Student and Alumni Spotlights

Co-authorship is Silver Lining for Undergraduate Researcher
Jun 24 2020

As a physiology major and undergraduate researcher, one of Eduardo Gamez’s goal prior to his May 2020 graduation was to finish his Honors College thesis, but the pandemic had other plans.


Physiology Alum Akshay Syal
Feb 20 2020

From reporting for the Daily Wildcat to researching medical issues for the Dr. Oz Show, Akshay Syal continues to take physiology beyond the bounds of classrooms and clinics.


Physiology Alum Research Part of Scholarly Project
Sep 11 2019

Evan Austin, a UA physiology graduate, is a third-year medical student at the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix. For his Scholarly Project, Evan is working with John Chang, MD, a radiologist at Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center, investigating the clinical utility of PI-RADS scores, a structured reporting scheme for evaluating the prostate for prostate cancer.


Physiology Alumnus Demonstrates Success
Jun 4 2019

Marisela Mariscal, MD, one of the first students to participate in the Pre-medical Admissions Pathway (P-MAP) program — an intensive medical school prep program for those who have faced greater-than-average challenges — has graduated from the UA College of Medicine – Tucson.


Q&A with Zachary Ravnitzky, Physiology Senior and Director of Finance of Medicats
Mar 6 2019

Zachary Ravnitzky, from Phoenix, Ariz., is a physiology senior, minoring in molecular and cellular biology. He also is the director of finance for Mobile Medicats, a nonprofit run by undergraduate students to help Tucson’s homeless population.