Oct 17, 2018

UA Health Policy Expert Dr. Dan Derksen Receives Napolitano Award

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.

Thanks to $1.72M Federal Grant: UA Researchers Using Green Light for HIV-Related Pain as Astonishing Therapy Moves to Next Phase of Study

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

Funding Unites UA College of Nursing and MHC Healthcare to Battle Arizona’s Opioid Crisis

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

UA Health-Care Policy Expert Dr. Daniel Derksen Available for Interviews, Oct. 15-18

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.

UA Skin Cancer Institute Presents 9th Annual Melanoma Walk, Nov. 3

Proceeds support melanoma research, community outreach, education and patient care in Arizona.

Oct 12, 2018

UA-Banner Health All of Us Research Program Reaches Enrollment Milestone

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

Student-Run Medical Clinic Open House to Celebrate 40th Anniversary of the CUP Program

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

UA Program Teaches Mindfulness to Combat Obesity Among Latino Youth in Arizona

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.

Tucson High Schoolers to Explore Careers in Medicine Oct. 17

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

UA Sarver Heart Center and Banner – University Medical Center Welcome Three New Cardiologists

The new faculty cardiologists bring expertise in cardiac imaging, cardio-oncology and interventional cardiology.