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Jun 11, 2013

"Arizona Elks Clinic for Children and Young Adults" Receives Top Quality Rating for Vaccine Administration
The pediatric outpatient clinic received a 96 percent compliance rating; the average score across the state is 64 percent and the U.S. national average is 73 percent

14th Annual PANDA "Children Helping Children" Fashion Show and Luncheon Raises $475,000 for the UA Steele Children’s Research Center
Funds will enable Steele Center researchers to expand research in autoimmune diseases like type 1 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn’s disease and celiac disease.

Jun 8, 2013

Marylyn Morris McEwen Appointed Gladys E. Sorensen Endowed Professor at UA College of Nursing
The Gladys E. Sorensen Endowed Professorship is named in honor of Gladys E. Sorensen, EdD, RN, FAAN, who was dean of the UA College of Nursing from 1967 to 1987.

Dr. Sean Elliott Nominated for Distinction in Medical Student Teaching
UA College of Medicine – Tucson professor of pediatrics eligible for Alpha Omega Alpha ‘Robert J. Glaser Distinguished Teaching Award.’

Jun 6, 2013

"Camp Scrubs" Celebrates Decade of Introducing Middle-Schoolers to Nursing Careers
This is the 10th year that UAMC has hosted the popular summer camp, which is offered in partnership with Arizona Youth University, a summer youth program of the University of Arizona.

University of Arizona Sarver Heart Members Honored by Community Organizations
Drs. Marcus recognized for lifetime acheivement by Pima County Medical Foundation; Dr. Sethi selected as Pima County Medical Society Physician of the Year for 2012; Dr. Mackstaller received inaugural “Community Impact Award” from Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Tucson Alumnae Chapter

Research Findings by UA College of Medicine - Tucson Student Establish Feasibility of Pulse Oximetry Screening Guidelines for Newborns in Tucson
Research by UA medical student Lucy Han establishes that implementing recommended pulse oximetry screening guidelines is feasible at Tucson’s elevation. A recent simple pulse oximetry test revealed a potentially life-threatening critical congenital heart defect in a newborn that was surgically repaired at The University of Arizona Medical Center – University Campus.

People on the Move in Public Health
Congratulations to Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health faculty members Robin Harris, Neil MacKinnon, and Cecilia Rosales for their recent accolades.

UA Steele Children's Research Center Receives $10,000 Grant to Support the "PANDA Share a Hug" Program
More than 1,000 stuffed panda bears will be given to pediatric patients treated by UA Steele Center physicians

Registration Still Open for "Building Better Joints: The Future of Cartilage Tissue Engineering" June 5
The latest advances in cartilage regeneration and engineering strategies will be discussed by top UA orthopaedic innovator and researcher Dr. John Szivek in this free lecture, open to the public.

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