New UAHS Molecular Research Discovery May Translate to New Treatments for a Number of Viral Diseases

Infecting between 50 to 80 percent of the population in the U.S. by the age of 40, the cytomegalovirus, known as CMV, is providing UAHS researchers with answers on how the incurable virus is able to lay dormant and then reactivate to become a life-threatening risk for those with inadequate immune systems.

Environmental Health Disparities in Native American Communities Focus of New UA/NAU Research Center

The University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and Northern Arizona University received a $5 million grant to improve health in Native American and Alaska Native communities overburdened by pollution and other environmental factors that contribute to health disparities.

White House Cancer Moonshot Summit Hosted by University of Arizona Cancer Center, June 29

Vice President Joe Biden is convening a nationwide Cancer Moonshot Summit, including conversations in communities across the United States. The University of Arizona Cancer Center (UACC) has been invited to participate as a host site for the summit. This will be the first time individuals and organizations representing the entire cancer community and beyond will convene under the national charge to double the rate of progress toward a cure.

UA Researchers: A Dream Team for Treating Sleep Disorders

Interdisciplinary teams conducting sleep research at the University of Arizona are working to ensure people get a good night’s sleep and garnering national attention for their findings and expertise on this critical determinant of mental and physical health.

UA Center for Rural Health Awarded $3.4 Million To Support Rural Health in Arizona

The University of Arizona Center for Rural Health, a federally designated State Office of Rural Health, has been improving the health and wellness of rural and vulnerable populations in Arizona for more than 35 years. To continue this mission, the Center was awarded $3.4 million in federal and matching state funds over the next five years.

New UAHS Molecular Research Discovery May Translate to New Treatments for a Number of Viral Diseases

Infecting between 50 to 80 percent of the population in the U.S. by the age of 40, the cytomegalovirus, known as CMV, is providing UAHS researchers with answers on how the incurable virus is able to lay dormant and then reactivate to become a life-threatening risk for those with inadequate immune systems.

Environmental Health Disparities in Native American Communities Focus of New UA/NAU Research Center

The University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and Northern Arizona University received a $5 million grant to improve health in Native American and Alaska Native communities overburdened by pollution and other environmental factors that contribute to health disparities.

White House Cancer Moonshot Summit Hosted by University of Arizona Cancer Center, June 29

Vice President Joe Biden is convening a nationwide Cancer Moonshot Summit, including conversations in communities across the United States. The University of Arizona Cancer Center (UACC) has been invited to participate as a host site for the summit. This will be the first time individuals and organizations representing the entire cancer community and beyond will convene under the national charge to double the rate of progress toward a cure.

UA Researchers: A Dream Team for Treating Sleep Disorders

Interdisciplinary teams conducting sleep research at the University of Arizona are working to ensure people get a good night’s sleep and garnering national attention for their findings and expertise on this critical determinant of mental and physical health.

UA Center for Rural Health Awarded $3.4 Million To Support Rural Health in Arizona

The University of Arizona Center for Rural Health, a federally designated State Office of Rural Health, has been improving the health and wellness of rural and vulnerable populations in Arizona for more than 35 years. To continue this mission, the Center was awarded $3.4 million in federal and matching state funds over the next five years.

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Message from the UA Senior Vice President for Health Sciences

UA College of Medicine – Phoenix Update

We have made great strides to ensure the long-term success of the only academic health center in our state so we can continue our mission to improve the health of Arizona. Critical to these efforts is the development of our Phoenix-based campus and programs.