MARIA LUISA CORPUZ, MD
University of Toledo
Dr. Corpuz has a dual certification in Family Medicine and Geriatric Medicine. She is an Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, and Medical Director of the Physician Assistant Studies at the University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences. Her vocation is to help vulnerable populations, particularly the geriatric and developmentally disabled of Toledo.
Born to Filipino immigrants, Dr. Corpuz grew up in Clinton, Iowa. She earned a double major in political science and psychology with a minor in music performance from the University of Iowa. Following graduation, she moved to the Philippines to learn the language and culture of her ancestors. She found her calling in medicine while volunteering at an orphanage and completed her medical studies at the University of Santo Tomas in Manilla. She was recruited to Toledo in 2017 by a Toledo doctor who participated in missions with her medical school.
Dr. Corpuz is a recipient of the Larry Johnson Award from the UT Family Medicine Residency.
Her community service revolves around her vocation as a physician. She is involved with Community Care Clinics, volunteers at the clinic at Cedar Creek, the LABRE clinic, Ann Treglia cline, and the St. Peter and Paul clinic where she was recently awarded a grant for the clinic. Dr. Corpuz has supported Tent City, FLOC Migrant Camp Clinic and vaccination clinics and has joined several medical missions. She currently serves as Medical Director of the Sunshine Children’s Home.
Previously a competitive figure skater, she continues to sing and in 2015 and 2019 performed at the “Doctors on Stage” in Honolulu, Hawaii. She is a member of the Toledo Choral Society and can be found ballroom and salsa dancing at the Ballroom Company.