People in the News

People in the news 10.9.15

David S. Alberts
David S. Alberts

DAVID ALBERTS, M.D., was one of three finalists for the Lifetime Achievement in Health Care award presented at Tucson Local Media’s Influential Health and Medical Leaders Awards on Sept. 23. Alberts is the director emeritus of the University of Arizona Cancer Center and a regent’s professor of medicine, pharmacology, nutritional science and public health.

ot - aaron BaumannAARON BAUMANN has announced a campaign to represent Legislative District 2 in the Arizona House of Representatives. He is a law student at the University of Arzona and has worked with the Tucson Immigrant Workers’ Project, the Arizona Center for Law in the Public Interest and the Natural Resources Defense Council. He is a descendent of the Capin family, Jewish pioneers in Tucson and Nogales, Ariz. More information is available at and

Perimeter Bicycling Association of America, Inc. has named GABRIELLE GIFFORDS and MARK KELLY the 33rd El Tour de Tucson dedication recipients for “their committed service to their country and for electing to use the bicycle as a means to get back to good mental and physical health.” Gifford and Kelly are preparing for El Tour, which will be held Nov. 21.