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Jan 22, 2020

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

Jan 21, 2020

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.

Jan 9, 2020

Study Shows Novel Protein Plays Role in Bacterial Vaginosis  
UArizona College of Medicine – Phoenix study increases understanding of most common bacterial infection in U.S. women.

Freestanding Emergency Departments May Increase Out-of-Pocket Spending for Patients  
Study analyzed freestanding emergency departments in four states, including Arizona.

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

Four Cardiologists Join Sarver Heart Center, UArizona Faculty  
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.

Jan 8, 2020

Heart Failure, When to Seek Specialist Topic of UArizona Lecture in Green Valley, Jan. 16  
Sarver Heart Center launches its free 2020 Green Valley Lecture Series at the Canoa Hills Social Center with Dr. Aaron Wolfson focusing on heart failure, how it affects health and options to optimize lifestyle changes.

From Big Data to Precision Cures  
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.

UArizona Hockey Team to Host Sixth Annual ‘Pink the Rink’ on Jan. 18  
The Arizona Wildcat ice hockey team will raise awareness for cancer and contribute proceeds to the UArizona Cancer Center when it faces Missouri State on Saturday, Jan. 18, at the Tucson Arena. Honor a loved one by buying a jersey to support cancer research.

Jan 6, 2020

Benefits of Active Learning Are All About Activity  
Active learning sessions result in a reset of student attention has been tested by researchers at the University of Arizona.

Dec 11, 2019

UArizona Health Sciences Researcher Seeks New Way to Understand Human Aging  
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.

Dec 4, 2019

Ronald Sorensen Joins UArizona Family and Community Medicine to Lead Community Engagement  
Sorensen will provide leadership, strategic direction and executive administrative support to the department’s community outreach programs and activities.

Nov 26, 2019

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.

Nov 25, 2019

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.

Nov 22, 2019

UArizona Colleges of Medicine to Provide Free Tuition for Primary Care Medical Students  
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.

Nov 21, 2019

UArizona Health Sciences Leads Prevention of Chronic Disease in Arizona Border Region  
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.

Nov 19, 2019

UArizona Nursing’s Dr. Marylyn Morris McEwen Named Associate Dean for Global Nursing  
The new leadership position enables Arizona Nursing to support the UA strategic plan’s fourth pillar, “Arizona Global.”

Nov 14, 2019

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.

Nov 12, 2019

Camp Wellness and Workforce Development Program Expand Services  
Thanks to a new contract with Banner – University Family Care/AHCCCS Complete Care, the UA Department of Family and Community Medicine’s Camp Wellness and Workforce Development Program are able to reach more individuals with mental-health conditions and substance-use disorders.

Nov 7, 2019

Veteran-focused Mental Health Forum, Nov. 8  
Open discussion on post traumatic stress, traumatic brain injury and local support programs

Nov 6, 2019

UArizona College of Nursing to Host Ribbon Cutting for Bachelor of Science in Nursing Integrative Health Program, Nov. 13  
Located in Gilbert, Ariz., the new program is the first program nationally to incorporate integrative health content and interventions into a BSN program.

Nov 1, 2019

‘Revolutionary’ New Class Challenges UArizona Students to Cure Alzheimer’s Disease  
The University of Arizona Health Sciences is offering innovative curricula for students to influence human health and build entrepreneurial skills.

Oct 31, 2019

Community to Get Glimpse into Future of Health Care in New UArizona Health Sciences Innovation Building, Nov. 4–5  
The new Health Sciences Innovation Building will provide opportunities for community engagement and a learning environment for Health Sciences students to reshape the future of health care.

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