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Nov 13, 2013

‘Communication: A Necessity of Life!,’ Nov. 18
Free presentation, open to the public, by Dr. Janis Burt, recipient of the 2013 UA College of Medicine Faculty Science Forum Founders Day Award

Nov 12, 2013

Cindy McCain, Wife of Senator John McCain, and Mike Fourtner, Star of Discovery Channel’s ‘Deadliest Catch’ to Tour and Visit Patients at Diamond Children’s
Mrs. McCain and Mr. Fourtner will tour the lobby of Diamond Children’s, the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), and the Helipad. After the tour, they will visit with hospitalized children.

Arizona Telemedicine Program’s ‘Northern Arizona Telemedicine Corridor’ Becomes a National Model of a ‘Telehealth Ecosystem’
Northern Arizona’s rapidly growing telemedicine cooperating programs provide accessible, top-quality health care and critically needed services to rural Arizonans and health-care professionals.

Nov 8, 2013

Arizona Telemedicine Program's 'Northern Arizona Telemedicine Corridor' Becomes a National Model of a 'Telehealth Ecosystem'
Northern Arizona’s rapidly growing telemedicine cooperating programs provide accessible, top-quality health care and critically needed services to rural Arizonans and health-care professionals.

Members from UA Football Team to Deliver ‘SHINE ON Tucson’ Jars and Toys to Children at Diamond Children’s
Members from the UA football team are kicking off Homecoming weekend by visiting pediatric patients at The University of Arizona Medical Center – Diamond Children’s on Friday, Nov. 8, 1 p.m.

Nov 7, 2013

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson Awarded Prestigious Donald W. Reynolds Foundation Grant
The Donald W. Reynolds Foundation grant will ensure that hospitalized older adults will be cared for by specialists who have been trained to meet the unique health-care needs of older adults.

UA College of Nursing to Honor Eileen T. Breslin as Alumnus of the Year
Dean of Nursing at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is advanced practice maternal-newborn alumnus of the UA and a highly recognized national nursing leader.

Nov 6, 2013

UA College of Nursing Team Evaluating Telephone-Delivered Counseling for Latinas with Breast Cancer and Their Supporters
Latinas tend to be diagnosed with breast cancer at later stages, to be sicker and to have fewer easily accessible resources to deal with their psychological distress

Nov 5, 2013

UA Nursing Professor and Breast Cancer Survivor Leads Project to Support Wellbeing in People Affected by Cancer
Impetus for Community Cancer Connections was professor’s own experience navigating the transition that follows the completion of cancer treatment.

UA College of Medicine – Tucson Awarded Funds for Pilot Study of Older Adults and Fall Prevention
The study will use virtual-reality-based exercise combining balance training and a Yoga meditation technique, “Kirtan Kriya.”

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