News Archives - Faculty Spotlights

Dr. Heddwen Brooks Elected to the American Physiological Society Leadership Council
Mar 2 2022

Heddwen Brooks, PhD, professor of physiology in the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson, has been elected as a councilor of the American Physiological Society (APS).

Timothy Secomb Wins Prestigious National Award for Microvascular Research
Dec 14 2021

Timothy W. Secomb, PhD, Professor of Physiology at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, has been selected to receive the 2022 Eugene M. Landis Award for his outstanding contributions to the field of microvascular research.

Q&A with Assistant Professor Christopher Banek, PhD
Mar 10 2021

Dr. Chris Banek joined the UArizona Physiology Department because of the multiple avenues for collaborative research with multiple fields and areas. The exchange of ideas and peer mentoring has been outstanding, he says, and very helpful in this early stage in his career. Learn more about Dr. Banek's research, the courses he is teaching, and what he likes to do in his free time.

Q&A with Physiology Assistant Professor Paulo Pires, MD
Mar 4 2020

Paulo W. Pires, PhD, joined the Department of Physiology in 2019. He received his PhD from Michigan State University and came to the UArizona from the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Nevada School of Medicine in Reno.

Juliana Lessa Sacoman, PhD
Feb 19 2020

From personal inspiration to pursue biomedical scientific research, to the transition into becoming a full-time educator, Juliana Lessa Sacoman, PhD, understands the value in making the most of opportunities.