Medicine Grand Rounds

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Event Location Notes: 

UA College of Medicine - Tucson, Room 5403
1501 N. Campbell Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85724


Banner – University Medical Center South, Room 3030
2800 E. Ajo Way
Tucson, AZ 85713

TOPIC: “Management of Chronic Back Pain in Older Adults: Changing our Approach”
SPEAKER: Una Makris, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Rheumatic Diseases, University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas


To view this afterward, videos of all Medicine Grand Rounds are archived here.
You can also view this afterward as an iTunes podcast archived here.

Dr. Makris earned her undergraduate degree from University of California - San Diego, medical degree from the George Washington University Medical Center, and completed her residency in internal medicine at the University of Washington in Seattle. She also completed a rheumatology fellowship at Yale University, where she also started her clinical research training with a focus specifically on aging research. Her research interests include back pain in older adults: describing its epidemiology, understanding its impact in the context of multi-morbidity, and identifying appropriate outcomes.

Among her most recent publications:

Department of Medicine Grand Rounds
The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

All faculty, CME Planning Committee members, and CME Office Reviewers have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Diagnose a variety of internal medicine illnesses
  2. Understand more clearly advances in therapy
  3. Become truly professional physicians

Claudia Duran, Sr. Program Coordinator, DOM Chair’s Office, (520) 626-6349 or