New Faculty Join UA Family and Community Medicine and Banner – University Medicine

Oct 25, 2018

Jeffrey Maudlin, MD, assistant professor, and Shana Semmens, MD, assistant professor, have joined the University of Arizona Department of Family and Community Medicine and Banner – University Medicine.

Dr. Maudlin will provide primary care to patients of all ages and serve as the medical director at Banner – University Medicine Multispecialty Services Clinic in Green Valley. In addition, he will train physician-residents at the Banner – University Medicine Family Medicine Clinic at the Abrams Public Health Center, 3950 S. Country Club Road, Tucson.

Previously, Dr. Maudlin was in private practice for many years in Nogales, Ariz., where he also served as chief of staff at Carondelet Holy Cross Hospital. Fluent in Spanish, Dr. Maudlin worked in a district hospital in Ecuador, and later served as director of a large residency program in a tertiary care referral hospital in Ecuador’s capital city, Quito.

Dr. Maudlin has special interests in preventive medicine and treating the entire family — from newborns to seniors.

Dr. Maudlin received his medical degree from the UA College of Medicine – Tucson. He completed his family medicine residency training at Southern Illinois University Memorial Hospital.

Dr. Semmens will provide the full scope of family medicine practice, providing outpatient primary care at Banner - University Medicine Family Medicine Clinic at the Abrams Public Health Center and inpatient care at Banner – University Medical Center South. She also will deliver babies and care for newborns and children at Banner – UMC Tucson.

Dr. Semmens earned her medical degree from the UA College of Medicine – Tucson. She then completed her residency training with the UA College of Medicine South Campus Family Medicine Residency Program, and went on to complete a fellowship in hospice and palliative medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina.

Dr. Semmens has special interests in palliative medicine, women’s health, pediatrics and quality improvement.

To make an appointment to see Dr. Maudlin or Dr. Semmens, please call 520-694-8888.

About the UA Department of Family and Community Medicine

The UA Department of Family and Community Medicine at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson is one of the top-ranked family medicine programs in the country. The department is known for outstanding pre- and post-doctoral education, groundbreaking research and innovative community outreach programs designed to improve the health of individuals, families and communities in the region and beyond. The department places strong emphasis on research, particularly in the fields of tobacco cessation, substance abuse, obesity and related diseases, cancer survivorship, behavioral health and disabilities. In collaboration with the UA Department of Psychiatry, the department opened the Banner – University Medicine Whole Health Clinic, an integrative care clinic for patients living with serious mental illness, putting the department at the forefront of behavioral health care.

About Banner Health

Headquartered in Arizona, Banner Health is one of the largest nonprofit health-care systems in the country. The system owns and operates 28 acute-care hospitals, the Banner Health Network, Banner – University Medicine, Banner Medical Group, long-term care centers, outpatient surgery centers and an array of other services, including family clinics, home care and hospice services, pharmacies and a nursing registry. Banner Health is in seven states: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Nebraska, Nevada and Wyoming. For more information, please visit BannerHealth.com.

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