Scott Pun, MS, MSW

Learning Specialist

Scott Pun, MS, MSW

Academic / Professional Bio: 

Scott M. Pun is a Learning Specialist in the Office of Academic Resources and Services at the UA College of Medicine. He received his B.S. from the University of Oregon, a M.S. from Miami University in Ohio, and a M.S.W. from the University of Tennessee. He is currently pursuing and Ed.S. in School Psychology at the University of Arizona. Scott joined UACOM in 2013 after serving five years as a full-time lecturer in the Department of Health and Human Performance at the University of Tennessee at Martin. There, he taught several health education, human behavior, exercise science, and travel-study courses. During his clinical social work training, Scott gained experience working with those struggling with a variety of mental health issues including anxiety, trauma, and substance abuse, and used a variety of counseling modalities including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Motivational Interviewing. His current educational training is related to the identification and evidence-based intervention of educational disabilities and learning challenges. Scott integrates his diverse experience in instruction, education psychology, behavior change, and clinical social work to holistically address the varied academic difficulties medical students encounter during their education. Outside the office, Scott spends time with his family pursuing his passions of mountain biking, hiking, and traveling to national and international destinations.