Team and Staff

Jeanette Peña, Community Outreach Representative


Jeanette is the Community Outreach Representative for the A Su Salud cancer prevention program. She conducts community presentations and attends health fairs, educating our community on cervical and breast health cancer prevention. She organizes bi-monthly meetings with our volunteers. Jeanette has seven years experience in the health and wellness industry and has worked with Health Occupations Students of America, AmeriCorps, and as a Dental Health Educator.

Tanya Khalfan, CHES-Program Coordinator


Tanya is the Media Coordinator for the A Su Salud injury prevention program. She coordinates media materials such as newsletters, blogs postings, website updates and assists with the development of PSAs. She holds a Bachelors of Science in Community Health from UTSA and a Masters of Public Health from Loma Linda University.

Dr. Roberto Villarreal, MD, MPH- Vice President of Community Initiatives and Translational Research


Dr. Villarreal is the Senior Vice President for Research and Information Management at University Health System in San Antonio,  and is an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio. During the past 20 years, Dr. Villarreal has participated in the development of transtheoretical models that have been applied in cancer prevention, diabetes, and injury prevention and control. One of his specific interests is the participation of the Hispanic population in areas of disease prevention and treatment compliance using mass media, behavioral journalism and community outreach approaches.


The heart of A Su Salud has always been our volunteers. Our trained and motivated volunteers act as ambassadors for the program. They distribute and promote material directly to friends, family and community members. Our volunteers work to make positive changes in their own lives and also encourage others to do the same.

Sign up to be a part of our volunteer team today. Fill out the application below or call Claudia at (210) 358-3242.