About Paul Bozzo
Dr. Paul Douglas Bozzo, M.D. served as medical director at Tucson Medical Center and TMCHE Laboratories for 28 years. At the time of his death, Dr. Bozzo was chief medical director of his own consulting company and diagnostic laboratory, PBC, LLC. He was a Professor of Clinical Pathology at the University of Arizona College of Midicine, where he was recognized as an outstanding teacher. His book on quality assurance was used as a textbook in many medical schools and became a staple of the well-read physician.
Born May 15, 1938 in Lansing, Mich., he earned his bachelor and M.D. (1964) degrees at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wis. Dr. Bozzo interned at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, and did residencies in anatomic and clinical phathology at Oakwood Hospital in Dearborn, Mich., and Wayne State University, Detroit, completing in 1969.
Prior to moving to Tucson, Dr. Bozzo served as a colonel in the US Army at Fort Bliss, Texas, for four years. He joined PCMS in 1973.
Dr. Bozzo will be remembered by family and friends as a man of boundless energy and as an enthusiastic participant in life's adventures. He was a caring and attentive father, grandfather, husband and friend.
In Dr. Bozzo's honor, a memorial fund has been established at the University of Arizona to benefit residents in the Department of Pathology Residency Training Program.