Senator Martha McSally took a tour of the University of Arizona Cancer Center at Dignity Health St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix on May 29, 2019. McSally was briefed by William Cance, MD, deputy director of the Cancer Center, and Tim Marlowe, PhD, director of the Molecular Analysis Core at the Cance Center, about ongoing research.
About the College
Founded in 2007, the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix inspires and trains exemplary physicians, scientists and leaders to optimize health and health care in Arizona and beyond. By cultivating collaborative research locally and globally, the college accelerates discovery in a number of critical areas — including cancer, stroke, traumatic brain injury and cardiovascular disease. Championed as a student-centric campus, the college has graduated 500 physicians, all of whom received exceptional training from nine clinical partners and more than 2,000 diverse faculty members. As the anchor to the Phoenix Biomedical Campus, which is projected to have an economic impact of $3.1 billion by 2025, the college prides itself on engaging with the community, fostering education, inclusion, access and advocacy.