Ana María López

Ana María López, M.D. is Associate Dean for Outreach and Multicultural Affairs at the University of Arizona, where she is also Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine and Pathology and Medical Director of the Arizona Telemedicine Program. After graduating from Bryn Mawr in 1982, she attended Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, completed an MPH at the University of Arizona, obtained residency training in Internal Medicine, and completed fellowships in General Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology at the University of Arizona and the Arizona Cancer Center. For the latter, she was awarded a Cancer Prevention and Etiology Fellowship by the National Cancer Institute. Ana Maria focuses her clinical work on caring for women with cancer. She has received funding for several oncology prevention and therapeutic trials both for breast and cervical cancer. Additionally, she is the founding Medical Director of the Arizona Telemedicine Program, which was established in 1996 to increase access to specialty care for underserved populations in the state of Arizona and to provide clinical education to rural health care providers. Ana Maria is a clinician, researcher and educator whose focus is on improving quality of life and on reducing disparities in health care services experienced by many poor, underserved and minority pop populations. In addition, she performs extensive community work and serves on the Governor’s Commission on Women and Families. Ana Maria has been selected as one of the "Best Doctors in America" since 2002.