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Partners in Public Health

Partners in Public Health

Partners in Public Health is a membership for donors who donate $100 or more annually to the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health. The money raised will be used to inform, educate and empower people about health issues.

  • Partner with community leaders, organizations and clubs.
  • Raise funds for key public health programs and efforts.
  • Support public health legislation and policy efforts.

Partners in Public Health members receive:

  • Invitation to the Annual Partners in Public Health Luncheon.
  • Invitation to seminars, lectures and special events.
  • Email alerts about the latest public health concerns and issues.
  • Recognition on the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health website.

2014 Partners in Public Health Luncheon

Peter Allison

2014 Speaker Dr. Peter Allison

Biotech entrepreneur Peter Allison, president and founder of IDM LabTrack™ Inc. and IDM AgriTrak™ Inc. in Scottsdale, Ariz. was the keynote speaker at the 2014 Partners in Public Health Luncheon. Mr. Allison discussed how public health policy translates into actual health applications and future applications of predictive and preventative health.

In 1998, Allison founded and continues to serve as managing director of Biogenesis Investment Group, LLC, a healthcare investment company providing funding to early stage biotechnology, medical device and diagnostics companies. He is also managing member of IDM Technologies, LLC Fund I and the BioAccelerator Fund I, LLC. He has more than 30 years of experience in business management, venture capital, and debt and equity placement. A frequent college speaker and lecturer, Mr. Allison has served on multiple boards including the University of Washington School of Public Health, Gonzaga University Board of Regents, and currently serves on the Board of BioAccel and the Arizona Bioindustry Association (AZBio) located in Phoenix, Arizona. He is also a member of the Community Advisory Board of the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health.

Join Partners in Public Health

Partners in Public Health (PIPH) is a group of members dedicated to supporting the mission of the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health: eradicating health disparities, and promoting healthy people and communities. Our partners also focus on supporting public health initiatives through advocacy, educational programming, and outreach.

The annual Partners in Public Health Luncheon is one of many activities drawing keyonte speakers with national and regional public health expertise. Timely topics have included:

  • Universal Health Care
  • Our Children's Health, Our Children's School: A Call to Action
  • Skinny Stars vs. Super sized Servings: How Do We Practice Public Health in a Media Culture?
  • Border Health: Unique Opportunities and Challenges
  • Veterans and the Public Health: Caring for our Heroes in the 21st Century
  • Health Care Reform: Too Much or Too Little?

Meet Our Partners in Public Health

We extend a sincere and heartfelt "thank you" to all the members of Partners in Public Health.

  • David & Heather Alberts
  • Larry & Wendy Aldrich
  • Joseph Alpert
  • Bruce & Jane Ash
  • Hal Ashton
  • Gail Barker
  • Nanci Berens
  • Therese Berg
  • Kim & Don Bourn
  • Jefferey & Kathryn Burgess
  • Kent & Liz Campbell
  • Colleen Carter
  • Paul Capp & Connie Whitehead
  • Rich & Diana Carmona
  • Zhao Chen & Xiaobin Wu
  • Jim and Vicki Click
  • Cliff & Penny Crutchfield
  • Jerry Cohen
  • Sara S. Cohen
  • James & Priscilla Dalen
  • Donald & Joan Diamond
  • Alejandra & Douglas Dreisbach
  • Bruce & Katie Dusenberry
  • Robert & Beverely Elliott
  • Sybille Fritzshe
  • Gary Frost and Linda Fredin
  • Joe & Lynn Gerald
  • Robert Guerrero
  • Bob & Marianne Hadden
  • Iman Hakim & Michael Mikhael
  • Marilyn Heins
  • Dolores Hillenbrand
  • Geneva Heller and Family
  • Htay Hla
  • Reuben T. Howard
  • Michael & Beth Kasser
  • Donna Knight
  • Nabeeh & Elham LaHood
  • Barry & Janet Lang
  • Helaine D. Levy
  • Deanna Lewis
  • Eric and Michelle Lutz
  • William A. Mason
  • Robert Mason & Suzanne Miles
  • Harry McDermott
  • David & Denise McEvoy
  • Stephen Michael
  • Arthur and Paula Molk
  • Alberto & Gesine Moore
  • Albert Moussa & Sonia Armaleh
  • Halla Moussa
  • Lupita Murillo
  • Mary Kay O’Rourke
  • Rose Perrill
  • Richard Rainwater & Darla Moore
  • Cecilia Rosales
  • Ronald & Marcia Rubin
  • Mercedes Sanchez
  • Alif & Deanne Sarah
  • Betty Anne Sarver
  • Irene Sarver
  • Sue Scerbo
  • Gulshan & Neelam Sethi
  • Mirea Sharifi
  • Duane and Kathy Sherrill
  • Allison Duffy Skeif & Basel Skeif
  • Ernest & Joanne Smerdon
  • Mark Smolinski
  • Jay & Lisa Stern
  • G. Marie Swanson
  • Doug Taren & Myra Muramoto
  • Cyndi & Rob Thomson
  • Chris Tisch & Jordan Misner
  • Robert & Sue Vaughan
  • Anthony & Joan Vuturo
  • Hank Walker & Patricia Andrade
  • Ronald & Mary Weinstein
  • Jan Konstanty & Patricia Wallace
  • David and Diane Wolsk
  • Jilianne Woosley
  • Karen Young
  • Jared Younger
  • Jill Guernsey de Zapien
  • Mel & Enid Zuckerman

For more information about Partners in Public Health, please read our brochure: PDF Version

If you wish to have the print version of the brochure sent to you, please contact Donna Knight.

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