Presenters Biography Book - The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
Transcripts - Presenters Biography Book - The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
First Annual COM-PHX Curriculum Retreat
Presenters Biography Book
Stuart D. Flynn, M.D.
Dr. Flynn is the Dean of The University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix in partnership with Arizona State University. He is
also Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Professor in the departments of Pathology and Basic Medical Sciences. Dr. Flynn came
to the College of Medicine from Yale University School of Medicine where he was a professor of pathology and surgery, as well as an
accomplished researcher, director of the residency program, co-director of the school's medical studies, a leader in the design and
oversight of the school’s four-year curriculum, and founding member of The Society of Distinguished Teachers at Yale.
Dr. Flynn received his medical degree from The University of Michigan, where he also did his residency training. He did his post-
doctorate work in Oncologic Pathology at Stanford University.
Instrumental in developing and implementing the curriculum and lending leadership in the formative stages of the Phoenix expansion,
Dr. Flynn teaches anatomic and clinical pathology and the translational interface between basic sciences and clinical medicine.
As an anatomic pathologist with a strong diagnostic focus, Dr. Flynn has been ideally situated to do translational research, wedding
bench research to patient care. Major areas of emphasis have included the endocrine and genitourinary systems as well as in the fields
of breast and hematolymphoid pathology and melanoma. Specific areas of study have included Her2/neu expression and
autoactivation in breast cancer, cell cycle kinetics in a host of cancers, multidrug resistance and modulation in breast and lung cancers,
among others, the immunopathology of heart transplantation, and the pathobiology of metastatic melanoma. In addition, as a
hematopathologist, major areas of study have included the immunopherotype and molecular analysis of all subtypes of lymphomas
and leukemias and the study of immunodeficiencies, including AIDS. Recent work has also included epidemiologic studies of
lymphoma, breast cancer, and colon cancer assessing the role of environment, diet, etc.
Dr. Flynn has authored over 100 articles, books and monographs, and has received numerous honors including America’s Top
Physician’s Award from the Consumers’ Research Council of America, Teacher of the Year Award from Yale University School of
Medicine and The Averill A. Liebow Award for excellence in the teaching of pathology residents from Yale University School of
Medicine. He is presently a member of the National Board of Medical Examiners Pathology Test Committee and USMLE Step I Test
Material Development Committee.
Jacqueline Ann Chadwick, M.D.
Jacqueline Ann Chadwick, M.D., is an accomplished physician with more than 25 years’ experience serving the Scottsdale and
Phoenix communities as a family practice physician and as an administrator guiding policy in the medical community.
Dr. Chadwick was honored as Arizona's 1995 Family Physician of the year by the Arizona Academy of Family Physicians in
recognition of her contributions to the specialty of family practice. With three years in solo, private practice and over 20 in group
practice, she cites compassionate quality care as her priority in practicing family medicine.
In 1992, Dr. Chadwick was appointed as the first associate dean for the Phoenix Campus of the University of Arizona College of
Medicine. Since then she has held several administrative positions and currently serves as the Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs for
the Phoenix Campus. She is the liaison between the College of Medicine and Phoenix area physicians and hospitals.
Dr. Chadwick maintains an active and positive presence in the local medical community. In 1992, 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. She also has served as president of the Arizona Academy of Family Physicians; as vice president of the
Maricopa Foundation for Medical Care; and as assistant director of the residency in family medicine at Scottsdale Healthcare. Dr.
Chadwick has also served on the Scottsdale Healthcare Board of Directors.
During the past eight years, she has served as an Arizona delegate to the American Medical Association and four years ago became
the delegation chair. She has an active interest in bioethics and recently completed an M.A. degree program in bioethics at Trinity
International University in Illinois. She was appointed as a member of the Arizona Legislative Research Committee on Stem Cell
Research in 2005 and has served on the bioethics committees of Hospice of the Valley, the Arizona Medical Association and
Many other honors and awards have been given to Dr. Chadwick, including the University of Arizona College of Medicine Alumna of
the Year in 2006; the Health Care Heroes Award presented by The Business Journal, 2003; The Commission on the Status of Women
2003 Vision Award; Fred Mitten Medal for Leadership presented by the Maricopa County Medical Society, 1993; the College of
Medicine Phoenix Alumni Award presented by St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, 1993; and Who's Who in Healthcare in
Arizona presented by The Business Journal, 1990.
Dr. Chadwick graduated from ASU with a degree in zoology and received an M.D. from the University of Arizona College of
Medicine in 1975 and completed a three-year residency in family medicine at Scottsdale Memorial Hospital.
