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Dr. Vicky Murrain
Celebrating Dr. Vicky Murrain: A Legacy of Service
May 24, 2022

Friends, family and colleagues gathered to celebrate Dr. Vicky Murrain's 30+ years of outstanding service at FCM and COM – Tucson.


P-MAP Cheers Alumni, Expanding Physician Pipeline
May 5, 2022

Ceremony will honor alumni completing residencies, students receiving medical degrees and students who are preparing to enter medical school in July.


UArizona, OSU Announce Addiction Research Partnership
April 28, 2022

The partnership will advance pain and addiction research and accelerate positive health outcomes in Arizona, Oklahoma and across the country.


‘Arizona Palooza’ Returns With Education, Entertainment
April 19, 2022

Arizona Palooza brings together resources from across Tucson and Pima County to deliver useful information about mental health in a fun, informal setting.


Biden Names Martinez to Intellectual Disabilities Committee
March 21, 2022

Gabriel Martinez will serve a two-year term on the committee that provides advice and assistance to the president and the secretary of Health and Human Services on a broad range of topics that impact people with intellectual disabilities.


Future Doctors Celebrate Match Day
March 20, 2022

Fourth-year University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson students learned where they’ll launch their careers as new residents.


March Proclaimed as “Arizonans in Health Research Month”
March 10, 2022

Arizona leads the nation in enrolling participants in the National Institutes of Health’s All of Us Research Program.


COVID-19 Vaccine Moderately Effective Against Variants in Kids
March 10, 2022

UArizona Health Sciences researchers contributed to a report showing the COVID-19 vaccine provides children ages 5-15 moderate protection against infection.


Future Physicians to Begin Next Chapter on Match Day
March 9, 2022

More than 110 College of Medicine – Tucson medical students will simultaneously open envelopes revealing where they will complete their residency training.


White Coat Ceremony Recognizes Class of 2024 Students
February 21, 2022

College of Medicine – Tucson Class of 2024 medical students will receive their white coats on Feb. 25.


Lutrick Receives All of Us Arizona Health Champion Award
February 9, 2022

Dr. Karen Lutrick of the UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson was recognized for her work to further research on COVID-19 and vaccine effectiveness.


COVID-19 Vaccine Protects Adolescents in Real-World Study
December 29, 2021

Data from the ongoing AZ HEROES study found that the COVID-19 vaccine is highly effective at preventing infection in Arizona teens.


New Family and Community Medicine Chair Named
December 16, 2021

A fellow of the American Academy of Physicians, Kristen Rundell, MD, joins the college from The Ohio State University College of Medicine.


New Center to Address Native American Disability Challenges
November 14, 2021

The Native Center for Disabilities aims to improve disability services and employment access for Native youth and adults with disabilities.


Cullen Named College of Medicine – Tucson Alumni of the Year
November 11, 2021

Theresa Cullen, MD, also with 27 years at the Indian Health Service, VA and U.S. Public Health Service, hopes to inspire others to a “life of service.”


Training Program to Support Families Affected by Opioid Use Disorders
September 7, 2021

The Comprehensive Pain and Addiction Center will oversee the first peer support experiential learning and apprenticeship program in rural Arizona.


FCM Receives 'Departmental Excellence in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award'
August 20, 2021

Congratulations to FCM for receiving the 2021 UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson's Departmental Excellence in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award. FCM was selected from a highly competitive group of nominees. The award was presented at the Faculty Excellence Awards ceremony on August 11


Dr. Patricia Lebensohn Receives 'Individual Excellence in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Award'
August 19, 2021

Dr. Lebensohn has devoted decades of pioneering work in teaching and advocacy to decrease health disparities and improve culturally appropriate health care.


Dr. Carlos Gonzales Receives 'Individual Excellence in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award'
August 19, 2021

Dr. Gonzales has dedicated a lifetime of effort to advance DEI. His work extends beyond COM – Tucson. This award is a fitting way to recognize his decades of service and advocacy for DEI.


Heeding the Call: Dr. Sommer Aldulaimi Delivers Virtual Lecture to Medical Students in Myanmar
August 17, 2021

Sommer Aldulaimi, MD, associate professor, gave a virtual lecture for medical students at several different medical schools throughout Myanmar.


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