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People in the news 9.27.19

Hon. John Peck

At its annual conference and meeting of 130 judges, magistrates, and court officers earlier this month in Prescott, the Arizona Justice of the Peace Association elected the Hon. John Peck president. Peck is the presiding judge of the Ajo Justice Court, elected to a second term in 2018, and is a former senior vice president of the Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona.

Dr. Irving Kron

Irving Kron, M.D., professor of surgery and senior associate vice president for health sciences at the University of Arizona, has been named the new contact principal investigator for the All of Us research program at the UA Health Sciences and Banner Health. All of Us, a precision medicine effort, aims to accelerate biomedical research and advance the health of future generations, serving as a national research resource to inform thousands of studies. During his career, Kron has published more than 500 manuscripts, made 250 presentations on cardiothoracic surgery in the United States and internationally, has published 30 books, and has been the principal investigator for more than 20 research grants, with almost 30 years of continuous National Institutes of Health funding.