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Feb 22, 2019

How the Nation’s Food System Can Support Healthy Eating Will Be Discussed in a Free Public Lecture March 13  (PhoenixMed)

The Center for Science in the Public Interest is the oldest independent, science-based consumer advocacy organization with an impressive record of accomplishments and an ambitious agenda for improving the food system to support healthy eating. Among its goals...


Feb 21, 2019

Faculty Spotlight: Anthony Wong  (PhoenixMed)

Emergency Medicine physician teaches the next generation of doctors at the college.


American Academy of Family Physicians  (PhoenixMed)

Luke Peterson, DO, a clinical assistant professor in Family Community and Preventive Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix and an addiction medicine specialist at Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix, started a...


INSIDER  (PhoenixMed)

Farshad Fani Marvasti, MD, MPHFarshad Fani...


Healthline  (PhoenixMed)

Teenagers are seeking advice on how to get vaccinated after the recent measles outbreak.


Match Day Student Profile: Roshan Panchanathan  (PhoenixMed)

Panchanathan’s interest in medicine came from his desire to create technologies to improve patients’ lives


Feb 20, 2019

Dr. Terry Badger Named Eleanor Bauwens Endowed Chair of Nursing  

The honor recognizes Dr. Badger’s accomplishments as a nationally recognized
nurse-scientist and leader in graduate education.


Researcher Seeks to Prevent Heart Failure after a Heart Attack  (PhoenixMed)

Heart attack survivors are at greater risk of developing heart failure, a chronic condition in which more than half of those diagnosed will die within five years.

In response, researchers at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix are attempting to prevent heart failure...


Feb 18, 2019

Coach Olson in Good Condition at Banner - UMC Tucson  

Former University of Arizona Basketball Coach Lute Olson is in good condition today at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson after experiencing a minor stroke over the weekend, according to his physician.


Feb 14, 2019

Doc Talks: Atrial Fibrillation, Aortic Disease  

Wellness expo, free health lecture by university heart specialists, March 5


UA Study Confirms Self-reported Sleep Duration an Accurate, Useful Health Measure in Children  

A new study by researchers at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson shows that sleep duration reports by children and their parents are fairly accurate.


U.S. Surgeon General Visits College, Addresses Country’s Most Pressing Health Issues  (PhoenixMed)

The United States Surgeon General Vice Admiral Jerome M. Adams, MD, MPH, visited the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix Feb. 13 to deliver a message about the priorities of his office and the state of the nation’s health. The Surgeon General participated in Grand Rounds hosted...


Feb 12, 2019

Researchers to Compete in ‘Shark Tank,’ Demo Technology, More at Research Day, Feb. 13  

University of Arizona researchers will compete in a Shark Tank-style competition, demonstrate their medical technology and more during Research Day, a first-of-its-kind event coordinated by the UA College of Medicine – Tucson.


UA Medical Student Leads Study  (PhoenixMed)

Study discovered novel mechanism that reduces inflammation associated with heart disease.


Feb 11, 2019

UA Sarver Heart Center Presents: ‘Aortic Diseases: Can We Intervene Before They Turn Deadly?,’ Feb. 21 in Green Valley  

The free 2019 Green Valley Lecture Series continues with a focus on aortic diseases.


UA College of Pharmacy Appoints Pharmacy Leader Dr. Nancy Alvarez Associate Dean for College of Pharmacy - Phoenix  

Nancy A. Alvarez, PharmD, BCPS, FAPhA, an established national leader in pharmacy, has been appointed associate dean for the UA College of Pharmacy – Phoenix and as an associate professor for the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science. Dr. Alvarez will oversee all aspects of the college in Greater Phoenix.


Feb 8, 2019

UA College of Nursing Launches Bachelor of Science in Nursing Integrative Health Program in Gilbert, Ariz.  

The new program will be the first program nationally to incorporate integrative health content and interventions into a BSN nursing program.


Feb 7, 2019

12 News  (PhoenixMed)

Robin Ross, MD, a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Ophthalmology and the Department of Ethics and Humanism at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix, discussed the risks associated with corrective eye surgery. 


Feb 6, 2019

Treatment Options Expand for Gastrointestinal Cancer Patients at UA Cancer Center  

Gastrointestinal cancer is a “family” of cancers that include colorectal, gastric, liver and pancreatic tumors, among others. Patients receive cutting-edge care at the UA Cancer


Feb 5, 2019

UA’s Dr. Cecilia Rosales Honored for National Preventive Health Services Program  

Cecilia Rosales, MD, MS, associate dean of Phoenix Programs at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, and colleagues, accepted the Ohtli Award from the Mexican government in recognition of a national program to increase access to health services among low-income and immigrant Mexican populations in the United States.


Graduate Student Awarded Scholarship  (PhoenixMed)

Tanessa Call, a graduate student researcher, has been awarded the Harry Lowell Swift Scholarship.


Feb 4, 2019

Turns out Some Germs Are Quite Beneficial to Your Health  

Recent advances in “next-generation sequencing” have made it possible to gain understanding of the complex nature of microbes and their importance to human health, a UA physician-scientist explains.


Tucson High Schoolers to Explore Careers in Medicine, Other Health Professions, Feb. 20  

Local high school students will practice their health-care skills, such as CPR and ultrasound imaging, during “A Pathway to Success,” an interactive health-care career fair spearheaded by residents at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson South Campus.


Feb 1, 2019

College Welcomes Renowned Fulbright Scholar  (PhoenixMed)

Dr. Michael Fahey's mission is to better understand the neurology and genetics in people with cerebral palsy.


AZ Big Media  (PhoenixMed)

Tomorrow's leaders who are making a big impact on Arizona's economic landscape.  


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