COVID-19 Research Team

COVID-19 STUDY

Participate in COVID-19 Research at UT Health San Antonio

COVID-19 Research Team

Our Researchers are dedicated to translating discoveries into strategies and therapies that address real world needs.

A COVID-19 Research Team of UT Health Physicians are now conducting a clinical trial evaluating an investigational vaccine to see if it helps prevent COVID-19.

COVID-19 Research Team / UT Health Physicians

Dr. Barbara Taylor - COVID-19 Research Team - UT Health San Antonio

Barbara S. Taylor, M.D., M.S.

Dr. Thomas Patterson - COVID-19 Research Team - UT Health San Antonio

Thomas F. Patterson, M.D.

Robin Tragus - COVID-19 Research Team - UT Health San Antonio

Robin Tragus

Dr. Ruth Carolina Serrano Pinilla - COVID-19 Research Team - UT Health San Antonio

Ruth Serrano Pinilla, M.D.

Dr. Delia Bullock - COVID-19 Research Team - UT Health San Antonio

Delia E. Bullock, M.D.

Dr. Philip Ponce - COVID-19 Research Team - UT Health San Antonio

Phillip Ponce, M.D.

Dr. Bhoja Katipally

Bhoja Katipally, M.D.

Dr. Jessica Blower - COVID-19 Research Team - UT Health San Antonio

Jessica Blower, M.D.

Dr. Diana Cavazos - COVID-19 Research Team - UT Health San Antonio

Diana Cavazos, PhD

Meredith Hosek - COVID-19 Research Team - UT Health San Antonio

Meredith Hosek

Celeste Rodriguez - COVID-19 Research Team - UT Health San Antonio

Celeste Rodriguez, MPA

Carolina Solis-Herrera, M.D., Voelcker Fund Young Investigator

Carolina Solis-Herrera, M.D.

Diabetes & Kidney Health

Carolina Solis-Herrera, M.D., Voelcker Fund Young Investigator, is studying mechanisms to explain cardiovascular benefits observed in high-risk type 2 diabetes patients treated with a class of medication called a SGLT2 inhibitor.
Nicolas Musi, MD

Nicolas Musi, M.D.

Dr. Musi’s research expertise is in aging, insulin resistance and exercise physiology. Dr. Musi has a robust research program in metabolic/endocrine gerontology, devoted to exploring the effects of aging.
Bennett Tochukwu Amaechi, B.D.S., M.Sc., Ph.D., MFDSRCPS (Glasg), FADI

Bennett Tochukwu Amaechi, B.D.S., M.Sc., Ph.D., MFDSRCPS (Glasg), FADI

Professor of Dentistry in the Department of Comprehensive Dentistry of the University of Texas Health San Antonio (UTHSA).
Anibal Diogenes, D.D.S., Ph.D.

Anibal Diogenes, D.D.S., Ph.D.

Regenerative Medicine

Anibal Diogenes, D.D.S., Ph.D., is leading a team of researchers who have developed a new method of generating a scaffold for stem cells from healthy wisdom teeth that would otherwise have been discarded.
Amelie G. Ramirez, Ph.D.​

Amelie G. Ramirez, Ph.D.​

Population Health

Amelie Ramirez, Ph.D., is the director of Salud America! at UT Health San Antonio, a national Latino-focused organization dedicated to improving Latino health and well-being by reducing disparities in South Texas and across the nation.
Allen Anderson, M.D.

Allen Anderson, M.D.

Cardiovascular

Allen Anderson, M.D.​ is Chief of Cardiology at UT Health San Antonio. Dr. Anderson came to UT Health San Antonio from Northwestern University, where he was a nationally recognized leader in heart failure and cardiac transplantation.