Dr. Joe "Skip" Garcia fields questions at UACC Town Hall

Joe G. N. "Skip" Garcia, MD, the senior vice president for health sciences at the University of Arizona, took part in a Town Hall event at Kiewit Auditorium on Monday.

VIDEO: UA Cancer Center Town Hall, Sept. 9, 2013

Dr. Garcia - along with UA Cancer Center interim director Anne Cress, PhD, UA Health Network CEO Michael Waldrum, MD, and College of Medicine - Tucson Dean Steve Goldschmid - addressed the Kiewit Auditorium audience and covered a wide range of topics regarding the UA Cancer Center and its direction going forward.

As the UA senior vice president for health sciences, and a key member of UA President Ann Weaver Hart's executive team, Dr. Garcia provides academic leadership for the Arizona Health Sciences Center (AHSC) colleges: the UA College of Medicine – Tucson; the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix; the UA College of Pharmacy; the UA College of Nursing; and the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health. He also has direct oversight of the UA Cancer Center.

Dr. Garcia will also be speaking at the BIO5 Institute (Thomas W. Keating Building, Room 103) on Thursday, Sept. 19 from 3:30-5 p.m.

- Sept. 9, 2013