Spanish Speaking

People who are fluent in Spanish.

ANNE MARIE RODRIGUEZ

Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator

Anne-Marie Rodriguez received her BS degree in biology & neuroscience and her BA degree in Spanish at the University of Portland. She works as an assistant clinical research coordinator for the Brain Health Assessment study with Dr. Katherine Possin. Anne-Marie’s interested in neurodegenerative diseases and TBIs, particularly working with the Spanish speaking population. 

In her free time, Anne-Marie enjoys wine-making and exploring the outdoors.

Gloria Aguirre

Clinical Research Coordinator

To help increase diversity in the MAC research programs, Gloria coordinates and assesses Latino participants who join MAC research studies. She also participates in bilngual community outreach and educational events.

Sophia Weiner-Light

Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator

Sophia joined UCSF in September 2018 as a research coordinator in Dr. Joel Kramer’s lab. She is currently coordinating a study examining the effects of chronic inflammation on brain aging in healthy elderly individuals and in those with mild cognitive impairment. She also works as a research coordinator on the Care Ecosystem team as well as the Community Outreach Program, working with both English and Spanish speakers.

Serggio Lanata, MD, MS

Assistant Clinical Professor

Dr. Serggio Lanata was raised in Peru, where he began his undergraduate studies in general science. He later earned a bachelor of science degree from the University of Florida. He obtained his medical degree from the University of South Florida, and then completed his medicine internship and neurology residency at Brown University. He joined the UCSF Memory and Aging Center in July 2013 as a Clinical Instructor and Behavioral Neurology Fellow. He evaluates and treats patients referred to the MAC clinic.

Julio Rojas-Martinez, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor

Julio Rojas received his medical degree from the Tecnológico de Monterrey School of Medicine in Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico. He completed his doctoral studies in neuroscience at the University of Texas at Austin with a dissertation on Strategies of neuroprotection in an in vivo model of retinal degeneration induced by mitochondrial dysfunction. He completed a neurology residency at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. In 2014, he joined the UCSF Memory and Aging Center as a behavioral neurology fellow. Dr.