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Zeina Nahleh, M.D, FACP

Chief, Division of Heamtology-Oncology
Director, Breast Oncology Program


Javier Corral, M.D

Assistant Professor
Divison of Hematology-Oncology


Summit Gaur, M.D

Assistant Professor
Division of Hematology-Oncology


Rosalinda Heydarian, RN, ANP

Associated Faculty Oncology, Nurse Practicioner
Division of Hematology/Oncology


Cecilia Ochoa

Cancer Clinical Research Core Director

Cecilia Ochoa M.P.H., has worked in the field of health education and health promotion for fifteen years, overseeing several research studies which have focused on the prevention and management of chronic diseases. She recently returned to Texas Tech to work on the team of the CCRC as the director.

Jacqueline Marek

Clinical Research Coordinator

Jacqueline Marek-Gámez, B.S., B.A. graduated from New Mexico State University and has worked in the research field for about seven years. Jacqueline was first inducted into the Research Initiative for Scientific Engagement internship and the Minority Access to Research Careers fellowship programs, where she began her work in a microbiology research lab. She has gained experience in working with various types of research including: health and personal care, pharmaceutical research, phase one research, and cardiovascular research.

Luis Sanchez

Programmer/Analyst III

Luis Sanchez has a BA in computer science from UTEP. He has seven years of experience in information technology (IT) in high end computerized systems. Luis′ responsibilities consists of providing solutions to the CCRC and team.

Julie Lopez

Medical Secretary

Ms. Lopez is the medical secretary for the division of oncology, rheumatology and infectious disease since 2006.