Director of Business Development

STRI welcomes our Director of Business Development, Yoli Pena. A Rio Grande Valley native, she attended the University of Texas Pan American and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications with a minor in Sociology. Yoli has over 12 years of healthcare marketing experience and enjoys fostering and cultivating professional relationships with physicians. She…

Monica Garza

Director of Compliance and Data Management

Monica Garza is a Rio Grande Valley native and in 2007 obtained a Bachelor of Science in Biology from University of Texas – Pan American. Since 2008, she has worked on multiple Phase I – Phase IV clinical trials in various therapeutic areas.

Director of Clinical Research Operations

Margaret (Maggie) Leal serves as our Director of Clinical Research Operations. She has several years of coordinator experience spanning therapeutic areas but particularly in the field of liver disease, where she assisted Dr. Patil in becoming a top-enrolling NASH research site at DHR Health. She obtained her Bachelors of Science in Chemistry at the University…

Dr. Rashmee Patil

President/CEO and Medical Director

Dr. Patil completed her undergraduate education in History and Pre-medical studies at Yale University.  She played on the varsity tennis team during her time there. She then completed her medical degree at St. George’s University School of Medicine in Grenada where she spent two years learning basic sciences abroad and two years of clinical clerkships in…