Our Team

Ruth Serrano Pinilla, MD


Dr. Serrano is an Assistant Professor in the Infectious Disease Division at the UT Health San Antonio. She attended Medical School at the “Universidad de Carabobo” in Valencia, Venezuela and completed an Internal Medicine Residency and Infectious Diseases Fellowship at the UT Health San Antonio. Dr. Serrano provides treatment for patients with complex infections requiring long term antibiotics in the Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotic Clinic (OPAT) in the Robert B Green Clinic from the University Hospital System. She is a provider at the Family-Focused IDS Clinical Treatment Services (FFACTS) clinic, and is an expert on pre and post-exposure prophylaxis for HIV, transgender care, management of sexually transmitted infection, antiretroviral and treatment Hepatitis B and C. She actively participates in teaching Medical Students, Residents, fellows, and other trainees in the UT Health San Antonio School of Medicine.

Barbara Taylor, MD, MS

Lead HIV ECHO Hub Specialist

Dr. Barbara Taylor is an Associate Professor of Infectious Diseases and the Assistant Dean for the MD/MPH Program at UT Health San Antonio with a co-appointment at the UTHealth School of Public Health. Dr. Taylor conducts impactful research to improve health outcomes for underserved populations living with or at risk for HIV. She provides treatment for patients living with infectious diseases in San Antonio. A strong community advocate, she is a co-chair of the End Stigma End HIV Alliance of San Antonio and the Clinician Key Opinion Leader for San Antonio’s Fast Track Cities Initiative. She also works with two programs to increase screening and treatment for Hepatitis C in South Texas: TACKLE and HEPVista. Dr. Taylor is an alumna of Princeton University, Harvard Medical School, and the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and is board certified in internal medicine and infectious diseases.

Raudel Bobadilla, MPH, CHW-I

Program Manager

Raudel Bobadilla serves as the Program Manager for the UT Health San Antonio South Central AIDS Education and Training Center (AETC). As a Public Health professional and Community Health Worker Instructor (CHW-I), he has built a strong skill set for engaging and partnering with communities, care providers, and clinics to improve the population’s health. In multiple projects, he has collaborated with community members, leaders, and organizations to connect the public to services and research opportunities. Mr. Bobadilla brings a robust skill set in telementoring program implementation, training the HIV & HCV healthcare workforce, engaging rural clinics, health disparities research, dissemination and implementation science, and community engagement.

Maria Gutierrez, MPH

Program Coordinator

Maria Gutierrez is the Program Coordinator for the UT Health San Antonio South Central AETC. After completing her BS in Community Health from The University of Texas at San Antonio, Ms. Gutierrez has dedicated the past 5 years working with marginalized populations in the nonprofit sector. Her experience includes comprehensive and culturally competent education to empower communities to prevent the spread of HIV and STI’s. Most recently, she had been navigating patients living with HIV/HCV through the continuum of care for the TACKLE HIV/HCV Project.  Her skill set includes the prevention and management of infectious disease, distribution of project specific HIV/HCV education and providing access to quality care for underserved communities.

Angela Reilly, MS

Community Outreach Coordinator Sr.

Angela Reilly is a Community Outreach Coordinator-Senior for the UT Health San Antonio AETC Program. After completing her B.S. in Public Health at the University of Texas at San Antonio, she went on to gain clinical experience in the dental field. Driven by her passion for education and public health, she earned a Master of Science in Health Informatics and Analytics degree from Tufts University School of Medicine. Angela is eager to contribute to initiatives focused on reducing health disparities, improving health literacy among the most vulnerable populations, and increasing positive patient outcomes through outreach and data analysis.

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