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Jessica Portillo, MD

Jessica Portillo, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of General Internal Medicine

Degree Program

Institution

Field/Specialty

Medical School Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, Peru
Residency Southern Illinois University  Family Medicine

Certifications

  • Family Medicine Board Certification
  • Basic life support (BLS)
  • Advanced cardiovascular life support (ACLS)

Professional Societies

  • Peruvian Medical Association, 2003-2008
  • American Academy Family Physician, 2009-present
  • Peruvian American Medical Association (PAMS), 2009-present

Honors and Awards

  • First Prize Award at the Research! Louisville event. “Effect of Hypoxia on IRE-BP1, a Novel Transcription factor and Biomarker of Insulin Resistance”. University of Louisville, KY, October 2006.
  • Third Prize of Pharmacology Course Contest 1998. Hypocholesterolemic effects of Sciadotenia toxifera (abuta macho). Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos. Peru.

Publications

  • Villafuerte B, Barati MT, Song Y, Moore JP, Epstein PN, Portillo J (2009). Transgenic Expression of Insulin-Response Element Binding Protein-1 in β-cells Reproduces Type 2 Diabetes. Endocrinology. June 2009. 150 (6): 2611-17.
  • Allen M, Portillo J, Roberts C, Seligson D, Zervos M, Ramirez J. (2008, October). Emergence of Community-Associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus as Etiology of Osteomyelitis: Results from the BAJIO study. Poster presented at: 48th Annual ICAAC/IDSA 46th Annual Meeting. Washington DC.
  • Mehdi M, Portillo J, Peyrani P, Ramirez J. (2008, October). Female Gender is Associated with Poor Clinical Outcomes in Hospitalized Patients with Community-Acquired Pneumonia: Results from CAPO International Cohort Study. Poster presented at: European Respiratory Society Annual Congress; Berlin, Germany.
  • Mehdi M, Portillo J, Peyrani P, Ramirez J. (2008, October). Pleural Effusion Predicts Poor Outcomes in Hospitalized Patients with Community-Acquired Pneumonia:Results from CAPO International Cohort Study.. Poster presented at: European Respiratory Society Annual Congress; Berlin, Germany.
  • Portillo J, Song Y, Villafuerte B. (2008, June). Targeted Over-Expression of Insulin-Response Element Binding Protein 1 (IRE-BP1) in Beta Cells Increase Insulin Secretion. Poster presented at: The Endocrine Society’s Annual Meeting; San Francisco, CA.
  • Leey J, Portillo J, Row B, Gozal D, Villafuerte B. (2008, May). Effect of Intermittent Hypoxia on Insulin Sensitivity and Gene Expression. Poster presented at: American Thoracic Society; Ontario, Canada.
  • Leey J, Portillo J. Row B, Gozal D, Villafuerte B. (2007, October). Intermittent Hypoxia Induces Insulin Signaling Changes in a Tissue Specific Pattern. Poster presented at: Research! Louisville; Louisville, KY.
  • Leey J, Portillo J, Row B, Gozal D, Villafuerte B. (2006, October). Effect of Hypoxia on IRE-BP1, a Novel Transcription Factor and Marker of Insulin Resistance. Poster presented at: Research! Louisville; Louisville, KY.
  • Portillo J, Mendiola G, Rios J.. (2003, October). Lennox Gastaut Syndrome Associated with Metabolic Disease. Poster presented at: VIII Internal Medicine Congress Huacho; Huacho, Peru.
  • Leey J, Portillo J, Galarza J, Accinelli R. (2002, April). American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. Prevalence of Asthma, Smoking and Exposure to Biomass Fuel Combustion in School Children at Supe. 2002 Apr; 165(8): a678.
  • Portillo J, Quiñones G, Quillama E, Reaño A. (1998, July). Hypocholesterolemic Effects of Sciadotenia toxifera (abuta macho). Poster presented at: Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos; Lima, Peru.