The team at South Texas Research Institute (STRI) is dedicated to the health and wellbeing of our community. STRI is proud to have an exceptional team that shares our passion for hope and our goal to help those in need. This month, we are featuring one of our valued team members, Jesus Cantu, in our Employee Spotlight blog series.
Read on to learn more about Jesus Cantu.
Question: Tell us a little bit about your role. What motivates you to participate in clinical research?
Jesus: I am the lab technician here at STRI. I pretty much do the processing and set up of the blood specimen from the drawing to the transferring of plasma once spun.
Question: What’s one work-related thing you want to accomplish in the next year?
Jesus: To have a smooth understanding of the studies currently in process and the ones further to come.
Question: If you could bring back any fashion trend, what would it be?
Jesus: Not Sure
Question: What’s the career highlight you’re most proud of?
Jesus: Becoming a laboratory technician.
Question: What are your three favorite foods?
Jesus: Wings, tacos, and steak.
Question: What is the thing you like most about your job?
Jesus: The peace
South Texas Research Institute seeks to increase awareness of clinical trial options amongst Hispanics, a group that is the fastest-growing minority in the US but who represent less than 7% of clinical trial participants. Our team at STRI is dedicated to helping find treatments for common liver conditions.
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