Sharry Veres, MD, MHSM
Dr. Veres — who is the chair of the Department of Family, Community and Preventive Medicine — is a distinguished physician, leader and mentor. Her expertise has contributed to the development of health care environments to serve inpatient and outpatient populations and to the training of resident physicians, fellows and faculty.
Prior to joining the college, Dr. Veres served as the residency program director and medical director at St. Anthony North Hospital in Westminster, Colorado. She came to Phoenix after nine years in that role. She also served as associate clinical professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.
Dr. Veres earned her MD at the University of Washington School of Medicine and completed her family medicine residency at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix. She earned a master’s degree in Health Sector Management from Arizona State University.
Most recently, she led a Managing COVID-19 at Home virtual home care program for primary care patients across the Centura Health System. And she successfully served as a site principal investigator for COVID-19 clinical trials at her former hospital. As a result of those contributions, she received the Family Medicine Physician of the Year award from the Colorado Academy of Family Physicians.