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Nurse Practitioner

Hannah Connie, NP

Phone Number: 
(520) 792-1450 *6569
Practice Site Address: 

Pulmonary - SAVAHCS
3601 S. 6th Ave
Tucson, AZ  85723
Fax:  (520) 629-4641
PO Box:  1-111A

Emily Des Champs,ACHPN

Des Champs

Nurse Practitioner, Palliative Care

PO Box 245036

Office Phone number: (520) 626-0136

FAX: (520) 626-0107

Betsy Dokken, NP, PhD


Assistant Professor, Medicine

Phone Number: 
(520) 874-2778 (Clinic)

Laboratory Location
1656 E. Mabel St. Rm, 412
Tucson, AZ  85724
PO Box:  245218
Fax:  (520) 626-3644



Practice Site Address: 

Abrams Building
3950 S. Country Club
Suite 200
Tucson, AZ  85714
Clinic Phone Number:  (520) 874-2778
Research Phone Number:  (520) 626-8515
Fax:  (520) 874-4601
PO Box:  245021

Academic Information: 

Program Affiliations:  Graduate Interdiscipoinary Program in Physiological Sciences

Additional Information: 

Dr. Dokken's research at the University of Arizona is focused on decreasing the burden of cardiovascular disease in patients with diabetes.

Connie Doner, FNP

Phone Number: 
(520) 626-6332

1501 N. Campbell Ave
Tucson, AZ  85724
Fax:  (520) 626-0964
PO Box:  245037

Mark Goforth, FNP


Nurse Manager, Respiratory Research
University of Arizona Respiratory Center and Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine

House Supervisor, Banner - University Medical Center Tucson Campus

Phone Number: 
(520) 626-1591

University of Arizona Respiratory Center
1501 N. Campbell Ave.
Tucson, AZ 87524
PO Box 245030
Office: (520) 626-8831
Clinical Appointment number: (520) 694-8888
Fax: (520) 626-6998

Betsy Painter, NP, MSN, C-FNP

Phone Number: 
(520) 694-5093
Practice Site Address: 

Native American Cardiology Program
1501 N Campbell Ave
Tucson, Arizona 85724
Fax:(520) 694-6712
Pager:  UA 2649
PO Box:  24245037

Academic Information: 
University of Rochester, NY (BSN) 1989; Community Health Nursing & Health Policy (MSN) 1991; University of Virginia, Charlottesville (Post-graduate Family Nurse Practitioner Certification) 1992
Board Certificates: 
American Nurses Credentialing Center; Certified Family Practice

Carol Peters, NP

Phone Number: 
(520) 626-0706

Liver Research Institute
1501 N. Campbell Ave
Tucson, AZ  85724
Fax:  (520) 626-5975
Pager:  9828
PO Box:  245136

Room Number: 

Kathryn 'Kat' Sisterman, RN, NP


Nurse Practitioner in Cardiology and Structural heart Disease

Phone Number: 
Additional Information: 

Kat Sisterman, RN, NP, provides general cardiology care at University of Arizona Medical Center -  University Campus' 6th foor clinic. She also works closely with interventional cardiologists Dr. Kapil Lotun and Dr. Ranjith Shetty to provide pre- and postoperative care for transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) and other structural heart disease patients.

A certified family nurse practitioner since 2007 and a registered nurse since 2004, Kat received her bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and her masters in science from the University of California San Francisco. She is currently studying for her Acute Care and Geriatric Nurse Pracititioner Certfication from the University of Arizona.

Kat previously provided primary care with the UA Family Medicine Department. Kat also enjoyed emergency nursing in San Francisco, rural medicine in Tahoe National Forest, and serving the underserved with Doctors Without Borders in Haiti and the Central African Republic. Below is a link to a story about her work with African Sleeping Sickness.

Cynthia Uthe-Straw, ANP

Phone Number: 
(520) 694-0612
Practice Site Address: 

Rheumatology - Wilmot Clinic
535 N. Wilmot Rd.
Tucson, AZ  85711
Fax:  (520) 694-0635
PO Box:  245192