Adelina St. Surin joins the K2 Medical Research team as a clinical research coordinator with a background in community health. With over six years’ worth of experience as a lab technician, she specializes in the processes that allow a laboratory to run safely and smoothly, making certain that protocols are properly adhered to for the calibration of equipment and for the sterilization and decontamination of the cleanroom environment. An educator and an advocate by nature, Adelina strives to make a positive impact in the local community by offering her expertise and sharing her knowledge to reduce the social stigmas that undermine participation in clinical trials. With a mind for science and a heart for people, Adelina is truly an ambassador for public health.
Adelina endeavors to be the best at what she does – she prioritizes learning and is on track to obtain her graduate degree in public health from the University of South Florida in Tampa. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, traveling and cooking. Adelina is also blessed with a green thumb – she enjoys making teas and tinctures with the fresh herbs she grows in her garden, and she loves to share her bountiful harvest with neighbors.