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Oct 19, 2017

UA Expert on Science of Place and Well-being Named Chair of National Library of Medicine Board of Regents

Dr. Esther Sternberg, director of research at the University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, will lead outreach and education efforts of the National Library of Medicine, one of the world’s largest biomedical libraries.


Innovation and Invention Research Fair in Celebration of UA College of Medicine – Tucson’s 50th Anniversary, Oct. 18

UA College of Medicine – Tucson faculty members and collaborators from other UA colleges, universities and biotech companies will present their latest discoveries and innovations that seek to improve patient care and precision medicine.


Ten-year Institutional Accreditation Granted To GME Program at UA College of Medicine – Phoenix

Administration of residency and fellowships programs will shift to UA College of Medicine – Phoenix from Banner Health


Oct 18, 2017

Dr. Fayez K. Ghishan Receives ‘Eugene G. Sander Endowed Faculty Fundraising Award’

Dr. Ghishan is the 2017 recipient of the “Eugene G. Sander Endowed Faculty Fundraising Award” in recognition of his 22-year commitment to excellence in fundraising and development for the UA Steele Children’s Research Center.


Oct 17, 2017

UA Sarver Heart Center Presents ‘Heart of Women’s Health’ Luncheon, Nov. 3

UA Sarver Heart Center faculty members Drs. Elizabeth Juneman, Khadijah Breathett and Nancy K. Sweitzer, among others will share why women need to go beyond the “bikini” view of women’s health.


Oct 12, 2017

UA Steele Children’s Research Center Receives Record $8.25 Million in Endowment Pledges

The gifts will provide long-term support for critical faculty research in pediatric diseases and also provide researchers access to the latest technology and equipment to find solutions for a broad range of childhood diseases.


Oct 11, 2017

Two UA College of Nursing Professors Honored by Induction into the American Academy of Nursing

Drs. Jane Carrington and Kate Sheppard joined 173 nurse leaders inducted as fellows on during the Academy’s annual meeting and conference Oct. 7 in Washington, D.C.


Oct 10, 2017

UA to Take Home Sizable Share of 2017 AZBio Awards

In October, the Arizona Bioindustry Association will honor industry leaders from across Arizona. Many of those to be honored have deep connections to the UA and have brought UA ideas and inventions to the marketplace.


Oct 9, 2017

UA Snakebite Treatment Makes Major Advance

Giving hope that his treatment may work in humans, Vance G. Nielsen, MD, of the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, has published results showing his carbon monoxide-iron-based therapy can inhibit snake venom’s effects for up to an hour in animals. The treatment eventually could be delivered with a device similar to an EpiPen autoinjector and stocked on ambulances and in first-aid kits.


Oct 5, 2017

UA Sarver Heart Center and Banner – University Medical Center Welcome Three Cardiologists

The University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center added three cardiologists to its faculty this summer. All provide patient care at Banner – University Medical Centers in Tucson.


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