Program History and Highlights

UA College of Medicine MD/PhD Program 

Program History and Highlights

The MD/PhD Program at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson was established in 1990 to provide dual training in medicine and research to talented individuals interested in careers as physician-scientists working in the public and private sectors.  The primary goal is to build on the tradition of research excellence at the University of Arizona by establishing an outstanding program that provides seamless navigation through the medical and graduate curriculum, enhances opportunities for student/faculty interactions, and promotes strategic institutional investments to ensure growth and sustainability of the program.

Program Leadership

Dr. Todd Vanderah                                        Dr. George Fantry
MD/PhD Co-Director                                        MD/PhD Co-Director                

Susan Nares Silvertooth
MD/PhD Coordinator

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