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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UAHS Home Page

  • UArizona Cancer Center Receives $6.85M Grant to Continue Native American Cancer Research, Training, Outreach Program

    Since 2002, the University of Arizona Cancer Center and Northern Arizona University have received funding from the National Cancer Institute to form the Partnership for Native American Cancer Prevention, addressing the cancer burden on Native Americans.

  • Relative Humidity in the Workplace Can Impact Employee Health

    A new study suggests that relative humidity levels in the office can impact stress and potentially sleep quality, and cost employers in terms of productivity and sick leave.

  • Understanding the Eye's 'Plumbing' Could Lead to Future Treatments for Glaucoma, Other Diseases

    A University of Arizona Health Sciences study funded by a $2.3 million five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Eye Institute could help to develop future treatments for glaucoma and other diseases.

UArizona Cancer Center Receives $6.85M Grant to Continue Native American Cancer Research, Training, Outreach Program

Since 2002, the University of Arizona Cancer Center and Northern Arizona University have received funding from the National Cancer Institute to form the Partnership for Native American Cancer Prevention, addressing the cancer burden on Native Americans.

Relative Humidity in the Workplace Can Impact Employee Health

A new study suggests that relative humidity levels in the office can impact stress and potentially sleep quality, and cost employers in terms of productivity and sick leave.

Understanding the Eye's 'Plumbing' Could Lead to Future Treatments for Glaucoma, Other Diseases

A University of Arizona Health Sciences study funded by a $2.3 million five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Eye Institute could help to develop future treatments for glaucoma and other diseases.

UArizona Cancer Center Receives $6.85M Grant to Continue Native American Cancer Research, Training, Outreach Program

Since 2002, the University of Arizona Cancer Center and Northern Arizona University have received funding from the National Cancer Institute to form the Partnership for Native American Cancer Prevention, addressing the cancer burden on Native Americans.

Relative Humidity in the Workplace Can Impact Employee Health

A new study suggests that relative humidity levels in the office can impact stress and potentially sleep quality, and cost employers in terms of productivity and sick leave.

Understanding the Eye's 'Plumbing' Could Lead to Future Treatments for Glaucoma, Other Diseases

A University of Arizona Health Sciences study funded by a $2.3 million five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Eye Institute could help to develop future treatments for glaucoma and other diseases.

News

UArizona Health Sciences Researcher Seeks New Way to Understand Human Aging
Dec 9, 2019

Dr. Janko Nikolich-Zugich has received a prestigious $4.5 million MERIT Award from the National Institutes of Health to pursue a new, more promising way to study human aging.


Ronald Sorensen Joins UArizona Family and Community Medicine to Lead Community Engagement
Dec 4, 2019

Sorensen will provide leadership, strategic direction and executive administrative support to the department’s community outreach programs and activities.


UArizona Colleges of Medicine to Provide Free Tuition for Primary Care Medical Students
Nov 22, 2019

The University of Arizona Colleges of Medicine in Tucson and Phoenix will cover tuition for medical students who commit to practice primary care or another designated critical-access specialty in rural or urban underserved communities in Arizona.


UArizona Health Sciences Leads Prevention of Chronic Disease in Arizona Border Region
Nov 21, 2019

The Arizona Prevention Research Center at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health will continue its mission to prevent chronic disease among underserved populations in the Arizona border region thanks to a $7.5 million grant from the CDC.