Tucson Regional Academic Center
Regional Assistant Dean: Jerald Moser, MD
BS, University of Arizona
MD, University of Arizona College of Medicine
Regional Academic Center Coordinator: Olivia Karroum
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.
NW Medical Center 6200 La Cholla Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85741