Alumni

  • Thanks to $1.72M Federal Grant: UA Researchers Using Green Light for HIV-Related Pain as Astonishing Therapy Moves to Next Phase of Study

    Green light therapy results in decreased chronic pain without side effects and has the promise of easy clinical application due to its low cost, efficacy and availability. This new project addresses the critical need for effective non-pharmacological treatments for HIV-related neuropathy and the hypersensitivity associated with antiretroviral therapy.
  • Student-Run Medical Clinic Open House to Celebrate 40th Anniversary of the CUP Program

    The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson’s Commitment to Underserved People (CUP) program will celebrate its 40th anniversary; through the program, UA medical students provide free medical care and education to the Tucson community and Southern Arizona.
  • New UA Researchers to Showcase Medical Innovations and Inventions Oct. 16

    Faculty members at the UA College of Medicine ¬– Tucson will give brief snapshots of their research at the Innovations and Inventions research fair on Tuesday, Oct. 16.

Thanks to $1.72M Federal Grant: UA Researchers Using Green Light for HIV-Related Pain as Astonishing Therapy Moves to Next Phase of Study

Green light therapy results in decreased chronic pain without side effects and has the promise of easy clinical application due to its low cost, efficacy and availability. This new project addresses the critical need for effective non-pharmacological treatments for HIV-related neuropathy and the hypersensitivity associated with antiretroviral therapy.

Student-Run Medical Clinic Open House to Celebrate 40th Anniversary of the CUP Program

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson’s Commitment to Underserved People (CUP) program will celebrate its 40th anniversary; through the program, UA medical students provide free medical care and education to the Tucson community and Southern Arizona.

New UA Researchers to Showcase Medical Innovations and Inventions Oct. 16

Faculty members at the UA College of Medicine ¬– Tucson will give brief snapshots of their research at the Innovations and Inventions research fair on Tuesday, Oct. 16.

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

UA Health Policy Expert Dr. Dan Derksen Receives Napolitano Award

Daniel Derksen, MD, associate vice president for health equity, outreach and interprofessional activities at the University of Arizona Health Sciences, has been selected for the 2018 Leonard M. Napolitano, PhD, Award by the University of New Mexico School of Medicine’s Alumni Association. He will receive the award Oct. 27 at the UMN School of...


COLLEGE OF MEDICINE – TUCSON DEAN SEARCH

We are making significant progress in our search for the next dean of the UA College of Medicine – Tucson. The job description and recruitment materials have been finalized.  (Click here to view the job description.) We’ve received inquiries about and nominations for the position that include a number of diverse and highly-qualified candidates....


The Future of Health Care — Insurance, Access to Care, Prescription Benefits — to be Discussed by UA Health-Care Policy Expert, Oct. 3

WRITERS/EDITORS NOTE: Dr. Derksen is available for interviews; to make arrangements, please email Sharon Vanskiver, UA Zuckerman College of Public Health, sharonv@email.arizona.edu TUCSON, Ariz. – The critical state of the U.S. health-care system and the potential impact of the mid-term elections will be the topic of a lecture by University of...


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Oct
26
Luncheon & CME Lecture - Microbiome
Lecture or Seminar

Join the College of Medicine - Tucson for a hosted networking luncheon followed by CME lecture featuring Fayez K. Ghishan, MD; Valentine N. Nfonsam... read more...


Oct
26
College of Medicine 2018 Reunion Dinner
Reunion

Join us at the lovely Westward Look Resort for an evening of reminiscing and renewed friendship.  Cost includes a hosted beer and wine reception... read more...


Feb
15
2019 Solidarity Day
Celebration

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