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Sat Oct 9: From Iraqi Refugee to Assistant Professor of Medicine

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Liza Anwar, DO, Assistant Professor of Medicine

Division of Palliative Care 

University of Arizona Phoenix

Saturday, October 9, 2021, 11am-12:30pm PST. Click on the YouTube link below to view this archived event! There is also a link to her Powerpoint slides from her talk.

Dr. Anwar is originally from Baghdad, Iraq and came to the US as a refugee. She started taking ESL and science courses at American River College in Sacramento, CA. She transferred to the University of California, Davis where she majored in neurobiology, physiology and Behavior. She then completed a Master’s program in Biomedical sciences at Midwestern University. Dr. Anwar earned her medical degree at the Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed her Internal Medicine residency training at Mountain Vista Medical Center. She then completed her Fellowship training in Hospice and Palliative Medicine at Banner University Medical Center-phoenix. Dr. Anwar has particular interest in patients in critical care setting and End of life care. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, spinning, listening to audible books, and drinking her coffee.  

Here’s the YouTube link:

Dr. Anwar’s Oct 9 Event

Here’s Dr. Anwar’s Powerpoint slides from her talk:

Dr. Anwar’s Powerpoint slides Oct 9, 2021