Portrait of Sangita Pawar

Sangita Pawar

Assistant Vice President, Research, Division of Ag, Life & Vet Sciences, and Coop. Extension, University of Arizona

Dr. Pawar has extensive operational and leadership experience. She has a successful track record of driving organizational and cultural transformation in historically conservative educational and clinical settings. She believes in driving change by utilizing systematic problem-solving skills while deeply engaging diverse stakeholders to understand their interests and gain buy in and commitment. Dr. Pawar has a PhD in Molecular Cellular Biology/Cancer Biology, a Masters in Microbiology, and a Masters in Business Administration with expertise in basic research, administration, and management. Prior to her current position, she directed the UA College of Medicine Research Office for six years where she developed the basic and clinical research infrastructure.