Messages from the UA Interim Senior Vice President for Health Sciences

Aug 22, 2017

It’s a time when we welcome new faces and many familiar ones to our health sciences campuses in Tucson and Phoenix.

Mar 17, 2017

We’ve launched a year-long $31.5 million campaign to transform the UA College of Pharmacy.

Mar 2, 2017

Yesterday, the Liaison Committee of Medical Education (LCME) completed a three-day site visit as part of the process toward full accreditation at the University of Arizona College of Medicine ─...

Feb 16, 2017

Six weeks into my role as interim senior vice president for health sciences, I truly am amazed at the dedication and determination of the people who are working to build a healthier Arizona.

Jan 17, 2017

As we settle into 2017, I am honored and humbled to fill the interim role of senior vice president for the University of Arizona Health Sciences.

Jan 1, 2017

Dr. Neumayer was the first woman to head the UA College of Medicine – Tucson's world-renowned Department of Surgery. Dr.

Dec 1, 2016

I’m excited to share some important updates about the Precision Medicine Initiative® Cohort Program. As you know, the UA Health Sciences and Banner Health were awarded $4 million from the National...

Nov 14, 2016

At the State of the UA Health Sciences address, UA senior vice president for health sciences Joe G.N.

Jun 8, 2016

UA College of Medicine – Phoenix Update We have made great strides to ensure the long-term success of the only academic health center in our state so we can continue our mission to improve the health...

Apr 6, 2016

Dr. Charles Cairns appointed Dean of UA College of Medicine – Tucson It is my great pleasure to announce the appointment of Dr. Charles B. Cairns as the next Dean of the College of Medicine –...

Mar 31, 2016

Interim Dean of the College of Medicine – Phoenix announced I am pleased to announce the appointment of Kenneth S. Ramos, MD, PhD, as Interim Dean of the College of Medicine – Phoenix, effective...

Mar 10, 2016

Dr. Brinton to Direct new Center for Innovation in Brain Science I am extremely pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Roberta Diaz Brinton as the inaugural Director of the University of Arizona...

Nov 3, 2015

Dr. John Murphy Named Interim Dean of UA College Pharmacy I am very pleased to announce the appointment of John E. Murphy, PharmD, as Interim Dean of the College of Pharmacy effective immediately....

Sep 29, 2015

Aug 5, 2015

UA Health Sciences Programs Champion Health-care Workforce Diversity Increasing the racial and ethnic diversity of the health-care workforce has been identified as a key factor to addressing health...

Feb 9, 2015

Banner Affiliation Introduces New Era for UA Academic Health Sciences Center After well over a year of complex but highly productive discussions and negotiations, the University of Arizona and Banner...

Nov 12, 2014

AHSC Focused on Securing CTSA to Help Expand Research Enterprise When I began my duties at the Arizona Health Sciences Center just over a year ago, I quickly realized our research enterprise would...

Sep 8, 2014

Dr. Joe G.N. "Skip" Garcia, UA senior vice president for health sciences, discussed ongoing AHSC efforts, focusing specifically on major growth in research infrastructure, personnel and programs...

Jun 20, 2014

Advisory Councils Submit White Papers, Present Vision for AHSC Future Greetings. I wanted to provide a brief update regarding the ongoing efforts of the four AHSC research advisory councils,...

Mar 3, 2014

‛Never Settle’: AHSC Moving Forward on Number of Strategic Initiatives Through six months on the job as senior vice president, I remain greatly impressed by the breadth and richness of the...

Dec 10, 2013

New Vision for AHSC Outlined at Dec. 17 Town Hall Joe G.N. “Skip” Garcia, MD, UA senior vice president for health sciences, outlined his plan to significantly advance AHSC through a major emphasis on...

Sep 3, 2013

The first day on a new job, like the first day of school, is an invigorating milestone marked by excitement and anticipation. I can tell you that I’m filled with great enthusiasm today as I begin my...