News

Oct 18, 2017

Dr. Fayez K. Ghishan Receives ‘Eugene G. Sander Endowed Faculty Fundraising Award’

Dr. Ghishan is the 2017 recipient of the “Eugene G. Sander Endowed Faculty Fundraising Award” in recognition of his 22-year commitment to excellence in fundraising and development for the UA Steele Children’s Research Center.


Oct 17, 2017

UA Sarver Heart Center Presents ‘Heart of Women’s Health’ Luncheon, Nov. 3

UA Sarver Heart Center faculty members Drs. Elizabeth Juneman, Khadijah Breathett and Nancy K. Sweitzer, among others will share why women need to go beyond the “bikini” view of women’s health.


Oct 12, 2017

UA Steele Children’s Research Center Receives Record $8.25 Million in Endowment Pledges

The gifts will provide long-term support for critical faculty research in pediatric diseases and also provide researchers access to the latest technology and equipment to find solutions for a broad range of childhood diseases.


Oct 11, 2017

Two UA College of Nursing Professors Honored by Induction into the American Academy of Nursing

Drs. Jane Carrington and Kate Sheppard joined 173 nurse leaders inducted as fellows on during the Academy’s annual meeting and conference Oct. 7 in Washington, D.C.


Oct 10, 2017

UA to Take Home Sizable Share of 2017 AZBio Awards

In October, the Arizona Bioindustry Association will honor industry leaders from across Arizona. Many of those to be honored have deep connections to the UA and have brought UA ideas and inventions to the marketplace.


Oct 9, 2017

UA Snakebite Treatment Makes Major Advance

Giving hope that his treatment may work in humans, Vance G. Nielsen, MD, of the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, has published results showing his carbon monoxide-iron-based therapy can inhibit snake venom’s effects for up to an hour in animals. The treatment eventually could be delivered with a device similar to an EpiPen autoinjector and stocked on ambulances and in first-aid kits.


Oct 5, 2017

UA Sarver Heart Center and Banner – University Medical Center Welcome Three Cardiologists

The University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center added three cardiologists to its faculty this summer. All provide patient care at Banner – University Medical Centers in Tucson.


Grant Helps UA’s Southwest Telehealth Resource Center Connect Providers, Rural Patients

A $975,000 cooperative agreement grant from the Office for the Advancement of Telehealth will allow the center—part of the Arizona Telemedicine Program headquartered at the UA Colleges of Medicine in Tucson and Phoenix to continue offering telehealth services to health-care providers in Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah and Nevada through August 2020.


Oct 4, 2017

$1 Million Gift to Expand Rural Health Professions Program

The gift from the Molly Blank Fund of the Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation aims to expand the scope and impact of the college’s Rural Health Professions Program, which exposes students to working in rural areas or with medically underserved populations.


Oct 3, 2017

Researchers Receive DOD Grant to Study Link Between Traumatic Brain Injury and Dementia

Physician-scientist research team awarded $1.3 million grant to study long-term consequences of traumatic brain injury


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