Scholar’s Circle

The Scholar’s Circle brings together distinguished academics from the University of Arizona that have demonstrated an interest or research focus on Latino health issues, and that are committed to both increasing the number of Latino health professionals and enhancing cultural competency of healthcare service providers for Hispanic communities. Scholars are also allies interested in facilitating inclusive excellence and in helping to serve the diverse populations of the Southwest.   

Members of the UAHS Hispanic Center of Excellence Scholar’s Circle include:

Andrea M. Rivera
Marketing Specialist
Epidemiology and Biostatistics
PO Box 210202
Room #: 200

Janet Rothers, PhD, MA, MS
Assistant Professor
Clinical Assistant Professor, Nursing
College of Nursing
520-626-6154
PO Box 210203
327

Shayan Shiehzadegan
Research/Laboratory Aide
College of Medicine-Phoenix, Basic Medical Science
602-827-2130
PO Box 243001
Room #: 431C

Graciela E. Silva Torres, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Public Health
Clinical Associate Professor, Nursing
College of Nursing
520-626-2206
PO Box 245030
327

Violet Perez Siwik, MD
Senior Assistant Dean, Student Affairs
Assistant Professor, Family and Community Medicine - (Clinical Scholar Track)
Family Medicine / COM Student Affairs
520-694-1613
PO BOX 245026
2106

Maria A. Telles
Assistant to Department Head
Medical Imaging

Luis Arturo Valdez
Research Specialist
Graduate - Graduate Degree Seeking - Epidemiology
Graduate - Graduate Degree Seeking - Hlth Bhvr Hlth Promotion
Health Promotion Sciences
520-621-7551
PO BOX 245163
Room #: 4335

Celina I. Valencia
Research Specialist, Senior
Graduate - Graduate Degree Seeking - Epidemiology
Graduate - Graduate Degree Seeking - Public Health
Public Health Policy and Management, College of Public Health
PO Box 210202

Yoshira Ornelas Van Horne
Graduate - Graduate Degree Seeking - Environmental Health Sciences
Graduate - Graduate Degree Seeking - Biostatistics
Graduate - Graduate Degree Seeking - Pharmacology & Toxicology
Community Environment and Policy

Monica Michelle Vasquez
Operations Manager, Asthma Clinical Research Unit
Graduate - Graduate Degree Seeking - Biostatistics
Graduate - Graduate Degree Seeking - Epidemiology
Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health
520-626-3907
PO Box 245030
Room #: 2348

Luis Armando Vega
Academic Advisor
Phyisiology

Jahaira C. Vera
Graduate Degree Seeking - Pharmacology & Toxicology
College of Pharmacy

Cazandra Zaragoza
Medical Student
College of Medicine

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