UA Health Sciences’ Colleges Celebrate 2016 Graduates

Fulfilling the health-care needs of Arizona and the nation, nearly 1,000 health sciences degrees will be awarded to University of Arizona Health Sciences students, including medical, nursing, pharmacy and public health graduates, who will be honored at various convocation and commencement ceremonies starting on Monday, May 9 and ending on Saturday, May 14.

Preventing Asthma in Children: University of Arizona Researchers Are One Step Closer

Leaders at the University of Arizona Health Sciences predict that a preventive medicine will be a landmark achievement in the history of asthma research. The national study is funded by a $27 million National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute grant.

Women with Heart Disease Often Don’t Realize It

Research shows that women and health-care professionals both have difficulty recognizing symptoms of heart disease in women, which can lead to delayed treatment and incorrect diagnoses, says University of Arizona nursing professor Anne Rosenfeld.

Help Is Just a Phone Call Away – Telephone CPR Improves Cardiac Arrest Outcomes, UA Research Finds

“These outcomes demonstrate that it is feasible to save lives from cardiac arrest through implementing and measuring this key intervention of Telephone-CPR instructions delivered by 9-1-1 dispatchers,” said UA Emergency Medicine researcher Dr. Bentley J. Bobrow.

Dr. Haussler Leaves a Legacy of Mentoring and Distinguished Research

After 45 Years of Dedication and Vitamin D, Mark Haussler, PhD, Retires.

UA Health Sciences’ Colleges Celebrate 2016 Graduates

Fulfilling the health-care needs of Arizona and the nation, nearly 1,000 health sciences degrees will be awarded to University of Arizona Health Sciences students, including medical, nursing, pharmacy and public health graduates, who will be honored at various convocation and commencement ceremonies starting on Monday, May 9 and ending on Saturday, May 14.

Preventing Asthma in Children: University of Arizona Researchers Are One Step Closer

Leaders at the University of Arizona Health Sciences predict that a preventive medicine will be a landmark achievement in the history of asthma research. The national study is funded by a $27 million National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute grant.

Women with Heart Disease Often Don’t Realize It

Research shows that women and health-care professionals both have difficulty recognizing symptoms of heart disease in women, which can lead to delayed treatment and incorrect diagnoses, says University of Arizona nursing professor Anne Rosenfeld.

Help Is Just a Phone Call Away – Telephone CPR Improves Cardiac Arrest Outcomes, UA Research Finds

“These outcomes demonstrate that it is feasible to save lives from cardiac arrest through implementing and measuring this key intervention of Telephone-CPR instructions delivered by 9-1-1 dispatchers,” said UA Emergency Medicine researcher Dr. Bentley J. Bobrow.

Dr. Haussler Leaves a Legacy of Mentoring and Distinguished Research

After 45 Years of Dedication and Vitamin D, Mark Haussler, PhD, Retires.

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Message from the UA Senior Vice President for Health Sciences

Dr. Charles Cairns appointed Dean of UA College of Medicine – Tucson

It is my great pleasure to announce the appointment of Dr. Charles B. Cairns as the next Dean of the College of Medicine – Tucson, effective April 11, 2016. As interim Dean of the College for the past 14 months, Dr. Cairns has provided outstanding leadership stability and played a critical role in the transition of the College’s clinical practice group under the University’s Academic Affiliation Agreement with Banner Health.

State of the UA Health Sciences

At the State of the UA Health Sciences address, UA senior vice president for health sciences Joe G.N. “Skip” Garcia, MD, shared the health sciences accomplishments and outlined the significant progress being undertaken to meet its future goals.

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