Medicine Grand Rounds

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

TOPIC: "Biomarkers and Targeted Biologic Therapy in Severe Asthma: A New Era for Personalized Medicine​"
SPEAKER: Eugene R. Bleecker, MD
LOCATION: UAHS 5403 (LIVE) and Banner-UMC-SC 3030 (Video Conferenced)

Watch It LIVE!
(or archived here for later viewing)

About the Speaker
Eugene R. Bleeker, MD, joined the University of Arizona faculty in January 2017 as a professor of medicine; co-chief of the Division of Genetics, Genomics and Precision Medicine, Department of Medicine, UA College of Medicine – Tucson; and co-director of the Division of Pharmacogenomics, Center for Applied Genetics and Genomics Medicine, University of Arizona Health Sciences. Prior to that, he was a professor and director of the Center for Human Genomics and Personalized Medicine Research, the Thomas H Davis Professor of Pulmonary Medicine, and professor of translational sciences at Wake Forest University School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, N.C. He also was a professor of public health and pediatrics at Wake Forest University Health Sciences. Dr. Bleecker earned his medical degree at the State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, in Brooklyn, N.Y. He was an intern and resident in internal medicine at the State University of New York, Kings County Hospital, Downstate Medical Center, and a resident at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Md. He completed a fellowship at the NIH Gerontology Research Center, as well as a fellowship in pulmonary diseases and critical care medicine in the Department of Medicine and the Cardiovascular Research Institute at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Bleecker is a member of several professional societies and is a Fellow of The Royal College of Physicians, American College of Physicians, American College of Chest Physicians, and American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology. He is the author or coauthor of more than 350 abstracts and more than 310 scientific manuscripts, reviews, and book chapters.

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