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

  • Local Experts Share Information on Coronavirus

    An expert panel from the University of Arizona, Banner Health and Pima County Health encouraged the public at an information session Feb. 10 to spread facts, not fear; practice compassion; and wash their hands.

  • UArizona Named 'Top Producer' of Fulbright Students

    The University of Arizona is now a top producer of Fulbright students, reports the Institute of Higher Education, ranking it No. 14 among U.S. research institutions and setting a university record with 20 awardees. Of those, five are from the UArizona Health Sciences, including three from the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health. They join two faculty members named Fulbright Scholars.

  • High School Students to Explore Health Careers at Banner – University Medical Center South, Feb. 12

    Along with hands-on exercises from intubating a mannequin to peering inside someone’s stomach via ultrasound, Tucson area high school students will get a chance to learn about careers in health care at the “Pathway to Success” health career fair hosted at Banner – University Medical Center South.

Local Experts Share Information on Coronavirus

An expert panel from the University of Arizona, Banner Health and Pima County Health encouraged the public at an information session Feb. 10 to spread facts, not fear; practice compassion; and wash their hands.

UArizona Named 'Top Producer' of Fulbright Students

The University of Arizona is now a top producer of Fulbright students, reports the Institute of Higher Education, ranking it No. 14 among U.S. research institutions and setting a university record with 20 awardees. Of those, five are from the UArizona Health Sciences, including three from the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health. They join two faculty members named Fulbright Scholars.

High School Students to Explore Health Careers at Banner – University Medical Center South, Feb. 12

Along with hands-on exercises from intubating a mannequin to peering inside someone’s stomach via ultrasound, Tucson area high school students will get a chance to learn about careers in health care at the “Pathway to Success” health career fair hosted at Banner – University Medical Center South.

Local Experts Share Information on Coronavirus

An expert panel from the University of Arizona, Banner Health and Pima County Health encouraged the public at an information session Feb. 10 to spread facts, not fear; practice compassion; and wash their hands.

UArizona Named 'Top Producer' of Fulbright Students

The University of Arizona is now a top producer of Fulbright students, reports the Institute of Higher Education, ranking it No. 14 among U.S. research institutions and setting a university record with 20 awardees. Of those, five are from the UArizona Health Sciences, including three from the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health. They join two faculty members named Fulbright Scholars.

High School Students to Explore Health Careers at Banner – University Medical Center South, Feb. 12

Along with hands-on exercises from intubating a mannequin to peering inside someone’s stomach via ultrasound, Tucson area high school students will get a chance to learn about careers in health care at the “Pathway to Success” health career fair hosted at Banner – University Medical Center South.

News

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.


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.