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Aug 15, 2017

UA Regents’ Professor Mary P. Koss Honored for Contributions to International Advancement of Psychology

Dr. Koss, a professor of health promotion sciences and psychology at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, received honors from the American Psychological Association for her research, consultation and advocacy on sexual violence against women and girls.


UA Cancer Center Presents Strategy No. 3 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, each 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: Wear Sunscreen


Aug 11, 2017

Medical Specialty Interest Group offer students fun diversions with individual focus

Medical students learn about threats in the wilderness, and how to avoid and treat outdoor perils in Wilderness Medicine Interest Group.


Research Will Pave The Way for New Therapeutic Alternatives

With the help of Colleen's Dream Foundation, a University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix researcher is working to improve the outlook for ovarian cancer patients by studying a new class of natural compounds.


Aug 10, 2017

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.


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. 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.


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


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


College Doing its Part to Address Shortage of Rural Physicians

Phoenix to graduate with rural health certificate of distinction


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