Christina Laukaitis, MD, PhD, elected Fellow of the American College of Physicians

Christina Laukaitis, MD, PhD, FACP
Christina Laukaitis, MD, PhD, FACP

Christina Laukaitis, MD, PhD, FACP, has been elected a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP), the largest medical specialty society in the country.

Dr. Laukaitis and the 355 other Fellows were recognized at the American College of Physicians annual meeting April 7 to 9 in San Diego. Fellowship in the College is an honor achieved by those recognized by their peers for personal integrity, superior competence in internal medicine, professional accomplishment and demonstrated scholarship.

“Election to fellowship in the American College of Physicians is a mark of distinction. Dr. Laukaitis has earned that distinction well and is being recognized for her excellence in medical practice and scholarly activity,” said Ana Maria Lopez, MD, MPH, FACP, professor of medicine and pathology and associate dean for outreach and multicultural affairs at the UA College of Medicine; Arizona Cancer Center member; and governor, Arizona Chapter, American College of Physicians.

Dr. Laukaitis is an assistant professor of medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine. She is a member of the Arizona Cancer Center’s Gastrointestinal Cancer Research Program and is a member of the Cancer Center’s High-Risk Clinic multidisciplinary team. Her research interests are in genetic risk factor for colon cancer and in targeting chemoprevention strategies.

She is board certified in internal medicine and medical genetics.