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May 1, 2019

Commencement Profile: Aishan Shi  (PhoenixMed)

Fourth-year medical student selected by her peers as the Class of 2019 Commencement speaker.


Commencement Profile: Jamil Jaber  (PhoenixMed)

Fourth-year medical student will serve his country while learning to be an orthopedic surgeon.


Apr 30, 2019

UA Genetic Counseling Graduate Program Gains Accreditation  

New graduate program at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson will begin in fall Semester 2019. Genetic counseling one of nation’s fastest-growing careers.


UA College of Medicine Offers Rural Experiences to Students  (PhoenixMed)

Arizona is in dire need of physicians, and the need is greatest in rural areas. The Health Resources and Services Administration estimates that the state needs 563 primary care physicians to eliminate the current shortage and will need 1,941 physicians by 2030.

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Apr 29, 2019

First Surgeries Today in Banner – UMC’s New ORs in Tower 1  

Blessings, ribbon-cutting and a robotic partial nephrectomy.


UA to Study Link Between Prenatal Exposure to Pesticides and Childhood ADHD  

Melissa Furlong, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow and environmental epidemiologist at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, will study the link between pesticides and childhood attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in Arizona, with funding from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences.


Dentists Can Be the First Line of Defense against Domestic Violence  (PhoenixMed)

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix and Midwestern University have published an article to bring to light the important role dentists can play in identifying domestic violence victims.

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Apr 26, 2019

UA College Partners with Space Tango to Test Diagnostic Tool in Space  

Center for Applied NanoBioscience and Medicine will integrate its health platform in the company’s automated CubeLab system to develop an easy way to test astronauts’ health in space.


Apr 25, 2019

Janine Hinton Joins National League for Nursing’s Leadership Development Program for Simulation Educators  

The honor will allow the University of Arizona College of Nursing clinical assistant professor to participate in the program designed for faculty members interested in assuming leadership roles in the research or administration of simulation programs in nursing education.


Jianqin Lu Joins UA College of Pharmacy Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology  

Dr. Lu brings pharmaceutics expertise in cancer immunotherapy that will facilitate cancer drug discovery.


Dentists Can Be the First Line of Defense against Domestic Violence  

New findings indicate that oral biomarkers may help health providers identify victims of domestic violence.


UA College Partners with Space Tango to Test Diagnostic Tool in Space  (PhoenixMed)

Researchers at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix are partnering with Space Tango, a private aerospace company that designs, builds and operates facilities on the International Space Station, to develop an easy way to test astronauts’ health in space.

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Apr 24, 2019

Commencement Profile: Kathleen Vincent  (PhoenixMed)

A desire to impact people in a way that was universal fueled future graduate's interest in medicine.


Apr 23, 2019

‘Happiness: A Scientific Look at How to Create Balance and Purpose in Life,’ UA Arthritis Center Lecture, May 1  

Free and open to the public, the lecture by UA College of Science’s Bob Logan will focus on eight scientifically proven techniques to bring happiness to one’s life.


Professor Zoe Cohen Receives UA’s Five-Star Faculty Award  

For excellence in teaching and mentoring, Zoe Cohen, PhD, of the UA College of Medicine – Tucson Department of Physiology, has received the Margaret M. Briehl and Dennis T. Ray Five Star Faculty Award.


UA Department of Immunobiology Brings `National DNA Day’ to Local High Schools  

The Department of Immunobiology in the UA College of Medicine – Tucson is hosting “National DNA Day” events at three Tucson high schools, April 24, 25 and 26, to highlight the importance of genomic research.


Grants Given to Projects that Promote Diversity  (PhoenixMed)

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has awarded five projects at the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix funding.


Apr 22, 2019

Banner – UMC Tucson’s New Hospital Tower Opens Today  

New Public Entrance, New Street Address


Neurobiology and Chemistry of Pain and Addiction Symposium, April 24  

World-renowned neurobiologists and leaders in chemistry will discuss the brain circuits underlying acute and chronic pain, reward, motivation and addiction, and the development of chemical probes as potential novel therapies. The symposium is co-sponsored by the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson Department of Pharmacology and Interim Dean Irving Kron, MD.


Apr 19, 2019

Dr. Marvin Slepian Receives Much-Deserved Appointment as Regents' Professor  

Message from the UA Senior Vice President for Health Sciences


Apr 18, 2019

UA Public Health Graduate Students Receive Prestigious Cancer Research Fellowship  

Three graduate students from the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health have received the 2019 Cancer Epidemiology Education in Special Populations Fellowship.


UA Nursing’s Dr. Mary Koithan Receives 2019 Edith Sayre Auslander Established Visionary Award  

The honor recognizes Dr. Koithan’s substantive role in leading UA Nursing to more fully embrace a culture of diverse and inclusive teamwork.


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