Sep 30, 2013

UA College of Medicine-Phoenix Golf Tourney Raises More Than $24,000
Funds To Support Scholarships at UA College of Medicine – Phoenix

UA Nursing PhD Graduate Becomes Veterans Affairs Post-Doctoral Fellow
College of Nursing PhD program prepared Lisa Wayman, PhD, RN, to investigate art as a healing modality in patients with chronic illness.

UACC Study Works to Improve Breast Cancer Treatment by Combining Nutrition and Medicine
University of Arizona Cancer Center researchers are continuing to seek participants for a study designed to determine if a compound found in broccoli can enhance the health-promoting effects of the breast cancer drug Tamoxifen in women at risk of developing breast cancer or those previously treated for early-stage breast cancer.

Sep 26, 2013

Podiatrist Dr. Jennifer Pappalardo Joins UA Department of Surgery
Jennifer L. Pappalardo, DPM, has joined the University of Arizona Department of Surgery Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery as assistant professor. She also is a member of the UA Southern Arizona Limb Salvage Alliance (SALSA) team.

15th Annual Tee Up For Tots Event Raises $90k for UA Steele Children’s Research Center and Family Support Program
Over the past 15 years, Tee Up For Tots has raised more than $1 million for the pediatric cancer research conducted by Steele Center investigators.

Dr. Leslie Boyer Named 2013 Arizona Bioscience Researcher of the Year
The founding director of the VIPER Institute at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson is honored by the Arizona Bioindustry Association for her scorpion antivenom research.

Sep 24, 2013

Ronald Weinstein, MD, Featured on MedPage Today
Ronald S. Weinstein, MD, professor of pathology at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson was recently featured on Dr. Sanjay Gupta’s MedPage Today, along with other healthcare leaders, to weigh in on the notion of shortening medical school to three years.

Sep 23, 2013

UA Surgeon Removes Softball-Sized Brain Tumor in New UAMC Procedure
“Brain surgery – no big deal,” said Jessica Valenzuela, who was the first patient to benefit from new neurovascular services provided by UA’s new neurovascular surgeon, Dr. Travis Dumont.

Sep 19, 2013

UA Docs Swimming in ABC’s “Shark Tank”
Drs. Richard and Albert Amini, both University of Arizona College of Medicine graduates, will appear on ABC’s “Shark Tank” on Friday, September 20 to pitch their website RoloDoc, a site that looks to improve patient and doctor communication.

‘Get to Know the University of Arizona Arthritis Center’ Luncheon, Nov. 6
Keynote speaker Dr. C. Kent Kwoh, director of the University of Arizona Arthritis Center, discusses the state of the Center