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The strength of The Health Museum is its professional staff. For information about Museum programs or services, call 713-521-1515 and ask for the appropriate staff contact. You will be forwarded accordingly.


John Arcidiacono

President and Chief Executive Officer

Dolores Vasquez

Executive Assistant and Board Liaison


Kathryn Straw

Senior Director Institutional Advancement

Denise De La Garza

Database & Development Manager

Kelly Nugent

Membership & Development Manager

Stephanie Wigginton

Marketing Manager

Joanna Jiang

Graphic Designer & Social Media Coordinator

Guest Engagement

Becky Seabrook

Senior Director Guest Engagement


Paul Middendorf

Exhibit Coordinator

DeBakey Cell Lab

Ogochukwu Akunne

Lab Coordinator

Education & Programming

Kennethia Rideaux

Assistant Director - Programs

Paige Burgess

Community Engagement Coordinator

Ashley Alexander

Science Educator

Tarren Vielma

Science Educator

Adelle Flores

Science Educator

Gabriela Velasquez

Reservation Coordinator

Guest Services

Gabi Zalamea

Guest Services Manager

Layan Mezian

Guest Services Assistant Manager

Adrian De La Garza

Guest Associate

Luna Sanchez

Guest Associate

Carol Vartian

Guest Associate

Pat Vassilakidis

Guest Associate

Human Resources & Facilities

Laura Pfister

Facility Rentals & Events Manager

Heber Ajtun

Facilities Technician

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