Education

Medical School
University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine (1997), Medicine
Internship
University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine (1998), Pediatrics
Residency
University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine (2000), Pediatrics
Fellowship
Indiana Sch. of Med.-Riley Hospital for Children (2003), Pediatric Pulmonology
Fellowship
Indiana Sch. of Med.-Riley Hospital for Children (2004), Pediatric Pulmonology
Research Fellowship
Riley Hospital for Children (2004), Pediatric Pulmonology

Specialty Areas

  • Pediatric Lung (Pulmonology)
  • Pediatric Sleep & Breathing Disorders
  • Pediatrics

Clinical Interest

  • Respiratory Diseases
  • Publications

    Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

    Lung structure and function of infants with recurrent wheeze when asymptomatic.
    Llapur CJ, Martínez TM, Coates C, Tiller C, Wiebke JL, Li X, Applegate K, Coxson HO, Tepper RS Eur. Respir. J. 2009 Jan 33 1 107-12
    Measurement of single breath-hold carbon monoxide diffusing capacity in healthy infants and toddlers.
    Castillo A, Llapur CJ, Martinez T, Kisling J, Williams-Nkomo T, Coates C, Tepper RS Pediatr. Pulmonol. 2006 Jun 41 6 544-50
    High-resolution computed tomography imaging of airway disease in infants with cystic fibrosis.
    Martínez TM, Llapur CJ, Williams TH, Coates C, Gunderman R, Cohen MD, Howenstine MS, Saba O, Coxson HO, Tepper RS Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 2005 Nov 172 9 1133-8
    Parental smoking and airway reactivity in healthy infants.
    Tepper RS, Williams-Nkomo T, Martinez T, Kisling J, Coates C, Daggy J Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 2005 Jan 171 1 78-82
    Assessment of exhaled nitric oxide kinetics in healthy infants.
    Martínez T, Weist A, Williams T, Clem C, Silkoff P, Tepper RS J. Appl. Physiol. 2003 Jun 94 6 2384-90

    Honors & Awards

    • Best Doctors
      D Magazine (2013-2014)
    • Clinical Research Grant from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
      Project title: Evaluation of Airway Responsiveness and Exhaled Nitric (2002)
    • Alpha Omega Alpha
      (1996)

    Professional Associations/Affiliations

    • American Academy of Sleep Medicine (2005)
    • American Thoracic Society (2003)