Dr. Daniel Derksen Appointed President of the Arizona Academy of Family Physicians

The UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health professor will lead the 1,600 member physician, resident and medical student organization.

Health policy expert Daniel Derksen, MD, the Walter H. Pearce Endowed Chair and professor of public health policy and management at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, has been appointed president of the Arizona Academy of Family Physicians (AzAFP).

AzAFP’s 1,600 members include allopathic and osteopathic family physicians, family medicine residents and medical students. It is the state chapter of the American Academy of Family Physicians with 120,000 members.