Denise Campagnolo, M.D.
Dr. Campagnolo graduated from Ohio State College of Medicine 1988, that same year she was inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha.
She did her Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R) residency at New Jersey Medical School (NJMS) followed by a research
fellowship during which she earned her Master of Science in Neurosciences at UMDNJ-Graduate School of biomedical Sciences.
Following fellowship she took a faculty appointment in the Department of PM&R at NJMS, where she served as Associate Professor
and Head of Electromyography for the Peripheral Nerve Center of N.J. She has co-edited a major text book in the area of Spinal Cord
Injury Medicine. She received NIH funding in the form of a K24 award examining immunological changes after spinal cord injury and
multiple sclerosis. Dr. Campagnolo is currently Director of Multiple Sclerosis Program at Barrow Neurological Institute. She has over
30 publications from refereed journals, and is involved in more than twelve clinical trials for new immuno-therapies in Multiple
Sclerosis. She was recently appointed to the rank of Clinical Professor of Neurology from the University of Arizona College of
Medicine – Phoenix and serves as Clerkship Director for Neurology.
Paul Dabrowski, M.D.
Paul Dabrowski, MD, a California native, joined the full-time faculty of the Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center in 2008 as the
Associate Director of Trauma Services and Associate Director of the Surgical Residency. He completed his General Surgery and
Trauma/Surgical Critical Care Fellowships at Tulane University and Charity Hospitals in 1997 before joining the faculty at the
University of Pennsylvania in the Section of Traumatology and Surgical Critical Care. While at Penn, he won numerous teaching
awards during his seven years as the Director of the Core Surgery Clerkship. In 2005, as its inaugural Trauma Program Medical
Director, he lead the successful start up and accreditation of the Reading Hospital Trauma Program, and Level II Trauma Center in
eastern Pennsylvania and part of the Penn Trauma Network. Dr Dabrowski and his wife, Patricia, a Masters-trained peripartum nurse,
have three active sons, Michael, Timmy and Stephen; raising them is their main hobby.
Jeffrey Foti, M.D.
Dr. Foti graduated and received his medical degree from State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn in 1998.
After graduating, Dr. Foti completed his residency at Phoenix Children’s Hospital/Maricopa Medical Center Pediatric Residency
Program. Dr. Foti currently holds a faculty appointment as Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics with the University of Arizona
and he is currently in the process of applying for Associate Professor of Pediatrics with the University of Arizona. Dr. Foti currently
works at Phoenix Children’s Hospital as a hospitalist and associate medical director of the Bill Holt Pediatric Infectious Disease
Clinic. He is actively involved in medical student education as both the Medical Student Program Director at Phoenix Children’s
Hospital and more recently, as the Pediatric Clerkship Director at University of Arizona, Phoenix Campus. He has co-edited various
editions of Blueprints Q & A Step 2-3 and authored multiple articles ranging from residential financial health to pediatric HIV. His
research interests include pediatric HIV, bronchiolitis, and medical education. Dr. Foti is also actively involved with educational
activities from both a local and national level, participating in University of Arizona's Academic Excellence Day as well as the
Council on Medical Student Education's Curriculum task force.
Maria Manriquez, M.D.
Dr. Maria Manriquez graduated from the University of Arizona in 1998. She then trained in Obstetrics and Gynecology for 4 years at
Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center in Phoenix, AZ. During her time in residency she became active with the American College
of Obstetrics and Gynecology and did a selective rotation in Washington, DC with ACOG lobbying for women’s healthcare. Also
during her training she was selected as the one resident representative to the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education
(ACGME) Residency Review Committee in obstetrics and gynecology. This unique opportunity peaked Dr Manriquez’s interest in
medical education. After two years of private practice in California, she returned to Phoenix to work in residency education. She has
been the Associate Program Director for the Phoenix Integrated Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology since 2005 and beginning
this year will be the Clerkship Director for the Phoenix Campus in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr Manriquez has particular interest in
gynecologic surgery and transvaginal ultrasound in addition to medical and graduate medical education. She will be teaching a course
with Steven Goldstein in a National ACOG post graduate course on using ultrasound in the office. Dr Manriquez is excited to have
been involved in the design on the new curriculum and looks forward to the new OBGYN/Gen Surgery block.
Jim McLoone, M.D.
