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Apr 28, 2014

‘Superheroes Fighting Grime!’ at Diamond Children’s
Superman, Batman and Spiderman made a special visit to Diamond Children's on Tuesday, April 29, to clean windows and visit with patients! Thanks to Skyline Window Cleaning and Mirrored Reflections for contacting the superheroes for this event.

Apr 24, 2014

‘Oh My Aching Joints: Exploring the Latest Treatments for Joint Pain,’ May 7
Free lecture, open to the public, by Dr. Jeffrey R. Lisse, in conjunction with Arthritis Awareness Month

Apr 23, 2014

White House Names UA’s Howard J. Eng `Champion of Change’
On Thursday, April 24, the White House and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will honor Howard J. Eng and 10 other advocates and community leaders for their work to educate Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders about the Affordable Care Act

Apr 18, 2014

Staff Excellence Honored at AHSC
Classified staff and appointed personnel at the Arizona Health Sciences Center’s Colleges of Nursing, Medicine, Pharmacy and Public Health were recognized for their outstanding contributions to excellence.

Apr 17, 2014

Summer Camp for Kids Focuses on Health & Wellness
The Healthy 2B Me Summer Camp is designed to teach kids at an early age the importance of proper nutrition and physical activity while having fun at the same time. The University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health will offer three sessions: June 9-13; June 23-27; and July 14

UAMC Study: Do Wearable Sensors Predict and Prevent Patient Falls?
Researchers at the University of Arizona Medical Center are studying whether small, wearable sensors that measure a patient’s activity, heart rate, wakefulness and other biometrics can predict and prevent falls, one of the leading causes of injury to hospitalized patients.

Telemedicine’s Benefits in Arizona Demonstrated at Sold-Out Training Event
Arizona Telemedicine Program’s inaugural Northern Arizona telemedicine training conference showcased Arizona programs applying the technology to improve patient health.

UA Sarver Heart Center Expert Offers Insights into New Uses of a Surgical Adhesive in New England Journal of Medicine Review
Dr. Slepian and Danny Bluestein, PhD, professor of bioengineering at Stony Brook University in New York, co-authored a review article in the New England Journal of Medicine (April 17, 2014), citing the benefits of hydrophobic light-activated adhesive (HLAA), a fluid, blood-resistant tissue glue that can be applied as a liquid before a procedure is performed and activated on demand to adhere, cure and bond.

Apr 16, 2014

Rock Band ‘Foster the People to Sing and Visit Patients at Diamond Children’s
Wednesday, April 16, 3:30- 4:30 p.m. at Diamond Children’s (D4, D5, D6), 1501 N. Campbell Ave.

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