When I started medical school almost a year ago, I had no idea what to…
Belinda S. Uhall 1959-2017
Tucson native and primary care physician Belinda S. Uhall died May 11, 2017, following a two-year battle with brain cancer. She was 58.
Born April 17, 1959 in Tucson to Stella Elsie Pelletier and John Guy Raymond, Uhall was the eldest of three children. Her family said she knew she wanted to be a physician from an early age. After attending Pacific University, she returned to Arizona to attend medical school at the University of Arizona, graduating in 1985. She completed her internship and residency at Maricopa County Hospital in 1988. She started her practice in internal medicine at Tucson Medical Associates in 1988. She also practiced with Thomas Davis Medical Center and University Healthcare Associates.
Uhall joined the Pima County Medical Society in 1989 and quickly made an impact as a PCMS delegate to the Arizona Medical Association in 1992. She served on ArMA’s Committee on Finance in 1995.
Her passions included cooking and love of animals. She was a certified rehabilitator of the Sonoran desert tortoise. Other interests included outdoor recreation, sports, music and the arts.
She is survived by her daughters Brianna and Alena and their father Phil; her mother Stella Pelletier and brothers John Raymond IV and James Raymond.