Dr. Pérez Hernández is currently involved in the “Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Bioinformatics BEBiC Core” of the U54 Collaborative 5 year Grant between UPR and MDAnderson Cancer Center, where she is collaborating with Drs. Pericchi and Ortiz-Zuazaga. She is also collaborating with Dr. Acevedo in the development of Bayesian epidemiological models based on internet search information (Google Flu).
Dr. Pérez-Hernández has made contributions on Bayesian Statistics, especially on Bayesian Robustness and Objective Bayesian Methods. She has a long history of successful interdisciplinary work with researchers in biomedical sciences and ecology, including statistical support for development of rotavirus vaccines and statistical support for studies on Helicobacter pylori.