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Our Team

One of the Largest and Most Capable Research Teams in the United States

Meet our research team led by Kay Scroggins, RN, CCRC, who founded Clinical Trials of Texas, Inc. (CTT) in 2001. She has been in the clinical research industry for more than 20 years. Our Medical Director, Douglas Denham, DO, CPI along with 16 other board-certified physicians, who practice in the San Antonio area, work with CTT to conduct studies in their respective medical specialties. This network of investigators has helped create one of the largest and most capable research sites in the United States.

Kay Scroggins, RN  President/CEO

Kay Scroggins, RN

President/CEO

Douglas Denham, DO, CPI Chief Medical Director

Douglas Denham, DO, CPI

Chief Medical Director

Leisel Koerber, BBA, CCRCSr. VP, Operations

Leisel Koerber, BBA, CCRC

Sr. VP, Operations

Lele Simmons, BBASr. VP, Business Development

Lele Simmons, BBA

Sr. VP, Business Development

Ayo Avworo DNP, APRN, FNP-BCInvestigator

Ayo Avworo DNP, APRN, FNP-BC

Investigator

Thomas R. Weiss, MD Principal Investigator

Thomas R. Weiss, MD Principal Investigator

Kerry De Jesus, Psy.DInvestigator/Rater, Mental Health

Kerry De Jesus, Psy.D

Investigator/Rater, Mental Health

Parke J. Hedges, MDPrincipal Investigator

Parke J. Hedges, MD

Principal Investigator

Jason Miller, DOPrincipal Investigator

Jason Miller, DO

Principal Investigator

Terri Nutt, MDPrincipal Investigator

Terri Nutt, MD

Principal Investigator

Camilo A. Gonima, MDPrincipal Investigator

Camilo A. Gonima, MD

Principal Investigator

Bryan M. Cox, MDPrincipal Investigator

Bryan M. Cox, MD

Principal Investigator

Pendleton Wickersham, MDPrincipal Investigator

Pendleton Wickersham, MD

Principal Investigator

Scott M. Henslee, MD

Principal Investigator

Jose M. Ruiz, III, MDPrincipal Investigator

Jose M. Ruiz, III, MD

Principal Investigator

Lisa Martén, MDPrincipal Investigator

Lisa Martén, MD

Principal Investigator

Martha Leatherman, MDPrincipal Investigator

Martha Leatherman, MD

Principal Investigator

Valentin Almendarez, Jr., MDPrincipal Investigator

Valentin Almendarez, Jr., MD

Principal Investigator

Elizabeth Hughes Tichy, MDPrincipal Investigator

Elizabeth Hughes Tichy, MD

Principal Investigator

Boulos Toursarkissian, MDPrincipal Investigator

Boulos Toursarkissian, MD

Principal Investigator

Damaso Oliva, Jr., MD                Investigator

Damaso Oliva, Jr., MD

Investigator

Clarissa Camarillo, BBA Director, Human Resources

Clarissa Camarillo, BBA

Director, Human Resources

Cindi Nellis, BADirector, Marketing/Recruitment

Cindi Nellis, BA

Director, Marketing/Recruitment

Ann-Marie Laird, BSChief Financial Officer

Ann-Marie Laird, BS

Chief Financial Officer

Paul Esparza, BSAssistant Director, Team 1 and Laboratory Manager

Paul Esparza, BS

Assistant Director, Team 1 and Laboratory Manager

Tracy Fuentes, BS, CCRCManager, Team 1 CRC

Tracy Fuentes, BS, CCRC

Manager, Team 1 CRC

Matthew Korte, BS, CCRCTeam Lead, Team 4

Matthew Korte, BS, CCRC

Team Lead, Team 4

Cynthia Ramos, BS, CCRCTeam Lead, Team 2 / Team 3

Cynthia Ramos, BS, CCRC

Team Lead, Team 2 / Team 3

Staci Poettgen, BSManager, QA/Regulatory Compliance

Staci Poettgen, BS

Manager, QA/Regulatory Compliance

Dawn Killian, BSManager, Quality Control/Data Management

Dawn Killian, BS

Manager, Quality Control/Data Management

Edna ArceTeam Lead, Recruitment

Edna Arce

Team Lead, Recruitment

Mary Jo Perez-Jenkins, CCRCCRC II, Team 2

Mary Jo Perez-Jenkins, CCRC

CRC II, Team 2

Nicole Disney, BS, CCRCCRC II, Team 2

Nicole Disney, BS, CCRC

CRC II, Team 2

