Nov 3, 2015

John E. Murphy, PharmD, Named Interim Dean of the College of Pharmacy effective immediately.

Nov 2, 2015

Drs. Steven J. Barker, Karen Herbst and C. Kent Kwoh, three University of Arizona Health Sciences affiliated faculty and medical researchers, were recognized by various organizations for outstanding contributions in their fields.
Dr. Herbst was named Humanitarian of the Year for Medical Research of Rare Tissue Disorders, having been nominated by a patient she diagnosed and is treating for Dercum’s disease.
The director of education for the University of Arizona Center on Aging is recognized for multiple efforts to enhance the quality of life and care for the unique needs of those of advancing age across the state of Arizona.

Oct 28, 2015

The new technology is being used to create three-dimensional heart models to teach UA medical students and residents about normal and abnormal cardiac anatomy, and to help families understand their child’s congenital heart defect.

Oct 27, 2015

Free and open to the public, the lecture by Patrick Bouley, PT, MS, DPT, will address all aspects of back pain, its treatment and prevention.
Kuhn (MSN ’80) currently serves as executive vice president for community delivery for one of the largest, nonprofit health-care systems in the country.
Cardiac patient Robert Freel of Tucson will be reunited with the two sheriff’s deputies who rescued him and with some of his hospital caregivers at 1:15 p.m. Oct. 29 at Banner – UMC Tucson. Media are invited to cover the reunion and interview Mr. Freel, the deputies and his physicians. Pima County Sheriff Chris Nanos also will be present.
Proceeds will support melanoma research, community outreach, education and patient care in Arizona.

Oct 22, 2015

Researchers at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and UA College of Engineering will lead a firefighter safety study in partnership with the Tucson Fire Department to reduce cancer risks among first responders and investigators.