News

Jul 18, 2018

Colon Cancer Expert Joins UA/Banner as Chief of Gastroenterology

Dr. Juanita Merchant, a National Academy of Medicine member and renowned physician-scientist on gastrointestinal chronic inflammation and cancer, joins the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and will see patients at Banner – University Medicine North.


Jul 17, 2018

Leader in Disabilities Education Jared Schultz, PhD, Joins UA College of Education and UA Sonoran Center for Excellence in Disabilities

Dr. Schultz will teach graduate counseling courses in the Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling Program in the UA College of Education. As the research director for the Sonoran Center for Excellence in Disabilities, he will conduct research on current programs, as well as develop new research and programming initiatives.


Jul 11, 2018

Anesthesiology Department Gains Internationally Recognized Physician-Scientist as Visionary Leader

Randal O. Dull, MD, PhD, has been named the chair of the Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson.


UA SWEHSC Receives $6.9M Grant to Continue Environmental Health Research in Arid Climates

The UA Southwest Environmental Health Sciences Center studies the effects of arsenic, air particulates, sunlight and other environmental factors to improve the lives of people residing in Arizona, the Southwest and desert climates worldwide.


Jul 10, 2018

UA Researchers Preparing For Quick Radiation Diagnostic Test In Case of a Nuclear Disaster

Researchers’ goal is to improve radiation testing through gene expression.


Jul 5, 2018

UA Department of Surgery Names Bellal Joseph, MD, to Martin Gluck Endowed Chair as Newly Appointed Chief of Trauma Division

Tenured UA professor, distinguished researcher and trauma surgeon tapped to lead busy trauma division.


Jul 2, 2018

This Virus Actually May Boost — Not Weaken — Our Immune System

Lifelong cytomegalovirus infection may be beneficial, boosting the immune system in old age, when we need it most, according to a study led by University of Arizona researchers published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.


UA Receives $4M to Improve U.S. Public Health System

The University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health provides free training and continuing education to the public health workforce in four states and the U.S. Affiliated Pacific Islands with a focus on the top public health issues of today: childhood obesity, the opioid epidemic and mental health care.


Jun 29, 2018

Noted Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Health Administrator Dr. Irving L. Kron Appointed to Leadership Positions at UA Health Sciences, UA College of Medicine – Tucson

Former Chairman of the University of Virginia Department of Surgery will become a key member of UA Senior Vice President for Health Sciences Dr. Michael Dake’s fast-growing Leadership Team.


Jun 27, 2018

College of Public Health to Host Panel Discussion on Current U.S. Immigration Policy, June 29

“Migration is a Human Right: A Call to Action,” is the title of a panel discussion featuring faculty and community leaders, Friday, June 29, at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health.


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