Center of Excellence in Diversity in Medical Education

Past Pfeiffer Visiting Professors


Dr. Lori Arviso Alvord
Dr. Alvord is the Associate Dean of Student Affairs and Professor of Surgery at the University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ. She also serves as Associate Faculty at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, at the Center for American Indian Health.  Dr. Alvord received her doctorate of medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine, her residency at Stanford University Hospital, and is a board certified general surgeon. 

Presentation: “The Healing Properties of Navajo Ceremonies”
Wednesday, May 7, 2014




Dr. Andre Campbell, M.D., M.S.
Dr. Campbell's clinical expertise is in the area of General Surgery, Trauma Surgery and Critical Care.  His current research interests include evaluating the efficacy of ventilator management strategies in patients with ARDS in conjunction with the Respiratory Therapy Division at SFGH. The goal of these studies is to determine if patients benefit from pressure control ventilation over volume control ventilation if they had acute lung injury.   Please come join us for this informative lecture with Dr. Andre Campbell. 

Presentation: “Trauma and Ethnic Disparities”
Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Dr. Karen Kim, M.D., M.S.
Director of the Office of Community Engagement and Cancer Disparities at the University of Chicago Comprehensive Cancer Center; affiliated faculty in the university’s Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture, and the Center for Gender Studies; Chair of the Department of Medicine’s Women’s Committee and Co-Chair of the Women in Medicine committee for the Division of Biological Sciences.

Presentation: “Cancer disparities in Asian mericans: Public Policy vs Public Health”

Monday, May 20, 2013

Dr. Kim's Presentation Slides



Dr. Ka-Kit Hui, M.D.
F.A.C.P. Wallis Annenberg Chair in Integrative East-West Medicine. Professor, Founder & Director, Center for East-West Medicine. Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine. Chair, Collaborative Centers for Integrative Medicine UCLA

Presentation: “What is Integrative Medicine and How You Can Benefit From It”
Thursday, May 3, 2012

Cecilia Rosales, MD, MS
Director, Phoenix Programs for the Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health at the University of Arizona
Presentation: US Mexico Border Health: Why should it matter?
Monday, October 24, 2011

Jose Ignacio Santos, M.D.
Professor in the Department of Experimental Medicine
National Autonomous Univeristy of Mexico
Presentations: Children's Health in Latin America, "H1N1: The Mexican Experience"
Friday, October 9, 2009
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Clarence Braddock, M.D.

Judith S. Kaur, M.D.
Full Professor of Oncology
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Presentation: The role for community based participatory research
Wednesday, May 6, 2009
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Enrique Rios, M.D., M.P.H., D.P.H.

Enrique Rios, M.D., M.P.H, D.P.H
Deputy Director for Migrant Health
Ministry of Health in Mexico
Presentation: Mexican Migrant Health
Thursday, October 18, 2007
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Clarence Braddock, M.D.

Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, M.D.
Associate Professor of Neurosurgery and Oncology
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Presentation: The Creative Brain: Imagination and Knowledge
Thursday, November 13, 2008
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Other previous guest scholars have included:

For more information regarding the Pfeiffer Lecture Series, please contact Mark Gutierrez, , Assistant Director of the Center of Excellence.

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