Mari A. Ricker, MD

Associate Professor, Family and Community Medicine - (Educator Scholar Track)
Residency Associate Program Director

Dr. Ricker completed her Family Medicine Residency at Oregon Health and Science University, in Portland Oregon. After residency, Dr. Ricker served as Chief Resident and Faculty Development Fellow.  During this fellowship year Dr. Ricker also competed the Fellowship in Integrative Medicine though the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine.
Dr. Ricker is an Associate Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine. She practices hospital and outpatient medicine.  She is the associate site director for the University of Arizona Family Medicine Residency, Integrative Medicine in Residency curriculum as well as the Associate Director for the national Integrative Medicine in Residency program through the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine.   Dr. Ricker is passionate about medical education as well as helping students, residents, and faculty learn to care for themselves as healers. Her interests include geriatrics, end of life care, mind body medicine, nutrition education, and behavioral medicine.
Dr. Ricker and her husband and their two daughters enjoy exploring the natural beauty in and around Tucson, traveling, swimming, hiking, running, and practicing yoga.

  • BA: University of Virginia, Biology
  • MD: University of Arizona
  • Oregon Health and Science University, Family Medicine
  • Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, Integrative Medicine
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Family Medicine