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Mar 19, 2014

UA College of Medicine - Tucson Welcomes New Assistant Dean for Student Affairs
Violet Siwik, MD, has been named the new assistant dean for Student Affairs at the UA College of Medicine - Tucson.

Mar 18, 2014

To Honor Stephen: ‘Kick Cancer for Stephen’ Foundation Donates Sony PlayStations and Snacks to Diamond Children’s
The Kick Cancer for Stephen Foundation was created in memory of Stephen Placencia, who died on Jan. 14, 2008, at the young age of 17 from fibrolamellar hepatocellualar carcinoma—a rare form of liver cancer.

Cancer Biology graduate program, Parkinson’s research to benefit from estate gift to the University of Arizona
The Cancer Biology Graduate Interdisciplinary Program at the University of Arizona Cancer Center will benefit from a planned estate gift from Tim and Diane Bowden, whose multi-million dollar gift also will support Parkinson’s disease research being conducted by Scott J. Sherman, MD, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Neurology in the UA College of Medicine.

Mar 17, 2014

MATCH DAY 2014 - National Residency Matching Program
For the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson and UA College of Medicine – Phoenix Classes of 2014 (FRIDAY, MARCH 21, 10 A.M.)

‘Battles of the Bad Back,’ April 2
Free lecture, open to the public, by physical therapist Randy Raugh, PT, DPT, author of “Prime for Life: Functional Fitness for Ageless Living.”

Arizona Telemedicine Program Expands Award-Winning Telemedicine Training Programs to Flagstaff
Pioneering training conference on April 1 will showcase Arizona telehealth successes and innovations, featuring nationally recognized programs.

Mar 13, 2014

UA Researchers Awarded Collaborative Flinn Foundation Grant to Unravel Lung Virome
Research team to study role of CMV persistence in the lung and its effect on the pulmonary virome, as well as translate findings to treatments.

Mar 12, 2014

Study Led by UA’s Dr. C. Kent Kwoh Finds Glucosamine Fails to Prevent Deterioration of Knee Cartilage, Decrease Pain
The findings, published in Arthritis & Rheumatology, indicate that glucosamine does not decrease pain or improve knee bone marrow lesions—thought to be a source of pain in those with osteoarthritis, the most common form of arthritis, affecting 27 million Americans over age 25.

Mar 11, 2014

University of Arizona Leads Asthma Study with Tucson Unified School District and American Lung Association
Program will be implemented in 16 TUSD elementary schools beginning in the 2014-2015 school year.

Mar 10, 2014

UA Sarver Heart Center Presents ‘How Clinical Research has Revolutionized Care of Women and Men with Cardiovascular Disorders’
Thursday, March 20, 2014, at 10 a.m. at Canoa Hills Social Center, 3660 S. Camino del Sol, Green Valley

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