Nathan Cortez, MS, CCRCCRC II, Team 3

Nathan Cortez, MS, CCRC

CRC II, Team 3

Antonio Gutierrez, MS, CCRC CRC, Team 3

Antonio Gutierrez, MS, CCRC

CRC, Team 3

Andrea Gomez, BACRCA, Team 3

Andrea Gomez, BA

CRCA, Team 3

Alison MortensenCRC I, Team 4

Alison Mortensen

CRC I, Team 4

Stephanie Muñoz, BSCRC I, Team 4

Stephanie Muñoz, BS

CRC I, Team 4

Muziya Nakazwe, MSCRC I, Team 4

Muziya Nakazwe, MS

CRC I, Team 4

Jamie Padilla, RCMA CRC, Team 4

Jamie Padilla, RCMA

CRC, Team 4

Amanda Gomez,CMACRC, Team 1

Amanda Gomez,CMA

CRC, Team 1

Jesus CavazosCRCA, Team 1

Jesus Cavazos

CRCA, Team 1

James Stokes, AASCRCA, Team 1

James Stokes, AAS

CRCA, Team 1

Sasha Sarmiento,BS CRCA, Team 1

Sasha Sarmiento,BS

CRCA, Team 1

Marisa Flores, BSCRCA, Team 1

Marisa Flores, BS

CRCA, Team 1

Brian HemmingLaboratory Technician

Brian Hemming

Laboratory Technician

Melinda AxtonLaboratory Technician

Melinda Axton

Laboratory Technician

D’Andre White, MA Laboratory Technician

D’Andre White, MA

Laboratory Technician

Marissa Johnson, BBABusiness Development Coordinator I

Marissa Johnson, BBA

Business Development Coordinator I

Reanna Martinez, BBABusiness Development Assistant

Reanna Martinez, BBA

Business Development Assistant

Amy Griffith, BS, CCRCCRC II, Source Creation Specialist

Amy Griffith, BS, CCRC

CRC II, Source Creation Specialist

Celina Escarzaga-Rivera, BSBusiness Operations Specialist

Celina Escarzaga-Rivera, BS

Business Operations Specialist

Kristy Duncan, BBABusiness Operations Specialist

Kristy Duncan, BBA

Business Operations Specialist

Mary GonzalezBusiness Operations Specialist

Mary Gonzalez

Business Operations Specialist

Ismael “Rod” RodriguezBudget/Contract Coordinator

Ismael “Rod” Rodriguez

Budget/Contract Coordinator

Claudia Angel Budget/Contract Coordinator Assistant

Claudia Angel

Budget/Contract Coordinator Assistant

Dale Westendorf, Comptia+ IT Manager

Dale Westendorf, Comptia+

IT Manager

Sally Quiroz, RMARegulatory Compliance Specialist

Sally Quiroz, RMA

Regulatory Compliance Specialist

Steffanie Barrera, BSRegulatory Compliance Specialist

Steffanie Barrera, BS

Regulatory Compliance Specialist

Janet MontenegroRegulatory Compliance Specialist

Janet Montenegro

Regulatory Compliance Specialist

Kelly TesoroQuality Assurance Specialist

Kelly Tesoro

Quality Assurance Specialist

Chelsea Herrberg, BA Training & Development Coordinator

Chelsea Herrberg, BA

Training & Development Coordinator

Saima Malik, BSQuality Control Data Coordinator

Saima Malik, BS

Quality Control Data Coordinator

Erica LealQuality Control Data Coordinator

Erica Leal

Quality Control Data Coordinator

Luke Scroggins, BAVideographer

Luke Scroggins, BA

Videographer

Jessica Garza, MBAMarketing Assistant

Jessica Garza, MBA

Marketing Assistant

Emily MendezFatty Liver Pre-Screen Specialist

Emily Mendez

Fatty Liver Pre-Screen Specialist

Nicholas Trinidad, BARecruitment/Outreach Coordinator

Nicholas Trinidad, BA

Recruitment/Outreach Coordinator

Alicia GarzaRecruitment Specialist

Alicia Garza

Recruitment Specialist

Blanca BarberenaRecruitment Specialist

Blanca Barberena

Recruitment Specialist

DeLaine StarksRecruitment Specialist

DeLaine Starks

Recruitment Specialist

Terry Taylor Recruitment Specialist

Terry Taylor

Recruitment Specialist

Anthoni Del Orbe Recruitment Specialist

Anthoni Del Orbe

Recruitment Specialist

Lily Hays,BA                                                Administrative Assistant

Lily Hays,BA

Administrative Assistant

Quincey Hogue, BS  Administrative Assistant

Quincey Hogue, BS

Administrative Assistant

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