News

Feb 18, 2014

Who Won't Take Their Medicine?
UA associate professor of anthropology Susan J. Shaw and UA assistant professor of pharmacy Jeannie Lee have received $1.48 million from the National Institutes of Health to study factors that impact medication adherence among residents in Massachusetts, where state law mandated that nearly every resident receive a minimum level of health care insurance coverage.

Orthopaedic Surgeons at University of Arizona Medical Center Utilize Google Glass
Surgeons Jordan Smith, MD, and Jason Wild, MD, of the University of Arizona Department of Orthopaedic Surgery were selected to be part of the Google Glass Explorer Program and have been using the technology on select patients since receiving them this past December.

Feb 17, 2014

UA Sarver Heart Center Presents ‘Sorting Out Heart News You Can Really Use’
Heart Health Lecture at Murphy-Wilmot Public Library

Feb 14, 2014

Paying Tribute to Compassionate Care, the UA College of Medicine - Tucson Commemorates Solidarity Day
February 14 is National Solidarity Day and on this day, medical schools and health care institutions across North America and Canada stand in solidarity, undertaking projects to pay tribute to compassionate, patient-centered caregivers.

Feb 13, 2014

‘And There’s the Humor of it: Shakespeare and the Four Humors’ at the Arizona Health Sciences Library, Feb. 17 through March 29
Traveling banner exhibition by the National Library of Medicine explores the four humors—once thought to define peoples’ physical and mental health—and their influence in Shakespeare’s plays.

7-Year-Old Alejandrina Romero to Donate ‘Kindness Packages’ to Patients at Diamond Children’s on Valentine’s Day
Seven-year-old Alejandrina Romero is dedicated to spreading kindness to others. In January she was given an award from the “Shyann Kindness Project” with a challenge to “pass kindness on.”

Feb 12, 2014

UA Anesthesiologists Share Expertise as Volunteers in Africa
Heeding the call to volunteer and work two weeks of 24 hour on-call days at a remote hospital in Africa, two University of Arizona Department of Anesthesiology doctors return having taught classes to local health care providers, while also providing anesthesia for patients in need.

Feb 11, 2014

UA Event to Connect Students with Bioindustry Companies from Around State, Feb. 12
Networking event to facilitate interaction of next-generation workforce with industry experts for internships, jobs and career advice

Medical Education Program at UA College of Medicine – Tucson to Support Students Accepting Applications through Feb.
The Pre-Medical Admissions Pathway Program, known as P-MAP, is designed to help students who have experienced unique or greater-than-average challenges in preparing to become competitive medical school applicants. Upon successful completion of the year-long P-MAP program, students will be admitted to the UA College of Medicine - Tucson

Feb 7, 2014

Amye Leong to Speak About ‘Getting a Grip on Arthritis,’ Feb. 13
The president and CEO of Healthy Motivation and director of strategic relations for The Bone and Joint Decade, The Global Alliance for Musculoskeletal Health, is keynote speaker at the Annual Eva M. Holtby Arthritis Conversations and Lunch, sponsored by the University of Arizona Arthritis Center Friends and open to the public.

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