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May 19, 2017

Fighting Hackers: Health Care’s Newest Threat

CyberMed Summit, a first-of-its-kind, clinically-oriented medical device-hacking conference, features Washington, DC-based experts from the Atlantic Council and FDA


UA College of Medicine – Phoenix Holds Seventh Graduation

College Confers Medical Degrees on 81 Physicians, Addressing State’s Doctor Shortage


Student Fulfilling Medical School Dream While Raising Three Kids

Narry Savage may be studying to be a doctor, but she will always be a mom first.


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.


Students Complete Rural Rotations at Banner Payson Medical Center

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


Researchers Present at 21st Academic Excellence Day

Residents, fellows and clinical physicians present latest findings.


May 18, 2017

Researchers Create Unique Catalog of Diseases Linked to Immune System Gene Variations

Generated by a study by researchers with the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy and Vanderbilt University Medical Center, the catalog could help identify individuals who are at risk for autoimmune diseases, such as type 1 diabetes or rheumatoid arthritis.


May 15, 2017

UA Professor Lynn Gerald, PhD, Appointed to National Asthma Education and Prevention Program

Lynn Gerald, PhD, Canyon Ranch Endowed Chair and professor of health promotion sciences at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, was appointed to the National Institutes of Health National Asthma Education and Prevention Program (NAEPP).


Health Care for the Digital Age: UA College of Nursing Prepares Future Nurses for Careers in Telehealth

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services provide Graduate Nursing Education funding to train Doctor of Nursing Practice students for the burgeoning telehealth field.


May 11, 2017

Best in Class: Grads Saving, Improving Lives

The UA's 2017 graduating class wants to help improve the human condition. The class includes a future dermatologist who made rescues during Hurricane Katrina, a researcher studying Tibetan monks, a Chinese-born mining engineer and a musician who has performed around the globe.


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