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Flinn Foundation Executive Vice President, Bradley W. Halvorsen.


Flinn’s Brad Halvorsen named 2023 Arizona Bioscience Leader of the Year

When Brad Halvorsen first set foot in the Flinn Foundation offices, Arizona’s Bioscience Roadmap did not exist. The iconic Flinn building along Central Avenue near downtown Phoenix was a decade away from construction. The Flinn Scholarship was in its infancy.  Since that moment more than three decades ago, Halvorsen has played a significant role in […]

Flinn Scholars

Flinn Scholarship application opens for Class of 2024

It’s that time of the year for Arizona’s most excelling high-school students to apply for the state’s most prestigious merit-based scholarship.  The 2024 Flinn Scholarship application opened Sept. 11. The deadline to apply is Wednesday, Oct. 18.  The Flinn Foundation annually selects about 20 Flinn Scholars, who each receive a full ride to Arizona State […]

Arts and Culture

Dr. Jeff Weiss: A love of art and medicine

By Julie AndersonFlinn Foundation During his time as a pediatrician, amid countless medical conferences and meetings, Dr. Jeff Weiss began creating detailed artistic designs to pass the time in-between lectures. Soon enough, Weiss was giving away his doodles to interested friends and colleagues. “Whenever I would sit down and try to draw, I never was […]

Flinn Foundation Vice President, Bioscience Research Programs Mary O'Reilly


Flinn translational research seed grants advancing Arizona’s bioscience goals

By Mary O’Reilly, Ph.D.Flinn Foundation The Flinn Foundation Seed Grants to Promote Translational Research Program has aimed since its inception a decade ago to bridge the gap between Arizona’s academic researchers and clinicians and enable them to work together to bring clinically relevant products to market. With more than 60 seed grants awarded by the […]