Wilfredo López-Ojeda, PhD, MS, RT(R), ARRT
- Education and Training
BSRT, magna cum laude, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan
MS, magna cum laude, University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
PhD, high honors, Clayton College
Dr. López-Ojeda is basic sciences educator with more than 20 years of medical and biomedical teaching experience. He was a founding faculty member of the College of Medicine at the University of Central Florida (UCF-COM), where he taught basic science disciplines, with emphasis in the anatomical disciplines. He also taught clinical gross anatomy and neuroscience for the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at the UCF College of Health and Public Affairs. Dr. López-Ojeda has published four books and laboratory manuals on the integration of medical physiology, anatomy, and other basic sciences for undergraduate premedical education. In addition to his comprehensive academic career and scholarly work, Dr. López-Ojeda possesses a strong clinical background in conventional diagnostic radiology and imaging anatomy.
- Prior Positions (selected)
- 1997–1998Instructor of AnatomyDepartment of Anatomy, San Juan Bautista School of Medicine, Caguas, Puerto Rico1998–2000Instructor of AnatomyDepartment of Biology, College of Sciences, University of Puerto Rico, Cayey Campus2000–2004Director of Diagnostic Imaging ServicesHealth Central, Orlando Regional Medical Center2001–2013Adjunct Professor of BiologyValencia College, East Campus2004–2005Visiting Instructor of AnatomyDepartment of Molecular Biology and Microbiology, Burnett College of Biomedical Sciences, University of Central Florida2005–2011Instructor of MedicineDepartment of Molecular Biology and Microbiology, College of Medicine, University of Central Florida2011–2017Associate Professor of MedicineDepartment of Biomedical Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Central Florida2018Visiting Professor of AnatomyDepartment of Basic Sciences, Chamberlain University
- Honors and Awards (selected)
- 2014Dean’s Nominated Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL)University of Central Florida College of Medicine2015University Spotlight ArticleUniversity of Central Florida2015–2016Graduate Faculty ScholarBurnett School of Biomedical Sciences2016UCF Ignite Campaign of PhilanthropyUniversity of Central Florida2017Featured Interview, “China White: What You Need to Know About Heroin-Like Drug”Rolling Stone magazine
- Publications (selected)
Peer-reviewed research manuscripts
Lόpez-Ojeda W, Oakley AM. Anatomy, Skin (Integument). In: StatPearls [Internet]. Treasure Island (FL): StatPearls Publishing 2017 Jun.
Ramos-Matos CF, Lόpez-Ojeda W. Fentanyl. In: StatPearls [Internet]. Treasure Island (FL): StatPearls Publishing 2017 Jun.
Sonne J, Lόpez-Ojeda W. Neuroanatomy, Cranial Nerve 0 (Terminal Nerve). In: StatPearls [Internet]. Treasure Island (FL): StatPearls Publishing 2017 Jun.
Sonne J, Lόpez-Ojeda W. Neuroanatomy of Cranial Nerves. In: StatPearls [Internet]. Treasure Island (FL): StatPearls Publishing 2017 Dec.
Ehrhardt JD, Lόpez-Ojeda W. Anatomy, Thorax, Nerves, Greater Splanchnic. In: StatPearls [Internet]. Treasure Island (FL): StatPearls Publishing 2018 May.