Jul 30, 2013

American Academy of Nursing to Induct Clinical Associate Professor Barbara B. Brewer as Fellow
Barbara B. Brewer, PhD, RN, clinical associate professor at the University of Arizona College of Nursing will be inducted as a Fellow of the esteemed American Academy of Nursing at the 40th AAN Annual Meeting and Conference in Washington, DC, in October, 2013.

‘Gabe’s Chemo Duck Program’ Donates ‘Chemo Ducks’ to Diamond Children’s to Help Reduce Fear of Cancer Procedures and Treatments in Children
A new program at The University of Arizona Medical Center – Diamond Children’s seeks to minimize pediatric cancer patients’ fear about receiving a port and other procedures related to their treatment.

Jul 29, 2013

Center for Rural Health to Study Arizona’s Health-Care Safety Net System Under the Affordable Care Act
The Center for Rural Health at the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health has been awarded $166,000 by the Arizona Area Health Education Center.

Jul 25, 2013

UA Steele Children’s Research Center Receives 5-Year Grant, Enabling High School Students to Participate in the ‘Summer Institute on Medical Ignorance’
The “Summers in Children’s Research for Diverse High School Students” grant gives students hands-on basic science research experience working with physicians and scientists throughout the UA College of Medicine – Tucson.

Jul 19, 2013

Anne E. Cress, PhD, Named Interim Director of UA Cancer Center
Anne E. Cress, PhD, professor of cellular and molecular medicine and radiation oncology at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, has been named interim director of the University of Arizona Cancer Center.

Jul 18, 2013

ECMO Program at The University of Arizona Medical Center Receives ‘ELSO Award for Excellence in Life Support’
The UAMC ECMO program exemplifies the distinction of an academic medical center, with its ability to collaborate with many highly-trained subspecialists to provide life-saving care for individuals with extremely complex illnesses—in Tucson and beyond.

Dr. Lori Arviso Alvord Endorsed as a Candidate for United States Surgeon General
The Native American health disparities expert, surgeon and UA College of Medicine – Tucson student affairs/admissions leader has been proposed for consideration for the post by tribal advocacy organizations.

Jul 16, 2013

KEYS High School Internship Research Showcase
KEYS is co-directed by the UA’s BIO5 Institute (BIO5) and the Southwest Environmental Health Sciences Center (SWEHSC) at the College of Pharmacy.

The University of Arizona Medical Center – University Campus Once Again a U.S. News ‘Best Hospital’
The University of Arizona Medical Center – University Campus has been ranked among the nation’s best hospitals in the medical specialties of Ear, Nose and Throat and in Geriatrics, and as “high performing” in 10 other medical specialties in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals list of 2013-2014.

Jul 15, 2013

UA Department of Pediatrics and The University of Arizona Health Network Welcome Dr. Michael Seckeler to the Section of Cardiology
Pediatric cardiologist will provide clinical care to children with heart problems at The University of Arizona Medical Center – Diamond Children’s and UAMC pediatric outpatient clinics