Guy Reed, MD, MS
Dean of the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix, Guy Reed, MD, MS, is an internationally recognized and renowned cardiologist, physician-scientist and health administrator. As dean, he spearheads the college’s proud tradition of excellence in advancing medical education in the state of Arizona and beyond.
Prior to joining the college, Dr. Reed was the Lemuel Diggs Professor of Medicine and chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, as well as interim executive vice president for Methodist Le Bonheur HealthCare.
Dr. Reed is known for his research on the mechanism of blood clots and vascular disease. Through grant support from the National Institutes of Health, he translated his laboratory research findings into an innovative, clot-dissolving therapy to treat patients with strokes and heart attacks, which is now in clinical trials.
Dr. Reed graduated from Columbia University in New York City, where he received his bachelor’s degree in English literature and pre-medical studies. He received a master’s degree in mathematical statistics and a medical degree from Stanford University. He completed his internship, residency and chief residency in internal medicine at Yale University. Dr. Reed completed a fellowship in cardiovascular disease at Massachusetts General Hospital and a post-doctoral research fellowship in biochemistry and molecular biology at Harvard Medical School.