Student Corner: Douglas Mata, M.P.H.

May 1, 2011

Douglas Mata, M.P.H.
Douglas Mata, M.P.H.
  • Second-year medical student
  • 2011-2012 Fulbright Scholar

Mata received a Fulbright Scholarship for the 2011-2012 academic year and will undertake a medical research program in Madrid, Spain. Starting in early September, Mata will work with a clinical trials research group affiliated with the Spanish National Cancer Research Center and M.D. Anderson International.

Mata’s research is related to breast cancer pathogenesis, and he will also be involved in the clinical trials unit. He completed his master’s in public health at the University of Cambridge with a focus on chronic disease epidemiology before starting his medical training at BCM.