Operational Team


Juan C. Villarreal

Clinical Research Associate

Juan Carlos has been interested in health and well-being of people his whole life. His patience and commitment to improving life quality of Mexicans have led him to work in clinical research. That is why today he works as a Clinical Research Associate in Cohortias Mexico, a position that he considers to be an enriching experience and an important step in his professional career.

His previous experience includes Administrative Coordinator for the Academic Research Organization of Tecnológico de Monterrey. Since 2011, he started in Clinical Research working as a Clinical Trial Assistant, and later as a Clinical Research Associate for trials in Cardiology.

He completed his studies at Universidad Tec Milenio with a Bachelor in Science in Industrial Engineering, graduating in 2009. Upon obtaining his degree he strengthened his professional training with a Master’s degree in Business Administration in Quality and Productivity, by the same institution.

Evelyn Arreaga

Clinical Research Associate

Evelyn is a professional whose love for research make her fully committed to her work. Thanks to her capacity of adaptation and organization she has become a key member in problem resolution, always complying with the pertinent regulations and establishments.

Since 2005, she has worked on various research protocols in different therapeutic areas, such as Cardiology, Oncology, Neurology, among others. She started in Clinical Research as a Study Coordinator and, later, as a Clinical Research Associate, which is her current position in Cohortias Mexico. She has participated, to date, in about 20 clinical trials carried out in Mexico.

Evelyn has a Bachelor in Chemistry, Bacteriology and Parasitology from the Faculty of Biological Sciences of the Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo León and is a certified Clinical Lab Technician.

Rocio Ramirez

Clinical Research Associate

Rocio is a dynamic person, whose sense of responsibility and adaptation have made her an outstanding member of the organization Cohortias Mexico as a Clinical Monitor. Her first work experience was as Chemist for Farmacias Benavides, a renowned company in the health industry in Mexico.

She started working in Clinical Research in April 2008 as Pharmacist in a Study Site and, later, as a Study Coordinator for 2 years. She has been working since in trials in different therapeutic areas such as Cardiology, Metabolism, Endocrinology, among others. Since January 2010 to date, she has been working as a Clinical Research Associate.

Rocio graduated in 2005 from Universidad Autónoma de Coahuila with a Bachelor in Science in Chemistry and Pharmacobiology with an accentuation in Industrial Pharmacy.

Luisa Cavazos

Clinical trial assistant

Luisa graduated in 2018 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biotechnology Engineering with concentration in Molecular Biology from the Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education (ITESM). As an undergraduate student, she started working in research leaned toward the areas of nutrition science and health care.

Her interest in investigation led her to be co-author in a scientific article as well as being part of a project to obtain compounds used in bio-pharmacology research. She is currently working as a Clinical Research Assistant in Clinical Trials Phase 3 in Cardiology.