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Message from the Deputy Dean

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion was established to lead the College’s current diversity and inclusion efforts for students, residents and fellows and faculty and staff, as well as initiate, coordinate and evaluate new programs to create a comprehensive network of diversity and inclusion initiatives.

Victoria E. Murrain, D.O.
Deputy Dean for Diversity and Inclusion, College of Medicine – Tucson

Student Success Stories

Charlene Wood

Tribal Affiliation: Navajo
Current Position: Program Coordinator
Health Professional Degree(s): Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Doctor of Medicine (MD)
Schools Attended: Dine College (Navajo Community College) 1996, University of Arizona 2001, University of Arizona, College of Medicine 2006.
Area of Focus/Specialty: Family Medicine

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Charlene Wood

Focus on Faculty

Asmaa Abu-Maziad, MD

Asmaa Abu-Maziad, MD, joined the Division of Nephrology as a clinical assistant professor. As a pediatric nephrologist, she will provide care for children with a variety of kidney problems and disorders at Banner Children’s – Diamond Children’s Medical Center and Banner – Diamond Children’s Multispecialty Services.

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Asmaa Abu-Maziad, MD

News & Announcements

Freestanding Emergency Departments May Increase Out-of-Pocket Spending for Patients

Study analyzed freestanding emergency departments in four states, including Arizona.


From Big Data to Precision Cures

UArizona Health Sciences Center for Innovation in Brain Science leverages big data in an effort to close the gap on cognitive health span, thanks to a $1.6 million grant from the National Institute on Aging.


UArizona Colleges of Medicine to Provide Free Tuition for Primary Care Medical Students

The University of Arizona Colleges of Medicine in Tucson and Phoenix will cover tuition for medical students who commit to practice primary care or another designated critical-access specialty in rural or urban underserved communities in Arizona.


Upcoming Events

24
Jan
American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA) Women in Medicine Winter Mixer

AMWA will be hosting our Winter Physician-Student Women in Medicine Mixer on Friday, January 24th, at 5:30pm. Come join us for supportive folks, good...


28
Jan
University of Arizona Health Sciences Town Hall - Tucson

Health Sciences is heading in a new direction. Join a discussion with Dr. Michael D. Dake, Senior Vice President, to learn how. Come find out how we...


29
Jan
University of Arizona Health Sciences Town Hall - Phoenix

Health Sciences is heading in a new direction. Join a discussion with Dr. Michael D. Dake, Senior Vice President, to learn how. Come find out how we...


26
Feb
5th Annual ABRC-Flinn Research Conference

Join us for the 5th Annual ABRC-Flinn Research Conference! Registration is now open through Feb. 19, 2020!   Register Today!   Research Conference...


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