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.
Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust is investing $10 million in a collaboration between Creighton University and the Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SVdP) in Phoenix.
Even if Abdul Tholley is in the thick of the 12-month Accelerated Nursing Program at Creighton’s Phoenix campus, he still finds the time to volunteer where he can. Even if it means leaving the country.
A transformation is taking place in Arizona’s health care landscape, along with a substantial boost to the local economy.
Britney Bell, BSCHM’13, MD’18, vividly remembers the stress of Match Day. After completing her last two years of medical school in Phoenix, she didn’t want to go anywhere else for her residency.
Over his first five years, Creighton has seen continual record enrollment growth, achieved greater national recognition and embarked on one of the boldest endeavors in its 142-year history — the construction of a $100 million health sciences campus in Phoenix.