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Dean's Circle of Excellence

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Donate to the Dean's Circle of Excellence

Make a difference in the health of individuals and communities

The Dean of the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health has created the Dean’s Circle of Excellence as a membership of people who want to make a difference in the health of individuals and communities within the southwest and around the globe.

Importance of the Dean’s Circle of Excellence

  • Provides an opportunity to invest in the future of the College and have a positive impact on the next generation of public health leaders
  • Allows for more engagement between the College and individuals, policy makers and businesses
  • Promotes individual and corporate social responsibility within the health field

The funds will provide:

  • Student and faculty seed grants for pursuing research
  • Student scholarships and internships
  • Student and faculty travel to national and international conferences to present their research
  • Lecture series and guest speakers
  • Community programs and events
  • Health education and health literacy educational /marketing materials for the public

The cost:

  • Annual Membership is a $995 gift
  • Annual Corporate Membership is a $2500 gift
  • Lifetime Membership is a gift of
    • A $20,000 or more gift of cash or securities
    • A $50,000 or more planned gift
    • A $100,000 or more bequest

Your gift is fully tax-deductible to the extent allowed by the law.

Dean’s Circle of Excellence members receive:

  • Invitation to the Annual Dean’s Circle Dinner
  • Invitation to seminars and special events with reserved seating at public events
  • Automatic dual membership with the Partners in Public Health organization
  • Invitation to special briefings with the Dean
  • Recognition in College’s publications and website

How to Join:

  • Please make checks payable to UAF/MEZCOPH Dean’s Circle of Excellence
  • Mail checks to:
    The University of Arizona Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health
    Development Office P.O. Box 245163 Tucson, AZ 85724-5163

Make a Credit Card payment online at:
Credit card monthly payments can be set up through Donna Knight at 520-626-6459 or

Dean’s Circle of Excellence Honor Roll

Thank you to our Dean’s Circle of Excellence members for their ongoing support of our faculty and students!

Lifetime Members
Anonymous (4)
Wendy and Larry Aldrich
Bruce and Jane Ash
Therese Berg
Kent and Liz Campbell
Clifton and Penny Crutchfield
James and Priscilla Dalen
David and Diana Freshwater
Howard Glasser
Iman Hakim and Michael Mikhael
Barry and Janet Lang
James and Natalie Levin
Frank Marcus
David and Denise McEvoy
Ann Weaver Nichols
G. Marie Swanson
Bob and Sue Vaughan
Hank Walker and Patricia Andrade
Mel and Enid Zuckerman
Annual Members ($1000)
Gail Barker
Kim and Don Bourn
Jefferey and Kathryn Burgess
Linda M. Calkins
Richard and Diana Carmona
Zhao Chen and Xiaobin Wu
Don Diamond
Geneva Heller
Htay and Karen Hla
Michael and Beth Kasser
Tim and Donna Knight
Jan Konstanty and Patricia Wallace
Elham and Nabeeh LaHood
Alberto Moore
Albert Moussa and Sonia Armaleh
Lupita Murillo
Leigh Neumayer
Mary Kay O'Rourke
Kathryn Reed and Steve Goldman
Cecilia Rosales
Neelam and Gulshan Sethi
Allison Duffy Skeif and Basel Skeif
Mark Smolinski
Joel Steinfeld
Doug Taren and Myra Muramoto
Chris Tisch and Jordan Misner
Tony and Joan Vuturo
Bill and Joanna Westcott
Jared Younger
Nicole Zuckerman-Morris and Ken Morris
Bank of America Foundation
Skoll Global Threats Funds

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