Meet The Researcher: Sara Masoud Researches Family Caregivers and Persons Living with Dementia

First year Translational Science doctoral student, Sara Masoud is passionate about employing authentic and meaningful community engagement to produce research that is relevant and translatable into practice. Her research is focused on family caregivers and persons living with...
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Meet The Researcher: Jessye Castro Researches Protein Associated with Severe Developmental Disorders

Jessye Castro is originally from northeast Texas and moved to San Antonio for college. She attended Trinity University and completed a bachelor of science degree in biology and is currently in a second-year graduate student in the Personalized Molecular Medicine Program in Dr....
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Meet The Researcher: Jose Gutierrez Researches Metformin, Normally And Effectively Used To Treat Type II Diabetes, As A Possible Therapeutic For Advanced Prostate Cancer

Tell me about yourself, what year are you, what program/discipline? Who is your mentor? I am Jose Gutierrez. I grew up in a small town in South Texas. I started having a major interest in science in high school. I entered a science fair with a project doing basic quality tests on...
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Meet The Researcher: 9 Questions With Amber Ather

1) Your name, program, mentor name. Name: Amber Ather Program: Endodontics Certificate with M.S. in Dental Science Mentor name: Dr. Anibal Diogenes 2) Tell me the story of when you realized you were passionate about science. I was exposed to science at an early age. As my entire...
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Meet The Researcher: Q&A with Allison Crawford in our Nursing Science Ph.D. program

1) Your name, program, mentor name. Allison Crawford, RN, PhD Candidate in our Ph.D. in Nursing Science program, UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing, Dr. Lisa Cleveland, RN, PhD, PNP-BC, IBCL, APRN, FAAN. 2) Tell me the story of when you realized you were passionate about...
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Meet the Researcher: Victoria Bry & Her Passion For Medical Physics

From a young age, Victoria has always aspired to understand how the world works and she became passionate about science as she learned it provides the foundation for this knowledge. Bry is originally from San Diego and received her bachelor’s degree in physics at Colorado...
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Meet the Researcher: 9 Questions With Justin Moroney

1) Your name, program, mentor name. My name is Justin Moroney and I am a fourth-year Ph.D. candidate in Dr. Paolo Casali’s lab in Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics. I am part of the Molecular Immunology & Microbiology discipline in the Integrated...
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Q&A With Samantha Yee

Your name, program, mentor name. My name is Samantha Yee, but I prefer Sam as my nickname. I am a 3rd year Ph.D. student in Dr. April L. Risinger’s lab in the Physiology & Pharmacology discipline of the Integrated Biomedical Sciences program in the UT Health San Antonio...
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