Women to Watch in Medicine and Science
Every September, the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix proudly celebrates Women in Medicine and Science Month (WIMS) by featuring women who are advancing health care through their service as physicians, scientists and teachers. These outstanding women embody the present and future of medicine, leading the way as rising stars in their respective fields.
As researchers and clinicians, they will work to ensure Arizonans — as well as people across the globe and beyond — have access to exceptional care and therapeutics that will revolutionize the ways disease is treated. As educators, they will mentor the next generation of physicians, encouraging and guiding them to always innovate.
Learn how these outstanding women plan to continue paving the path forward in medicine.
Meet Our Women in Medicine and Science
About the College
Founded in 2007, the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix inspires and trains exemplary physicians, scientists and leaders to optimize health and health care in Arizona and beyond. By cultivating collaborative research locally and globally, the college accelerates discovery in a number of critical areas — including cancer, stroke, traumatic brain injury and cardiovascular disease. Championed as a student-centric campus, the college has graduated more than 800 physicians, all of whom received exceptional training from nine clinical partners and more than 2,700 diverse faculty members. As the anchor to the Phoenix Bioscience Core, which is projected to have an economic impact of $3.1 billion by 2025, the college prides itself on engaging with the community, fostering education, inclusion, access and advocacy.