Quick Snips: Physician Spotlight

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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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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Dr. Bellal Joseph

Diversity and Inclusion Spotlight: Dr. Bellal Joseph

By: Maddie Russo | November 14, 2019

Growing up as a first-generation American with Lebanese parents, Dr. Bellal Joseph has endured his fair share of challenges: passive-aggressive jokes, explicit biases toward his Arab origin, and feeling like an outsider at times. But his experience has also instilled in him the motivation to work hard and effect change. Read his story in the latest Diversity & Inclusion Spotlight.

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