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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

Mark Mitchell
Certified Public Accountant

Manfred Albrecht, MD
Retired Rheumatologist

Michael P. Dohm, MD, FAAOS, ABOS
Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery

Eric P. Gall, MD, MACP, MACR
Emeritus Professor of Medicine
Co-founder and former Director, the University of Arizona Arthritis Center
Immediate Past Chair, UAAC Advisory Board

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

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

Gail Kershner Riggs, MA, CHES
Member Emerita
Retired Clinical Lecturer

Rita Rodriguez
Community Volunteer

Susan Rogers
Community Volunteer

Marcy Ruttenberg
Community Volunteer
Owner, Earth Strands Jewelry

Hal Ruttenberg
Community Volunteer
Owner, Earth Strands Jewelry

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

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, Medicine
Chair, UAAC Advisory Board

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

Joyce Wu, PhD
Assistant Professor, Immunology