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Mar 1, 2017

University of Arizona Health Sciences Celebrates Anniversaries in 2017

Special anniversary website kicks off yearlong celebrations


Feb 28, 2017

UA Infectious Disease Researcher Receives Prestigious Fellowship

Dr. Kacey Ernst, infectious disease epidemiologist at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, has been selected by the American Association for the Advancement of Science Public Engagement Fellowship.


Feb 27, 2017

UA Public Health Students Named Marshall Foundation Dissertation Fellows

The fellowship will support the students’ research on the impact of state-level immigration policy on health care and American Indian health disparities in the area of food security in Tucson.


Feb 23, 2017

Biomedical Sciences Partnership Building Opening Doors to Discovery

Research will focus on cancer drug therapies, molecular medicine, pediatric vaccines and building platforms for DNA and biomarker testing


Feb 21, 2017

UA Center for Integrative Medicine Receives $1M Gift To Transform Health Care

The gift from Iris Cantor, chairman and president of the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Foundation, will advance integrative medicine education and clinical care.


Feb 17, 2017

Celebrating 30 Years: Telepathology is Changing the Practice of Medicine

Invented, patented and commercialized by Ronald S. Weinstein, MD, UA professor of pathology and founding director of the Arizona Telemedicine Program, the diagnosis of surgical pathology slides at a distance has benefitted hundreds of thousands of patients around the world.


Feb 10, 2017

UA Receives Merck Foundation Funds to Promote Patient-Centered Cancer Care for Latinos, Underserved

Collaborative effort brings together the UA College of Medicine – Tucson’s Department of Family and Community Medicine, the UA Department of Psychology, UA Cancer Center and many community partners, including El Rio Community Health Center and the Arizona Community Health Worker Outreach Network.


‘Tame Your Pain...An Inside Look at Conventional and Alternative Therapies for Pain Management’ Subject of UA Arthritis Center Lecture, March 1

Free and open to the public, the lecture by Dr. Mohab Ibrahim will discuss the causes of chronic pain and current treatments for arthritis and related joint pain, including conventional and alternative approaches to pain management and the facts, fads and fiction associated with this complex medical issue.


Feb 7, 2017

12 New Members Added to Arizona Telemedicine Council: A Forum for ‘Very Creative Ideas’

The visionary group comprised of legislators, health-care executives, physicians, business leaders, agency officials and others keeps the Arizona Telemedicine Program well-informed of health-care needs and opportunities in Arizona.


Feb 6, 2017

Two New Divisions at UA Health Sciences Target Precision Medicine Remedies via Advanced Genetic, Genomic Research

Pioneers in research and application of personalized medicine in respiratory disease based on advances in translational genetic studies, Drs. Gene Bleecker and Deb Meyers were recruited from Wake Forest University to head related divisions in the UA Department of Medicine and the UA Center for Applied Genetics and Genomic Medicine.


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