Message from the Senior Vice President for Health Sciences


Michael D. Dake, MD

Announcing an Innovative Primary Care Physician Scholarship Program

Two of our most important education-related strategic initiatives at the University of Arizona Health Sciences are training students to serve Arizona’s diverse communities – especially the medically underserved communities around the state – and reducing student debt.

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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New Mexico

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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  • Blue Light Can Help Heal Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

    Psychiatry professor William "Scott" Killgore used blue light to reset sleep patterns in adults recovering from concussions.

  • Four Cardiologists Join UArizona Sarver Heart Center

    The new faculty cardiologists bring expertise in interventional cardiology, cardiac imaging, heart failure and transplant cardiology to the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center and Banner – University Medical Center. Schedule an appointment today.

  • Addressing Gaps in Care, UArizona Health Sciences Offers Dual Pharmacy-Nursing Degree with Family Nurse Practitioner Add-on

    Academic partnership between Colleges of Pharmacy and Nursing provides innovative solution to alleviate the health-care provider shortage facing the nation

Blue Light Can Help Heal Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

Psychiatry professor William "Scott" Killgore used blue light to reset sleep patterns in adults recovering from concussions.

Four Cardiologists Join UArizona Sarver Heart Center

The new faculty cardiologists bring expertise in interventional cardiology, cardiac imaging, heart failure and transplant cardiology to the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center and Banner – University Medical Center. Schedule an appointment today.

Addressing Gaps in Care, UArizona Health Sciences Offers Dual Pharmacy-Nursing Degree with Family Nurse Practitioner Add-on

Academic partnership between Colleges of Pharmacy and Nursing provides innovative solution to alleviate the health-care provider shortage facing the nation

Blue Light Can Help Heal Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

Psychiatry professor William "Scott" Killgore used blue light to reset sleep patterns in adults recovering from concussions.

Four Cardiologists Join UArizona Sarver Heart Center

The new faculty cardiologists bring expertise in interventional cardiology, cardiac imaging, heart failure and transplant cardiology to the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center and Banner – University Medical Center. Schedule an appointment today.

Addressing Gaps in Care, UArizona Health Sciences Offers Dual Pharmacy-Nursing Degree with Family Nurse Practitioner Add-on

Academic partnership between Colleges of Pharmacy and Nursing provides innovative solution to alleviate the health-care provider shortage facing the nation

News

Many Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Patients Can Skip Radiation, Suggests Study Led by UArizona Researcher
Jan 16, 2020

Results from a SWOG Cancer Research Network study, led by Daniel Persky, MD, found many patients with the most common type of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma can skip radiation treatment, reducing both costs and the time to heal from treatment.


Freestanding Emergency Departments May Increase Out-of-Pocket Spending for Patients
Jan 9, 2020

Study analyzed freestanding emergency departments in four states, including Arizona.


Study Shows Novel Protein Plays Role in Bacterial Vaginosis
Jan 9, 2020

UArizona College of Medicine – Phoenix study increases understanding of most common bacterial infection in U.S. women.


From Big Data to Precision Cures
Jan 8, 2020

UArizona Health Sciences Center for Innovation in Brain Science leverages big data in an effort to close the gap on cognitive health span, thanks to a $1.6 million grant from the National Institute on Aging.