Leticia Serna is native to the Rio Grande Valley and was raised in Mercedes, Texas. She graduated from South Texas High School for Health Professions in 2000. In 2004 she received a Bachelor of Science from the University of Texas-Pan American. Upon graduating from college she taught high school science for seven years. During that time she was Sub-Department Head and was involved in U.I.L. science and the teacher mentorship program.
In 2011 she was accepted in the Physician Assistant Studies Program at UTPA where she received a Master of Physician Assistant Studies. She joined the team in Mercedes Children’s Clinic in the summer of 2014, where she is happily serving pediatric patients from her hometown of Mercedes.