Tucson Regional Academic Center



Regional Assistant Dean: Jerald Moser, MD
Email: jmoser@burrell.edu
BS, University of Arizona
MD, University of Arizona College of Medicine



Regional Academic Center Coordinator: Olivia Karroum
Email: okarroum@burrell.edu
Phone: (575)-674-1729

Life in Tucson:

  • The Gem Show
  • El Tour De Tucson
  • Tucson Rodeo
  • Broadway in Tucson
  • Sabino Canyon
  • Old Tucson Studios
  • Beautiful Golf Courses
  • Cycling
  • Mountain Lemon
  • BioSphere II
  • Down Town Tucson
  • Desert Museum

Other Activities.


Meet a Preceptor and Student from the Tucson Regional Academic Center

Dr. Rex Cooley is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in knee, shoulder, and hip replacement procedures; sports medicine, arthroscopic shoulder and knee surgery, and fracture care. Dr. Cooley cares for patients of all ages and, in his free time, enjoys scuba diving, golf, and soccer. He is married with three grown children.

Samuel Richardson is from Peoria, Arizona. He attended Arizona State University where he studied psychology. He became interested in medicine doing ride-alongs with his dad, a captain for the Phoenix Fire Department. Shadowing a family practice physician and an osteopathic vascular surgeon solidified his decision to become a DO.

Testing Site:

NW Medical Center 6200 La Cholla Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85741

Clinical Locations:

  • Marana
  • Tucson
  • Nogales