Sep 26, 2013

15th Annual Tee Up For Tots Event Raises $90k for UA Steele Children’s Research Center and Family Support Program
Over the past 15 years, Tee Up For Tots has raised more than $1 million for the pediatric cancer research conducted by Steele Center investigators.

Dr. Leslie Boyer Named 2013 Arizona Bioscience Researcher of the Year
The founding director of the VIPER Institute at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson is honored by the Arizona Bioindustry Association for her scorpion antivenom research.

Sep 24, 2013

Ronald Weinstein, MD, Featured on MedPage Today
Ronald S. Weinstein, MD, professor of pathology at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson was recently featured on Dr. Sanjay Gupta’s MedPage Today, along with other healthcare leaders, to weigh in on the notion of shortening medical school to three years.

Sep 23, 2013

UA Surgeon Removes Softball-Sized Brain Tumor in New UAMC Procedure
“Brain surgery – no big deal,” said Jessica Valenzuela, who was the first patient to benefit from new neurovascular services provided by UA’s new neurovascular surgeon, Dr. Travis Dumont.

Sep 19, 2013

UA Docs Swimming in ABC’s “Shark Tank”
Drs. Richard and Albert Amini, both University of Arizona College of Medicine graduates, will appear on ABC’s “Shark Tank” on Friday, September 20 to pitch their website RoloDoc, a site that looks to improve patient and doctor communication.

‘Get to Know the University of Arizona Arthritis Center’ Luncheon, Nov. 6
Keynote speaker Dr. C. Kent Kwoh, director of the University of Arizona Arthritis Center, discusses the state of the Center

Sep 18, 2013

‘The Healthy Weight Philosophy,’ Oct. 2
Free lecture, open to the public, by Canyon Ranch Health Resort Research Director for Exercise Science Dr. Michael Hewitt, presented by the University of Arizona Arthritis Center.

UA Receives $600,000 CDC Grant for Disaster Preparedness
The Mountain West Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Center at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health will lead a national effort to build community resiliency in the event of public health emergencies and national disasters.

Sep 17, 2013

René Mercer Joins The University of Arizona Health Network as Clinical Operations Manager, Pediatrics
Mercer will be responsible for the oversight of clinical operations for all pediatric outpatient clinical locations

UA Nursing Professor Receives $1.3M NIH Grant to Analyze the Impact of Nursing Unit Communication on Patient Safety and Quality Outcomes
Research by Barbara B. Brewer, PhD, RN, and her team will help nursing units address the top reason for medical errors: communication issues.