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Feb 26, 2018

UA Receives $2.98M for Collaborative Study to Reduce Hazardous Chemical Exposure in the Workplace

Researchers at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health received a $2.98 million, five-year grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences to determine if a community health worker intervention can reduce exposures to hazardous chemicals in the workplace. The research will focus on small businesses―auto repair shops and beauty salons―on the south side of Tucson, Ariz


Unique Clinical Services at UA-Banner Children’s Postinfectious Autoimmune Encephalopathy Center Highlighted in New Video

The CPAE Clinic is currently accepting patients from around the world. Now in its second year of treating patients, the CPAE clinic has already attracted patients from all corners of the United States, Mexico and Thailand. Plans are underway to open a second clinic in Phoenix at Banner – Cardon Children’s Medical Center this spring.


Feb 24, 2018

‘Inflammation and Pain: The Latest Discoveries from the World of Integrative Medicine’ Subject of UA Arthritis Center Lecture, March 7

Free and open to the public, the lecture by Dr. Randy J. Horwitz will discuss the latest complementary and alternative therapies for managing pain and reducing inflammation that may alter the way we understand and ultimately treat medical conditions.


Feb 23, 2018

UA Health Sciences Community Health Talks are Reaching Out to Underserved Populations in Tucson

The UA Health Sciences Hispanic Center of Excellence has launched “Salud en la Comunidad – Health in the Community” interactive education and community-building health talks in Tucson.


Avery Therapeutics Selected for Bioscience Entrepreneurship Program

The Tucson startup company conducted its basic science research in a University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center Lab.


Feb 21, 2018

Free, Public ‘Doc Talks’ Presented in March

Topics for 2018 lecture series, hosted by Banner – University Medicine and the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, include heart attacks, skin cancer, concussion and precision medicine. Talks will take place Tuesdays in March, 5:30-7 p.m., at the Hacienda del Sol Guest Resort.


Feb 20, 2018

AAMC Official Promotes Inclusive Excellence During Recent UAHS Campus Visit

Reinforcing the objective to sustain an academic setting where all belong and are a part of the fundamental fabric of the institution, the UA Health Sciences recently welcomed David A. Acosta, MD, chief diversity and inclusion officer for the Association of American Medical Colleges.


UA Sleep Research for Student-Athletes Awarded NCAA Grant

Building upon the findings of the educational support sleep program they designed, two UA researchers have been awarded an NCAA grant to further enhance their program to help student-athletes get a good night’s sleep.


Paloma Beamer, PhD, Named President-Elect of the International Society of Exposure Science

Paloma I. Beamer, PhD, associate professor of environmental health sciences at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, recently was named president-elect of the International Society of Exposure Science.


Dr. Nancy Chen Joins UA Department of Pediatrics, Banner Children’s – Diamond Children’s Medical Center

Nancy Chen, MD, has joined the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson and Banner Children’s – Diamond Children’s Medical Center.


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