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Falls Prevention Fair 2023

10:00 am to 2:00 pm

The 3rd Annual Falls Prevention Fair hosted by Banner - University Medicine, University of Arizona Health Sciences and the Division of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, Burns and Acute Care Surgery empowers older adults with the tools they need to live happy and healthy lives free from the fear of falling. The event is free, but please make sure to register. 

Join us for educational sessions from a variety of university experts, interactive workshops in balance and tai chi,* a vendor fair, food and refreshments as well as giveaways.

Doors open at 9:30 a.m., and opening remarks begin at 10:00 a.m.

Featured topics will include:

  • Medication that can increase fall risk.
  • Falling risk factors and prevention.
  • Frailty and falling.
  • Falls prevention resources.

*Space is limited for our "A matter of balance workshop" and our "Tai Chi for falls prevention," so please be sure to sign up to reserve your spot.

Parking Information

Entrance to the Falls Prevention Fair is on the southeast corner of the Health Sciences Innovation Building or HSIB. Nearby parking options include:

Preferred parking:

  • Lot 2012 (directly behind HSIB): Limited free spots will be available starting at 9:15 a.m., including seven disabled spots. We encourage attendees to use this lot.
  • The Highland Garage (off of Helen Street): Free parking will be available in this garage starting at 9:15 a.m., with validation. A shuttle service will also be available to take people to the HSIB building.

Alternative options:

  • Limited metered public parking spots are available across from the Banner Central Utility Plant and in Lot 2030.
Geoffrey Gurtner, MD, FACS
Chair and Professor, Department of Surgery; Professor, Biomedical Engineering
University of Arizona
Tawab Saljuqi, MD, DrPH
Senior Research Scientist, Department of Surgery
University of Arizona
Tanya Anand, MD, MPH
Clinical Assistant Professor, Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, Burns and Acute Care Surgery
University of Arizona
Ashley Campbell, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice and Science
University of Arizona
To request any disability-related accommodations for this event please contact the event coordinator at least three business days prior to the event.
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Monday, September 25, 2023 - 10:00am


Faculty, Staff, Alumni, Community
University of Arizona Health Sciences
College of Medicine – Tucson
College of Nursing
Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health
College of Health Sciences


Tucson area
Health Sciences – Tucson
Health Sciences Innovation Building
1670 E. Drachman St., Tucson, AZ 85721


Division of Trauma
College of Medicine – Tucson
Division of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, Burns and Acute Care Surgery