On May 4, 2017, Dennise Serrano Soto, defended her thesis titled Campos de batalla: cómo entender el TEPT en los veteranos de Irak y Afganistán, a translation from English into Spanish of Fields of Combat: Understanding PTSD among Veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan de Erin P. Finley.
The Thesis Committee, formed by Aurora Lauzardo, Ph. D., Luis A. García Nevares, Ph. D., and thesis advisor Dr. Manuel Rodríguez, Ph. D., awarded her thesis the grade notable.