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J Todd Purves, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Surgery

Education and Training

  • Pediatric Urology Fellow, Surgery/Urology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2006 - 2008
  • Urology Resident, Surgery/Urology, University of Arizona, College of Medicine, 2002 - 2006
  • General Surgery Resident, Surgery, University of Arizona, College of Medicine, 2000 - 2002
  • M.D., University of Illinois College of Medicine, 2000
  • Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1998
  • A.B., Cornell University, 1991


Phull, Hardeep, Mohamad Salkini, Todd Purves, Joel Funk, Duan Copeland, and Craig V. Comiter. “Angiotensin II plays a role in acute murine experimental autoimmune cystitis.” Bju Int 100, no. 3 (September 2007): 664–67.

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Phull, Hardeep, Mohamad Salkini, Christina Escobar, Todd Purves, and Craig V. Comiter. “The role of angiotensin II in stress urinary incontinence: A rat model.” In Neurourol Urodyn, 26:81–88, 2007.

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Ramakumar, Sanjay, Hardeep Phull, Todd Purves, Joel Funk, Duan Copeland, Judith B. Ulreich, Li-Wen Lai, and Yeong-Hau Howard Lien. “Novel delivery of oligonucleotides using a topical hydrogel tissue sealant in a murine partial nephrectomy model.” J Urol 174, no. 3 (September 2005): 1133–36.

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Yeung, C., T. Purves, A. A. Kloss, T. L. Kuhl, S. Sligar, and D. Leckband. “Cytochrome c recognition of immobilized, orientational variants of cytochrome b5: Direct force and equilibrium binding measurements.” Langmuir 15, no. 20 (September 28, 1999): 6829–36.

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Inoue, M. S., J. Purves, and M. Selden. “Okinawa citizens, US bases, and the dugong.” Bulletin of Concerned Asian Scholars 29, no. 4 (October 1, 1997): 82–86.