Vincent P. Diego earned a BA in biology from the University of Guam in 1995. He went on to earn his MA and PhD in biological anthropology from Binghamton University, State University of New York in 2001 and 2005, respectively.

Diego is a postdoctoral scientist in statistical genetics at the Department of Genetics at the Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research at San Antonio, Texas.

His master’s training is in the mathematical biology of infectious disease, and his doctoral training is in the statistical genetics of complex disease. Diego’s other interests include applying mathematical models towards understanding infectious and noninfectious diseases, and the anthropology, defined in the broadest sense, and history of Pacific Island populations, especially of the CHamoru people.

Vincent P. Diego is the son of Frank and Terisita Diego of Inalåhan, Guam. He is a 1990 graduate of Father Duenas Memorial School, Guam.

Guampedia entry by Vincent P. Diego, PhD