News

Jun 1, 2017

Telemedicine and Telehealth Service Provider Showcase Speakers Announced

The Arizona Telemedicine Program’s third national Service Provider Showcase will be held Oct. 2-3 in Phoenix


May 25, 2017

Banner Health Bestows ‘Best of the Best’ Awards to Banner – UMC South, Alvernon Clinic

Banner – University Medical Center South, 2800 E. Ajo Way, was recognized for its top performance among Banner Health hospitals with a 2017 Best of the Best Award at Banner Health’s annual conference for its leaders May 18 in Phoenix.


May 24, 2017

Big Hunt for Small Molecule to Treat Neurodegenerative Diseases

Two UA researchers say that finding the ideal molecule could open the door to therapeutic drugs to treat diseases such as ALS.


Building Infrastructure and Good Health, UA Health Professions Students Will Offer Health Screenings for Construction Workers on May 26

Health professions students will offer glucose screenings, blood-pressure monitoring and information on sun safety, hydration, nutrition and smoking cessation for the construction team working on the Health Sciences Innovation Building, in a show of appreciation.


May 23, 2017

UA Expert Available for Comment on the Revised Congressional Budget Office Analysis of the American Health Care Act

Daniel Derksen, MD, professor of public health policy and director of the Center for Rural Health at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, is available to explain the projected impact of the American Health Care Act on Medicare.


Transplant, Vascular, Endocrine Surgeons Join Tucson Faculty

The University of Arizona Department of Surgery and Banner – University Medical Center recently welcomed several new surgeons to Tucson. All are members of Banner – University Medical Group, the practice plan composed of faculty physicians of the UA College of Medicine – Tucson.


Arizona Telemedicine Program Honored With AZ Business Magazine’s Healthcare Leadership Award

Founded in 1996, the ATP was recognized as ‘a true pioneer in bringing telemedicine into the mainstream.’


May 22, 2017

A Novel Way to Tackle Sun Damage: UA Nurse-Scientist to Teach Massage Therapists about Reducing Skin Cancer Risk

Arizona Biomedical Research Commission to fund University of Arizona College of Nursing professor’s innovative skin cancer prevention intervention.


May 19, 2017

Students Complete Rural Rotations at Banner Payson Medical Center

Rural Health Professions Program allows students to gain clinical experience in rural health.


Elder Care Program Combines Medicine, Arts to Teach Empathy

Nurturing empathy in first- and second-year medical students is a cornerstone of the Creativity in Elder Care program. The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix program was modeled after work being done by Gary Glazner, founder and project director of the Alzheimer's Poetry Project.


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