About Us : Our Staff

Our Staff

Providing compassionate state-of-the art medical care, educating the dermatologists of tomorrow, advancing medical knowledge, and being a community partner takes extraordinary teamwork. Luckily, we have an extraordinary team who takes great pride in carrying out the missions of our deparment.

All of the members of our department play a vital role in fulfilling our missions.


Monica Calcines, J.D. – Vice Chair for Administration
Peggy Betancourt – Director, Medical Billing, Clinical and Dermatopathology Services
Radel Dupeiron – Practice Manager
David Lewis, Ph.D. – Sr. Program Manager
Jose Ortiz – Finance Manager
Maria Palomino, MBA – Senior Manager, Business Operations
Jacquelyn Salazar – Manager, Business Operations
Marcela Salgado – Research Coordinator
Yuli Simon – Sr. Residency Coordinator

Administrative Office

Monica Calcines
Clara Ibarra
David Lewis
Jose Ortiz
Maria Palomino
Yohanny Rivera
Fabiola Rivera-Morales
Jacquelyn Salazar
Yuli Simon

Clinical Personnel

Peggy Betancourt
Azucena D. Blandon
Israel Borrego JR
Carlos Casas
Crisseyda Castillo
Dayan Dalmao
Radel Dupeiron
Melanie Garcia
Mercedes Garcia
Merilyn Garcia
Yaoska Garcia
Gladys Goins
Ana D. Gonzalez
Barbara Gonzalez
Graciela Gonzalez
Claudia Gutierrez
Maricelys Ibanez Nordelo
Arian Mendoza Lima
Monica Micin
Yadira Napoles Diaz
Roberto Peña Reyes
Ileana Puig Reyes
Yesenia Sebastia, APRN
Cristina Sosa


Maria Alfonso
Concepcion Baltonado
Peggy Betancourt
Lisete Blanco
Lisa Cerna
Maria Dominguez-Torres
Rafael Fontanals
Sandra Laboy
Maria L. Ortiz
Carmen Perez
Ileana Puig Reyes
Cynthia Rodriguez
Yuliet Valdes
Maria Carolina Zadro

Research Personnel

Valeria De Bedout
Aliette Espinosa
Morabia Flores Rios
Joel Gil Rodriguez
Wellington Guzman
Alexander Higa
Penelope Hirt
Assuan Lens
Luis Rodriguez-Menocal
Marcela Salgado
Michael Solis