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.
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.
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.
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.
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.