News

Jun 7, 2018

UA Cancer Center Partners with Nation’s Top Cancer Centers To Endorse Goal to Eliminate HPV-Related Cancers in U.S.

Joint statement empowers parents, young adults and physicians to increase vaccination rates and screenings to eliminate HPV-related cancers, starting with cervical cancer.


Jun 6, 2018

PharmCamp 2018: Exploring the Exciting Possibilities of Careers in the Health Sciences

Middle school-age children throughout Southern Arizona have the chance to participate in several weeklong camps that engage them with STEM activities and the chance to explore careers in pharmacy, nursing, medicine, and public health.


Jun 4, 2018

UA Health Sciences’ ‘Project Taking Charge’ Benefits Students and Patients

Deploying an interdisciplinary, team-based outreach model for delivery of care, the University of Arizona Health Sciences’ “Project Taking Charge” works to improve health in Tucson’s most underserved communities through patient self-management.


UA College of Nursing Receives $2.5M Grant to Improve Interventions for Cancer Survivors

The four-year National Cancer Institute grant will enable Terry A. Badger, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC, FAAN, to study whether psychosocial interventions will help ethnically diverse survivors improve their symptoms.


Cervical Cancer May Be Driven by Imbalance in Vaginal Bacteria, UA Research Finds

Melissa Herbst-Kralovetz of the University of Arizona Cancer Center and UA College of Medicine – Phoenix has found a direct relationship between “good” bacteria and cervical health and “bad” bacteria and increased cancer risk.


Jun 1, 2018

Working to Ensure Diversity in Health Care, UA Health Sciences’ Summer Programs Begin June 4

The mentorship-based, highly competitive programs work to recruit and ultimately graduate a more diverse student body dedicated to serving Arizona and the nation’s most at-risk and underserved populations.


UA Study Finds Link Between Sleep Loss, Nighttime Snacking, Junk Food Cravings and Obesity

The study found poor sleep quality was associated with nighttime snacking and a high likelihood of craving junk food. The study also found that junk food cravings were associated with increased risk of obesity, diabetes and other health problems.


May 31, 2018

UA’s Dr. Monica Kraft Receives Distinguished Achievement Award from American Thoracic Society

The award—one of ATS’ most important—is one of several honors Dr. Kraft has received in the past year. A physician-scientist renowned for her work on asthma, she served as president of the ATS in 2012-13.


UA Research Shines in International Ranking

University faculty's research output and influence earn high marks in the latest Center for World University Rankings.


May 30, 2018

Celina Sanchez is First UA Project SEARCH Intern to Receive Banner – UMC Tucson’s ‘Be Bold, Be Kind, Be Awesome’ Award

Sanchez was given the award for exceptional performance with Project SEARCH at Banner – University Medical Center; the program provides young people with intellectual and developmental disabilities quality unpaid internships for hands-on training and career development.


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