South Campus Resident Picked for American College of Physicians Health Policy Internship

Dr. Radhamani KannaiyanRadhamani Kannaiyan, MBBS, PhD, has been selected as the 2018 American College of Physicians (ACP) resident health policy intern.

The ACP Health Policy Internship Program involves a four-week internship in Washington, DC, starting April 30 and concluding May 25, 2018. During that time, she will be developing legislative knowledge and advocacy skills by working directly with ACP’s DC staff and then will participate in ACP’s annual Leadership Day, May 22-23, activities.

“We are ecstatic that Radha was chosen to serve as a 2018 ACP resident health policy intern,” said Eugene Trowers, MD, MPH, director for the University of Arizona Internal Medicine Residency Program – South Campus, a professor of medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology and director, gastrointestinal services, Banner – University Medical Center South. 

“This internship offers a unique opportunity for one of our South Campus internal medicine residents to further develop legislative knowledge and advocacy skills via experiential learning.  Her acceptance is a very nice feather in the cap for both Radha and our IM residency program.”

Dr. Kannaiyan earned her medical degree from K.A.P. Vishwanathan Government Medical College, Trichy, India, in 2008. She also earned a post-doctoral degree (PhD) in cancer therapeutics from the National University of Singapore, before starting her residency.

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Release Date: 
11/30/2017 - 5:00pm