VFCE Membership

The Valley Fever Center for Excellence (VFCE) provides an organizational structure to implement leadership against Valley fever:

  • Members of the VFCE facilitate collaboration of faculty from across campus who share in this common purpose and assist in recruitment of new faculty who wish to participate.
  • Members of the VFCE have developed a statewide collaboration with the three state universities and other institutions that wish to participate in managing Valley fever.
  • Members of the VFCE will provide a point of contact for efforts nationally and internationally to manage Valley fever. 

Expectations of Membership

  • Willingness to communicate with other members about possible areas of collaboration.
  • Provide a report of current Valley fever activities to be posted and updated on the VFCE website annually.
  • Accept requests for periodic presentations at VFCE-hosted seminars and other programs.
  • Cite the VFCE affiliation on all publications related to Valley fever.
  • Disclose any real or perceived conflict of interest.

Benefits of Membership

  • Potential access to VFCE member-shared equipment, space, and other resources.
  • Potential access to mentoring and other information about Valley fever from other members of the VFCE.
  • Grant administration by VFCE as appropriate.
  • Recognition of membership and posting of Valley fever activities on the VFCE website.

If you are interested in becoming a member, please fill out this form.

If you are an existing member of the VFCE and need to update any information listed on your profile, please fill out this form.


Types of Membership

MEMBER - University of Arizona employees or Banner Health professionals who are authorized to be a principal investigator on UArizona sponsored projects.
AFFILIATE MEMBER - University of Arizona employees or Banner Health professionals not meeting Member criteria. 
TRAINEE MEMBER - Any individual currently enrolled in a degree-conferring training program, including medical house staff or a post-doctoral fellow, at the University of Arizona.
COLLABORATIVE MEMBER - A non-UA/non-Banner professional either authorized to be a principal investigator on a sponsored project at their institution or a practicing healthcare professional. Healthcare professional is broadly defined with respect to patient care, public health, or biomedical research.
FRIENDS OF THE VFCE - Any other individual who aligns themselves with the mission and values of the Valley Fever Center for Excellence.

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