Dr. Arredondo currently resides in her hometown of Tucson, Arizona where she is raising her family amongst an extensive family unit. She has travelled throughout the United States for pleasure and education. After graduating college in Minnesota she worked in mental health treatment and research in San Francisco, CA and at Stanford University. Dr. Arredondo completed her medical school at University of Washington in Seattle and then Psychiatry Residency and Public Psychiatry Fellowship at Yale University. Since that time she has worked in both inpatient care, outpatient care, and emergency care and in both the private and public sector.
Her interests lie in public health, integration of therapy and culture into a medical model of care, and helping bring about behavioral change. Her current position is as the Medical Director at the Pascua Yaqui Tribe where she works as the Medical Director of the New Beginnings Methadone Clinic, the TRBHA, and the public health department as a whole. Along side her work at the tribe, she is on the Board of the Pima County Medical Society and hopes to continue being a part of other community groups in Arizona working towards improvement of public health services and capacity building.