News

Jun 4, 2018

Cervical Cancer May Be Driven by Imbalance in Vaginal Bacteria, UA Research Finds

Melissa Herbst-Kralovetz of the University of Arizona Cancer Center and UA College of Medicine – Phoenix has found a direct relationship between “good” bacteria and cervical health and “bad” bacteria and increased cancer risk.


UA College of Nursing Receives $2.5M Grant to Improve Interventions for Cancer Survivors

The four-year National Cancer Institute grant will enable Terry A. Badger, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC, FAAN, to study whether psychosocial interventions will help ethnically diverse survivors improve their symptoms.


Jun 1, 2018

Working to Ensure Diversity in Health Care, UA Health Sciences’ Summer Programs Begin June 4

The mentorship-based, highly competitive programs work to recruit and ultimately graduate a more diverse student body dedicated to serving Arizona and the nation’s most at-risk and underserved populations.


UA Study Finds Link Between Sleep Loss, Nighttime Snacking, Junk Food Cravings and Obesity

The study found poor sleep quality was associated with nighttime snacking and a high likelihood of craving junk food. The study also found that junk food cravings were associated with increased risk of obesity, diabetes and other health problems.


May 31, 2018

UA’s Dr. Monica Kraft Receives Distinguished Achievement Award from American Thoracic Society

The award—one of ATS’ most important—is one of several honors Dr. Kraft has received in the past year. A physician-scientist renowned for her work on asthma, she served as president of the ATS in 2012-13.


UA Research Shines in International Ranking

University faculty's research output and influence earn high marks in the latest Center for World University Rankings.


May 30, 2018

Celina Sanchez is First UA Project SEARCH Intern to Receive Banner – UMC Tucson’s ‘Be Bold, Be Kind, Be Awesome’ Award

Sanchez was given the award for exceptional performance with Project SEARCH at Banner – University Medical Center; the program provides young people with intellectual and developmental disabilities quality unpaid internships for hands-on training and career development.


May 29, 2018

UA Receives $1.7M Grant to Increase Number of Mental Health Nurse Practitioners in Rural and Border Areas

Grant provides University of Arizona College of Nursing students opportunity to focus on interprofessional collaborative care at medically underserved sites.


May 24, 2018

All of Us Research Program Begins National Enrollment Effort; Nine Banner Sites in Arizona Enrolling Volunteers

Events are planned across the nation to engage diverse communities in the national recruitment effort. In Arizona, Banner Health and the University of Arizona Health Sciences have been enrolling volunteers into the program as a National Institutes of Health pilot site since 2017.


May 23, 2018

UA Cancer Center’s Dr. Tim Bowden Fondly Remembered As Gifted Scientist, Teacher and Mentor

University of Arizona physicians and researchers remember Dr. Bowden as a “friend, mentor, passionate scientist and remarkable human being.”


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