TOPIC: “Introduction to the Clinical Translational Sciences Graduate Program”
SPEAKER: Dr. Jorge Gomez
LOCATION: UAHS 5403 (LIVE) and Banner-UMC-SC 3030 (Video Conferenced)
About the Speaker
Jorge Gomez, M.D., Ph.D. – is the University of Arizona Health Sciences Assistant Vice President for Translational Research in Special Populations, Director of the Clinical Translational Sciences Graduate Program, Associate Director of the Center for Elimination of Border Health Disparities, and the Assistant Director for Cancer Outreach at the UA Cancer Center. He is an Assistant Professor in the Community, Environment and Policy Department at the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, Public Health Policy and Management Program.
Prior to joining UAHS in January of 2016, Dr. Gomez worked for three years as Medical Officer, Program Director for the National Cancer Institute’s (NCI) prestigious Specialized Programs of Research Excellence (SPORE) and was then promoted to Branch Chief, Medical Officer, of the Organ Systems Branch. During his ten years there, the program grew with more than 50 awards to coordinated networks of researchers. He developed a new NCI program – the Office of Latin American Cancer Program Development (OLACPD), that resulted in the formation of the US-Latin American Cancer Research Network (US-LACRN) with the US NCI, and five Latin American countries (Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Mexico and Uruguay). Research Synopsis- Dr. Gomez's interests include the elimination of health disparities in targeted populations through translational research
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.
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2.Understand more clearly advances in therapy
3.Become truly professional physicians
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