Meet Our Staff

Our diverse and knowledgeable staff is ready to help support you!

INVESTIGATORS

Dr. Carlos Menendez

Endocrinologist

Dr. Carlos Menendez is a board certified endocrinologist for over 48 years. He serves two large communities and has recently joined Sante in the last two years. His cutting edge treatments are well received by the professional community. Now his altruistic intentions have led him to research where he thrives in diabetes and diabetic related trials where his expertise is appreciated. His prestigious family is supportive of his further endeavors.

Dr. Dale Mohar

Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Specialist

Dr. Dale Mohar is a new addition to Sante Research but has over 21 years of research experience. This asthma and allergy specialist is an essential team member and brings a wealth of knowledge. His active family keeps him busy outside of his clinic and research offices.

Andrew Tullman, PA-C

Third Year in Research

Andrew Tullman is a physician assistant at a local primary and urgent care office while also being a part of Sante since 2017. He has worked in the Phase 1 and Phase 2 sector prior to joining us and since has been the sub-investigator for over 13 trials. He enjoys golfing, woodworking and enjoys watching his young family grow.

Jason Eckols

NP

Mr. Eckols is a well-rounded medical professional currently working as a Nurse Practitioner at a local busy clinic serving a large population in the Hill Country. He has twenty years history as an RN and 3 years as an NP. He loves to read, hunt and go kayak fishing while being highly involved as a family man.

Fidencio Gonzales

PA-C

He works in family practice and internal medicine and now actively works in interventional medicine and pain management. He is a connoisseur of the fine arts, loves the outdoors and spending time with his family.

Dr. Cathy Hurley

Internal Medicine

PI- Our Principal Investigator has over 30 years of Internal Medicine experience and has been our PI for 5 years now leading a diverse variety of clinical trials serving the Hill Country area. Leading over 32 trials in a variety of backgrounds, this busy PI also runs her Travel Medicine from home. She enjoys traveling with her husband and spending time with her very spoiled kitties.

RESEARCH STAFF

Danielle Monclova, CCRC

CCRC- Our clinical research coordinator has been working in medicine and research for over 14 years. She has experience in Phase II through Phase IV clinical trials including biologics in a wide variety of indications including pediatrics through geriatrics.

Aracelli Morales

Regulatory Manager

Araceli Morales, our Regulatory and Business Manager manages the logistical and professional aspects of our business that brings our site to the next level. Her hobbies include a unique eye for photography and raising her amazing young son.

Mariah Rodriguez

Laboratory Manager

Mariah Rodriguez, a Medical Assistant, is a CRC here at Sante working on her third year. Her well rounded abilities make her an excellent coordinating asset. She has a supportive family and enjoys arts and crafts. 

Anna Ozuna 

CRC Assistant & Spanish Interpreter

Anna is our CRC assistant and Spanish interpreter for our patients and site. She has dedicated over 20 years to the school district in various roles and focused on being a mentoring coordinator. She loves spending time with her grandchildren and raising her chickens.

Cindy Patterson 

Marketing & Advertisement

A medical professional for over 30 years, Ms. Patterson now spreads the word of research to the physicians and medical practice to the Hill Country and local area.