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Sep 5, 2018

Be Smoke Free: UA College of Nursing Professor to Employ Guided Imagery in Smoking-Cessation Study

Powered by results from her recent See Me Smoke Free study with women smokers, Judith S. Gordon, PhD, hopes to use guided imagery to help underserved smokers harness the power of their minds to help them quit.


Sep 4, 2018

$2.5M Grant to UA Nursing Professor to Ease Cancer Patients’ and Caregivers’ Psychological Distress

The four-year National Cancer Institute grant will enable Terry A. Badger, PhD, to study a precision approach to decreasing psychological distress in both cancer patients and their family caregivers during treatment.


Aug 30, 2018

UA Cancer Biology Graduate Student Travels ‘ROCKy’ Road Toward a Cure for Post-Radiation Dry Mouth

The Limesand Lab at the University of Arizona is devoted to improving quality of life for head-and-neck cancer survivors, who often suffer from irreversible dry mouth.


UA College of Pharmacy Appoints Dr. Wei Wang Director of Drug Discovery Program

Internationally noted chemist joins the UA Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology as a professor in this newly created position. Dr. Wang joins as the college begins construction on the Skaggs Pharmaceutical Sciences Center Sept. 4.


Aug 29, 2018

Banner – UMC Phoenix and Tucson Named 'Best Hospitals'

Specialties in geriatrics and pulmonology are recognized among the nation's best in the latest ranking by U.S. News and World Report.


Aug 28, 2018

‘From Sick Care to Health Care: Lifestyle Medicine and the Prevention of Chronic Disease’ Subject of UA Arthritis Center Lecture, Sept. 5

Free and open to the public, the lecture features UA Sarver Heart Center cardiologist, Dr. Charles Katzenberg, who will discuss the difference between preventing and treating chronic disease, advances in lifestyle medicine, acute and chronic inflammation, the emerging science about the microbiome and tools people can use to reduce disease risk.


UA-Banner Doctors to Provide Free Community Health Lectures Tuesdays in September at ‘Doc Talks’

Topics include valvular heart disease, throat cancer, medical innovations and neurodegenerative diseases. Talks will take place each Tuesday evening in September.


Aug 27, 2018

Health-Care Policy, Rural Health Expert Dr. Daniel Derksen Appointed Associate VP at UA Health Sciences

Dr. Derksen to lead outreach, health equity and interprofessional educational activities as he joins fast-growing leadership team of Dr. Michael Dake, UA senior VP for health sciences.


Aug 21, 2018

UA Medical Students to Honor Willed Body Donors

Medical students at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson will honor individuals who have donated their bodies to medical education at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22.


Your Office May Be Affecting Your Health

New UA-led research found that open office seating arrangements offer health benefits not seen in workers in cubicles or private offices.


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