Rayna J. Gonzales, PhD
Dr. Gonzales is a vascular physiologist with an emphasis in cerebrovascular pharmacology. She received a Masters of Science in Biology and a Doctorate in Biomedical Sciences from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. She is a strong advocate for young minority scientists and women and is extensively involved with The American Physiological Society (APS) and The American Society of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. As member of these organizations, Dr. Gonzales has served on several committees including the APS Advisory Board for Minority Students in Biomedicine and the APS Porter Physiology Development Program. The overall goal of these programs is to promote and educate the new generation of upcoming research scientists and support career development of young minority scientists in the fields of physiology and pharmacology.