Isabel Vallecillo-Viejo, MD, PhD
Medical School: University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
College: Tufts University
Isabel was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She attended Tufts University where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biopsychology and Community Health. After graduation, she moved back home to pursue an MD/PhD at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. There, she became passionate for both pediatrics and research. Her research interests include developing small molecule therapeutics for childhood illnesses. Isabel’s ultimate goal is to become a Physician-Scientist. Outside of medicine and the lab, Isabel enjoys cooking, trying out new restaurants, listening to music, going on road trips, anything related to the beach, and spending time with her family (including her Puerto Rican sato “Adenina”).