Melody Ann Jordahl-Iafrato, MD

Assistant Professor, Family and Community Medicine - (Clinical Scholar Track)
Program Director, Residency - Family and Community Medicine

Dr. Jordahl-Iafrato graduated from the University of Arizona College of Medicine.  She grew up in Thatcher, Arizona, and then attended Luther College in Decorah, Iowa. Following medical school, she completed a family medicine residency at Banner Good Samaritan in Phoenix, Arizona.  She spent another year at Good Samaritan while completing a faculty development fellowship and serving as junior faculty.  She then moved on to the Hopi Health Care Center where she practiced full spectrum family medicine, including outpatient clinic, emergency, hospital, and obstetrical care.  She then served as clinical lead in the Show Low, AZ, office of North Country HealthCare, a federally qualified health center.  While there, she was able to continue to be involved in obstetrical medicine while maintaining a full time outpatient practice.  She is involved with organized medicine at both the state and national level and served as President of the Arizona Academy of Family Physicians in 2012-2013.  She was appointed to the AAFP Commission on Continuing Professional Development in December 2013 for a 4 year term.  Professional interests include resident education and women’s and rural health.

Research Interests: 

Clinical practice/education Health disparities

  • MD: University of Arizona College of Medicine
  • Banner Good Samaritan, Family Medicine
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Family Medicine