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Jul 11, 2016

The University of Arizona Center for Rural Health was awarded $348,000 in federal funds to support the Small Rural Hospital Improvement Program.

Jul 8, 2016

Benjamin Lee, MD, a national leader in kidney and prostate cancer surgery and research, has joined Banner – University Medical Center and the University of Arizona Department of Surgery as professor and chief of the Division of Urology.

Jul 6, 2016

The University of Arizona Health Sciences and Banner Health have been awarded a $43.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to participate in the Precision Medicine Initiative® Cohort Program, which aims to enroll 1 million or more U.S. participants to improve prevention and treatment of disease based on individual differences in lifestyle, environment and genetics.

Free Presentation, Diabetes and Wellness Fair and Open House and Presentation.

Jun 30, 2016

The multicenter study showed the time it takes for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients to regain consciousness varies widely and is longer than many had thought. Thousands of lives each year across the country could be saved by simply giving cardiac arrest victims more time to awaken in the hospital.

Jun 29, 2016

Infecting between 50 to 80 percent of the population in the U.S. by the age of 40, the cytomegalovirus, known as CMV, is providing UAHS researchers with answers on how the incurable virus is able to lay dormant and then reactivate to become a life-threatening risk for those with inadequate immune systems.

Jun 28, 2016

The University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and Northern Arizona University received a $5 million grant to improve health in Native American and Alaska Native communities overburdened by pollution and other environmental factors that contribute to health disparities.

Jun 27, 2016

Vice President Joe Biden is convening a nationwide Cancer Moonshot Summit, including conversations in communities across the United States. The University of Arizona Cancer Center (UACC) has been invited to participate as a host site for the summit. This will be the first time individuals and organizations representing the entire cancer community and beyond will convene under the national charge to double the rate of progress toward a cure.

Jun 22, 2016

The University of Arizona Center for Rural Health, a federally designated State Office of Rural Health, has been improving the health and wellness of rural and vulnerable populations in Arizona for more than 35 years. To continue this mission, the Center was awarded $3.4 million in federal and matching state funds over the next five years.

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