People and Programs on the Move

In this new role, Dr. Mathias will oversee the clinical operations for all Banner – University Medicine family medicine clinics and clinical service lines.

New physician-faculty members join Banner – University Medicine and the UA Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Surgery, Neurology and Medical Imaging at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson

Dr. Parent-Johnson will lead the UA Sonoran Center, which focuses on the issues of health, wellness, employment and community inclusion for adults with developmental and other disabilities, across the life span.

Family medicine physicians Jeffrey Maudlin, MD, and Shana Semmens, MD, will provide a wide array of primary care services for patients of all ages across Tucson.

Dr. Dorsey Chosen as First Physician to Represent the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Also a University of Arizona Arthritis Center member, she trained at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Johns Hopkins University and Boston University and conducted research on lupus at the Baylor Institute for Immunology Research in Dallas.

Family medicine physicians Nicole Person-Rennell and Sanjay Dronavalli will provide a wide array of primary care services for patients of all ages across Tucson.

Internationally noted chemist joins the UA Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology as a professor in this newly created position. Dr. Wang joins as the college begins construction on the Skaggs Pharmaceutical Sciences Center Sept. 4.

The University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine announced its inaugural award: Dr. Kilgore of the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine was selected from among integrative health practitioners.

Susan Kaib, MD, and Glen Fogerty, PhD, have been appointed to leadership positions at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix. Dr. Kaib has been named associate dean of student affairs, while Dr. Fogerty has been appointed associate dean of admissions and recruitment.

Nancy Chen, MD, has joined the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson and Banner Children’s – Diamond Children’s Medical Center.

Banner – University Medical Center and the University of Arizona Department of Surgery are pleased to welcome three new surgeons to Tucson.

Victoria Murrain, DO, has been appointed interim deputy dean for diversity and inclusion at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson. Dr. Murrain also is assistant dean and designated institutional officer for graduate medical education at the Tucson UA South Campus and associate professor in the UA Department of Family and Community Medicine.

David G. Marrero, PhD, director of the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center for Border Health and professor of public health at the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, has been appointed to a new national diabetes working group and task force to promote equitable and comprehensive diabetes care.

Asmaa Abu-Maziad, MD, will provide care for children with kidney problems; M. Raphaelle Jean, MD, MPH, will provide care for children with gastrointestinal disorders; and Christine Legler, MD, will provide general pediatric care to children.

Leigh A. Neumayer, MD, MS, FACS, interim senior vice president for health sciences at the University of Arizona, was elected chair of the Board of Regents of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) during its recent annual clinical congress, in San Diego.

Development professional adds extensive experience to UA Health Sciences’ fundraising team.

This annual family-friendly event raises funds for “greatest-need” research projects at the UA Steele Center and Kids of Steele service projects.

Kate Hughes, DO, a fellow in Medical Simulation at the University of Arizona Department of Emergency Medicine and clinical instructor at Banner – University Medical Center, has been named the 2017 Outstanding Resident of the Year in Emergency Medicine by the American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians (ACOEP) and the American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF).

University of Arizona Health Sciences-affiliated faculty members and its clinical partner, Banner– University Medical Center Tucson were recently announced the winners of Tucson Local Media's annual Influential Health and Medical Leaders Awards.

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