The Healthy Dose

Expert insights from UArizona Health Sciences

Mary Smith

Mary Smith received her MD degree from the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson. She earned an undergraduate degree in botany from Northern Arizona University in 2000. Before starting at the UA, she was a stay-at-home mom of five daughters. She moved to Tucson from Glendale, Ariz., with her husband, five daughters, dog and two cockatiels. Her family now has expanded to include two hamsters, six chickens and a variety of transient visitors such as snails, lizards and insects.

 

 

Recent Blog Posts

Medical student Mary Smith
Tags: medical school, work-life balance, diversity, women in medicine, parenting
I didn’t head straight to medical school after college. I did, however, head straight into parenting. My first daughter was born five months after I graduated from college. Four more daughters eventually joined her, and I... (read more)