Patient Recruiter

Yolanda Liesener from Edinburg Texas joins South Texas Research Institute as a patient recruiter. She has worked as a medical assistant for over 15 years. Yolanda is very enthusiastic about the opportunity of being part of our team and helping our community learn about liver disease, clinical research, and treatments. Yolanda is extremely dedicated and determined to provide the best experience for our patients. We’re thrilled to have Yolanda join our STRI family.

Community Outreach Representative

Jacqueline Martinez a native of San Luis Potosi, Mexico later raised here in Edinburg. She joins STRI as our Community Outreach Representative. Jacqueline brings 15+ years of experience in Office Administration and Customer Relations in the health and fitness field. She enjoys helping Women reach their health & fitness goals as a Personal Trainer/Wellness Coach.

Maria Ybarra

Community Health Worker (Promotora)

Maria is a certified Community Health Worker through the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) and has been a Promotora in the Rio Grande Valley for 30 years. She is part of the South Texas Promotora Association, where she currently sits on the Board. Promotoras de Salud are trained lay health workers who work…