Dr. Chadwick — a special advisor to Dean Guy Reed, MD, MS — is an accomplished physician with more than 30 years’ experience serving the Scottsdale and Phoenix communities as a family practice physician and as an administrator guiding policy in the medical community. She previously served as the vice dean for Academic Affairs at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix.
In 1992, Dr. Chadwick was appointed as the first associate dean for the Phoenix Campus of the University of Arizona College of Medicine. In that same year, she became the first female president of the Arizona Medical Association and worked with the Arizona Legislature, the public and the media on behalf of physicians in the state.
Since then, she has held several administrative positions; has served as a liaison between the College of Medicine and Phoenix area physicians and hospitals; and has maintained an active presence in the local medical community.
In the past, she also has served as president of the Arizona Academy of Family Physicians; as vice president of the Maricopa Foundation for Medical Care; as assistant director of the residency in family medicine at Scottsdale Healthcare; and been a representative on the Scottsdale Healthcare Board of Directors.
Over the course of her distinguished career, Dr. Chadwick has received a multitude of honors and distinctions. This includes being chosen as Arizona's 1995 Family Physician of the year by the Arizona Academy of Family Physicians. The award was in recognition of her contributions to the specialty of family practice. In addition, in 2016, the College of Medicine – Phoenix named her an esteemed professor; and in 2018, the Arizona Medical Association Foundation (ArMA) created a scholarship in her name, commemorating her hard work and contributions in building the first medical school in Phoenix, as well as her commitment to serving Arizona.
Dr. Chadwick graduated from Arizona State University with a degree in zoology, was granted her MD by the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson in 1975 and completed a three-year residency in family medicine at Scottsdale Memorial Hospital. In 2006, Dr. Chadwick received a Master of Arts in Bioethics from Trinity International University.