Department of Medicine Grand Rounds

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

TOPIC: "Zika Virus: An Emerging Infection"
SPEAKER: Jacques Simkins-Cohen, MD
LOCATION: UAHS 5403 and Banner-UMC-SC 3030

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About the Speaker
Dr. Simkins-Cohen was born and raised in Venezuela. He went to Medical School in Caracas, Venezuela where he graduated with honors. He completed his internal medicine residency at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center and his infectious diseases fellowship at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center. He is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Miami School of Medicine for the Division of infectious diseases. His main focus is as a transplant ID doctor. He has contributed approximately 30 peer-reviewed publications and was appointed Ad-hoc reviewer for several journals such as American Journal of Transplantation, Transplantation, Transplant International and Transplant Infectious Disease.

Department of Medicine Grand Rounds
The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

All Faculty, CME Planning Committee Members, and CME Office Reviewers have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.

Learning Objectives: 

  1. Diagnose a variety of internal medicine illnesses
  2. Understand more clearly advances in therapy
  3. Become truly professional physicians


University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, Room 5403
1501 N. Campbell Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85724


Banner – University Medical Center South, Conference Room 3030
2800 E. Ajo Way
Tucson, AZ 85713