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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 and completed a Pediatric Pulmonary Subspecialty Fellowship at the University of Texas, McGovern Medical School, Health Science Center at Houston in 2018. Actually Dr. De Jesus is an assistant Professor at the University of Puerto Rico Medical School, San Juan Bautista and Ponce Health Science University. He also is the Medical Director of the Pediatric Rare Lung Diseases and Asthma Institute at Centro Medico Menonita de Cayey.
His research interest include: Rare pulmonary lung diseases, Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia, Technology-dependent children, Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasis, Hermansky-Pudlak Syndrome among others. Recently Dr. De Jesus was accepted to complete a Post Doctoral Master in Clinical & Translational Research as a NIH Scholar at the University of Puerto Rico, School of Medicine.
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