Jan 18, 2019

Faculty Spotlight: Cynthia Standley, PhD  (PhoenixMed)

Dr. Standley always knew she wanted to wear a white coat, but she never expected it to be spattered with paint.

KJZZ  (PhoenixMed)

In Arizona, new fellowships offer aspiring doctors path into addiction medicine.

Jan 17, 2019

‘The Power of Precision Medicine’ Theme of Living Healthy With Arthritis Conference, Feb. 16  

Accomplished physician-scientist and transformational leader Dr. Kenneth Ramos, an expert on genetics and genomic medicine, will deliver the keynote address at the University of Arizona Arthritis Center’s 17th annual conference for those living with arthritis — and those who care for them. Registration deadline is Feb. 6.

UA Partners with Medical School in Cameroon  (PhoenixMed)

Unique partnership will help train doctors in Cameroon to reduce maternal and early neonatal mortality.

Jan 8, 2019

UA Researchers Lead Study to Encourage Children With Asthma to Use their Inhalers  

UA researchers are studying if the combination of dispensing asthma inhalers (corticosteroids) in the emergency department and supervising their use in elementary schools will increase the medication’s use among children with asthma and decrease emergency department visits.

Jan 3, 2019

UA Researchers Developing 15-Minute MRI  

UA engineers are using a $2.1 million grant to improve scanning technologies for challenging patient populations.

Jan 2, 2019

UA Hockey Team to Host Fifth Annual ‘Pink the Rink’ Jan. 19  

The University of Arizona Cancer Center will benefit from proceeds raised as the Wildcats sport pink jerseys during the cancer-awareness game.

Free Seminar on Winter Sports and Traumatic Brain Injury  

‘Think-A-Head’ 1-4 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8

Capstone Course Provides Students Unique Clinical Experience  (PhoenixMed)

Students at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix are taking their training outside the classroom through a Capstone Program that allows them to gain early clinical exposure by shadowing a diverse group of health care...

Dec 21, 2018

Women in Medicine and Science  (PhoenixMed)

Women in Medicine and Science

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix celebrated ...

Dec 20, 2018

Banner – UMC Promotes 2 Hospital Executives  

COO and Associate Administrator at Banner – UMC

UA Scientists Discover Diabetes Drug Could be Used to Treat Common Heart Failure Syndrome  

A cardiovascular research team at the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center investigated in a lab model whether metformin, a common diabetes drug, could be an effective treatment for heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF). The researchers found that the drug reduced left ventricular stiffness, thereby improving capacity for exercise. Metformin relaxes the left ventricle by making a heart muscle protein called titin more compliant.

Researchers Study Environmental Factors Affecting Stem Cells, the Pathology of Ancient Remains, Rare Birth Defects Using Informatics, Sleep Disruption After a Brain Injury and the Care of Poisoned Patients  (PhoenixMed)

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix is featuring women researchers and faculty who are making inroads in traditionally male-dominated scientific and health care fields.

The special coverage that began this fall as part of Women in Medicine and Science month continues...

reimagine Medicine  (PhoenixMed)

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix is pleased to announce the launch of the reimagine Medicine Podcast.

Each month, we will bring together clinicians, researchers, educators, health care thought...

Physician Dedicates Career to Rural Medicine  (PhoenixMed)

Dr. Judith Hunt’s classroom is 100 miles north of the downtown Phoenix Biomedical Campus, in Payson.

She not only trains University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix students in rural health, but she welcomes...

Dec 19, 2018

UA Fellows Improve Care for AHCCCS Patients  (PhoenixMed)

Informatics fellows improve the quality, safety and efficiency of care for Medicaid patients.

Dec 17, 2018

Division Chief of Trauma Named  (PhoenixMed)

After a national search, Patrick Bosarge, MD, has been named the inaugural division chief of the Trauma Department at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix and Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix.


Cronkite News  (PhoenixMed)

Street Medicine: Bringing Health Care to Phoenix’s Unsheltered Homeless

Dec 14, 2018

With a Nurse in their Corner, ‘Navigating’ Care Is Getting Easier for Cancer Patients  

Banner Health nurse navigators at the University of Arizona Cancer Center are paired with patients to guide them through their cancer journeys.

New Study Indicates Discouraging Trend  (PhoenixMed)

UA Researchers find increasing number of all out-of-hospital cardiac arrests related to drug overdose.

Dec 13, 2018

UA Chemical Biologists Unearth Cause of a Rare Brain Disorder  

In pontocerebellar hypoplasia type 1b, two key biological structures are blocked from binding to one another — which ultimately stunts critical brain growth.

Dec 12, 2018

New Faculty Join UA Family and Community Medicine and Banner – University Medicine  

Family medicine physicians Ashley Krauser, DO, and Ana Mendez, MD, MPH, will provide a wide array of primary care services for patients of all ages across Tucson.

National Academy of Inventors Welcomes Two UA Professors as Fellows  

Two distinguished University of Arizona professors and innovators have been named as National Academy of Inventors Fellows. Thomas Koch, professor and dean of the College of Optical Sciences, and Harrison Barrett, Regents’ Professor of medical imaging, optical sciences and applied mathematics, will now join a growing cadre of distinguished fellows from the UA.

Dec 11, 2018

Healthline  (PhoenixMed)

Three factors that increase women’s risk for heart attack more than men.

KTAR News  (PhoenixMed)

Michael Kruer, MD, has received a $3 million grant to study genomics in cerebral palsy.