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Apr 28, 2017

UA Trauma Surgeon Seeing Rise in Burns from Electronic Cigarettes

The researchers' study comes at a time of increasing scrutiny of lithium ion batteries contained in so-called electronic nicotine delivery systems, or ENDS, which include electronic cigarettes.


Apr 27, 2017

Click City: Tobacco Prevention Program Awarded Grant to Address E-Cigarette Concerns for 5th and 6th Graders

University of Arizona College of Nursing professor receives National Institutes of Health Small Business Innovation Research grant to enhance online tobacco prevention program.


‘The Healing Power of Sleep … Chief Nourisher of the Body, Mind and Heart,’ Subject of UA Arthritis Center Lecture, May 3

Free and open to the public, the lecture by Dr. Sairam Parthasarathy will discuss sleep and its role in disease prevention and population health. Topics discussed will include sleep disorders and the economic burden on the health-care systems of the United States and the world.


UA Department of Emergency Medicine Researchers to Study Screening Tool for Teen Suicide Risk

UA researchers hope to develop and validate a patient-friendly, easy-to-use screening tool to identify at risk youths and recommend appropriate resources to help save lives.


Apr 25, 2017

Distinguished Cardiologist and Scientist Dr. Guy Reed Named Dean of the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix

Dr. Reed brings impressive record of leadership, teaching, research and clinical care


Apr 24, 2017

UA Researchers Land $2.27M Federal Grant for Genetic Study of Valley Fever

Taking a precision medicine approach, the project will seek to find answers to why blacks, Hispanics and Asians are more likely to suffer disseminated infections attacking the bones while whites are more apt to suffer central nervous system attacks, and others suffer no attacks.


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.


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