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Nitza M. Cintrón, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Division of General Internal Medicine



Nitza M. Cintrón, M.D., Ph.D.

Nitza M. Cintrón, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Internal Medicine
Nocturnist

General Medicine Administration
301 University Blvd.
4.174 JSA
Galveston, TX 77555-0566
Phone: 409.772.4182
Fax: 409.772.6507
Email: General.Medicine@utmb.edu

Education

Degree/Training Completed Year Name & Location
Ph.D. 1978 John Hopkins, Baltimore, MD
M.D. 1991 University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
Internship 1996 University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
Residency 2000 University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX

Overview

Dr. Cintron serves as a nocturnist for the department of general medicine covering the inpatient teams across the division.

Before studying to be a medical doctor, Dr. Cintrón worked at NASA-JSC as a research scientist starting in 1978. She ultimately became Chief of the Space Medicine program. Dr. Cintrón remained a NASA employee while studying for her medical degree. Dr. Cintrón graduated from medicine with high honors, she is the recipient of a Doctorate in Science Honoris Causa from Universidad del Este, Puerto Rico, 2005, Alpha Omega Alpha member since 1993 Alpha Chapter of Texas, and AOA Visiting Professorship Gamma Chapter of Universidad Central del Caribe School of Medicine, Puerto Rico, 2005. Dr. Cintrón serves as Medical liaison for the Centers for Cancers of the Head and Neck. Dr. Cintrón can also be searched for on Wikopedia.com.

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