Biography

Dr. Donna Mendez is a board certified Pediatrician as well as Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician. She completed her pediatric residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center (UTHSC) in San Antonio, and a fellowship in Pediatric Emergency Medicine at University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas. She is the Director of the Pediatric Emergency Medicine fellowship. Her research focus is on head injury and medical education. Dr. Mendez is currently investigating Fast MRI for ventriculoperitoneal shunt malfunction. She is a HRSA grant reviewer and reviewer for Journal of Trauma, Pediatrics, and Journal of Advances in Health Sciences Education Reviewer. She has received her certificate in Medical Education Research and is presently obtaining her Doctorate in Professional Leadership with an emphasis in Health Science Education from the University of Houston.

Education

MD
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Residency
Pediatrics, UT Health Science Center San Antonio
Fellowship
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Children's Medical Center of Dallas

Areas of Interests

Clinical Interests

Education, Head Injury


Research Interests

Medical Education, Neurotrauma