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Alicia Cowdrey

Alicia Cowdrey, MD, currently serves as the Vice Chair and Outpatient Medical Director of Psychiatry/Behavioral Health for Valleywise Health and District Medical Group. This is innovative and rewarding work that matches her professional health care philosophies: person centered care, shared decision making, and recovery as identified by the person with the support of a qualified and compassionate health care team.

Alicia trained at Maricopa Integrated Health System for psychiatry residency and the University of Arizona for undergraduate and medical school. Alicia values education highly and loves teaching, educating patients, their families, the community, staff, residents, fellows, and medical students. She serves as the Associate Program Director for the Creighton Psychiatry Residency program, to train the next generation of psychiatrists.

Prior to her career as a physician, Alicia has worked the front lines of mental health since 2001, serving as a case manager and various other clinical and administrative roles.

In her free time, Alicia enjoys organizing fun social events for family and friends, traveling, road trips, concerts, enjoying the lovely Arizona outdoors, and cheering on the University of Arizona Wildcats.