Thu, 02/21/2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
UA College of Medicine - Tucson, Room 2117
UAHS Office of Diversity & Inclusion and African Americans in Life Sciences (AALS) Presents:
African American Heritage Month (AAHM) Speaker Series
Victoria Murrain, DO
Deputy Dean of Diversity and Inclusion for UA College of Medicine - Tucson
Topic: "Meet them where they're at - Filling the gap one community project at a time"
Dr. Murrain is a graduate of the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific (now Western University) in Pomona, California. After completing the Family Medicine residency at The University of Arizona, she took a position at the South Plains Community Health Center in the panhandle of Texas. After 3 years of providing care to migrant and seasonal workers coupled with dodging tornadoes, she returned to the University of Arizona Family Medicine program as a faculty member. She has since served in a number of roles, including Family Medicine Residency Program Director1995- 1999, Associate Medical Director 1999-2001, Family Practice Residency Associate Director 1999- 2006, Assistant Dean of Graduate Medical Education since 2007, as well as Deputy Dean of Diversity and Inclusion for UA College of Medicine - Tucson since Nov. 2017. Dr. Murrain currently serves as the AAMC Western Regional Representative for the Group on Diversity and Inclusion and her special areas of interest are: Diversity and Inclusion, Community Medicine, and Maternal-Fetal Medicine. She enjoys maternal-child healthcare provision and developed the rural health obstetrical program, in conjunction with the mobile health clinic. Dr. Murrain speaks Spanish and enjoys advocating for the provision of healthcare to the underserved.
Food provided! Please RSVP at http://bit.ly/ODIAAHM19-Dr-Murrain
Questions? Please contact UAHS ODI at 520-621-5531.