• ‘Take Charge Diabetes Mellitus’ Study Seeks Research Volunteers

    The University of Arizona Department of Family and Community Medicine is recruiting current Banner – University Medicine patients with Type 2 diabetes to join a study about diabetes management and blood sugar control.

  • Banner – University Medical Center Tucson earns comprehensive stroke center status

    Banner – University Medical Center Tucson is the first certified comprehensive stroke center in Tucson.

  • Blood-Collection Device Makes Radiation Testing Quick and Easy

    Developed by a research team at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix, the self-collection device quickly can evaluate radiation exposure and help triage emergency treatment in the event of a nuclear attack or accident.

‘Take Charge Diabetes Mellitus’ Study Seeks Research Volunteers

The University of Arizona Department of Family and Community Medicine is recruiting current Banner – University Medicine patients with Type 2 diabetes to join a study about diabetes management and blood sugar control.

Banner – University Medical Center Tucson earns comprehensive stroke center status

Banner – University Medical Center Tucson is the first certified comprehensive stroke center in Tucson.

Blood-Collection Device Makes Radiation Testing Quick and Easy

Developed by a research team at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix, the self-collection device quickly can evaluate radiation exposure and help triage emergency treatment in the event of a nuclear attack or accident.

‘Take Charge Diabetes Mellitus’ Study Seeks Research Volunteers

The University of Arizona Department of Family and Community Medicine is recruiting current Banner – University Medicine patients with Type 2 diabetes to join a study about diabetes management and blood sugar control.

Banner – University Medical Center Tucson earns comprehensive stroke center status

Banner – University Medical Center Tucson is the first certified comprehensive stroke center in Tucson.

Blood-Collection Device Makes Radiation Testing Quick and Easy

Developed by a research team at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix, the self-collection device quickly can evaluate radiation exposure and help triage emergency treatment in the event of a nuclear attack or accident.

Message from the Senior Vice President for Health Sciences

Dr. Michael M. I. Abecassis Appointed Dean of UA College of Medicine – Tucson
Following an extensive national search, I am very pleased to announce the appointment of Michael M. I. Abecassis, MD, MBA, as dean of the College of Medicine – Tucson. Dr. Abecassis will come on board in early November, becoming the ninth dean of the college since its founding in 1967.

Helping Mothers, Helping Babies

Keep Your Skin Safe from Summer Sun

Summer is in full swing, are you protecting yourself from potential risks? Ultraviolet light can knock the letters of our DNA out of place, and those “genetic typos” can lead to skin cancers, such as melanoma and basal cell carcinoma.

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Running at Dawn: A Diné Cultural and Health Teaching

Ariel Shirley (Diné), provides a unique perspective of incorporating Diné philosophies with wellness to address chronic health issues using her culture to connect with running.

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The Future of Medicine

There is power in numbers. The All of Us Research Program is a national project bringing together more than 1 million people from all walks of life and from all regions across the nation to share their health data and biological samples to contribute to the future of health care.

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Camp Wellness and Workforce Development Program Host ‘Global Peer Support Celebration Day’
Oct 16, 2019

“Global Peer Support Celebration Day” is an annual celebration of peer supporters to recognize their work in helping their peers with mental health, addictions, and/or trauma-related challenges, move along the continuum of recovery and inclusion. This annual, worldwide event takes place each year on the third Thursday in October.


UA Cancer Center Launches Statewide Town Hall Series
Oct 11, 2019

The UACC North Central/East Arizona Cancer Policy Town Hall in Flagstaff on Oct. 14 will kick off a series of five town halls throughout Arizona to engage communities in dialogue to improve cancer prevention and control in Arizona.


UAHS and UA Experts Taking Center Stage at TENWEST Impact Festival
Oct 11, 2019

More than 50 speakers from the University of Arizona and 250 overall will take part in the TENWEST Impact Festival, which runs Oct. 11-20 and is expected to draw about 15,000 local, regional and national attendees to downtown Tucson to discuss innovative solutions to the world’s social, environmental and economic issues.


Dr. Roberta Weintraut Awarded Alumna of the Year from Weil Center
Oct 11, 2019

The Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona announced its annual selection from among integrative health practitioners.