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, Yazzini Salinas, in our Employee Spotlight blog series. Read on to learn more about Yazzini.
Question: Tell us a little bit about your role. What motivates you to participate in clinical research?
Yazzini: I’m the receptionist. I greet our patients, answer phones, and help a little here and there. I am motivated by the fact that we are in search of a new drug to help prevent liver disease.
Question: What’s one work-related thing you want to accomplish in the next year?
Yazzini: I would like to gain a better understanding of how research works.
Question: If you could bring back any fashion trend, what would it be?
Yazzini: The 90’s!
Question: What are your three favorite foods?
Yazzini: I LOVE spaghetti, pizza, and steaks.
Question: What is the thing you like most about your job?
Yazzini: The people I work with.
The team at South Texas Research Institute (STRI) is dedicated to the health and wellbeing of our community. STRI 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.
Want to learn more about getting involved in our enrolling clinical trials or taking advantage of our FREE fibroscan for adults at risk of liver disease? Call us today at (956) 284-6353 or visit our website.