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Francisco Garcia MD, MPH

Francisco  Garcia MD, MPH

Professor, Family and Child Health

Health Promotion Sciences Department

1295 N. Martin Avenue
Campus PO Box: 245209

Tucson, AZ 85724
(520) 626-8539
fcisco@email.arizona.edu

Biography

Dr. Garcia is the Distinguished Outreach Professor of Public Health, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Mexican American Studies and Clinical Pharmacy at the University of Arizona. His research and clinical expertise is in the area of pre-malignant cervical disease and human papillomavirus infection affecting the female lower genital tract, and the evaluation of new technologies and therapeutics for cervical cancer precursors. 

Dr. Garcia also has a long established interest in the cancer prevention among US-Mexico Border, Southwest American Indian, and Latin American populations. Dr. Garcia is a member of a variety of national committees including the NIH Advisory Committee for Research on Women’s Health, the American Cancer Society Gynecologic Cancer Advisory Committee, and he is Chair of the ACS HPV Vaccine Clinical Guidelines Committee and the International Affairs Committee.  He also leads the HPV Comprehensive Services Task Force of the Association for Reproductive Health Professionals and Planned Parenthood Federation of America. Dr. Garcia is the President of the Hispanic Serving Health Professions Schools, a national organization concerned with Hispanic health care workforce and public health issues.

Research Synopsis

His research and clinical expertise is in the area of pre-malignant cervical disease and human papillomavirus infection affecting the female lower genital tract, and the evaluation of new technologies and therapeutics for cervical cancer precursors. Dr. Garcia also has a long established interest in the cancer prevention among US-Mexico Border, Southwest American Indian, and Latin American populations.

Curriculum Vitae: 

The University of Arizona