Elvia Martinez Blanco, M.D.
PGY - IV Resident
Undergraduate Institution and Degree
University of Texas-Pan American, B.S. Biology
Medical School and Degree
Baylor College of Medicine, M.D.
Professional / Research Interests
Awards and Honors
2010 - Stuart A. Wallace Excellence in Pathology Award for Most Oustanding Pathology Student
2008 - Hispanic American Medical Association of Houston Scholarship
2001-2010 - UTPA/BCM Premedical Honors College Program Scholarship
2004 - Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
2004 - Golden Key International Honor Society
2004 - Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges
2004 - Certificate of Excellence - UTPA Ambassador Program
2003 - Hispanic Scholarship Fund recipient
National Dean's List First Honors
Jones Academic Scholarship - awarded for academic excellence
Cytopathology Fellowship, Baylor College of Medicine, 2014-2015
2013 - "p27 kip1 Expression in Male and Female Breast Cancer." Texas Society of Pathologists Annual Meeting.
2013 - "ER, PR, Her2 and Ki67 Expression in Male and Female Breast Cancer." United States and Canadian Pathology Annual Meeting.
2013 - "Intussusception with Hamartomatous polyp as lead Point in children: initial presentation of peutz jeghers syndrome."
2012 - "Cytogenetically Cryptic and FISH-negative PML/RARA rearrangement in Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia detected only by polymerase chain reaction: An exceedingly rare phenomenon." College of American Pathologists Annual Meeting.
2012 - "Recurrent primary mucinous carcinoma of the skin." College of American Pathologists Annual Meeting.
2010 - "Spindle Cell Epithelioma: A potential mimic of endometrial stromal tumors." Texas Society of Pathologists Annual Meeting
2004 - "Antimicrobial Activites of Ethanolic Plant Extracts used in Folk medicine." Texas A&M Corpus Christi HESTEC Science Symposium.
Perez, J.L., Jayaprakasha, G.K., Cadena, A, Martinez, E., Ahmad, H. In vivo induction of phase II detoxifying enzymes, glutathione transferase and quinone reductase by citrus triterpenoids. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2010 Sep 17;10:51.
Blanco, E.M., Little, C.R., Davelos, A.L. Variation in antibiotic inhibitory abilities among streptomycetes from south Texas agricultural soils. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 2007 Jan;39(1):268-275.
Romero, C., Chopin, S., Buck, G., Martinez, E, Antibacterial Properties of Common Herbal Remedies of the Southwest. J Ethnopharmacol. 2005 Jun3;99(2):253-7.