Oct 17, 2018
Daniel Derksen, MD, UA Health Sciences associate vice president for health equity, outreach and interprofessional activities and Walter H. Pearce Endowed Chair at the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, has been selected for the 2018 Leonard M. Napolitano, PhD, Award by the University of New Mexico School of Medicine’s Alumni Association.
Green light therapy results in decreased chronic pain without side effects and has the promise of easy clinical application due to its low cost, efficacy and availability. This new project addresses the critical need for effective non-pharmacological treatments for HIV-related neuropathy and the hypersensitivity associated with antiretroviral therapy.
Oct 16, 2018
UA Nursing Professor Rene Love’s passion for bringing health care to rural and medically underserved communities is bolstered by an $821,171 grant from the Health Resources and Service Administration.
Oct 15, 2018
Dr. Derksen, a University of Arizona health-care policy and rural health expert, is available to discuss how the midterm elections could impact dramatically all aspects of the U.S. health-care system and health care — including Medicare, Medicaid, private health insurance, prescription benefits, access to health care, costs, payment, health outcomes and the health-care economy — at the national and state levels.
Proceeds support melanoma research, community outreach, education and patient care in Arizona.
Oct 12, 2018
Joining the national research effort, 15,000 Arizonans have enrolled as All of Us Research Program participants, supported by local partners Banner Health and the University of Arizona Health Sciences.
Oct 11, 2018
The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson’s Commitment to Underserved People (CUP) program will celebrate its 40th anniversary; through the program, UA medical students provide free medical care and education to the Tucson community and Southern Arizona.
Oct 9, 2018
In a pilot study by researchers at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, Latino youth in Arizona are learning to manage toxic stress using mindfulness techniques to prevent obesity.
Local high school students will attend “A Pathway to Success,” an interactive health-care career fair spearheaded by residents at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson.
Oct 8, 2018
The new faculty cardiologists bring expertise in cardiac imaging, cardio-oncology and interventional cardiology.