• UA Sleep Research for Student-Athletes Awarded NCAA Grant

    Building upon the findings of the educational support sleep program they designed, two UA researchers have been awarded an NCAA grant to further enhance their program to help student-athletes get a good night’s sleep.

  • Paloma Beamer, PhD, Named President-Elect of the International Society of Exposure Science

    Paloma I. Beamer, PhD, associate professor of environmental health sciences at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, recently was named president-elect of the International Society of Exposure Science.

  • UA Study: Brain Liquefaction After Stroke is Toxic to Surviving Brain

    Researchers at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson suggest liquefied brain fluid may be one cause of dementia after stroke.

UA Sleep Research for Student-Athletes Awarded NCAA Grant

Building upon the findings of the educational support sleep program they designed, two UA researchers have been awarded an NCAA grant to further enhance their program to help student-athletes get a good night’s sleep.

Paloma Beamer, PhD, Named President-Elect of the International Society of Exposure Science

Paloma I. Beamer, PhD, associate professor of environmental health sciences at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, recently was named president-elect of the International Society of Exposure Science.

UA Study: Brain Liquefaction After Stroke is Toxic to Surviving Brain

Researchers at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson suggest liquefied brain fluid may be one cause of dementia after stroke.

UA Sleep Research for Student-Athletes Awarded NCAA Grant

Building upon the findings of the educational support sleep program they designed, two UA researchers have been awarded an NCAA grant to further enhance their program to help student-athletes get a good night’s sleep.

Paloma Beamer, PhD, Named President-Elect of the International Society of Exposure Science

Paloma I. Beamer, PhD, associate professor of environmental health sciences at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, recently was named president-elect of the International Society of Exposure Science.

UA Study: Brain Liquefaction After Stroke is Toxic to Surviving Brain

Researchers at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson suggest liquefied brain fluid may be one cause of dementia after stroke.

The Future of Medicine

In July 2016, the UA Health Sciences and Banner Health were awarded $4 million from the National Institutes of Health to participate in the groundbreaking the Precision Medicine Initiative® Cohort Program, the largest health and medical research program on precision medicine of its kind. 

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PRECISION MEDICINE IN FETAL ALCOHOL SYNDROME

When people think of precision medicine, most do not think about fetal alcohol syndrome. New research is showing that the risk and severity of fetal alcohol syndrome varies widely depending on many environmental and lifestyle variables.

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CANCER RISK AND DIET

Dr. Cynthia Thomson, professor at the UA Zuckerman College of Public Health provides three tips for changing your cancer risk through dietary choices.

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Free, Public ‘Doc Talks’ Presented in March
Feb 21, 2018

Topics for 2018 lecture series, hosted by Banner – University Medicine and the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, include heart attacks, skin cancer, concussion and precision medicine. Talks will take place Tuesdays in March, 5:30-7 p.m., at the Hacienda del Sol Guest Resort.


AAMC Official Promotes Inclusive Excellence During Recent UAHS Campus Visit
Feb 20, 2018

Reinforcing the objective to sustain an academic setting where all belong and are a part of the fundamental fabric of the institution, the UA Health Sciences recently welcomed David A. Acosta, MD, chief diversity and inclusion officer for the Association of American Medical Colleges.


UA College of Medicine – Phoenix Appoints Associate Deans of Student Affairs, Admissions and Recruitment
Feb 20, 2018

Susan Kaib, MD, and Glen Fogerty, PhD, have been appointed to leadership positions at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix. Dr. Kaib has been named associate dean of student affairs, while Dr. Fogerty has been appointed associate dean of admissions and recruitment.


Dr. Nancy Chen Joins UA Department of Pediatrics, Banner Children’s – Diamond Children’s Medical Center
Feb 20, 2018

Nancy Chen, MD, has joined the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson and Banner Children’s – Diamond Children’s Medical Center.


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