Xvania works as the Center's Program Coordinator and as Clinical Research Coordinator for the CDDOM Disparities Biobank. She works closely with the CDDOM Disparities Biobank Program Director/Center Administrator and the Biobank’s Senior Clinical Research Coordinator. She is responsible for the development and management of REDCap databases to ensure proper collection of data for projects, and provides support on an administrative, research and programmatic level. Prior to joining the University of Arizona, Xvania was a Surgery New Patient Coordinator. She has worked in the medical field for more than ten years. Xvania is delighted to be part of a center that is focused on understanding and improving the health amongst underprivileged populations and whose findings will benefit the community at large. Xvania holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Care, Health and Society from the University of Arizona.