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Department of Physiology Appoints Two Associate Department Heads

The Department of Physiology in the College of Medicine - Tucson is pleased to announce the appointments of Claudia Stanescu, PhD, as associate department head for education, and Erika Eggers, PhD, as associate department head for research.

Dr. Stanescu, associate professor,  also serves as director of the Musculoskeletal Block in the medical curriculum and director of the Physiology and Medical Science undergraduate major. 

Dr. Eggers, an associate professor in the Department of Physiology and the Department of Biomedical Engineering, leads an active research group that studies synaptic physiology in the retina and the defects that develop in early diabetes.


Faculty, Staff, Students
College of Medicine – Tucson


Jo Barkley
College of Medicine – Tucson