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Feb 20, 2018

UA Sleep Research for Student-Athletes Awarded NCAA Grant

Building upon the findings of the educational support sleep program they designed, two UA researchers have been awarded an NCAA grant to further enhance their program to help student-athletes get a good night’s sleep.


Paloma Beamer, PhD, Named President-Elect of the International Society of Exposure Science

Paloma I. Beamer, PhD, associate professor of environmental health sciences at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, recently was named president-elect of the International Society of Exposure Science.


UA College of Medicine – Phoenix Appoints Associate Deans of Student Affairs, Admissions and Recruitment

Susan Kaib, MD, and Glen Fogerty, PhD, have been appointed to leadership positions at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix. Dr. Kaib has been named associate dean of student affairs, while Dr. Fogerty has been appointed associate dean of admissions and recruitment.


Dr. Nancy Chen Joins UA Department of Pediatrics, Banner Children’s – Diamond Children’s Medical Center

Nancy Chen, MD, has joined the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson and Banner Children’s – Diamond Children’s Medical Center.


UA Study: Brain Liquefaction After Stroke is Toxic to Surviving Brain

Researchers at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson suggest liquefied brain fluid may be one cause of dementia after stroke.


Feb 9, 2018

UA Fellow Develops Database to Warn Physicians of Possible Drug Interactions for Epilepsy Patients on Ketogenic Diets

Individuals who follow a ketogenic diet to help treat a severe type of epilepsy must avoid carbohydrates, even in their medications.


Cancer Center Breast Team Receives Prestigious American College of Surgeons’ NAPBC Accreditation

The National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers recognizes health-care providers that are dedicated to high standards of care and have ambitious goals for quality improvement.


Feb 6, 2018

UA Medical Students to Pledge to Provide Compassionate Patient Care at Solidarity Day Event Feb. 16

Weeklong events from Feb. 12–16 culminate on Friday, Feb. 16, in celebration of national Solidarity Day, as dozens of University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson students, faculty and staff join hands and create a human chain representing solidarity in the compassionate care of patients.


Feb 5, 2018

UA Receives $1.6 Million for Mining Safety Training Program

Researchers at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and the UA Lowell Institute for Mineral Resources received a $1.6 million federal grant to develop more effective training methods, including using “serious computer games,” to improve safety among U.S. mine workers.


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