Maria Mora Pinzon, MD, MS, FACPM
Position title: Scientist II
Phone: (608) 890-2524
Suite 946 Warf Office Building
610 Walnut St
Madison, WI 53726
Dr. Mora Pinzon received her medical degree from the Universidad Central de Venezuela – Escuela Jose Maria Vargas, a master’s degree in Clinical Research from Rush University (Chicago, IL), and completed Preventive Medicine Residency at the University of Wisconsin – Madison (UW-Madison) in 2017. She is Board Certified in Preventive Medicine and Public Health and is a scientist with the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Institute.
Dr. Mora Pinzon has leadership positions in the American College of Preventive Medicine, the Medical Organization for the Latino Advancement in Wisconsin, and is a member of Health Policy Professional Interest Areas of The Alzheimer’s Association International Society to Advance Alzheimer’s Research and Treatment (ISTAART). Her work seeks to improve healthcare access for patients living with dementias and their caregivers, and uses tools from implementation science, community based participatory research and health services research.
Among her awards, she was selected as 2018 Young Physician of the year by the National Hispanic Medical Association, 2020 William Kane Rising Start Award from the American College of Preventive Medicine, and more recently named by Medscape as one of the 25 Rising Stars in Medicine. Dr. Mora Pinzon is a REC scholar with the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, and recently received a K99/R00 from the National Institute of Aging to fund her project “Improving Access to Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementia’s Care Services for Latinx Individuals at Community Health Clinics”.