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AVA - Trainee Staff

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
1MC17.3439, Unit 1723
7007 Bertner Avenue
Houston, TX 77030

Telephone: 713-745-7170
Fax: 713-792-7895

Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Our team of academic coordinators and support staff serve as the institutional resource for trainee appointments for MD Anderson's educational departments and programs. This includes all phases of the trainee life cycle, that is, new appointment, renewals, and separations. The support structure is a department-based format in which each department or program is assigned to an academic coordinator who will serve as the primary contact to coordinate all trainee actions.

Clinical Appointments

Alma Hernandez
Sr. Academic Coordinator
713-563-8859

John Yoon
Sr. Academic Coordinator
713-745-0939

Lorena Villanueva
Academic Coordinator
713-795-7112

Tamla Coffey
Academic Coordinator
713-563-0188

Sarah Broussard- Discover Express
Program Coordinator
713-745-5730

Research Appointments

Jeannette McGee
Sr. Academic Coordinator - GSBS
713-745-5257

Lydia Martinez
Sr. Academic Coordinator
713-745-4034

Marius (Mark) Reyes
Sr. Academic Coordinator
713-563-8916

Priscilla Mendez
Academic Coordinator
713-745-7170

Educational Administrative Support (EAS)

Gwendolyn Brown
Administrative Assistant
713-792-2696

Ariel Buchanan
Administrative Assistant
(713) 792-1899

Kameshia K. Hunt
Administrative Assistant
713-563-9531

Charlotte Fuselier
Program Coordinator
713-563-1142

Martha Skender
Associate Director
713-563-1375

Zera Harden
Program Manager
713-745-4343

Discover Support

Please note: Discover Support is to be contacted only for assistance on technical issues with the Discover System. Questions about the application process, eligibility requirements, or the status of and appointment should be directed to the appropriate AVA-Trainee academic coordinator.


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