News

110 Students Match to Residencies in College of Medicine – Tucson’s 32nd Match Day

After all her hard work, and all the anticipation, Evelinda Gonzales could not have been happier with the news she got on Match Day 2013.


Class Notes, March 2013

Tamra Whiteley Myers, MD, Class of 1978

Here is a family photo of myself, my husband, Mark, and my two kids, Lauren and Thomas. We are all UA alumni – Mark, MBA; Lauren BS in math and cell and molecular biology; Thomas in optical sciences!


Dr. Gilbert Gonzales Named Alumnus of the Year

As alumni of all ages returned to the University of Arizona for homecoming and reunion in November, each college had the opportunity to honor a graduate of their college.


Class Notes, December 2012

Danetta Bronnimann, MD, Class of 1981

It has been eight years since my transplant, and I am doing great! I am an administrator/moderator on the Books for Soldiers website (11 years) and a Mary Kay beauty consultant (four years).


Campus Collaboration to Benefit College of Medicine – Tucson

Cross-college collaboration is working toward the University of Arizona’s benefit.


Students Coordinate 5K to Support Team Derek

As University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson students work to finish the fall semester, they also have banded together to support their peer, second-year student Derek Neal, who was diagnosed with Stage 4 Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) in September.


First Time in the Nation: Interprofessional Simulated Pandemic Emergency Goes Statewide

Health professions students from the University of Arizona, Arizona State University and Northern Arizona University learned to collaborate across professional lines and tackle logistical and ethical problems of a disease outbreak in Arizona; sites in Tucson and Phoenix representing Bisbee, Flags


Dr. Yost Advances Medical Provision In Puerto Rico

David Yost, MD, MSc, graduated from the University of Arizona College of Medicine in 1987 and the University of Arizona Family Practice Residency Program in 1990.  He grew up in Northern Arizona on the Navajo Indian Reservation, spent time in Tucson, Phoenix and Pinetop, Ariz., but currently is p


Associate Dean Lori Arviso Alvord, MD, Sees Priorities for Medical Admissions and Student Affairs

Three months into her role as associate dean for student affairs and admissions at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson, Lori Alvord, MD, is moving forward with plans to make sure the student experience is nothing short of exceptional.


News from the Class of 2015

The Class of 2015 is saddened to inform the greater University of Arizona College of Medicine community that our classmate and friend, Derek Neal, recently was diagnosed with Stage 4 Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.


Alumni Board Updates

The University of Arizona College of Medicine Alumni Board met on Saturday, Oct. 6 in the Marvin “Swede” Johnson building in Tucson. The meeting covered a lot of ground, including discussing goals and priorities, new projects, current events and the recruitment of new members.


Class Notes, October 2012

[Pictured from left to right: Dr. Gabriel Sarah, Congresswoman Jackie Speier and Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi]


First-Year Student Looks to Father for Medical Inspiration

UA College of Medicine – Tucson first-year student, Jeff Brown, says he learned the spirit of medicine through his father, Mark Brown, MD. Now in the same building, both are working to better themselves as patient caretakers.


Save The Date

Join us to celebrate the reunion Classes of 1973, 1978, 1983, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003, 2008.


Moynahan Reflects on College's Evolution of Medical Education

As the UA College of Medicine – Tucson admits new classes each year, administrators, faculty and staff work to ensure students are receiving the best medical education possible.


UA Grad Works to Increase College of Medicine Alumni Connections

The Office of Alumni Affairs would like to introduce our wonderful new staff member, Shannon Maule. Shannon is the driving force behind our e-newsletters and social media efforts.


Class Notes, August 2012

[Faculty member Stephen Howell, MD, and wife Jennifer Parod]

William 'Bill' Thrift, MD, Class of 1983

I've practiced in Prescott since leaving Scottsdale Memorial Family Medicine residency in 1986.


Alumni Office Welcomes New Director

It’s our privilege to announce that longtime University of Arizona employee Holly Altman has been named director of Alumni Affairs for the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson.


An Update From Tucson's Student Government Chair

Greetings UA College of Medicine – Tucson Alumni,

As the new school year begins and summer begins to fade, students are gearing up for the upcoming challenges they will face in the classrooms and clinics at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson.


Hutchison Legacy Begins at UA College of Medicine – Tucson

As years pass and new students begin their medical education, it’s no wonder the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson continues to grow family legacies.


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