UA Health Sciences Appoints Leader as Associate Vice President for Clinical Research and Global Health Initiatives

Jean Spinelli, UA Office of Public Affairs

Dr. Akinlolu O. Ojo, an international leader in chronic kidney disease and kidney transplantation research and clinical care with a focus on health disparities, has been appointed associate vice president for clinical research and global health initiatives at the University of Arizona Health Sciences. The expert in global health research will serve as professor of medicine in the UA College of Medicine – Tucson with a joint appointment as professor of health promotion sciences in the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health.