John Anwar, MD — assistant professor at the School of Medicine in Phoenix — has been named the Virginia G. Piper Chair of Medicine at Creighton and Chief Medical Officer at St. Vincent de Paul’s Virginia G. Piper Medical Clinic.
Creighton University and Dignity Health are committed to lessening the financial barriers that often prevent students of color from pursuing careers in the health sciences.
The $5 million grant to Creighton University is one of $123 million in surprise grants awarded by Trustees of Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust to 71 Arizona nonprofits.
On Wednesday, May 12, Creighton celebrated the ceremonial groundbreaking of the CL Werner Center for Health Sciences Education, a new facility that will dramatically change the west side of campus.
As Creighton continues to expand its reach in Phoenix and globally, the CL Werner Center for Health Sciences Education will serve as a modern connection between the health sciences on the Omaha campus.