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Visiting Scholars


Visiting scholars are research scholars who hold a doctoral degree or the foreign equivalent and with an appointment comparable to faculty at the University of Arizona.

Visiting scholars are either self-supported or have adequate support funds from sources outside the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health. Their time at the UA College of Public Health is typically one year, to collaborate on research projects and publications with faculty and/or attend courses. They are granted full access to the library and other resources for research and training at the University of Arizona and College of Public Health.

Meet Past & Present Visiting Scholars

Yasmin Abdel Latif Mahmoud Abdel Maguid Khalil
Yasmin Abdel Latif Mahmoud Abdel Maguid Khalil, PhD, MPharm

Dr. Yasmin Abdel Latif Mahmoud Abdel Maguid Khalil came to the University of Arizona from the Medical Biochemistry Department Medical Research Division at the National Research Centre in Cairo, Egypt. Dr. Khalil is a doctoral trained pharmacist having received her Master's and PhD from the Faculty of Pharmacy, Suez Canal University...

Alicia Harvey-Vera, PhD, MPH

Dr. Harvey-Vera obtained her PhD degree from the Universidad Autónoma de Baja California (UABC), México, Summa Cum Laude. She was a pre- and post-doctoral fellow under the AIDS International Training and Research Program (AITRP), funded by the Fogarty International Center...

Maria Isabel Ortega Velez, PhD

Dr. Ortega received her B.S. in chemistry and biology at The University of Sonora, her MS in human nutrition from Centro de Investigación en Alimentación y Desarrollo—Food and Development Research Center— (CIAD, A.C.) in Hermosillo México and her Ph.D. in international nutrition...

Graciela Caire Juvera, PhD, MPH

Graciela Caire Juvera comes to The University of Arizona from the Public Nutrition and Health Department of the Center for Research in Food and Development, located in Sonora, México, where she is a Scientific Researcher. During her time at the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, she is collaborating...

Ying (Lily) Li, MS, PhD

Dr. Ying Li (Lily) worked with faculty in the health promotion sciences division on scientific publications and strengthening of research collaborations...