Jun 13, 2017

UA’s Dr. Yves Lussier Honored with Ambassador Award

Dr. Lussier, associate vice president for data science and chief knowledge officer at the University of Arizona Health Sciences, and director of the UAHS Center for Biomedical Informatics and Biostatistics, received the award from his alma mater, the University of Sherbrooke, in Quebec, Canada.

Jun 7, 2017

Open House & Recruiting Event for Experienced Nurses

10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Saturday, June 10, Banner – UMC Tucson

UA Research Says H. Pylori Needs Much Closer Attention

If the bacterium involved in a host of digestive maladies isn't eradicated after treatment, that could indicate a resistance to antibiotics — and that's worrisome.

UA Researcher Uses Advanced Analytics to Identify Individuals at Risk of Potentially Inappropriate Prescription Opioid Use

The UA College of Pharmacy’s Jenny Lo-Ciganic, PhD, has been awarded a $100,000 grant to evaluate Medicare administrative claims data for more than 3 million beneficiaries and generate accurate prediction algorithms of inappropriate opioid use that can better guide payers and
health-care providers to implement effective interventions.

Jun 6, 2017

UA Sleep Research Links Sleep Disturbances with Controlled, Illegal or Banned Substances Use among College Athletes

Student-athletes with sleep difficulties were 151 percent more likely to use cigarettes, 36 percent more likely to drink alcohol and 66 percent more likely to smoke marijuana.

Jun 5, 2017

UA Research: `Social Jetlag’ Measured by Differences in Sleep Patterns on Days Off Vs. Work Days, Associated with Poor Overall Health

The study suggests that a regular sleep schedule may be an effective, relatively simple and inexpensive preventative treatment for heart disease, as well as many other health problems.

Jun 2, 2017

Designed to Increase Diversity in Health Care, UA Health Sciences’ Summer Programs Commence June 5

A campuswide commitment for diversity and inclusion and to improve the health of underserved populations is the focus of four flagship health professions pipeline summer programs at the UA Health Sciences.

Diversity Team Works Hard to Ensure Inclusivity

Department Adds New Hires to Expand College’s Vision

Jun 1, 2017

Community Confronts Arizona Opioid Dependency

Experts gather to discuss trends, treatment and tools of battling opioid addiction

Banner Hosts Annual Quality and Safety Day for Residents and Fellows

High Value Care semi-finalists present research at annual Staff Quality and Safety Day