New Southern Arizona Special Olympics Medical Director - Tamsen Bassford, MD

Arizona News
Summer 2015

Dr. TamseDr. Tamsen Bassfordn Bassford, Sonoran UCEDD Medical Home Director, completed the first in a series of training in Health Promotion, as the new Clinical Director of Special Olympics in the Coronado Region this past May. The goal of the Special Olympics Health Promotion Program is to improve the quality and length of life for Special Olympics athletes through healthy behaviors. Next, Dr. Bassford will be completing training for Special Olympics’ MEDFAST program, which provides free sport physicals to current athletes and those hoping to become athletes.