Angela Carrillo Alocen, PhD
- Clinical Research Associate I
Angela joined the Department of Global Pediatric Medicine in 2016. Her role as a Clinical Research Associate is to implement international pediatric oncology research and quality improvement projects in support of faculty initiatives.
Angela is a native of Perú and received her bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru and her doctoral degree in organic chemistry from Indiana University. In 2012, Angela joined St. Jude as a Postdoctoral Research Associate under the direction of Dr. Kip Guy in the Department of Chemical Biology and Therapeutics, where her work focused on the preclinical phases of drug development for the parasitic diseases Malaria, Sleeping Sickness, and Leishmaniasis.
While at St. Jude, Angela serves as a volunteer Spanish tutor for patients, and has also served as a laboratory tour host for ALSAC.