Reimagine Health 2021

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Symposium Objective

The 3rd Annual reimagine Health Research Symposium will focus on current topics in the areas of Intervention and Prevention of important diseases that are impacting humankind. It will emphasize approaches for a variety of diseases and crises — including COVID-19cardiovascular diseasecancer, opioid addiction and the challenge of needing to develop novel antibiotics. Attendees will learn from and engage with leading experts who will present and discuss contemporary treatment and prevention strategies in the areas of drug discovery, vaccine development, addiction management, the use of artificial intelligence, as well as ethical and social factors contributing to these approaches.


The reimagine Health Research Symposium is co-sponsored and planned by the Arizona Biomedical Research Centre, the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix Research Office and the Flinn Foundation.


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Who is Invited to this Event?

This event is free and open to the public. Attendees will be able to attend the symposium *in-person at our Phoenix Biomedical Campus (PBC) or virtually via Zoom. We highly recommend researchers and health care professionals attend. We also welcome students, educators and the general public to attend this valuable conference. Seating is limited, so please register in advance to guarantee your place.

*All in-person attendees will be provided a complimentary lunch during the conference.


Register for the 3rd Annual reimagine Health Research Symposium on Thursday, January 21, 2021. Tickets are available to attend in-person or virtually.


Thanks to our generous sponsors, the Arizona Biomedical Research Centre and the Flinn Foundation, there is no cost to attend the symposium.


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For those who choose to attend the symposium in-person, it will take place on the first floor of the Biomedical Sciences Partnership Building — 475 N. 5th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004 — on the college's campus.


Please note that you must park in the *PBC Garage (555 E. Fillmore, Phoenix, AZ 85004, located at the Southeast corner of 5th St. and Fillmore) for us to have the ability to provide a ticket that will let you exit for free. Please keep the ticket received at the entrance, attendees will receive their pass to exit when signing in at the symposium.

  • Directions to the PBC.
  • Parking map (PDF).
    • *Please note: There is a different garage across the street. The PBC Garage can be identified by its black metal siding and is on the east side of 5th Street.


A photographer will be on-site taking candid shots during the symposium. Registration allows us permission to take and use photos for future advertisements, brochures, etc.

WiFi and Electronic Devices

Complimentary WiFi will be available in the meeting room during the symposium. Electricity will be provided in the symposium room to keep electronic devices charged.

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For questions about the symposium or to become symposium sponsor, please contact the Research Office.

Planning Committee

  • Paul Boehmer, PhD – Planning Committee Chair, Associate Dean for Research (Interim), University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix.
  • Jennifer Botsford, MSPH – Program Director, Arizona Biomedical Research Centre.
  • Pamela Garcia-Filion, PhD, MPH – Associate Research Scientist.
  • Jonathan Lifshitz, PhD– Director, Translational Neurotrauma Research Program, University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix.
  • Maria Manriquez, MD, FACOG – Director, Pipeline Admissions Program and UME Addiction Medicine Education, University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix.
  • Mary O’Reilly, PhD – Vice President, Bioscience Research Programs, Flinn Foundation.
  • Claire Pascavis, MBA – Program Coordinator, Sr., University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix.
  • Bernadine Sadauskas, MS, CRA – Director of Operations, University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix.
  • Victor Waddell, PhD – Executive Director, Arizona Biomedical Research Centre.
  • Ting Wang, PhD – Associate Professor and Scientific Director, Pulmonary and Endothelial Research Core, University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix.