Alumni

  • Philip Krutzsch, A UA College of Medicine Founder, Dies

    Philip Krutzsch, PhD, one of the original “Big Three” founders of the University of Arizona College of Medicine, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 7.
  • College of Medicine – Tucson Recognizes Best in Teaching and Mentoring

    Faculty members were recognized for their outstanding dedication to medical education during the College of Medicine – Tucson’s 39th Annual Faculty Teaching Awards Ceremony.
  • UA Pharmacologists Seek to Prevent Opioid Tolerance, Addiction

    A $1.7 million federal grant will help researchers striving to put an end to opioid tolerance — a phenomenon that often leads to opioid dependence, abuse and addiction.

Philip Krutzsch, A UA College of Medicine Founder, Dies

Philip Krutzsch, PhD, one of the original “Big Three” founders of the University of Arizona College of Medicine, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 7.

College of Medicine – Tucson Recognizes Best in Teaching and Mentoring

Faculty members were recognized for their outstanding dedication to medical education during the College of Medicine – Tucson’s 39th Annual Faculty Teaching Awards Ceremony.

UA Pharmacologists Seek to Prevent Opioid Tolerance, Addiction

A $1.7 million federal grant will help researchers striving to put an end to opioid tolerance — a phenomenon that often leads to opioid dependence, abuse and addiction.

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 Team Uncovers Promising Lead in Genetic Approach to Treating Glioblastoma

Glioblastoma, a deadly brain cancer that has grabbed headlines for claiming the lives of Sens. Edward Kennedy and John McCain, could be “tricked” into sparing more of its victims. A team of University of Arizona researchers who looked for genetic differences between glioblastoma cells from long- and short-term survivors discovered that those who...


Todd Vanderah Delivers 2018 Founders Day Lecture

Every November, the College of Medicine – Tucson celebrates its founding by selecting a Founders Day lecturer. Faculty members are invited to nominate peers who have made signficiant contributions to science and for their ability to effectively present research with enthusiasm, vigor and inspiration. "Founders Day and the Founders Day lecture...


Banner – University Medicine Hiring Event

Southern Arizona job-seekers are invited to attend a Banner – University Medicine hiring event from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, to learn about hundreds of health-care openings across Tucson. The hiring event will be held in the plaza outside the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, adjacent to Banner – University Medical Center...


Upcoming Events

Dec
14
A Multidisciplinary Approach to Managing Kidney Stones – CME Dinner Lecture Event
Conference or Symposium

Brought to you by Banner - University Medicine and the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, Divisions of Nephrology and Urology:... read more...


Jan to Feb
31 to 02
ENT in the Desert 2019
Conference or Symposium

The University of Arizona Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery and the University of Kansas Department of Otolaryngology – Head and... read more...


Feb
13
Research Day 2019

February 13, 2019 8AM - 5PM Health Sciences Innovation Building, Forum on the Main Level The College of Medicine – Tucson will host a daylong... read more...


Feb
15
2019 Solidarity Day
Celebration

Events to be announced later