Alumni

  • Pediatric Autoimmune Research Bolstered by $10M Gift

  • Multigenerational Faculty Members Take Long View

  • Carlos Gonzales, MD: A Healer in Spirit

Pediatric Autoimmune Research Bolstered by $10M Gift

Multigenerational Faculty Members Take Long View

Carlos Gonzales, MD: A Healer in Spirit

Alumni

Message from the Board of Directors

It is with great enthusiasm and because of my strong belief in paying it forward that I am serving as president of the University of Arizona College of Medicine Alumni Board. As I reflect upon my experiences as a medical student, resident, and physician, I have great appreciation for the strong educational foundation I received from The University of Arizona College of Medicine. It has played an integral part in my success as a physician.

Warm regards,
Janet Vargas, MD
Alumni Board President

Alumni News

Dr. Racy passed away on September 14, 2022. He was 90 years old.

On the occasion of his 90th birthday earlier this year, John Racy’s daughter Sumayya Granger bestowed him with an irreplaceable gift – a collection of warm, kind, and loving sentiments that mirrored Dr. Racy’s shining spirit as an exceptional human, professor, psychiatrist, colleague, and mentor.  The assemblage of touching and humorous memories...


COM-T Graduate Austen Thompson to Be Inducted Into the University of Arizona Sports Hall of Fame

On Thursday, September 8, Austen Lowell Thompson, MD, PhD, will be inducted into the University of Arizona Sports Hall of Fame, honoring his outstanding swimming career for the Wildcats. He will travel to Tucson from Rochester, Minn., where he is currently an orthopedic surgery resident at the renowned Mayo Clinic. Dr. Thompson’s athletic career...


Dr. Kevin Moynahan, MedCat Class of 1993, Receives AMSA National Golden Apple Award

Kevin Moynahan, MD, FACP, University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson professor of medicine and vice dean for education, received the 2022 National Golden Apple Award for Teaching Excellence from the American Medical Student Association (AMSA). The association places great emphasis on the importance of medical education as a means of...