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Apr 20, 2017

Ceremony Honors Southern Arizona Organ Donors

2-4 p.m. Sunday, April 23, Kiewit Auditorium


Building Stronger Communities through Student Scholarship, Service

UA Health Sciences Colleges receive $500,000 gift from Chicanos Por La Causa


Apr 18, 2017

Third Annual ‘Eat Dessert First Day,’ April 21, Honors Memory of Dana Morgan and Raises Funds for UA Pediatric Cancer Research

The day honors the memory of pediatric cancer patient Dana Morgan and raises funds for pediatric cancer research at the UA Steele Children’s Research Center. A number of restaurants are donating a portion of the day’s proceeds and individual donations can be made online any time.


Dr. Ruth Taylor-Piliae Awarded Grant to Study Older Adult Fall Prevention

Arizona Area Health Education Centers Program (AzAHEC) to fund University of Arizona College of Nursing professor’s fall-prevention intervention.


Apr 17, 2017

UA Students Win 2017 National CLARION Case Competition

An interprofessional team of four UA students – a nursing graduate student, a medical student, a public health master’s student and a nutritional science undergraduate – won the 2017 National CLARION Case Competition and will split a $7,500 scholarship among them.


UA Arthritis Center and UA Athletics Team Up For 2017 Bear Down Luncheon, April 26

Eight-time NCAA champion and Olympic gold and silver medal winning UA softball coach Mike Candrea will be featured speaker at the event, which benefits research to identify the causes, improve the diagnosis and treatment and find cures for the more than 100 forms of arthritis.


Apr 12, 2017

UA’s Dr. Yves Lussier Invited to Give Keynote Address at ‘Precision Medicine Day,’ April 13 in Houston

Dr. Lussier, director of the Center for Biomedical Informatics and Biostatistics and associate vice president for data science and chief knowledge officer at the University of Arizona Health Sciences, will discuss “Delivering Better Treatments Through Data-Driven Science: Post-Genomics Advances in Precision Medicine.”


Health Policy Expert Dr. Dan Derksen to Speak at Partners in Public Health Luncheon, April 27

Dan Derksen, MD, professor of public health policy and management at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, will share current health policy data at the state and federal levels and discuss the proposed changes to the Affordable Care Act.


Apr 11, 2017

UA Research Informs Public Policy on Stock Inhaler Program in Schools

Research by the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health provides evidence that stock inhalers can improve the health and safety of children with asthma at school.


Apr 7, 2017

UA Mobile Health Program Receives $80,831 from Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation

The University of Arizona Mobile Health Program has provided low-cost and no-cost care to underserved families and individuals since 1976. Its focus is on preventive care and primary care.


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