We contribute to the advancement of scientific knowledge, the prevention and treatment of disease, and the strengthening of our economy from collaborations with private industry.
Faculty members at the College of Medicine explore every aspect of health and disease, from the molecular mechanisms of gene action to population studies of disease prevention. Their work has contributed to improved understanding of the cause of diseases and to better treatments and prevention of disorders. The use of inter-disciplinary collaboration is essential to the discovery process and scientists, educators, and clinicians are dedicated to helping each other reach the common goals of improving peoples health and alleviating suffering from disease.
Committees and subcommittees
The Dean's Research Council is a standing committee which advises the Dean of the College of Medicine on matters pertaining to research programs for the College of Medicine – Tucson.
The Medical Reserach Committee identifies major stumbling blocks to the clinical research process and proposes practical solutions.
The Dean's Research Council Space Committee assists the Dean and the Deputy Dean for Research in allocating space equitably, resolving space conflicts within Departments and Centers, and making long range plans to improve and expand facilities to better meet faculty and staff needs at the College of Medicine – Tucson.