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  • 2018 Tucson Gay Pride, successful collaboration with Banner and UAHS LGBTQ+ Interest Group

The University of Arizona Health Sciences (UAHS) LGBTQ+ Interest Group was created to support and provide a safe, accepting, inclusive, and respectful environment for our LGBTQ+ Health Science Community and allies. 

UAHS LGBTQ+ Interest Group

Message from the Co-Chairs

The UAHS LGBTQ+ Interest Group serves our four Health Sciences Campuses (College of Medicine, College of Pharmacy, College of Nursing and College of Public Health). We work toward creating and maintaining a safe, inclusive, and equitable environment for LGBTQ+ students, staff, faculty, residents, fellows, and patients. 

Uma S. Nair, Ph.D
Assistant Professor, Health Promotion Sciences
Assistant Director, Arizona Smokers’ Helpline (ASHLine)
Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health
Co-Chair, UAHS LGBTQ+ Interest Group

Violet Siwik, MD
Assistant Dean of Student Affairs
College of Medicine-Tucson

UAHS LGBTQ+ Interest Group 2018-2019 Series


May 6, 2020

Come hang out (virtually) with the medical student leaders of MedPride and talk about our goals, lives, and all that good stuff. We will be carrying on our social hour tradition once per block, but this time it will be via Zoom!
Everyone is welcome! Feel free to come say hello and see what we're all about. We are also open to discussing current events and concerns of the community and supporting other LGBTQA+ organizations.


June 27, 2019

Commemorating the Stonewall 50th anniversary and recognizing pioneers who have contributed to the LGBTQ+ rights movement. RSVP here!


April 10, 2019

In his new book, "The Look of a Woman," Dr. Eric Plemons argues that good trans- medicine has more than one means and more than one end. Please RSVP here.