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Hiral TipirneniDEMDemocrat Former Congressional Candidate
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AZResidence (state)

Hiral Vyas Tipirneni (HEAR-uhl tip-er-NEH-knee; born September 28, 1967) is an Indian-American politician and physician. She worked for 10 years in Phoenix, Arizona area Emergency Departments, is a cancer research advocate, and serves on the board of directors of the Maricopa Health Foundation. In 2018, she was the Democratic nominee for special election for Arizona's 8th congressional district, which was called to fill the congressional seat after former GOP Representative Trent Franks resigned following a sexual misconduct scandal.Tipirneni won a special primary election on February 27, 2018, and was defeated by Republican nominee Debbie Lesko in the general election on April 24, 2018. However, she managed to lower the Republican margin of victory by over 16 percentage points. Tipirneni was defeated again in the regular election in November 2018 by an eleven-point margin.Tipirneni ran again in the 2020 United States House of Representatives elections in Arizona as the Democratic nominee for Arizona's 6th congressional district, a suburban district that was more Democratic-leaning than Arizona's 8th. She lost to the incumbent David Schweikert with 47.8% of the vote.

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Education3 - 3 of 1
Northeast Ohio Medical University
MD Medicine
1988 - 1992
Past Positions1 - 7 of 7
Scientific Review Officer
SRA International
2010 - Current
Emergency Physician
Banner Health
1997 - 2005
Former Chief Resident
Emergency Medicine Program, University of Michigan
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Emergency Department, Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center
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Emergency Department, Abrazo Arrowhead
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Emergency Department, Banner Thunderbird Medical Center
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Emergency Department, Maricopa County Medical Center
Other Experience1 - 1 of 1
Board of Directors, Maricopa Health Foundation