News

May 3, 2016

After 45 Years of Dedication and Vitamin D, Mark Haussler, PhD, Retires.
Oscar Beita, MPH, and Lydia Kennedy, MEd, who currently work within the UA Health Sciences Office of Diversity and Inclusion, will be taking on new leadership roles.

May 2, 2016

Although pediatric heart surgery techniques have improved over the years, children with CHD often have a high rate of organ failure after surgery. This study will explore the role of the gut in determining post-operative outcomes after repair of congenital heart defects in infants and children.
Banner – University Medical Center Tucson and Banner – University Medical Center South are part of Banner – University Medicine, a premier academic medical network. These institutions are academic medical centers for the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson.
Understanding how opioids activate the reward pathway leading to addiction is crucial to developing a non-addictive pain reliever, says Sandweiss, who also is arranger/director for the singing group DocApella
Open to the public, the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health event will be held at the Arizona Inn, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Apr 29, 2016

Free and open to the public, the lecture by Dr. Charles Ratzlaff will discuss the prevention and management of knee and hip osteoarthritis with an emphasis on neuromuscular re-training.

Apr 28, 2016

University of Arizona Health Sciences, University of Pennsylvania and Vanderbilt University researchers are one step closer to understanding the genetic and biological basis of diseases like cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer’s and rheumatoid arthritis – and to identifying new drug targets and therapies.

Apr 20, 2016

Dr. Maizes will describe local and national initiatives that are being implemented and producing meaningful change, from school-based mindfulness programs to community gardens as well as University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine programs that can enhance well-being and improve the health of our society. The lecture is free and open to the public.
On Friday, April 22, Dr. Paul Gordon will start bicycling across the country, stopping daily in small towns to learn what people think of “Obamacare.”

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