Silvia Alvarez

Clinical Medical Assistant

Silvia Alvarez’s professional passion is working in the medical field where she can help others and really make a difference in people’s lives. Silvia was born and raised in Santa Barbara, CA and received her Associates of Science in Medical Assisting from Santa Barbara Business College. She originally came to Sansum Diabetes Research Institute for a 10-week externship as part of her schooling which led to employment in September 2015.

Prior to working at SDRI, Silvia was working at Sansum Clinic in the Corporate Office. Silvia joined SDRI as a Clinical Medical Assistant. Her focus is facilitating the patient care department here. She chose to be part of the team because she has a personal connection with diabetes in her immediate family and feels that the work she does here will benefit her family as well.