Dr. Lopez has dedicated her career to ameliorating health inequities through community-based participatory research and through clinical trials that assess telecommunications technology to facilitate access to clinical care and education. Dr. Lopez has recognized expertise in cancer prevention and telemedicine, and has approximately 70 peer-reviewed journal articles and multiple book chapters. She has been continuously funded in health disparities research. Dr. Lopez is the former Medical Director of the Arizona Telemedicine Network at the University of Arizona and former Associate Vice President for Health Equity and Inclusion at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center. Dr. Lopez earned her MD from the Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, trained in Internal Medicine and Hematology and Oncology, completed a Master of Public Health (Health Policy and Administration), and was awarded a Cancer Prevention and Etiology Fellowship (T32, NCI) at the University of Arizona. She is the immediate Past President of American College of Physicians.
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