Harvard Catalyst Profiles

Contact, publication, and social network information about Harvard faculty and fellows.

Victor Puac-Polanco, Ph.D., M.D.

Title
Institution
Department
Address
Profile Picture

Biography
Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala, Guatemala CityMD08/2009
University of Pennsylvania, Philaldelphia, PAMSCE08/2012Clinical Epidemiology
Columbia University, New York, NYDrPH05/2020Epidemiology
2011
Lancet Outstanding Research Project of the Year
2012
Priority scholarship
2013
Allan Rosenfield Scholars Fund
2014
Presidential Road Safety Scholarship
2017 - 2018
Lifesavers Traffic Safety Scholar
2018 - 2020
IMSD Fellow
2020
The William Haddon Jr. Award in Injury Epidemiology

Overview

Featured Content

Bibliographic
Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Faculty can login to make corrections and additions.
Newest   |   Oldest   |   Most Cited   |   Most Discussed   |   Timeline   |   Field Summary   |   Plain Text
PMC Citations indicate the number of times the publication was cited by articles in PubMed Central, and the Altmetric score represents citations in news articles and social media. (Note that publications are often cited in additional ways that are not shown here.) Fields are based on how the National Library of Medicine (NLM) classifies the publication's journal and might not represent the specific topic of the publication. Translation tags are based on the publication type and the MeSH terms NLM assigns to the publication. Some publications (especially newer ones and publications not in PubMed) might not yet be assigned Field or Translation tags.) Click a Field or Translation tag to filter the publications.
  1. Puac-Polanco V, Morabia A. A Diverse and Inclusive Academic Membership for All. Am J Epidemiol. 2020 10 01; 189(10):1047-1048. PMID: 32602536.
    Citations:    Fields:    
  2. Puac-Polanco V, Chihuri S, Fink DS, Cerdá M, Keyes KM, Li G. Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs and Prescription Opioid-Related Outcomes in the United States. Epidemiol Rev. 2020 Apr 03. PMID: 32242239.
    Citations:    Fields:    
  3. Kohn R, Ali AA, Puac-Polanco V, Figueroa C, López-Soto V, Morgan K, Saldivia S, Vicente B. Mental health in the Americas: an overview of the treatment gap. Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2018; 42:e165. PMID: 31093193.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    
  4. Paniagua-Avila MA, Messenger E, Nelson CA, Calgua E, Barg FK, Bream KW, Compher C, Dean AJ, Martinez-Siekavizza S, Puac-Polanco V, Richmond TS, Roth RR, Branas CC. The Guatemala-Penn Partners: An Innovative Inter-Institutional Model for Scientific Capacity-Building, Healthcare Education, and Public Health. Front Public Health. 2017; 5:70. PMID: 28443274.
    Citations: 2     
  5. Puac-Polanco V, Keyes KM, Li G. Mortality from motorcycle crashes: the baby-boomer cohort effect. Inj Epidemiol. 2016 Dec; 3:19. PMID: 27547704.
    Citations: 3     
  6. González MC, Santaella J, Puac-Polanco V. "In Spanish": advancing public health. Am J Public Health. 2015 Oct; 105 Suppl 4:S558, S557. PMID: 26313042.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  7. Puac-Polanco VD, Lopez-Soto VA, Kohn R, Xie D, Richmond TS, Branas CC. Previous violent events and mental health outcomes in Guatemala. Am J Public Health. 2015 Apr; 105(4):764-71. PMID: 25713973.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  8. Branas CC, Dinardo AR, Puac Polanco VD, Harvey MJ, Vassy JL, Bream K. An exploration of violence, mental health and substance abuse in post-conflict Guatemala. Health (Irvine Calif). 2013 May; 5(5):825-833. PMID: 27818726.
    Citations:    
Local representatives can answer questions about the Profiles website or help with editing a profile or issues with profile data. For assistance with this profile: HMS/HSDM faculty should contact feedbackcatalyst.harvard.edu. For faculty or fellow appointment updates and changes, please ask your appointing department to contact HMS. For fellow personal and demographic information, contact HMS Human Resources at human_resourceshms.harvard.edu. For faculty personal and demographic information, contact HMS Office for Faculty Affairs at facappthms.harvard.edu.
Puac-Polanco's Networks
Click the
Explore
buttons for more information and interactive visualizations!
Concepts (17)
Explore
_
Co-Authors (2)
Explore
_
Similar People (60)
Explore
_
Same Department 
Explore
_
Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.