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Dr. Valentine Nfonsam, interim division chief of the Division of Surgical Oncology at the University of Arizona Department of Surgery

Diversity and Inclusion Spotlight: Dr. Valentine Nfonsam

By: Maddie Russo | February 14, 2020

Originally hailing from a small town in Cameroon, Dr. Valentine Nfonsam has had his fair share of experiences and challenges: traveling the world, overcoming the limitations of a poor socioeconomic background, and navigating cultural environments vastly different from his own. Through it all, he's remained a beacon of positivity who lives and champions diversity. Read his story in the latest Diversity and Inclusion spotlight.

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Modern bathroom with white tile and appliances - Bath Safety Month

From Mundane to Menacing: Practicing Bath Safety

By: Michael Ditillo, DO, FACS | January 29, 2020, By: Lourdes Castanon, MD, FACS | January 29, 2020

A daily staple of our lives, the bathroom seems mundane and unthreatening. But did you know it's the most dangerous room in the house for our more vulnerable populations, such as kids and older adults? In observance of Bath Safety Month, check out the potential hazards hiding in your bathroom and what you can do to keep your family safe.

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Dr. Wei Zhou, Vascular Surgeon with the University of Arizona Department of Surgery

Diversity and Inclusion Spotlight: Dr. Wei Zhou

By: Maddie Russo | January 10, 2020

How does being an Asian-American woman in a leadership position influence Dr. Wei Zhou's experience as an academic surgeon? Read our Vascular Division chief's story in the latest Quick Snips blog.

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