Our Team

Andrea Giuffrida, Ph.D.

Vice President for Research
Program Principal Investigator
Principal Investigator – Voelcker Biomedical Research Academy

Francis Lam, Ph.D.

Professor in Pharmacology
Co-Principal Investigator- Voelcker Biomedical Research Academy

Linda McManus, Ph.D.

Director of the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs
Co-Principal Investigator – Voelcker Biomedical Research Academy

Irene Chapa

Irene Chapa, Ph.D.

Director, Recruitment & Science Outreach
Director, Voelcker Biomedical Research Academy
Office: 210-567-3941 | Fax: 210-567-0399
E-mail: chapai@uthscsa.edu

Olga Coronado

Academic Programs Coordinator
Office of Recruitment and Science Outreach
Office: 210-567-0380 | Fax: 210-567-0399
E-mail: coronadoo@uthscsa.edu

Kristen La Porte

Program Coordinator
Office of Recruitment & Science Outreach
Voelcker Biomedical Research Academy
Office: 210-450-8246 | Fax: 210-567-0399
E-mail: laporte@uthscsa.edu

Adriana Avendano

Academic Program Coordinator
Office of Recruitment & Science Outreach
Office: 210-567-3587 | Fax: 210-567-0399
E-mail: Avendanoa@uthscsa.edu