startcenter-HS-21-minDr. Gladys Rodriguez is in private practice as a medical oncologist and hematologist with the START Center. She received her medical degree from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. She completed both her internship and residency at the Veterans Administration San Juan Medical Center in Puerto Rico. She completed her fellowship at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio.

Dr. Rodriguez’s clinical interests include cancer treatment and new drug therapy for cancer. She served as principal investigator in multiple national and international Phase III clinical trials for cancer treatment. She also is past president of the Texas Society of Clinical Oncology. Dr. Rodriguez has special interest in access to care for cancer patients, and serves on the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Health Disparity Committee and the Workforce Advisory Committee.