Message from the Senior Vice President for Health Sciences


Michael D. Dake, MD

Advancing the Health Sciences mission in 2020

Building upon the distinct strengths of the University of Arizona Health Sciences as reflected in our Tomorrow is Here campaign, we are launching several strategic initiatives in 2020 that will position us to significantly influence the global health care landscape.

Primary Care Physician Scholarship Recipients

UAHS Home Page

  • Study: Marijuana Use During Pregnancy Increasingly Common, Linked to Stressful Life Events

    The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson study finds that women who experience more stressful life events in the year before childbirth have greater odds of using marijuana before and during pregnancy.

  • Banner – University Medicine ED Accredited as Tucson’s only Geriatric Emergency Department

    Banner – University Medical Center Tucson has earned Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation.

  • UArizona Health Sciences Researchers Uncover Potential New Therapy for Concussion-Related Headaches

    Researchers at the University of Arizona’s College of Medicine – Tucson have teamed with scientists at two other institutions to identify the cause of post-brain injury headaches and uncover a potential new therapy for millions of patients.

Study: Marijuana Use During Pregnancy Increasingly Common, Linked to Stressful Life Events

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson study finds that women who experience more stressful life events in the year before childbirth have greater odds of using marijuana before and during pregnancy.

Banner – University Medicine ED Accredited as Tucson’s only Geriatric Emergency Department

Banner – University Medical Center Tucson has earned Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation.

UArizona Health Sciences Researchers Uncover Potential New Therapy for Concussion-Related Headaches

Researchers at the University of Arizona’s College of Medicine – Tucson have teamed with scientists at two other institutions to identify the cause of post-brain injury headaches and uncover a potential new therapy for millions of patients.

Study: Marijuana Use During Pregnancy Increasingly Common, Linked to Stressful Life Events

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson study finds that women who experience more stressful life events in the year before childbirth have greater odds of using marijuana before and during pregnancy.

Banner – University Medicine ED Accredited as Tucson’s only Geriatric Emergency Department

Banner – University Medical Center Tucson has earned Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation.

UArizona Health Sciences Researchers Uncover Potential New Therapy for Concussion-Related Headaches

Researchers at the University of Arizona’s College of Medicine – Tucson have teamed with scientists at two other institutions to identify the cause of post-brain injury headaches and uncover a potential new therapy for millions of patients.

News

‘Battles of the Bad Back’ Subject of UArizona Arthritis Center Lecture, March 4
Feb 25, 2020

Free and open to the public, the latest Living Healthy With Arthritis lecture features Dr. Venkat Ganapathy, University of Arizona associate professor of orthopedic surgery and Banner – University Medicine Tucson Orthopaedic Spine Service chief, who’ll discuss non-operative and operative treatments for back pain.


Scientists Study Sweat, the Small Stuff
Feb 13, 2020

A team of researchers from three University of Arizona colleges, including Dr. Esther Sternberg with the UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson, is developing new methods to collect and analyze sweat for clues about how the body is functioning.


Stopping Stroke in its Tracks: Symptoms, Treatments Topic of UArizona Lecture in Green Valley, Feb. 20
Feb 6, 2020

The University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center continues its 2020 Green Valley Lecture Series with a focus on stroke, how it affects health and treatment options to reverse stroke symptoms.


Dr. Laura Micek-Galinat Joins UArizona Family and Community Medicine, Banner – University Medicine
Feb 6, 2020

With additional expertise in culinary medicine and integrative medicine, Dr. Micek-Galinat will provide primary patient care at the Banner – University Medicine Family Medicine Clinic at Alvernon.