Biography

Dr. Brinker grew up in Dallas and received her initial medical training at the University of Texas Houston. She completed her residency training in Internal Medicine and a fellowship in Hypertension at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. She currently practices hospital medicine at Parkland Hospital and enjoys working with the medical students and residents on the wards. Dr. Brinker’s interests outside of medicine are mainly related to raising her young family.

Education

Graduate School Ursuline Academy , None
Undergraduate Trinity University (2000), Political Science
Graduate School University of Texas at Dallas (2003), Biology
Medical School University of Texas Health Sci (2008), Medicine

Research Interest

  • Hospital Medicine
  • Hypertension
  • Improving barriers to medical adherence

Publications

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Therapeutic drug monitoring facilitates blood pressure control in resistant hypertension.

Brinker S, Pandey A, Ayers C, Price A, Raheja P, Arbique D, Das S, Halm E, Kaplan N, Vongpatanasin W J. Am. Coll. Cardiol. 2013 Nov