News

Jul 19, 2016

Cecilia Rosales, MD, MS, assistant dean and professor of the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health – Phoenix, has been appointed private sector co-chair of the Health Services Committee of the Arizona-Mexico Commission (AMC).

People and Programs On the Move at University of Arizona Health Sciences

Jul 18, 2016

Five-year National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute program project grant led by UA Vice President for Health Sciences Dr. Joe G.N. “Skip” Garcia

Jul 13, 2016

Researchers at the University of Arizona will receive about $650,000 as part of the “BELIEVE” team, led by George Washington University, which received a $28 million, five-year Martin Delaney Collaboratory grant from the National Institutes of Health to find a cure for HIV.

Jul 12, 2016

The American Cancer Society has awarded the University of Arizona Cancer Center $360,000 to provide “seed money” for the initiation of projects by promising junior investigators. These start-up funds can yield large returns in future research funding and outcomes.

Jeff Burgess, MD, MPH, associate dean of research and professor at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, has received a Fulbright Schuman Award to conduct international policy-related research on safety and health programs for fire service and emergency medical services in the United Kingdom and France.

Jul 11, 2016

The University of Arizona Center for Rural Health was awarded $348,000 in federal funds to support the Small Rural Hospital Improvement Program.

Jul 8, 2016

Benjamin Lee, MD, a national leader in kidney and prostate cancer surgery and research, has joined Banner – University Medical Center and the University of Arizona Department of Surgery as professor and chief of the Division of Urology.

Jul 6, 2016

The University of Arizona Health Sciences and Banner Health have been awarded a $43.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to participate in the Precision Medicine Initiative® Cohort Program, which aims to enroll 1 million or more U.S. participants to improve prevention and treatment of disease based on individual differences in lifestyle, environment and genetics.

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