rico Medical Science Campus (2008) where he received a Medical Doctor (M.D.) degree (2012) and completed his Internship and an ACGME Pediatric residency program (2015). He became Board Certified Fellow of the American Academic of Pediatrics (FAAP) on 2015. Because of his strong academic achievement, research experience, and volunteer activity he was accepted at the University of Texas, McGovern Medical School, Health Science Center at Houston, to complete a Pediatric Pulmonary Subspecialty Fellowship. His research interest include: Early biomarkers in pulmonary hypertension, rare pulmonary lung diseases, Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia, non-invasive ventilation (NIV) modes, Technology-dependent children with chronic respiratory failure, among others.
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