Nov 15, 2016

UA Valley Fever Center for Excellence Celebrates 20th Anniversary with New Website Launch

The website has new features designed for the public and health-care professionals. The launch coincides with Valley Fever Awareness Week, Nov. 12-20, and the 21st Annual Farness Lecture by Mayo Clinic infectious diseases specialist Janis E. Blair, MD, on Nov. 16.

Nov 10, 2016

UA Cancer Center Joins National Clinical Trials Network

The University of Arizona Cancer Center’s acceptance into NRG Oncology will increase the Center’s clinical trials portfolio and translational research capabilities.

Nov 8, 2016

Sarver Heart Center 30th Anniversary Lecture Series: “Beating Your Odds Against Stroke: An update on prevention, treatments and acting FAST to preserve your brain”

On November 16, Bruce Coull, MD, professor of neurology, will present a community lecture, part of Sarver Heart Center’s 30th Anniversary Lecture Series, focused on stroke treatment and prevention.

Nov 7, 2016

Sixth Annual ‘Kids of Steele’ Mini Golf Event Raises $91,000 for UA Steele Children’s Research Center

This annual family-friendly event raises funds for “greatest-need” research projects at the UA Steele Center and Kids of Steele service projects.

Oct 31, 2016

Banner – University Medical Center Employees Donate $66,000 to Tucson’s January 8 Memorial Foundation

The hospital physicians and staff who cared for victims of Tucson’s 2011 mass shooting have raised $66,267 toward Tucson’s January 8 Memorial Foundation to honor the dead and the survivors of that terrible day.

Dr. Christopher Justinich Joins UA Department of Pediatrics and Banner Children’s at Diamond Children’s Medical Center

Christopher Justinich, MD, will provide pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition care to children. He brings special expertise in the area of food allergic disorders of the GI tract, and in eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE)—an inflammatory disease of the esophagus.

Oct 27, 2016

‘Back in Control – A Spine Surgeon’s Inside Look at Healing Back Pain’ Subject of UA Arthritis Center Lecture, Nov. 2

Free and open to the public, the lecture by Kenneth A. Hood, DO, will discuss the latest approaches to surgical and non-surgical options for common and complex types of back issues, in addition to sharing the latest research into novel treatments and procedures for back pain and injury.

Oct 26, 2016

UA Cancer Center Scientist Recognized for ‘Bold Approach to Major Challenges in Biomedical Research’ through NIH Transformative Research Award

Keith Maggert, PhD, with the University of Arizona Cancer Center and associate professor of cellular and molecular medicine, has been awarded a $1.7 million NIH grant and has been recognized for his high-risk/high-reward research that has the potential to change the way we think about epigenetics in disease.

Oct 25, 2016

UA Endocrinology Lecture to Put Spotlight on Physical Activity, Sedentary Behavior and the Evolution of Human Health, Nov. 8

University of Arizona anthropologist Dr. David Raichlen will provide a free public lecture on how medical history and time spent sitting versus being physically active affects your health. He will share details of his research during the Endocrinology Grand Rounds at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 3-4 p.m.

Oct 24, 2016

Renowned Oncology Surgeon and Physician-Scientist Dr. William Cance Joins UA Cancer Center as Deputy Director to Lead Phoenix Efforts

William Cance, MD, will lead the UACC efforts in Phoenix at the University of Arizona Cancer Center at Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center. He will play a critical role in the integration of the Tucson and Phoenix campuses and developing one Cancer Center in two sites.