Jorge Gomez, MD, PhD

Assistant Director for Cancer Research
Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Research Member
Jorge Gomez, MD, PhD
  • Associate Director, Center for Elimination of Border Health

    Assistant Professor, Public Health

    Assistant Director, Cancer Research

    Assistant Vice President, Translational Research in Special Populations

    Assistant Professor, Pharmacology

    Co-Director, Clinical Translational Sciences - Tucson

    PO Box 210202
    Building: Roy P. Drachman Hall (#202)
    Room #: B207


Dr. Jorge Gomez graduated from the University of Guadalajara, Mexico where he earned his MD degree. He earned a MSc degree at the University of Texas, El Paso, and a PhD degree from the University of Arizona. He worked at the NCI for 22 years, first as a program director of the breast cancer SPORE program and then Director of the SPORE program. He then created the Latin American Cancer Program. Dr. Gomez became senior project officer of the Center for Global Health until retirement from the NCI. Dr. Gomez joined the University of Arizona in 2016 where he remains as Assistant Vice President for Translational Research in Special Populations.

Cancer Focus

Cancer Health Disparities, in particular focus on Hispanics and Native Americans at risk of diagnosed with cancer.