Ana Rodriguez, MD, MPH

  • 320 Citations
  • 11 h-Index
20122022

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Dr. Ana M. Rodriguez is an Associate Professor in the Division of Gynecology, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at the University of Texas Medical Branch. She completed her training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. She later completed the Masters of Public Health Program at UTMB. Dr. Rodriguez is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and is a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. She joined the staff of UTMB in 2009. Since then, she has been clinically active and has been performing innovative research in women's health as well as being involved in the training of medical students, residents, and junior faculty members. Dr. Rodriguez is one of our minimally invasive gynecologic surgeons who received the Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology (COEMIG) designation in 2013, which was successfully renewed in 2017. This designation signifies the highest level of laparoscopic gynecological expertise accredited by the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists.

Dr. Rodriguez’s clinical areas of interest comprise the diseases related to the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) infection, family planning / contraception, and minimally invasive gynecologic surgery, including robotic surgery.

Dr. Rodriguez’s primary research interests are cancer prevention, minimally invasive gynecologic surgery, and HPV infection. She has been the principal investigator on projects involving the study of BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutations, the risk of cancer associated with obesity (especially endometrial cancer), and the risk of colorectal cancer among cervical cancer survivors. She is currently the principal investigator for projects investigating the long-term impact of HPV vaccination among women and projects implementing HPV vaccination strategies among high-risk populations in Texas.

Research interests

Education/Academic qualification

Masters of Public Health, University of Texas Medical Branch

20112013

OB/GYN, Residency Training, Texas Tech. University Health Sciences Center

20052009

OB/GYN, Internship, Texas Tech. University Health Sciences Center

2006

Medical Degree, Universidad Evangelica de El Salvador

19932000

Obstetrics and Gynecology, Board Certified, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

2011 → …

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Research Output

  • 320 Citations
  • 11 h-Index
  • 28 Article
  • 1 Comment/debate
  • 1 Short survey
  • 1 Review article

Comparison of the long-term impact and clinical outcomes of fewer doses and standard doses of human papillomavirus vaccine in the United States: A database study

Rodriguez, A. M., Zeybek, B., Vaughn, M., Westra, J., Kaul, S., Montealegre, J. R., Lin, Y. L. & Kuo, Y. F., Apr 15 2020, In : Cancer. 126, 8, p. 1656-1667 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 3 Scopus citations

    Comparison of the long‐term impact and clinical outcomes of fewer doses and standard doses of human papillomavirus vaccine in the United States: A database study

    Rodriguez, A., Zeybek, B., Vaughn, M., Westra, J. R., Kaul, S., Montealegre, J. R., Lin, Y. L. & Kuo, Y. F., Feb 2020, In : Cancer.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Human Papillomavirus Vaccine Interventions in the U.S. A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

    Rodriguez, A., Do, T. Q. N., Goodman, M., Schmeler, K. M., Kaul, S. & Kuo, Y. F., Jan 1 2019, In : American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 56, 4, p. 591-602 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • 2 Scopus citations

    Low-cost, high-resolution imaging for detecting cervical precancer in medically-underserved areas of Texas

    Parra, S. G., Rodriguez, A., Cherry, K. D., Schwarz, R. A., Gowen, R. M., Guerra, L. B., Milbourne, A. M., Toscano, P. A., Fisher-Hoch, S. P., Schmeler, K. M. & Richards-Kortum, R. R., Sep 1 2019, In : Gynecologic Oncology. 154, 3, p. 558-564 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Scopus citations

    Parental knowledge gaps and barriers for children receiving human papillomavirus vaccine in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas

    Victory, M., Do, T. Q. N., Kuo, Y. F. & Rodriguez, A., Jan 1 2019, In : Human Vaccines and Immunotherapeutics. 15, 7-8, p. 1678-1687 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 3 Scopus citations

    Activities

    • 6 Types of External academic engagement - Membership of external research organization
    • 1 Other

    The International Papillomavirus Society (IPVS)

    Ana Rodriguez (Member)

    Nov 2016 → …

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    Standards Committee for the Center for Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology (COEMIG) Program - American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists U.S.

    Ana Rodriguez (Member)

    Feb 2016 → …

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    International Gynecologic Cancer Society (IGCS)

    Ana Rodriguez (Member)

    Jun 2015 → …

    Activity: Other activity typesTypes of External academic engagement - Membership of external research organization

    Society of Family Planning (SFP)

    Ana Rodriguez (Other)

    Jul 2014 → …

    Activity: Other activity typesTypes of External academic engagement - Membership of external research organization

    Robotic Committee - Jennie Sealy Hospital - University of Texas Medical Branch

    Ana Rodriguez (Member)

    Sep 2011 → …

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