Faculty Brief Bio

Brenda Shinar, MD
Brenda Shinar, MD

Director, Internal Medicine Residency Education Scholar Program

Dr. Brenda Shinar is a clinical assistant professor and associate program director of the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix Internal Medicine Residency Program. Her clinical practice is in academic hospital medicine at Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix. She graduated from University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson in 1997 and completed her residency in internal medicine at the College of Medicine – Phoenix. She served as chief resident 2000–2001. She is responsible for overhauling our didactic curriculum, resulting in ongoing improvements in in-training examination scores and ABIM board pass rates. She also serves as director of Medical Student Transitions and as program director for the Preliminary Medicine Internship at the College of Medicine – Phoenix. Dr. Shinar is the perennial winner of the Internal Medicine Residency teaching award and is working on faculty development for clinician educators at our two main clinical institutions.

Dana Archbold, MD
Dana Archbold, MD

Internal Medicine Residency Education Scholar

Dr. Dana Archbold is a clinical assistant professor at the College of Medicine – Phoenix and academic hospitalist at Banner – UMC Phoenix. She graduated from the University of Nebraska College of Medicine in 2013, and completed her residency in internal medicine at the College of Medicine – Phoenix. She served as chief resident 2016–2017. Her academic interests include clinical teaching strategies and faculty clinical development. She is working on diversifying our clinical teaching approaches and building clinical education and training for all faculty.

Greg Dodaro, MD

Greg Dodaro, MD

Internal Medicine Residency Education Scholar

Dr. Greg Dodaro is a clinical assistant professor at the College of Medicine – Phoenix and academic hospitalist at Banner – UMC Phoenix. He graduated from Creighton University School of Medicine in 2014 and completed his residency in internal medicine at the College of Medicine – Phoenix in 2017. His academic interests include resident and student education and patient safety. He is working on the College of Medicine – Phoenix Internal Medicine Residency Program academic half day, as well as the inaugural Banner – UMC Phoenix hospital medicine Continuing Medical Education (CME) Conference.

Lise Harper, MD

Lise Harper, MD

Internal Medicine Residency Education Scholar

Dr. Lise Harper is a clinical assistant professor at the College of Medicine – Phoenix and academic hospitalist at Banner – UMC Phoenix. She graduated from Creighton University School of Medicine in 2010 and completed her residency in internal medicine at the College of Medicine – Phoenix. She served as Chief Resident 2013–2014. Her academic interests include high value care and patient experience and has won several teaching awards. She has mentored many residents in quality improvement projects. She is working on embedding clinical application of high value care into the didactic curriculum for the Internal Medicine Residency Program.