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DATE: January 30, 2003

Scottsdale, Ariz. -- Barry A. Cassidy, Ph.D., P.A.-C, Executive Director for the Arizona Medical Board, recently named Beatriz Garcia Stamps, MD, MBA, FACOG as the Board’s Chief Medical Consultant. Dr. Stamps, an experienced surgeon and regulatory analyst, “brings a new and exciting dimension to the Board,” said Cassidy. “I welcome the insight she can provide as the Board moves into a new era of physician regulation.”

Dr. Stamps received her medical degree from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Lubbock, Texas. She completed postgraduate training in obstetrics and gynecology at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona and later, received her Masters of Business Administration from Arizona State University Executive MBA Program. Dr. Stamps began her career in a private Ob-Gyn practice and after receiving her MBA, was employed in various financial advisor and healthcare consultant roles. Dr. Stamps has also been involved in numerous professional activities such as the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and is a member of several organizations including the American Medical Association, the Arizona Medical Association, and Maricopa County Medical Society. She is a frequent speaker to associations on health issues and is a past recipient of the Hispanic Women’s Conference Outstanding Woman Award.

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