Marcela Lizarraga, PA(ASCP)cm, PhDCurriculum Vitae
Assistant Professor of Instruction
Director, Pathologists’ Assistant Program
301 University Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77555-1140
Teaching Areas of Interest
Surgical Pathology, Anatomy, Histology, Autopsy, Neuropathology
Marcela Lizarraga, PA (ASCP), PhD. is an Assistant Professor and the Director of the Pathologists’ Assistant Program in the Department of Clinical Laboratory Science in the School of Health Professions (SHP) at the University of Texas Medical
Dr. Lizarraga received a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Rutgers University, a Doctor of Philosophy in Pathology – Study of Glioblastoma Multiforme in an Animal Model, from Columbia University, and a Master of Health Science in Pathologists’
Assistant from Loma Linda University.
Dr. Lizarraga served as the Lead Pathologists’ Assistant at East Carolina University for 4 years and has over 10 years of experience in academic and industry settings. Her teaching experience expands over her entire career training students
from high school to medical school and residents.