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Jun 6, 2013

University of Arizona Sarver Heart Members Honored by Community Organizations
Drs. Marcus recognized for lifetime acheivement by Pima County Medical Foundation; Dr. Sethi selected as Pima County Medical Society Physician of the Year for 2012; Dr. Mackstaller received inaugural “Community Impact Award” from Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Tucson Alumnae Chapter

Research Findings by UA College of Medicine - Tucson Student Establish Feasibility of Pulse Oximetry Screening Guidelines for Newborns in Tucson
Research by UA medical student Lucy Han establishes that implementing recommended pulse oximetry screening guidelines is feasible at Tucson’s elevation. A recent simple pulse oximetry test revealed a potentially life-threatening critical congenital heart defect in a newborn that was surgically repaired at The University of Arizona Medical Center – University Campus.

People on the Move in Public Health
Congratulations to Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health faculty members Robin Harris, Neil MacKinnon, and Cecilia Rosales for their recent accolades.

UA Steele Children's Research Center Receives $10,000 Grant to Support the "PANDA Share a Hug" Program
More than 1,000 stuffed panda bears will be given to pediatric patients treated by UA Steele Center physicians

Registration Still Open for "Building Better Joints: The Future of Cartilage Tissue Engineering" June 5
The latest advances in cartilage regeneration and engineering strategies will be discussed by top UA orthopaedic innovator and researcher Dr. John Szivek in this free lecture, open to the public.

UA College of Medicine Honored as No. 8 in U.S. for Number of Graduates Who Choose Family Medicine
The College’s Tucson and Phoenix campuses are among the 12 medical schools that contributed the most students to the national pipeline of family physicians, the foundation of primary care, at a time when the United States is facing a shortage of these physicians

Video of 'Mind + Bio-Mechanics + Fertility' TEDx Tucson Salon Event Now Available
The TEDx Tucson Salon series event ‘Mind + Bio-Mechanics + Fertility,’ recorded live at the UA Bookstore, showcased Arizona Health Sciences Center faculty members Charles Raison, MD, David Armstrong, DPM, MD, PhD, and Victoria Maizes, MD. If you missed the presentations you can watch them now.

Governor Signs Telemedicine Bill at UA College of Medicine - Phoenix
Coverage of telemedicine services mandatory under new law

Tucson Proclaims May 19 Emergency Medical Services Week
Emergency Medical Services Week began on Monday with the UA Department of Emergency Medicine hosting events for local pre-hospital emergency medical providers, including emergency department physicians and support staff at The University of Arizona Medical Center – University Campus and The University of Arizona Medical Center – South Campus.

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