News

Jan 9, 2014

UA Nursing Professor Leslie Ritter Inducted as a Fellow of the American Heart Association
Dr. Ritter investigates ways to decrease inflammatory damage to the brain after stroke, especially in people with conditions that may worsen inflammation, such as diabetes.

Jan 8, 2014

Cancer Risk Lower in Women Adhering to Cancer Prevention Guidelines
Postmenopausal women whose behaviors were consistent with the Nutrition and Physical Activity Cancer Prevention Guidelines put forth by the American Cancer Society had lower risk for cancer incidence, and cancer-related and cancer-unrelated death, according to a study published in Cancer Prevention Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research

UA College of Nursing Associate Dean and Professor Sally J. Reel Named University Distinguished Outreach Professor
Dr. Reel recognized for demonstrating scholarship-based outreach through programs to enhance nursing education, address faculty and practitioner shortages, and improve access to quality health care.

Jan 7, 2014

UA Approved for Funding Award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
The study of sleep apnea is one of 82 proposals approved for PCORI funding to advance the field of patient-centered comparative effectiveness research and provide patients with information that will help them make better-informed decisions about their care.

UA Medical Center’s Dr. Andreas Theodorou Elected Chair-Elect of ‘AAMC Chief Medical Officer Group’s’ Steering Committee
Andreas Theodorou, MD, chief medical officer for The University of Arizona Medical Center, was elected chair-elect of the American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC) Chief Medical Officer Group’s (CMOG) Steering Committee.

No Muss, No Fuss with Child-Friendly Movie Monitors at UAMC - Diamond Children’s
New movie monitors recently installed at UAMC will allow the children to watch their favorite videos without having to wear bulky goggles or deal with a grainy, wavy or lagging picture due to magnetic interference from the MRI itself.

Jan 6, 2014

UA Receives $1.3 Million in Funding for Mining Safety Research
The University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and Lowell Institute for Mineral Resources will lead new research projects to help improve mining safety and health.

UA Study’s Findings Key to Understanding Immunity as We Age
Research at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson and University of Arizona Center on Aging published in The Journal of Immunology

Dec 20, 2013

Little Boy with a Big Heart: Garrett Tews Donates Teddy Bears and Stuffed Animals to Patients at Diamond Children’s for Christmas
Garrett will be donating the stuffed animals to patients at Diamond Children’s on Monday, Dec. 23, at 9 a.m.

Modest Weight Loss May Reduce Heart Disease, Diabetes Risks
Modest weight loss over a 2-year period in overweight or obese, middle-aged women may reduce risk factors for heart disease and diabetes, according to new research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association.

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