Myrna Quinones, MD

Puerto Rico University Center for Excellence on Developmental Disabilities/IDD
Medical Sciences Campus
Graduate School of Public Health
University of Puerto Rico
P.O. Box 365067
San Juan, PR 00936-5067
Phone: 787-754-4377
Email: [email protected]
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Last Updated: July 14, 2014


Discipline Coordinators: Pediatrics
Discipline(s): Medicine-Pediatrics
AUCD Council Membership: No Council Membership


Myrna Lizette Quiñones-Feliciano, MD.


Title:   PRUCEDD Medical Home Comprehensive Health Services Project Coordinator and Associate Dean for Faculty Development and Continuing Medical Education, University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine.


Position Description:  As the Medical Home Health Services Project Coordinator, Dr. Quiñones  is responsible for the coordination of the training activities in the project clinics. Also she is responsible for implementing and evaluating the overall Project within a Family Centered Service Model. Dr. Quiñones serves as a liason between the UCEDD and the Pediatric Department of the School of Medicine.


Education :    

Michigan State University                      Post Doctoral               1992    Faculty Development

                                                                                                            & Research

Graduate School of Public Health          Graduate                      1995    Developmental

                                                            Certificate                                 Disabilities

                                                            Early Intervention

University Children Hospital      Pediatrician                   1983    Pediatrics

University of Puerto Rico                      Medical                        1980    Medicine

Rico Medical Sciences Campus            Doctor            

University of Puerto Rico                      BS                               1977    General Science


Faculty Appointments:  Dr. Quiñones holds the position of full Professor at the School of Medicine of the University of Puerto Rico, Department of Pediatrics. At present she serves as Assistant Dean for Faculty Development and Continuing Medical Education at the School of Medicine of the University of Puerto Rico and also as Internal Review Coordinator and Clinic Associate Director at the University Pediatric Hospital  Residency Continuity Clinic. Since 1997 she is a member of the Human Development Course Committee for First Year Medical Students and for six years (1994-2000) directed the Interdisciplinary Team of the Metropolitan Pediatric Center School for Severely Handicapped Children.

During 1983 to 2000 she worked as pediatrician at the Metropolitan Pediatric Center (Regional Title V Program) and from 1996-2000 as Director of the PRUAP's Early Intervention Project.


Recent Publications and Presentations:

(1998) Quiñones, M., Alonso A. Third Year Pediatric Resident Developmental; (1995-present) Quiñones M. Course Syllabus :Typical and Atypical Development DDIT 6506 Graduate Certificate on Developmental Disabilities School of Public

Health ; (November, 1993), Quiñones, M.  Media Otitis in Children.  Family Medicine Academy, Vol. 5, (1996) Quiñones, M., Visbal G. González G.  Illicit Substance Use in Pregnancy.  Research & Development Conference Proceedings.