AUCD Network Directory

UCEDD Program:
Sonoran UCEDD
University of Arizona
Department of Family and Community Medicine
1521 E. Helen St.
PO Box 210155H
Tucson, AZ 85721
Main Phone:  520-626-0442
Main Fax:  520-626-0081
Main Email:
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Position Name Phone Email
UCEDD Director Leslie Cohen, JD 520-626-0080
Lead Administrative Staff
Administrative Assistant M. Lupita Loftus 520-626-0442
Program Aide Paul McLaughlin 520-626-0442
UCEDD Manager Jacy Farkas, MA 520-626-2207
Primary Activity Coordinators
Clinical Services Tricia Romero 520-874-6458
Data Jacy Farkas, MA 520-626-2207
Information/Dissemination Jacy Farkas, MA 520-626-2207
Person Centered Planning Jacy Farkas, MA 520-626-2207
Research Julie Armin, PhD 520-626-4166
Research Lynne Tomasa, PhD 520-626-7823
Vocational Rehabilitation/Employment Laura Schweers, BA 520-626-0677
Training Director Leslie Cohen, JD 520-626-0080
Medical Director Tamsen Bassford, MD 520-626-7864
Discipline Coordinators
Medicine Tamsen Bassford, MD 520-626-7864
Specialty Resource Contacts
Audiologist Ted Glattke, PhD 520-297-0300
Disability Studies Amanda Kraus, PhD 520-626-0940
Native American Programs Francine Gachupin, PhD, MPH 520-621-5072
Pediatric Audiology Nerodevelopmental disabilities James Dean, AuD 520-626-0111
Pediatric Audiology Barbara Cone, PhD, CCC-A, FASHA, FAAA 520-626-3710
Rehabilitation & Disability Studies Sue Kroeger, EdD 520-626-7674
Research Evaluation James Cunningham, PhD 520-615-5080
Research, Tobacco Cessation Interventions, Tobacco Prevention Interventions, Secondhand Smoke Exposure Prevention Interventions Judith Gordon, PhD 520-626-6452
Speech-Language Pathology Meghan Darling-White, PhD, CCC-SLP 520-626-6460
Project/Program/Clinic Contacts
Aging and Transition Project; AZ Community Living NOW Lynne Tomasa, PhD 520-626-7823
ArtWorks Director Yumi Shirai, PhD 520-621-9427
ArtWorks Program Coordinator Mary Lou Stevens 520-621-9427
Border Initiative; Durable Medical Equipment Project Burris Duncan, MD 520-907-7865
Creating a "Picture of a Life" for Transitioning Youth with DD in Foster Care Jacy Farkas, MA 520-626-2207
Down Syndrome Research Group Collaboration Jamie Edgin, PhD 520-626-0244
Medical Home Coordinator Tricia Romero 520-874-6458
Medical Home Director Tamsen Bassford, MD 520-626-7864
Program Coordinator Jaze Sollars, MPH 520-626-0442
Program Coordinator, Sr. Melissa Kushner, MSW 520-603-3051
Program Manager for Employment First & Transition Initiatives Susan Voirol, MSW 520-549-7145
Project SEARCH AZ Coordinator Laura Schweers, BA 520-626-0677
Project SEARCH AZ Evaluation Cancer & Higher Education Research Julie Armin, PhD 520-626-4166
Tohono O'odham Community College Partnership Project Leslie Cohen, JD 520-626-0080
Tucson Family Advocacy Program Director Anne Ryan, JD 520-694-1624
Last updated: 02/03/2018 12:38 PM