News

Feb 5, 2018

UA Receives $1.6 Million for Mining Safety Training Program

Researchers at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and the UA Lowell Institute for Mineral Resources received a $1.6 million federal grant to develop more effective training methods, including using “serious computer games,” to improve safety among U.S. mine workers.


Banner – UMC, UA Department of Surgery Welcome 3 New Surgeons

Banner – University Medical Center and the University of Arizona Department of Surgery are pleased to welcome three new surgeons to Tucson.


UA Cancer Center Team Targets Tumor Suppressor to Treat ‘Triple-Negative’ Breast Cancer

A team led by UA Cancer Center researchers Agnieszka Witkiewicz, MD, and Erik Knudsen, PhD, screened for drugs that could target triple-negative breast cancer tumors, producing several new therapeutic candidates for this difficult-to-treat cancer.


Jan 31, 2018

Banner Healthcare Hiring Event

Banner – UMC South, 3-6 p.m. Feb. 6


Noted Type 2 Diabetes Expert Dr. David G. Marrero Appointed to National Diabetes Task Force

David G. Marrero, PhD, director of the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center for Health Disparities Research and professor of public health at the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, has been appointed to a new national diabetes working group and task force to promote equitable and comprehensive diabetes care.


Dr. Victoria Murrain Appointed Interim Deputy Dean for Diversity and Inclusion at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson

Victoria Murrain, DO, has been appointed interim deputy dean for diversity and inclusion at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson. Dr. Murrain also is assistant dean and designated institutional officer for graduate medical education at the Tucson UA South Campus and associate professor in the UA Department of Family and Community Medicine.


Jan 30, 2018

Feb. 8 Lecture: Data Sharing in Clinical Trials featuring Dr. Jeffrey M. Drazen, Editor-in-Chief, New England Journal of Medicine

Dr. Drazen, editor-in-chief of the New England Journal of Medicine, will discuss data sharing in clinical trials. He is the invited speaker for the 2018 James E. Dalen, MD, MPH, Distinguished Lecture for Health Policy, which is free and open to the public.


$1.9M Federal Grant Helps UA College of Nursing Expand, Diversify Nursing Workforce

Thanks to the four-year diversity grant, the college will expand its support of students from backgrounds that are underrepresented in nursing in Arizona.


Jan 29, 2018

New Pain Management Online Course Launched by UA Center for Integrative Medicine

Amid the national opioid crisis, “Integrative Approaches to Pain Management” teaches health-care professionals non-pharmaceutical options.


Jan 25, 2018


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