Leadership

The University of Arizona and Banner Health are partners of the All of Us Research Program. Our leaders have proven expertise in clinical and translational research, clinical operations, biobanking, health services in adult and pediatric populations, health disparities, participant engagement and retention, clinical epidemiology and grants management.

Our Leaders

Irving L. Kron, MD
Irving L. Kron, MD, University of Arizona-Banner Health All of Us Research Program contact principal investigator, senior associate vice president of University of Arizona Health Sciences, professor of surgery. Dr. Kron’s specialty interests include mitral valve and aortic valve surgery, surgery of the aorta, carotid artery surgery, coronary artery surgery, and heart transplantation. Dr. Kron has published more than 500 manuscripts, including 160 articles in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, published about 30 books and chapters, and has been the principal investigator for more than 20 funded research grants with almost 30 years of continuous NIH funding.

 

Eric M. Reiman, MD
UA-Banner All of Us Research Program principal investigator, Banner Alzheimer’s Institute executive director, Banner Research chief executive officer, Translational Genomics Research Institute Neurogenomics Division clinical director, University of Arizona professor of psychiatry, Arizona Alzheimer’s Consortium director, and Arizona State University professor of neuroscience.

 

Andreas Theodorou, MD, FCCM, FAAP
UA-Banner All of Us Research Program principal investigator, chief clinical education officer for Banner University Medical Group, professor and vice chair for Clinical Affairs and Quality at the Department of Pediatrics, University of Arizona College of Medicine.

 

Rachele Peterson, MS, CCRP, CRA
UA-Banner Health All of Research Program principal investigator and executive director. Ms. Peterson is a Certified Clinical Research Professional and Certified Research Administrator, with more than 15 years of experience in clinical research leadership, management, and compliance.

 

Francisco Moreno, MD
Principal investigator, associate vice president for diversity and inclusion at the University of Arizona Health Sciences, professor of psychiatry UA college medicine Tucson. He also has served as executive vice chair, interim department head and as director for inpatient, outpatient, residency and research programs in the Department of Psychiatry. He has a special interest in working with the underserved and has established clinical, educational and research collaborations to decrease the gap of mental health services for immigrants in Arizona.