Dr. Jim McLoone is a native Phoenician. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Arizona and his M.D. from
George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C. After completing his Psychiatry Residency at the UCLA
Neuropsychiatric Institute, he returned to Phoenix. He has been Director of the Psychiatry Residency at Banner Good Samaritan since
1981 and Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry there since 1992. Dr. McLoone has been Director of the U of A COM Phoenix
Campus Psychiatry Clerkship since its inception in 1994 and Associate Head of Psychiatry for Academic and Clinical Affairs since
1997. Dr. McLoone has two wonderful children, Katie and Brian, and his delightful wife’s name is Cathy.
Priya Radhakrishnan, M.D.
Dr. Radhakrishnan is the Internal Medicine Clerkship Director and Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University Of
Arizona College Of Medicine in partnership with ASU. She is also the Interim Academic Chair of Medicine, Division Chief of
General Internal Medicine at St. Joseph Hospital & Medical Center, Phoenix.
She is an Internist and has a practice at the Internal Medicine Health Center, St Joseph hospital. Her interests are Medical Education &
Chronic Disease. She is passionate about Evidence based medicine, student education and health policy.
She is active regionally and nationally- she is the Past President of the Mountain West Region of Society of General Internal Medicine
and is also part of the Board of regional leaders at SGIM.
Dr. Radhakrishnan trained at Calicut Medical College, India. She did her residency in Pathology at Trivandrum Medical College and
then her Internal Medicine training at Lincoln Hospital, NY & St Francis Hospital, IL. She then was a Chief resident and subsequently
the Assistant Program Director of the Internal Medicine residency program at St Francis Hospital. She moved to Phoenix in 2003. She
is married to Dr. Poduval, a transplant nephrologist and has a daughter, Aditi and a dog, Sophie.
Brad Appelhans, PhD
Dr. Brad Appelhans’ background is in health psychology and behavioral medicine. He completed his graduate work at Arizona State
University, a clinical psychology internship at University of Illinois Medical Center, and postdoctoral training in preventive medicine
at Northwestern University. He joined the University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix in partnership with Arizona State
University in the fall of 2007.
His primary role in the curriculum has been as the Behavioral Science Theme Director. The theme has content planned in the first 3
years of the curriculum, and covers a diversity of topics ranging from the neurobiological basis of behavior to behavioral interventions
to prevent or treat disease. He has also facilitated case-based instruction sections in two blocks and served as an advisor or mentor for
several students’ scholarly projects.
His research examines the neurobehavioral underpinnings of eating behavior and obesity in humans. He currently has three studies at
different stages of progress investigating the biological mechanisms underlying stress eating, the role of executive functioning on diet
adherence, and the effects of food reward on responses to a supermarket-based healthy shopping intervention. His clinical interests lie
in the areas of health psychology consultation/liaison, neuropsychological assessment, and behavioral approaches to weight loss.
Paul Boehmer, PhD
Dr. Paul E. Boehmer received his PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics in 1990 from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne
in the UK, working on DNA repair and recombination mechanisms. From 1990-1994 he was a post-doctoral fellow in the Department
of Biochemistry at Stanford University School of Medicine, working with Dr. I.R. Lehman. It was during this period that he started
working on herpes simplex virus-1, using it to decipher DNA replication mechanisms and to study the replication of this biologically
fascinating and medically important virus.
In 1994 Dr. Boehmer obtained his first faculty appointment as Assistant Professor in the Department of Microbiology and Molecular
Genetics at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-New Jersey Medical School, where he established himself as an
NIH-funded investigator and a lecturer in the medical and dental microbiology programs and graduate school curriculum. In 1998 he
moved to the University of Miami School Medicine where he was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in 2001. In Miami Dr.
Boehmer continued working on HSV-1, elucidating the molecular mechanisms that contribute to viral recombination. In Miami Dr.
Boehmer also played a major role in biochemistry & molecular biology education both in the medical and graduate school curricula,
operating as course director of the medical Biochemistry course from 2004-2006.
In 2006 Dr. Boehmer moved to Phoenix as a founding Professor in the College of Medicine-Phoenix. Dr. Boehmer directed the first-
year Molecular Basis of Life and Disease block for the first two years of the medical school curriculum (2007-2008 and 2008-2009).
Dr. Boehmer is also the Block Director of the Infectious Disease block and Director of Research for the medical student Scholarly
Project course. In February 2009, Dr. Boehmer was appointed as the interim Head of the Basic Medical Sciences Department at the
College of Medicine-Phoenix. Dr. Boehmer continues to operate an NIH-funded research program that currently focuses on DNA
repair mechanisms in HSV-1.
