Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

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Isabella Rosa Cunha, M.D.

General Information

Isabella  Rosa Cunha, M.D.

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Languages

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese

Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Med-Infectious Diseases

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
  • Infectious Disease - Internal Medicine

Roles

  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine

Research Interests

Human papilloma virus (HPV)/ HIV co-infection

HPV related anal dysplasia and anal cancer

Education

MD
Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (School of Medicine of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro)
Fellowship, Special Immunology
University of Miami School of Medicine, Jackson Memorial Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine
University of Miami School of Medicine, Jackson Memorial Hospital
Fellowship, Infectious Diseases
University of Miami School of Medicine, Jackson Memorial Hospital

Publications

  • Mckenzie N, Kobetz E, Koru-Sengul T, Ganjei-Azar P, Rosa-Cunha I, Potter J, Morishita A, Lucci J, Guettouche T, Hnatyszyn J. HPV in HIV-Infected Women: Implications for Primary Prevention. Frontiers in Oncology. 2014. August 12;4:179.
  • Rosa-Cunha I, Hooton TM, Cardenas GA, Del Rio C, Bonney LE, Pereyra M, Metsch LR. HPV Awareness among HIV-Infected Drug Users in Two Urban Areas International Journal of STD & AIDS.2014. [Epub ahead of print].
  • . J Castro, JG, Alcaide ML, Rosa-Cunha I. Clinical and Epidemiological Characteristics of Individuals with Very High RPR. International Journal of STD & AIDS.2014. Jan 9. [Epub ahead of print].
  • Jiddou R, Alcaide M, Rosa-Cunha I, Castro J. Pharyngeal Gonorrhea and Chlamydia Infections in a Multi Ethnic STD Clinic. Journal of Therapy and Management in HIV infection. 2013; 1,19-23.
  • Castro JG, Ponomareva OV, Alcaide ML, Rosa-Cunha I, Dilanchian P, Willis DE. Rapid Increase in Lymphogranuloma venereum Cases in South Florida. J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care. 2012 Jul-Aug; 11(4):220-2.
  • Ferron P, Young S, Doyle F, Symes S, Powell A, Diaz-Mendez N, Rosa-Cunha I. Case Illustration About the Importance of Integrating Women's Anal Health in HIV Primary Care Clinic. J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care. 2011 Nov; 22(6):489-93. 7. Castro JG, Morrison-Bryant M, Alcaide ML, Rosa-Cunha I. Genital Herpes Caused by HSV-1 in an STD Clinic in South Florida. Revista Panam Infectol. 2011 July-Sept; 13(3).
  • Rosa-Cunha I, DeGennaro V, Hartmann R, Milikowski C, Irizarry A, Heitman B, Gómez-Marín O, Dickinson GM. Description of a Pilot Anal Pap smear Screening Program among Individuals Attending a Veteran's Affairs HIV Clinic. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2011 Apr; 25(4):213-9.
  • Castro JG, Jayaweera D, Rodriguez A, Espinoza L, Rosa-Cunha I, Arocha J. Simultaneous use of Advair® and Exogenous Cushing Syndrome: Boosted Protease Inhibitors. Revista Panam Infectol. 2010; 12(4):43-45.
  • Rosa-Cunha I, Cardenas GA, Dickinson G, Metsch LR. Addressing Anal Health in the HIV Primary Care Setting: A Disappointing Reality. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2010 Sep; 24(9):533-8
  • Garrison AP, Morris M, Doblecki Lewis S, Smith L, Cleary TJ, Procop GW, Vincek V, Rosa-Cunha I, Alfonso B, Burke GW, Tzakis A, Hartstein AI. Mycobacterium abscessus Infection in Solid Organ Recipients: Report of 3 cases and Review of the Literature.Transpl Infect Dis. 2009 Dec; 11(6):541-8.
  • Rosa-Cunha I, Dickinson G. Infected Implants, in Schlossberg (ed); Current Therapy of Infectious Disease, 3rd edition, Cambridge University Press, 2008.
  • Lichtenberger P, Morris MI, Rosa-Cunha I, Doblecki-Lewis S. et al. Hyperinfection Strongyloidiasis in a liver tranplant recipient treated with parenteral ivermectin. Transpl Infect Dis. Dec. 3, 2008 [Epub ahead of print].
  • Garrison A, Procop G, Vincek V, Moon J, Morris MI, Doblecki Lewis S, Cleary TJ, Brust D, Rosa-Cunha I. A case of subcutaneous Mycoleptodiscus indicus infection in a liver transplant recipient successfully treated with antifungal therapy. Transpl Infect Dis. 2008 Jun;10(3):218-20. Epub 2007 Oct 16.
  • Campo RE, Rosa I, Lichtenberger PN, Suarez G, Rivera FA, Jayaweera DT, et al. Effect of class-specific therapy interruption on persistence of HIV Type 1 antiretroviral resistance. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses, 2003;19(8):653–56.
  • Campo RE, Lichtenberger PN, Rosa I, Suarez G, Rivera FA, Rodriguez AE, Jayaweera DT, et al. Differences in the frequency of resistance to antiretroviral drug classes among Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 clinical trial isolates; J Clin Microbiol, 3376–78, Jul 2003.
  • Jayaweera DT, et al. Differences in the Frequency of Resistance to Antiretroviral Drug Classes among Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 Clinical Trial Isolates. J Clin Microbiol. 2003 Jul; 41(7):3376-78.
  • Rosa I. Toxoplasmosis, In: 2002 Florida AIDS Education and Training Center HIV/AIDS Guide Chapter 11, Section 6;147-150, 2002.
  • Rosa I. Pneumocystis Carinii Pneumonia, In: 2002 Florida AIDS Education and Training Center HIV/AIDS Guide; Chapter 11, Section 5;143-146, 2002.

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