BLAISER Program Hosts ‘Medical School Admission Panel’

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 9:00am to 10:30am

The Border Latino & American Indian Summer Exposure to Research (BLAISER) Program in collaboration with the Office of Diversity and Inclusion of the UA College of Medicine – Tucson invites the UA community and all interested in hearing a discussion by a group of experts regarding the requirements, tips, trials and tribulations of applying for admission to the College of Medicine. Experts include members of the COM – Tucson and COM – Phoenix admissions teams as well as a medical student. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Monday, June 24, 2019
9 - 10:30 a.m.
Drachman Hall Room A114

Light Refreshments will be served.

Please RSVP:

Medical School Admission Panel Speakers:

Tejal M. Parikh, MD
Assistant Dean, Admissions
Associate Professor, Family and Community Medicine
Director, Life Cycle Block
College of Medicine - Tucson

Tanisha Price-Johnson, PhD
Executive Director, Admissions - COM
Research Assistant Professor,
Family and Community Medicine
College of Medicine - Tucson

Mark David Priolo
COM - Phoenix Academic Affairs
Director, Admissions and Recruitment
College of Medicine - Phoenix

Cazandra Zaragoza, MPH
Medical Student
Class of 2020
College of Medicine - Tucson

Led by the Office of the Senior Vice President for Health Sciences at the UA Health Sciences, the Border Latino and American Indian Summer Exposure to Research (BLAISER) Program is an annual summer program created to address health disparities in Arizona’s ethnically diverse and fast-growing communities. This cutting edge 10-week, undergraduate research experience provides an extraordinary laboratory training opportunity, pairing the junior and senior level student-scholars with preeminent UA Health Sciences researchers. It runs June 3-Aug. 6, 2019.

This program is supported in part by Arizona Area Health Education Centers.

Contact: Viridiana Johnson, BLAISER coordinator,  

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To request any disability-related accommodations for this event please contact the event coordinator at least three business days prior to the event.

University of Arizona Mel & Enid Zuckerman
College of Public Health, Drachman Hall A114

1295 N. Martin Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85721

Contact Info
Viridiana Johnson, BLAISER coordinator
(520) 626-0726
Event Contact Department: 
UAHS Border Latino & American Indian Summer Exposure to Research (BLAISER) Program