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|Board Treasurer 2020|
Ricardo Correa, MD, Es.D, FACP, FAPCR, CMQ
Ricardo Rafael Correa Marquez, MD, EsD, FACP, FACE, FAPCR, CMQ, ABDA, FACHT is trained as a physician-scientist in Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism at the National Institute of Health (NIH) with an additional year of research, training in adrenal and neuroendocrinology. Dr. Correa also trained as a research fellow in tropical diseases at Gorgas Memorial Institute of Health Studies in Panama City, Panama with a special focus on epidemiology and statistical analysis. He has also been trained in clinical epidemiology and evidence-based medicine by Dr. Gordon Guyatt at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario in Canada. Dr. Correa has experience working with underserved communities and developing projects to improve prevention and care. He also has expertise in conducting clinical research in diabetes, hypoparathyroidism, Cushing’s Syndrome, Cushing’s Disease, health care disparities, obesity and genetics of rare endocrine conditions. Dr. Correa also has scientific background and experience with phases 1 & 2 of drug development with Ksspeptin at (NIH) and as part of the collaboration with EPIVAX, Inc in novel antigen-specific immunomodulatory Tregitope-based therapy to address the underlying auto immune processes in Graves’ Disease and Graves’ Disease associated ophthalmopathy.
Dr. Correa is a member of the ACGME RRC in Internal Medicine, NBME, USMLE and local GME Committees. He has special interest in graduate medical education and physician wellness in USMG and IMG. Dr. Correa currently both a Director of Diversity & Inclusion and Simulation Instructor at the University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix. He additionally is Adjunct faculty at Northern Arizona University’s Physician Assistant School as well as an Endocrinologist at the Veteran Administration Medical Center in Phoenix.
Dr. Correa joined the MCMS board in 2019.