New University of Arizona Dermatology Chief Residents Announced for 2018-19

Dr. Jeffrey KraseJeffrey Krase, MD, PharmD, and Marilyn Wickenheiser, MD—both currently third-year residents in the University of Arizona Advanced Dermatology Residency Program—will share chief resident duties for the coming academic year.

In the UA Division of Dermatology, which runs the residency program, residents serve an intern year in a specialty outside of dermatology to broaden their training experience. Dermatology chief residents also serve in six-month terms.

Dr. Krase’s term as chief resident begins June 1. He earned his doctor of pharmacy degree in 2006 from the UA College of Pharmacy, followed by his medical degree from the UA College of Medicine – Tucson in 2015. His internship was with the UA Department of Surgery (2015-16).

Dr. Marilyn WickenheiserDr. Wickenheiser’s term as chief resident begins Dec. 1. She earned her medical degree from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, where she also completed her internship in internal medicine at MetroHealth.

UA Cancer Center Peter & Paula Fasseas Cancer ClinicColleen Cotton, MD, served as chief resident for the Advanced Dermatology Residency Program for all of the 2017-18 academic year. She graduates this month along with three other residents in the program.

Dermatology physicians train and do clinical work at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson and South hospitals, the UA Cancer Center Peter & Paula Fasseus Cancer Clinic (left) at 3838 N. Campbell (adjacent to new outpatient care facilities at Banner – University Medicine North Building 2) and the Tucson VA Medical Center, the flagship facility for the Southern Arizona VA Health Care System.

Most general dermatology clinical operations—other New Dermatology Outpatient Clinic on Pima Canyon Drivethan Mohs surgery and UA Skin Cancer Institute activities—will be consolidated in June at a new location (right) at 7165 N. Pima Canyon Drive (where it intersects with Ina Road and Skyline Drive) as of early June.

An in-house grand opening is planned for June. Look for more detailed information on that later.

“UA/Banner Dermatology Consolidating Clinics at New Pima Canyon Location by Mid-June” | Posted April 23, 2018
“Chief Residents in UA Internal Medicine Named; See Who’ll Serve in 2018-19, 2019-20” | Posted April 10, 2018
“2018 Match Day for UA College of Medicine – Tucson Wows Crowd in New Venue” | Posted March 16, 2018

Release Date: 
05/22/2018 - 2:15pm