Doug Campos-Outcalt M.D., MPA
Dr. Campos-Outcalt is the Associate Chair for the University of Arizona College of Medicine, Department of Family and Community
Medicine, Phoenix Campus and the Assistant Dean for Outreach and Multicultural Affairs. He is Board certified in both Family
Medicine and Preventive Medicine/Public Health. He is a practitioner and educator of public health and family medicine. He received
his medical degree from the University of Arizona and completed residencies in Family Practice at the University of California, Davis
and Preventive Medicine/Public Health at the University of Arizona. He also received a Masters in Public Administration with an
emphasis in Health Administration from Arizona State University.
His public health practice experience has included being Deputy Director of the Arizona Department of Health Services, Medical
Director of the Maricopa County Department of Public Health, Interim Health Officer of the Maricopa County Department of Public
Health, Medical Consultant to the Cochise County Health Department, and a public health consultant for two years in Papua New
Guinea. He has a joint appointment in the University of Arizona, College of Public Health. He currently serves as a scientific analyst
for the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and as the AAFP liaison to the Advisory Committee on Immunization
Practices of the CDC and to the United States Preventive Services Task Force. He was recently appointed as a member to Working
Group of the Evaluation of Genomics Applications in Practice and Prevention (EGAPP) project of the CDC. In 2001-2002 he was a
fellow in the Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellowship in the U.S. Senate Public Health Subcommittee. While at the Public
Health Subcommittee office he worked on bioterrorism preparedness, obesity prevention, global AIDS assistance, and numerous other
public health issues.
While at the Tucson campus he served as the director of the Family Medicine clerkship for 6 years and taught medical and public
health students, family medicine residents and preventive medicine residents in a variety of venues. In Phoenix he has served as the
regional clerkship director for 8 years and as a family medicine residency director for 3 years, and co-taught the core MPH health
administration and policy administration course 8 semesters. Currently at the Phoenix campus he is the head of the public
health/prevention theme, the director of the MD/MPH program, the chair of the Phoenix Educational Policy Subcommittee and of the
two campus Educational Policy Committee. He is also the Associate Chair of the Department of Family and Community Medicine and
director of the Family Medicine clerkship. He served on the Working Group that developed the curriculum road map for the Phoenix
campus and chaired the Student Assessment Committee.
Gregory Lewis, M.D.
Dr. Gregory Lewis graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Madison, School of Medicine in 1992. He did his Family Medicine
Residency at St. Luke’s Medical Center in Milwaukee with a special emphasis on Adolescent Health Care. He has been working with
Medical Professionals of Arizona and Maricopa Integrated Health System since 1997. He has completed the University of Arizona
Fellowship in Faculty Development and the American Academy of Family Physician’s Fellowship for Program Director
Development. He has also been appointed as a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians. He has served as the Director
of Predoctoral Education for the Department of Family & Community Medicine at Maricopa Integrated Health System. He has been
actively involved with the Arizona Academy of Family Physicians and is currently the Vice-President of that organization. He has
also held a position as a Delegate to the Congress of Delegates for the American Academy of Family Physicians. He volunteers as a
member of the Governor’s Council on Brain & Spinal Cord Injuries and travels with the Flying Samaritans a few times a year to
provide free medical services to a remote patient population in Baja Sur, Mexico. He holds titles of Associate Clinical Professor with
the University of Arizona and Midwestern University. He recently accepted a position as the Director of the Longitudinal Clinical
Experience for the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix.
Howard D. Silverman, M.D.
Dr. Silverman currently serves as the Assistant Dean for Information Resources at The University of Arizona College of Medicine –
Phoenix, in partnership with Arizona State University. In this capacity, he oversees and coordinates all Information Resources services
on the campus (desktop support, networking, computing security, applications development, biomedical communications, academic
computing, web services, and the biomedical library). He is actively involved with the creation of the medical school curriculum,
emphasizing the informatics components of the curriculum and also serves as the Curriculum Committee chair of the newly formed
Arizona State University Biomedical Informatics department.
He is a Clinical Professor of Family and Community Medicine and Clinical Professor of Basic Medical Sciences at the University of
Arizona College of Medicine and a Clinical Professor of Biomedical Informatics at Arizona State University. Prior to this position, he
was the Education Director for the Program in Integrative Medicine at The University of Arizona and was formerly the Banner Health
System Director of Medical Informatics and Clinical Innovation where he had organizational responsibility for creating synergy
between care transformation activities, clinical innovation and information technology.
Dr. Silverman graduated cum laude from Purdue University, majoring in Mathematics and German. He earned a Master's Degree in
Computer Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he specialized in Artificial Intelligence applications in medical
decision making. He then attended Stanford University School of Medicine followed by a residency in Family Practice at Good
Samaritan Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona.
