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May 18, 2017

Researchers Create Unique Catalog of Diseases Linked to Immune System Gene Variations

Generated by a study by researchers with the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy and Vanderbilt University Medical Center, the catalog could help identify individuals who are at risk for autoimmune diseases, such as type 1 diabetes or rheumatoid arthritis.


May 15, 2017

UA Professor Lynn Gerald, PhD, Appointed to National Asthma Education and Prevention Program

Lynn Gerald, PhD, Canyon Ranch Endowed Chair and professor of health promotion sciences at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, was appointed to the National Institutes of Health National Asthma Education and Prevention Program (NAEPP).


Health Care for the Digital Age: UA College of Nursing Prepares Future Nurses for Careers in Telehealth

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services provide Graduate Nursing Education funding to train Doctor of Nursing Practice students for the burgeoning telehealth field.


May 11, 2017

Best in Class: Grads Saving, Improving Lives

The UA's 2017 graduating class wants to help improve the human condition. The class includes a future dermatologist who made rescues during Hurricane Katrina, a researcher studying Tibetan monks, a Chinese-born mining engineer and a musician who has performed around the globe.


May 10, 2017

Dr. Daniel Derksen Appointed President of the Arizona Academy of Family Physicians

The UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health professor graduated from the UA College of Medicine in 1984 and completed his family medicine residency at the University of New Mexico.


UA Health Sciences Convocations 2017

From May 8 through May 13, UAHS colleges are holding convocations as they continue to celebrate milestone anniversaries. Inspirational graduates will be available for interviews.


May 9, 2017

UA Health Sciences Convocations 2017: Meet Some of the Graduates

UA Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy and Public Health


UA Sarver Heart Center Presents ‘Right Treatment, Right Person, Right Time: Progress in Precision Cardiovascular Care,’ May 17

Join UA Sarver Heart Center faculty for a community lecture to learn about human "disease in a dish," induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) technology that has the potential to completely change cardiovascular medicine in terms of understanding individual variation, underlying disease mechanisms, transforming and personalizing drug discovery and targeting treatments.


May 8, 2017

Dr. Robert C. Johnson Appointed to the UA Institute for Cellular Transplantation

Dr. Johnson will help accelerate the Institute’s mission to treat diabetes using transplantation of macroencapsulated cells without the need for immunosuppression.


May 5, 2017

UA Health Sciences Colleges Celebrate 2017 Convocations

Beginning May 8 through May 13, UAHS colleges are holding convocations as they continue to celebrate milestone anniversaries. Inspirational graduates will be available for interviews.


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