News

Apr 18, 2017

Dr. Ruth Taylor-Piliae Awarded Grant to Study Older Adult Fall Prevention

Arizona Area Health Education Centers Program (AzAHEC) to fund University of Arizona College of Nursing professor’s fall-prevention intervention.


Apr 17, 2017

UA Students Win 2017 National CLARION Case Competition

An interprofessional team of four UA students – a nursing graduate student, a medical student, a public health master’s student and a nutritional science undergraduate – won the 2017 National CLARION Case Competition and will split a $7,500 scholarship among them.


UA Arthritis Center and UA Athletics Team Up For 2017 Bear Down Luncheon, April 26

Eight-time NCAA champion and Olympic gold and silver medal winning UA softball coach Mike Candrea will be featured speaker at the event, which benefits research to identify the causes, improve the diagnosis and treatment and find cures for the more than 100 forms of arthritis.


Apr 12, 2017

UA’s Dr. Yves Lussier Invited to Give Keynote Address at ‘Precision Medicine Day,’ April 13 in Houston

Dr. Lussier, director of the Center for Biomedical Informatics and Biostatistics and associate vice president for data science and chief knowledge officer at the University of Arizona Health Sciences, will discuss “Delivering Better Treatments Through Data-Driven Science: Post-Genomics Advances in Precision Medicine.”


Health Policy Expert Dr. Daniel Derksen to Speak at Partners in Public Health Luncheon, April 27

Daniel Derksen, MD, professor of public health policy and management at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, will share current health policy data at the state and federal levels and discuss the proposed changes to the Affordable Care Act.


Apr 11, 2017

UA Research Informs Public Policy on Stock Inhaler Program in Schools

Research by the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health provides evidence that stock inhalers can improve the health and safety of children with asthma at school.


Apr 7, 2017

UA Mobile Health Program Receives $80,831 from Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation

The University of Arizona Mobile Health Program has provided low-cost and no-cost care to underserved families and individuals since 1976. Its focus is on preventive care and primary care.


Apr 6, 2017

Courtney’s Courage Donates $30,000 for `Courtney Page Zillman Fellow’ at the UA Steele Children’s Research Center

Courtney Page Zillman Fellow Megan Molin, MS, will conduct research that seeks to understand the best ways to use anticancer drugs to prepare a patient’s immune system for bone marrow transplantation.


UA Sarver Heart Center Presents ‘Sleeping for Peak Performance and Your Heart,’ April 12

Michael Grandner, PhD, will provide an update on research that shows the links between optimal sleep duration, quality, and timing on heart health, heart-healthy behaviors and physical performance.


Apr 5, 2017

Free Screenings for Stroke Risk

Free stroke screenings will be offered at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson’s DuVal Auditorium, 1501 N. Campbell Ave., on Saturday, May 6, from 8 to 11:30 a.m., as part of Stroke Check 2017.


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