Aug 7, 2013

Watch Out for Bites from ‘Invisible’ Snakes, Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center Warns
Experts on venomous creatures at the Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center advise gardeners, hikers, youngsters and other citizens to be especially cautious about rattlesnakes in the weeks ahead.

UA Department of Pediatrics, The University of Arizona Health Network, Welcome New Faculty to the Section of Hospital Medicine
Drs. Khera, Metz and Olson will care for children hospitalized at The University of Arizona Medical Center – Diamond Children’s, Tucson Medical Center and Northwest Hospital.

Aug 5, 2013

First Pediatric Integrative Medicine in Residency Program Launched Nationally
Online curriculum designed by the University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine will allow pediatric residents to learn integrative approaches along with their conventional medical training

White Coat Ceremony Held for Newest Class of Phoenix Medical Students
Seventh class at UA College of Medicine – Phoenix enters profession

Aug 1, 2013

UA Pain Research Team Awarded $2.5 Million to Tackle Chronic Pain
The five-year grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse will fund Dr. Frank Porreca and his research group in the Department of Pharmacology at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson to better understand and develop new medications for chronic pain.

Jul 31, 2013

Entire UA Men’s Basketball Team to Visit Patients at Diamond Children’s
The entire University of Arizona men’s basketball team will visit pediatric patients at The University of Arizona Medical Center – Diamond Children’s on Thursday, August 1, 3 p.m., and distribute jars full of toys and other goodies assembled by volunteers of SHINE ON Tucson.

Endovascular Neurosurgeon Dr. Travis Dumont Joins UA Department of Surgery
Dr. Dumont specializes in vascular neurosurgery, including using minimally invasive techniques to treat complex neurovascular disorders of the brain, including brain aneurysms, vascular malformations of the brain and spinal cord, and brain blood vessel blockages and stroke.

Jul 30, 2013

Three Days of Community Building Activities Welcome 115 New Medical Students to the UA College of Medicine --- Tucson
Media are invited to cover the three-day new medical student orientation, MedCat Welcome, with events taking place Wednesday, July 31 – Friday, Aug.2 at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson and at Tucson community centers.

American Academy of Nursing to Induct Clinical Associate Professor Barbara B. Brewer as Fellow
Barbara B. Brewer, PhD, RN, clinical associate professor at the University of Arizona College of Nursing will be inducted as a Fellow of the esteemed American Academy of Nursing at the 40th AAN Annual Meeting and Conference in Washington, DC, in October, 2013.

‘Gabe’s Chemo Duck Program’ Donates ‘Chemo Ducks’ to Diamond Children’s to Help Reduce Fear of Cancer Procedures and Treatments in Children
A new program at The University of Arizona Medical Center – Diamond Children’s seeks to minimize pediatric cancer patients’ fear about receiving a port and other procedures related to their treatment.