Brenda Chavez joins South Texas Research Institute as a Clinical Research Assistant. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology with a minor in Chemistry from the University of Texas- Rio Grande Valley. To become knowledgeable in healthcare industries, she pursued a Master of Science in Health Science in 2020 from the University of Texas- Rio Grande Valley. She has devoted numerous hours of volunteerism here in our Rio Grande Valley community and has worked in healthcare since 2016. After working various roles in local healthcare systems, such as Laboratory Assistant and Histology Technician, she found her passion for clinical research. Brenda is excited to join our team at STRI and grow in her role in clinical research.