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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

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.

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.


Upcoming Events

Sacred Widsom: A Psychosocial Approach To Indigenous Health & Wellness

"Sacred Wisdom: A Psychosocial Approach to Indigenous Health and Wellness" Dr. Tommy K. Begay is a clinical assistant professor in the Department of...

College of Medicine – Tucson | Founders Day Lecture

Join us for the College of Medicine - Tucson's Founders Day Honoring Todd W. Vanderah, PhD Dr. Vanderah is Chairman and Professor of Pharmacology,...

RCM Listening Tour

Three years ago, the University of Arizona implemented a new budget allocation model called Responsibility Centered Management (RCM). This fall, the...

College of Medicine – Tucson | Research Retreat

More information to be announced.