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Aug 10, 2017

Dr. Vivian Shi Receives Foundation Grant to Study Causes of Eczema

Vivian Y. Shi, MD, an assistant professor in the University of Arizona Division of Dermatology, has been awarded the 2017 Dermatology Foundation Patient Directed Investigation Grant.


Dr. Nikolich-Zugich Honored with Geriatric Research Leadership Roles

Janko Nikolich-Zugich, MD, PhD, was re-elected as chair of the board and CEO of the American Aging Association. His term, which was to expire in 2017, now has been extended through 2020.


College Doing its Part to Address Shortage of Rural Physicians

Phoenix to graduate with rural health certificate of distinction


UA Research Center Strikes Alliance with Singapore University to Develop the Next Evolution in Health Care: Wearable Tech

Nanyang Technological University will establish a UA satellite office in Asia that’s ripe for collaboration with industry partners


Generosity of Donor Brings Virtual Reality Ophthalmic Trainer to College

Donald Miles, MD, and Mandi Conway, MD, are driving forces in incorporating ophthalmology into Medical School Curriculum


Dr. Monica Kraft Selected to Leadership Program for Women in Academic Medicine

University of Arizona Department of Medicine Chair Monica Kraft, MD, was selected to join the prestigious Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) Program as a fellow for its Class of 2017-18.


Aug 8, 2017

Arizona Telemedicine Program and Arizona Center for Rural Health Aim to Make Rheumatology Accessible in Arizona

A new pilot program will allow patients to get the specialty rheumatologic care they need, in their own communities from their primary care providers.


Banner – UMC Tucson Among U.S. News ‘Best Hospitals’

Nationally Ranked in Cancer, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Pulmonary Care


UA Cancer Center Presents Strategy No. 2 of ‘Bear Down. Beat Cancer. Top 5 Strategies for Reducing Skin Cancer Risk’

Your skin health is important regardless of the season. In five weekly installments in August, every Tuesday, the University of Arizona Cancer Center will present a strategy for enjoying the sun’s benefits while protecting yourself from cancer-causing UV radiation. This week’s strategy: Cover Up (with long sleeves, pants, sunglasses and a hat).


Aug 7, 2017

Welcome New Primary Care Physicians

Banner – University Medical Group and the University of Arizona Department of Family and Community Medicine at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson are pleased to introduce several new primary care physicians to the Southern Arizona community this summer.


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