Challenges and Progress in Access to Health Care and Coverage for Low Income Arizonans for 2022
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Dr. Derksen, is the University of Arizona Health Sciences Associate Vice President for Health Equity, Outreach and Interprofessional Activities. He is a tenured professor of public health in the Community, Environment and Policy Department, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health with joint appointments in the Family Medicine Department at the College of Medicine-Tucson and in the College of Nursing.
Dr. Derksen is the Walter H. Pearce endowed chair and director of the Arizona Center for Rural Health and the acting director of the Arizona Area Health Education Center Program. He leads the UArizona Health Sciences Strategic Plan initiative on interprofessional education.