Associate Professor of Medicine, Clinical Scholar Track
The University of Arizona College of Medicine
Acting Chief of the Section of Hematology/Oncology at
Southern Arizona Veterans Administration Health Care System
Dr. Bishop is an Associate Professor of Medicine, Clinical Scholar Track, in the Department of Medicine, at the University of Arizona, and a member of The University of Arizona Cancer Center in Tucson. She also is the Acting Chief of the Section of Hematology/Oncology at the Southern Arizona Veterans Administration Health Care System. She specializes in treatment of breast and brain cancers, as well as end-of-life care.
Dr. Bishop earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing and a medical degree from The University of Arizona, where she also completed her residency and fellowship programs.
Dr. Bishop teaches at the pre- and postdoctoral levels. She was on the 2002 Dean's List for Excellence in Teaching in the Clinical Sciences. Dr. Bishop is also a Faculty Mentor for the Societies Program at The University of Arizona College of Medicine. The program is a four-year, integrated curriculum initiated to teach clinical skills and provide longitudinal clinical mentoring for students at the College of Medicine.
Dr. Bishop is one of only a few internists/oncologists working on end-of-life care programs that use a variety of information and communications technologies.
Dr. Bishop is board-certified in internal medicine, medical oncology and hospice and palliative medicine.