Advisory Board

The University of Arizona Arthritis Center (UAAC)
Advisory Board

C. Kent Kwoh, MD
Director, the University of Arizona Arthritis Center
The Charles A.L. and Suzanne M. Stephens Endowed Chair in Rheumatology
Chief, Division of Rheumatology
Professor of Medicine and Medical Imaging
Director, Rheumatology Fellowship Program

Manfred Albrecht, MD
Retired Rheumatologist

Venkat Ganapathy, MD
Associate Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery

Mohab M. Ibrahim, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Anesthesiology

Karma Kientzler
Founding Spa and Fitness Director, Canyon Ranch Health Resort

Nancy Kwoh
Chairperson, the University of Arizona Arthritis Center Friends

L. Daniel Latt, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery

Zong-Ming Li, PhD
Associate Director, the University of Arizona Arthritis Center
William and Sylvia Rubin Endowed Chair in Orthopaedic Research
Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery and Biomedical Engineering
Vice Chair for Research, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Director, Robert G. Volz, MD, Orthopaedic Research Laboratory
Director, Hand Research Laboratory

Steve Nash
Executive Director, Tucson Osteopathic Medical Foundation

Ned Norris, Jr.
Chairman, Tohono O’odham Nation

Rita Rodriguez
Community Volunteer

Susan Rogers
Community Volunteer
Board Chair

Rebecca Shields, MBA, CS
Director, Corporate Philanthropy ~ Finley Distributing

Gènevievé Sicé, RN
Health Educator, Community Philanthropist

Gayle Siegel
Administrator, the University of Arizona College of Social and Behavioral Sciences (Retired)

Ralph Silberschlag
Merrill Lynch Wealth Management - Retired

J. Steven Strong, MD
Lecturer, Medicine

John Szivek, PhD
Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery; Biomedical Engineering; Bio5 Institute
Senior Scientist, the University of Arizona Arthritis Center
Adjunct Professor, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
Adjunct Professor, Materials Science and Engineering

Nina Trasoff
Nina Trasoff & Associates

Harold Tretbar, MD, FACP, FACR
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Robert G. Volz, MD
Member Emeritus
Professor Emeritus, Orthopaedic Surgery
Honorary Lifetime Surgical Director, The University of Arizona Arthritis Center