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Dr. Laura Micek-Galinat Joins UArizona Family and Community Medicine, Banner – University Medicine  
February 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.


UArizona Cancer Center Receives $6.9M Grant to Study Targeted Prevention of Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer  
February 4, 2020

With funding from the National Cancer Institute, a team of researchers at the University of Arizona Cancer Center is seeking effective preventive and therapeutic strategies to reduce the risk of non-melanoma skin cancer, like squamous cell carcinoma of the skin.


‘Secrets of the Microbiome’ Theme for Living Healthy With Arthritis Conference, Feb. 8  
January 27, 2020

Dr. Donata Vercelli, an expert on the impact of germs that affect our health, delivers the keynote address at the University of Arizona Arthritis Center’s 18th annual “Living Healthy With Arthritis” conference. Other topics include optimal aging, pain management, lupus, dietary strategies, battling infection and the fact-filled, fun “Joint Health Jeopardy.”


UArizona Experts Available to Comment on Coronavirus and Influenza  
January 23, 2020

The University of Arizona Health Sciences has a number of news sources/health experts available at university campuses in Tucson and Phoenix for media interviews regarding the coronavirus outbreak.


Blue Light Can Help Heal Mild Traumatic Brain Injury  
January 17, 2020

Psychiatry professor William "Scott" Killgore used blue light to reset sleep patterns in adults recovering from concussions.


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


Four Cardiologists Join UArizona Sarver Heart Center  
January 9, 2020

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.


Addressing Gaps in Care, UArizona Health Sciences Offers Dual Pharmacy-Nursing Degree with Family Nurse Practitioner Add-on  
January 9, 2020

Academic partnership between Colleges of Pharmacy and Nursing provides innovative solution to alleviate the health-care provider shortage facing the nation


Freestanding Emergency Departments May Increase Out-of-Pocket Spending for Patients  
January 9, 2020

Study analyzed freestanding emergency departments in four states, including Arizona.


Study Shows Novel Protein Plays Role in Bacterial Vaginosis  
January 9, 2020

UArizona College of Medicine – Phoenix study increases understanding of most common bacterial infection in U.S. women.


From Big Data to Precision Cures  
January 8, 2020

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 to Host ‘Pink the Rink’ Game, Jan. 18  
January 7, 2020

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.


Lecture on Heart Failure, When to Seek Specialist, Jan. 16  
January 7, 2020

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.


UArizona Health Sciences Researcher Seeks New Way to Understand Human Aging  
December 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  
December 4, 2019

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


Benefits of Active Learning Are All About Activity  
December 2, 2019

Active learning sessions result in a reset of student attention has been tested by researchers at the University of Arizona.


UArizona Cancer Center Receives $6.85M Grant to Continue Native American Cancer Research, Training, Outreach Program  
November 26, 2019

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  
November 25, 2019

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.


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


UArizona Nursing’s Dr. Marylyn Morris McEwen Named Associate Dean for Global Nursing  
November 19, 2019

The new leadership position enables Arizona Nursing to support the UA strategic plan’s fourth pillar, “Arizona Global.”


Understanding the Eye's 'Plumbing' Could Lead to Future Treatments for Glaucoma, Other Diseases  
November 14, 2019

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.


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