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UA Nursing Scholars Present Pioneering Research at American Heart Association Scientific Sessions  
December 3, 2013

Uniting more than 18,000 experts from around the world, the Sessions are the leading U.S. cardiovascular meeting for sharing the latest in basic, translational, clinical and population science.


UA Steele Children’s Research Center and Diamond Children’s Chosen as Bashas’ Charity for December  
December 2, 2013

Throughout December, shoppers can purchase paper pin-ups for $1 or donate an open amount donation at each of the Bashas’ and Food City grocery stores across Southern Arizona. The proceeds will support research at the UA Steele Center and clinical programs at Diamond Children’s.


Renowned Bioinformatician Joins Arizona Health Sciences Center at the University of Arizona  
December 2, 2013

Dr. Yves A. Lussier, accomplished physician-scientist and health system executive, will lead informatics efforts for AHSC, the UA Cancer Center and UA BIO5 Institute


Third Annual ‘Kids of Steele’ Golf Tournament Raises Funds for UA Steele Children’s Research Center  
November 26, 2013

More than 300 individuals—children and adults— participated in the family-friendly event.


‘’Tis the Season to be Poisoned’ Display at the Arizona Health Sciences Library through Jan. 9, 2014  
November 21, 2013

Holiday safety tips and precautions featured in free display, open to the public.


UA Steele Children’s Research Center Receives Donation from Phoenix Suns Charities  
November 21, 2013

The Steele Center received $3,500 to support its PANDA Children’s Autoimmune Disorders Project.


UA Steele Children’s Research Center Receives Donation from Rincon Optimist Club of Tucson for Pediatric Cancer Research  
November 19, 2013

The Rincon Optimist Club of Tucson raised the funds through its second annual “Casino Night” event held at the 49er’s Golf and Country Club.


Dr. Nancy K. Sweitzer Named Head of University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center and Division of Cardiology  
November 14, 2013

Nancy K. Sweitzer, MD, PhD, a board-certified advanced heart failure and transplant cardiologist and physiologist, will become director of the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center and chief of the Division of Cardiology in the UA College of Medicine, Department of Medicine, effective March 1, 2014.


‘Communication: A Necessity of Life!,’ Nov. 18  
November 13, 2013

Free presentation, open to the public, by Dr. Janis Burt, recipient of the 2013 UA College of Medicine Faculty Science Forum Founders Day Award


Cindy McCain, Wife of Senator John McCain, and Mike Fourtner, Star of Discovery Channel’s ‘Deadliest Catch’ to Tour and Visit Patients at Diamond Children’s  
November 12, 2013

Mrs. McCain and Mr. Fourtner will tour the lobby of Diamond Children’s, the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), and the Helipad. After the tour, they will visit with hospitalized children.


Arizona Telemedicine Program’s ‘Northern Arizona Telemedicine Corridor’ Becomes a National Model of a ‘Telehealth Ecosystem’  
November 12, 2013

Northern Arizona’s rapidly growing telemedicine cooperating programs provide accessible, top-quality health care and critically needed services to rural Arizonans and health-care professionals.


Arizona Telemedicine Program's 'Northern Arizona Telemedicine Corridor' Becomes a National Model of a 'Telehealth Ecosystem'  
November 8, 2013

Northern Arizona’s rapidly growing telemedicine cooperating programs provide accessible, top-quality health care and critically needed services to rural Arizonans and health-care professionals.


Members from UA Football Team to Deliver ‘SHINE ON Tucson’ Jars and Toys to Children at Diamond Children’s  
November 8, 2013

Members from the UA football team are kicking off Homecoming weekend by visiting pediatric patients at The University of Arizona Medical Center – Diamond Children’s on Friday, Nov. 8, 1 p.m.


The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson Awarded Prestigious Donald W. Reynolds Foundation Grant  
November 7, 2013

The Donald W. Reynolds Foundation grant will ensure that hospitalized older adults will be cared for by specialists who have been trained to meet the unique health-care needs of older adults.


UA College of Nursing to Honor Eileen T. Breslin as Alumnus of the Year  
November 7, 2013

Dean of Nursing at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is advanced practice maternal-newborn alumnus of the UA and a highly recognized national nursing leader.


UA College of Nursing Team Evaluating Telephone-Delivered Counseling for Latinas with Breast Cancer and Their Supporters  
November 6, 2013

Latinas tend to be diagnosed with breast cancer at later stages, to be sicker and to have fewer easily accessible resources to deal with their psychological distress


UA Nursing Professor and Breast Cancer Survivor Leads Project to Support Wellbeing in People Affected by Cancer  
November 5, 2013

Impetus for Community Cancer Connections was professor’s own experience navigating the transition that follows the completion of cancer treatment.


UA College of Medicine – Tucson Awarded Funds for Pilot Study of Older Adults and Fall Prevention  
November 5, 2013

The study will use virtual-reality-based exercise combining balance training and a Yoga meditation technique, “Kirtan Kriya.”


UA’s Dr. Wayne Morgan Receives the ‘Richard C. Talamo Distinguished Clinical Achievement Award’ from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation  
November 4, 2013

This award is given to individuals who have spent their careers in the research and care of patients with cystic fibrosis and whose contributions have had significant influence on the course of the disease.


John Nolte, PhD  
November 1, 2013

Esteemed faculty member, John Nolte, PhD, professor emeritus of cellular and molecular medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, will be honored during a memorial service to be held at 11 a.m. on November 25 at the DuVal Auditorium.


Todd Vanderah, PhD, Appointed Head of Pharmacology  
October 31, 2013

Dr. Vanderah, who had been serving as interim department head since 2011, has accepted the Pharmacology department head position at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson.


Ralph W. Gerard Prize in Neuroscience Recognizes Outstanding Contributions of the University of Arizona’s Carol A. Barnes  
October 31, 2013

Barnes to receive the Society for Neuroscience's highest honor for her contributions to the field


UA College of Nursing Launches 15-Month Online BSN-MSN Program in Clinical Systems Leadership  
October 31, 2013

The new online program was developed in response to positive reception of the RN-MSN in Clinical Systems Leadership curriculum and a high volume of interest from BSN nurses.


UA Steele Children’s Research Center Announces 2013-2014 Tucson Advisory Board Members  
October 31, 2013

The purpose of the Steele Center advisory board is to actively support the Steele Center through creating community awareness, providing financial assistance and participating in fundraising events.


UA College of Medicine – Phoenix, SynDaver Strike Formal Collaboration  
October 31, 2013

Simulation Technology Improves Medical Education, Creates Jobs


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