Doug Cromey

Facility Manager
(520) 626-2824
Life Sciences North [221]
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Mr. Cromey has over 40 years of hands-on experience with clinical and research microscopy. He is a Certified Electron Microscopy Technologist (MSA) and has attended a number of national level microscopy and image analysis workshops and courses.

Mr. Cromey's responsibilities at the University are many and he currently wears two hats. He is the Co-Director of the NIEHS (P30) funded SWEHSC Cellular Imaging Resource, and the Co-Manager of the RII Imaging Core - Optical (LSN location, Zeiss ELYRA S1 (SR-SIM), Leica DMI6000 inverted microscope, as well as an image analysis workstation running HCImage). He serves as the developer/site administrator for the UA Microscopy Alliance website, which is "A collaborative effort to bring information about shared microscopy facilities to the University of Arizona and the community".

Mr. Cromey is actively involved in training users on specific instruments and assisting them with their research questions. He has created a collection of web pages that are educational resources about different types of microscopy, written a number of handouts that are available online, spoken at local workshops & national meetings on the topic of digital imaging ethics, and much more.


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