Dr. Lisa R. Treviño, PhD, joined Doctors Hospital at Renaissance (DHR) in January 2014 as the Vice President of Research and Development. Dr. Trevino earned her doctorate in Molecular, Cellular and Development Biology from the University of California at Santa Cruz and conducted her postdoctoral training at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, TN.
Most recently, Dr. Trevino was managing and serving as the lead scientific analyst for various adult and pediatric cancer projects at the Human Genome Sequencing Center at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX.
With her extensive basic and translational research experience, Dr. Lisa Treviño has published in top-tiered, peer-reviewed scientific journals, including Nature and Science and other prominent cancer journals.
Dr. Treviño will lead the research program at DHR by establishing sound policies and procedures for everyone interested in conducting human subject research. She will expand current clinical research studies in the areas of diabetes and other disease states, as well as facilitate the writing of medical manuscripts pertaining to existing data collected by DHR physicians.
Throughout her scientific career, Dr. Treviño has established and maintained professional collaborations with experts in the field of medicine in Texas, including Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital, as well as with other institutions nation-wide. She will work tirelessly to bring the most cutting-edge technology and advanced diagnostics to DHR and the people of the Rio Grande Valley. Dr. Treviño was born and raised in Pharr, TX and is a graduate of Pharr-San Juan-Alamo High School.