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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

Dr. Victoria Murrain Named Permanent Deputy Dean for Diversity and Inclusion

Victoria Murrain, DO, has been promoted from interim to permanent deputy dean for diversity and inclusion at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson.

You are invited to a special morning event to honor our Veteran's: Flag Raising Ceremony

Join us as we honor our Veteran's with a special flag raising ceremony and an open house for our Veteran's Education & Transition Services Center. 

Friday Nov. 9th @715 am 


Tucson High Schoolers to Explore Careers in Medicine Oct. 17

Local high school students will attend “A Pathway to Success,” an interactive health-care career fair spearheaded by residents at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson.

Upcoming Events

Health Care Disparities Forum: Putting the ‘U’ in UofA! Health Disparities and How You Can Help

Presented by the GME Spanish Language and Healthcare Disparities Distinction Track at the UA Health Sciences Hispanic Center for Excellence and the...

Fourth Annual ‘Pathway to Success’ High School Health Career Fair

Brought to you by the UA College of Medicine – Tucson Graduate Medical Education Office at South Campus, the UA Health Sciences Office of Diversity...

IMB Research Seminar: Edward Barker , PhD

We would love you to join us as Dr. Edward Barker presents, "Interleukin-18-Expressing Natural Killer-B Cells are associated with the Presence of...

Pursuit of the Patent: Positioning Research for Protection and Impact

Lunch and discussion with IP Attorney Edmund Pfleger and TLA Licensing Manager Bob Sleeper  It’s great to have a patent with your name on it....