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Message from the Interim 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.
Interim 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

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.

RAMP Scholar Grants - Seeking African-American and LatinX Medical Students Interested in HIV Vaccine Research

The development of a safe and effective HIV vaccine is one of the greatest biomedical research challenges of our time.  The HIV Vaccine Trials Network (HVTN) is now accepting applications for Research and Mentorship Program (RAMP) Scholar Awards to attract African-American and Latinx medical students who want to make a difference in their comuniti9es and contribute to the development of an effective HIV vaccine.



One National Cancer Institute-funded post-doctoral research position is available at the University of Arizona Cancer Center in Tucson, AZ!

Underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply. Search remains open until the position is filled.  A stipend and health benefits are included.

Upcoming Events

Innovations and Inventions

An event featuring rising researchers from the College of Medicine – Tucson that highlights the research initiatives and prominent inventions of the...

IMB Research Seminar: Michael Cancro, PhD

We would love you to join us Dr. Michale Cancro presents, “Know your ABC's: TBET + Memory Cells with Key Roles in Virla Immunity and Autoimmunity." ...

Third Thursday Statistics Clinic

UA Stat Lab Drop-in Clinic No appointment necessary. Bring your data, study design, study results or manuscript. Meet with statistical experts to...

CUP Clinics Open House

The College of Medicine – Tucson will celebrate the Commitment to Underserved People (CUP) program's 40th anniversary on Thursday, Oct. 18. From its...