Daniel Romero-Alvarez

Doctoral aspirant
Primary office:
Dole


Advisor: A. Townsend Peterson
Research interests: Parasitic diseases- Mapping the risk of infectious diseases- Ecological niche modeling applied to Public Health- Spatial epidemiology of vectors of infectious diseases
Hometown: Ecuador

Education:

  • Medical Doctor

Publications:

https://goo.gl/wv03cc

  • Romero-Alvarez, D. & Escobar, L. E. 2017. Vegetation loss and the 2016 Oropouche fever outbreak in Peru. Memorias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz 112: 292–298.
  • Escobar, L. E., Romero-Alvarez, D., León, R., Lepe-López, M. A., Craft, M. E., Borbor-Córdova, M. J., Svenning, J. S. 2016. Declining prevalence of disease vectors under climate change. Scientific Reports 6: 39150.
  • Calvopiña, M., Romero-Alvarez, D., Macias, R., Sugiyama, H. 2016. Case report: Severe pleuropulmonary paragonimiasis caused by Paragonimus mexicanus treated as tuberculosis in Ecuador. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 96: 97–99.
  • Kato, H., Gomez, E., A., Martini-Robles, L., Muzzio, J., Velez, L., Calvopiña, M., Romero-Alvarez, D., Mimori, T., Uezato, H., Hashiguchi, Y. 2016. Geographic distribution of leishmania species in Ecuador based on the cytochrome B gene sequence analysis. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 10: e0004844.
  • Olalla, H. R., Velez, L. N., Kato, H., Hashiguchi, K., Caceres, A. G., Gomez, E., Zambrano, F. C., Romero-Álvarez, D., Guevara, A., Hashiguchi, Y. 2015. An analysis of reported cases of leishmaniasis in the southern Ecuadorian Amazon region, 1986-2012. Acta Tropica, 146: 119–126.
  • Calvopiña, M., Romero-Alvarez, D., Castañeda, B., Hashiguchi, Y., & Sugiyama, H. 2014. Current status of Paragonimus and paragonimiasis in Ecuador. Memórias Do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, 109: 849–855
  • Calvopiña Hinojosa, M., Romero-Alvarez, D., Kato, H., & Hashiguchi, Y. 2014. Cutaneous sporotrichoid lesion in a patient from a subtropical region of Ecuador. Enfermedades Infecciosas y Microbiologia Clinica, 32: 465–466.


Presentations:

*Invited oral contributions

  • *Romero-Alvarez, D. Intrahospitalary outbreak control (spanish). Plan para la implementación de la notificación y seguimiento de brotes nosocomiales en las unidades privadas. Coordinación Zonal 9 – Ministerio de Saludo Pública del Ecuador. (May, 2017).
  • *Romero-Alvarez, D. Geographical epidemiology (spanish). II Seminario de “Actualización en Enfermedades Infecciosas”. Sociedad Ecuatoriana de Infectología. (March, 2017).
  • *Romero-Alvarez, D., Lepe-López, Escobar, L. E. Potential distribution of Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus in the present and future of Ecuador (spanish). II Encuentro Científico CIZ – UCE 2016 (October, 2016).
  • Romero-Alvarez, D., Lepe-López, M. A., Borbor-Córdova, M. J., Craft, M. E., León, R., Escobar, L. E. Zika virus and Aedes aegypti in Ecuador: Perfect areas for new cases? (spanish). IV Encuentro Internacional en Investigación de Enfermedades Infecciosas y Medicina Tropical (June, 2016).
  • Romero-Álvarez, D., Calvopiña, M., Castañeda, B., Hashiguchi, Y., & Sugiyama, Y. Current situation of Paragonimus and paragonimiasis in Ecuador (spanish). II Latin American Network of Molecular Epidemiology and Evolutionary Genetics of Infectious Diseases. III Encuentro Nacional de Investigación de Enfermedades Infecciosas y Medicina Tropical (July, 2014).


Workshops:

*Co-Instructor

  • Escobar, L. E., Yumiseva, C., *Romero-Álvarez, D. Biodiversity Informatics: Applications in Public Health (spanish). IV International Meeting on Infectious Diseases Research and Tropical Medicine (June, 2016)
  • Escobar, L. E., Escobar-Dodero, J., Kinsley, A., Phelps, N., *Romero-Alvarez, D., VanderWaal, K. Disease Modeling in Aquatic Ecosystems. Saint Paul, Minnesota (February, 2016).
  • Calvopiña, M., Cevallos, W., *Romero-Álvarez, D., Loor, R. Update on the situation, diagnosis and treatment of leishmaniases in Ecuador (spanish). Centro de Salud San Miguel de los Bancos, Centro de Salud de Puerto Quito, Norocidente de Pichincha – Ecuador (November, 2014).
  • Calvopiña, M., Cevallos, W., *Romero-Álvarez, D. Pre-Congress Workshop on Leishmaniasis. “Eco-epidemiology of cutaneous leishmanisis in a subtropical region of Ecuador (Northwestern Pichincha)” (spanish). II Latin American Network of Molecular Epidemiology and Evolutionary Genetics of Infectious Diseases. III Encuentro Nacional de Investigación de Enfermedades Infecciosas y Medicina Tropical (July, 2014).

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