Deborah A. Fuchs, MD

Dr. Fuchs is the Pathology Discipline Director for the ArizonaMed curriculum at the University of Arizona, College of Medicine. Dr. Fuchs gives numerous lectures to medical students on diverse topics including Introduction to Blood, Neoplasia, Coagulation Disorders, Lymphoid and Myeloid Neoplasms. Dr. Fuchs coordinates the pathology laboratories for the Foundations, Life Cycle and Advanced Topics blocks. 

Research Interests: 


  • MD: University of Arizona, 1998
Honors and Awards
  • Basic Science Educator of the Year (Year II), 2006 and 2007
  • Dean’s List for Excellence in Teaching (Year II), 2009
  • Furrow Award for Excellence in Innovation in Education, 2010
  • Outstanding Teacher in a Block (Year 2), 2010
  • Lifetime Educator of the Year award, 2011
  • Academy of Medical Education Scholars
  • University of Arizona Health Sciences Center Pathology
  • University of Arizona Health Sciences Center Hematopathology
Board Certifications
  • ABIM - Subspecialty of Hematology
  • American Board of Pathology

Select Publications


Ignatz, M., M. Sola-Visner, L. M. Rimsza, D. Fuchs, J. J. Shuster, X-M. Li, A. Jotwani, S. Staba, J. R. Wingard, Z. Hu, et al., "Umbilical cord blood produces small megakaryocytes after transplantation.", Biol Blood Marrow Transplant, vol. 13, issue 2, pp. 145-50, 2007 Feb. PMID: 17241920
Cohen-Barak, O., D. T. Erickson, M. S. Badowski, D. A. Fuchs, C. L. Klassen, D. T. Harris, and M. H. Brilliant, "Stem cell transplantation demonstrates that Sox6 represses epsilon y globin expression in definitive erythropoiesis of adult mice.", Exp Hematol, vol. 35, issue 3, pp. 358-67, 2007 Mar. PMID: 17309816
Rimsza, L. M., P. Farinha, D. A. Fuchs, H. Masoudi, J. M. Connors, and R. D. Gascoyne, "HLA-DR protein status predicts survival in patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma treated on the MACOP-B chemotherapy regimen.", Leuk Lymphoma, vol. 48, issue 3, pp. 542-6, 2007 Mar. PMID: 17454596


Mahadevan, D., J. DiMento, K. Della Croce, C. Riley, B. George, D. Fuchs, T. Mathews, C. Wilson, and M. Lobell, "Transcriptosome and serum cytokine profiling of an atypical case of myelodysplastic syndrome with progression to acute myelogenous leukemia.", Am J Hematol, vol. 81, issue 10, pp. 779-86, 2006 Oct. PMID: 16838325


Sola, M. C., W. B. Slayton, L. M. Rimsza, J. A. Perez, D. Fuchs, D. Fuch, D. A. Calhoun, and R. D. Christensen, "A neonate with severe thrombocytopenia and radio-ulnar synostosis.", J Perinatol, vol. 24, issue 8, pp. 528-30, 2004 Aug. PMID: 15282617