Yadira Rivera-Sanchez, M.D.

Associate Professor

Department: Pediatrics


Medical School Ponce School of Medicine (1998)
Residency University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine (2001), Pediatrics
Fellowship Children's Hospital Boston (2004), Pediatric Pulmonology

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interests

  • Bronchiopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD)
  • Cystic Fibrosis (CF)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Respiratory Diseases


Featured Publications Legend

Featured Publications

Differential effects of ozone on airway and tissue mechanics in obese mice

Rivera-Sanchez Y, Johnston RA, Schwartzman IN, Valone J, Silverman ES, Fredberg JJ, and Shore SA. J Appl Physiol. In Press

Responses to ozone are increased in obese mice

Shore SA, Rivera-Sanchez Y, Schwartzman IN, Johnston RA. J Appl Physiol September 2003 95(3) 938-45

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  • 2004 American Thoracic Society Minority Travel Award
  • Departmental Award as Most Outstanding Resident
  • 1997-1998 Dean List, Who?s Who Among American Students
  • Women in Medicine Award
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society