Dr. Monica Davila serves as the Academic Mentor at the Center for Collaborative Research. Dr. Davila earned her medical degree from the Universidad Central de Venezuela before she completed her PhD in molecular biology. After two years of post-doctoral training at the University of Central Florida, Monica joined the AdventHealth Center for Thrombosis Research in 2005, where she worked for 13 years conducting basic and translational research studies. Her scientific journey has resulted in several peer-reviewed publications and conference presentations, and she has also served as a peer reviewer in several journals in the field of hemostasis and thrombosis. Dr. Davila is fluent in English and Spanish. At present, Monica is excited to be part of the Center for Collaborative Research and contribute her medical knowledge and research expertise to serve the AdventHealth research team in its efforts to conduct truly transformative biomedical research.