Cynthia Standley, PhD
Cynthia A. Standley, Ph.D. is a Research Professor in the Department of Basic Medical Sciences and Director of the Neuroscience
Block at the University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix (UACOM-Phoenix). Dr. Standley is an accomplished medical
educator with more than 15 years experience teaching both osteopathic and allopathic medical students. She was formerly among the
inaugural faculty at Midwestern University’s Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine (AZCOM) and also an inaugural faculty
member at the School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona (SOMA) associated with A T. Still University. Her work has focused on
constructing and implementing the medical school programs at AZCOM, SOMA and now at UACOM-Phoenix, in addition to faculty
development in the areas of exam question writing and innovations in medical education.
Dr. Standley received her Ph.D. in Physiology from Wayne State University, where she also did her undergraduate training in
Biology. She completed her postdoctoral work in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Hutzel Hospital and Wayne State
University. Dr. Standley has a wide range of expertise in many disciplines of physiology including neuro-, renal, reproductive,
cardiovascular and cellular physiology.
Dr. Standley’s research interests are in the area preeclampsia-eclampsia. She is focused on the neuroprotective and cardioprotective
effects of magnesium in preventing seizures and preeclampsia. She is also interested in the fetal origin of disease as it relates to
hypertension in offspring from maternal preeclampsia. Dr. Standley is actively engaged in translational research from bench to
bedside as well as being involved in medical education research for the preclinical years. She teaches at the interface of basic and
clinical science, integrating physiology in clinical scenarios with emphasis on student interaction to promote life-long learning.
Dr. Standley is an active item writer for the NBOME Comlex Level 1 board examination, and has also served on the Level 1 review
committees for the genitourinary, metabolism and digestion section and recently, the cardiopulmonary section. She is also active in
the Phoenix community, where she gives presentations regarding women’s health issues, particularly menopause, through community
out-reach programs. She has worked with the Phoenix Women’s Commission and is on the advisory board for the WellCare
Foundation, a not-for-profit organization serving the needs of single working low-income women with children. In 2005, Dr. Standley
was presented with The Phoenix Business Journal’s “Forty under 40 Award”. Dr. Standley was among 40 honored with this award,
which pays tribute to individuals who are making a difference and impacting the lives and the community around them.
Paul R. Standley, Ph.D.
Paul Standley trained as a vascular physiologist at Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan. During his
doctoral studies, he was awarded two national research awards including the Roche Laboratories Award for Outstanding Research in
Diabetes. After earning his Ph.D. in Physiology, he completed a post doctoral fellowship in the Division of Endocrinology and
Hypertension at the University Health Center in Detroit under the mentorship of James Sowers, M.D. His first faculty appointment
was in the Department of Internal Medicine at the University Health Center, where his funded research focused on vascular
abnormalities in diabetes.
Dr. Standley moved to Arizona in 1996 to become a founding faculty member at Midwestern University’s Arizona College of
Osteopathic Medicine. There, he co-developed a new course-based medical curriculum and headed the Physiology Division for 10
years. During his tenure at Midwestern University, Dr. Standley continued his NIH- and American Heart Association-funded research
program focusing on biomechanical modeling of arterial pressure waveforms and developing in vitro models of myofascial release. At
Midwestern University, he received the prestigious Littlejohn Award for outstanding faculty member, and also received several
teaching awards from medical, pharmacy, and allied health students. Nationally, Dr. Standley was awarded the prestigious Korr
Award given to a single individual yearly by the American Osteopathic Association in recognition for outstanding contributions to
basic science research. In 2008, Dr. Standley and his colleagues were awarded the Northup Award, given to the authors of the JAOA
published article determined to be the most important and highest impact of the year.
In 2006, Dr. Standley joined the founding faculty at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix in partnership with
Arizona State University. He is a tenured Professor in the departments of Basic Medical Sciences and Physiology (Tucson) and is the
Director of Pre-Clinical Block Curriculum as well as the Block Director for the Cardiovascular / Pulmonary / Renal block. Here at UA
he also continues his NIH-funded research, teaches medical physiology and serves as a case based instruction facilitator for first and
second year medical students.
Over the course of 25 years in the scientific field, Dr. Standley has published over 60 journal articles, 7 book chapters and 15 reviews
and has presented at national and international research venues dozens of times. He is active in several national professional societies
and serves as a grant and manuscript reviewer. His laboratory has been continuously extramurally funded for over 16 years, and his
proudest academic accomplishments are the teaching and mentoring of his students over the past two decades in the biomedical
setting. He currently resides in Phoenix, Arizona with his wife Dr. Cynthia Standley and his two children Hannah and Quinn.