Mini Medical School: Climate Change and Health 101

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8:30 to 11:15 a.m., Oct. 14, 2023

Lifelong Learners! Become a Medical Student for a Day


The College of Medicine – Tucson presents Mini Medical School, a FREE event that will include three 25-minute talks by clinical and research faculty. Presenters will review We will also take questions from the audience.

The class will occur on Saturday, October 14, in the Health Sciences Innovation Building (HSIB). In-person attendance is encouraged with free parking available in Lot 2012. A virtual option is also available. Registration is required. Complimentary breakfast, lunch and refreshments provided. 



8:30 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:00 a.m. Welcome – Jordan Karp, MD

9:05 a.m. Valley Fever: The Growing Footprint | John Galgiani, MD
9:30 a.m. Q&A | Audience Engagement – 10 minutes

9:40 a.m. The Skin Cancer Epidemic: Challenges and Opportunities 101 | Clara Curiel, MD
10:05 a.m. Q&A | Audience Engagement

10:15 a.m. Break

10:30 a.m. Heat Illness: Understanding Dehydration and Heat Stroke| Arthur Sanders, MD, MHA
10:55 a.m. Q&A | Audience Engagement – 10 minutes
11:05 a.m. Closing Remarks – Jordan Karp, MD

11:15 a.m. Lunch with Residents and Medical Students


About Mini Medical School

Mini Medical School is a forum in which community members can receive accurate and valuable health information from expert physicians and scientists from the College of Medicine – Tucson. Each half-day event is centered around a specific disease with an opportunity for audience engagement. Community members from Tucson and surrounding areas are encouraged to attend.

This College of Medicine – Tucson event series is co-hosted by Kristen Rundell, MD, chair of the Department of Family and Community Medicine, and Jordan F. Karp, MD, chair of the Department of Psychiatry. 


Kristen A. Rundell, MD 
Chair, Family & Community Medicine 
Professor, Family and Community Medicine 

Jordan F. Karp, MD 
Chair, Psychiatry 
Member of the Graduate Faculty 
Professor, Psychiatry