Mar 17, 2014

‘Battles of the Bad Back,’ April 2
Free lecture, open to the public, by physical therapist Randy Raugh, PT, DPT, author of “Prime for Life: Functional Fitness for Ageless Living.”

Arizona Telemedicine Program Expands Award-Winning Telemedicine Training Programs to Flagstaff
Pioneering training conference on April 1 will showcase Arizona telehealth successes and innovations, featuring nationally recognized programs.

Mar 13, 2014

UA Researchers Awarded Collaborative Flinn Foundation Grant to Unravel Lung Virome
Research team to study role of CMV persistence in the lung and its effect on the pulmonary virome, as well as translate findings to treatments.

Mar 12, 2014

Study Led by UA’s Dr. C. Kent Kwoh Finds Glucosamine Fails to Prevent Deterioration of Knee Cartilage, Decrease Pain
The findings, published in Arthritis & Rheumatology, indicate that glucosamine does not decrease pain or improve knee bone marrow lesions—thought to be a source of pain in those with osteoarthritis, the most common form of arthritis, affecting 27 million Americans over age 25.

Mar 11, 2014

University of Arizona Leads Asthma Study with Tucson Unified School District and American Lung Association
Program will be implemented in 16 TUSD elementary schools beginning in the 2014-2015 school year.

Mar 10, 2014

UA College of Pharmacy Faculty Members Awarded $1.7 Million to Investigate Exposure to Arsenic
Donna Zhang, PhD, is the principal investigator, and Eli Chapman, PhD, is the corresponding principal investigator.

UA Sarver Heart Center Presents ‘How Clinical Research has Revolutionized Care of Women and Men with Cardiovascular Disorders’
Thursday, March 20, 2014, at 10 a.m. at Canoa Hills Social Center, 3660 S. Camino del Sol, Green Valley

Check, Call, Compress! Teaching the Community Lifesaving CPR
Building on the momentum gained thanks to a donation from the Click Family Foundation, the life-saving training of chest-compression-only CPR is being researched and conducted throughout the Tucson community, including area high schools, at the Tucson Festival of Books and with the employees of the Jim Click Automotive team.

UA Study of HIV-Related Lung Diseases to Help Understanding of Pulmonary Immunity and Vaccine Responses
Dr. Kenneth S. Knox and his UA College of Medicine – Tucson research team aim to understand the causes of HIV-associated chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), pulmonary hypertension and immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (IRIS), funded by a grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.

Mar 5, 2014

People on the Move at the University of Arizona Health Network
Sarah Frost has been named chief operating officer of the Hospital Division of the University of Arizona Health Network (UAHN). Michelle Ziemba, RN, has been appointed associate vice president for Perioperative and Emergency Services.