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Apr 18, 2019

UA Health Sciences Colleges Convocations 2019: Meet Some of the Graduates  

Following are a few of the inspirational graduates of the UA Health Sciences colleges.


UA Health Sciences Colleges 2019 Convocations  

Details about the ceremonies.


UA Health Sciences Colleges Celebrate 2019 Convocations  

Beginning Monday, May 6, through Saturday, May 11, the University of Arizona Health Sciences Colleges of Medicine in Tucson and Phoenix, Colleges of Nursing and Pharmacy and Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health will hold convocations; inspirational graduates are available for interviews.


Apr 16, 2019

William Cance, MD, named Interim Director of UA Cancer Center  

A message from Dr. Michael D. Dake, Senior Vice President, UA Health Sciences


3rd Annual ‘Tucson Palooza’ Offers Fun, Music and Mental Health Resources, May 4  

The community-wide, family-friendly event brings together resources from throughout Tucson and Pima County to deliver useful information about mental health in a fun, informal setting. The Tucson Palooza Steering Committee is led by Camp Wellness, an award-winning program of the University of Arizona Department of Family and Community Medicine.


3rd Annual ‘Tucson Palooza’ Offers Fun, Music and Mental Health Resources, May 4  

The community-wide, family-friendly event brings together resources from throughout Tucson and Pima County to deliver useful information about mental health in a fun, informal setting. The Tucson Palooza Steering Committee is led by Camp Wellness, an award-winning program of the University of Arizona Department of Family and Community Medicine.


Apr 15, 2019

UA College of Medicine – Tucson to Celebrate 2019 Convocation  

On May 9, 102 students officially will become physicians and earn their Doctor of Medicine degrees.


Medical Education Projects Presented at Forum  (PhoenixMed)

The college hosts the forum to advance discussions and research in medical education.


Apr 11, 2019

Sixth Annual ChArt Journal Announces Winners  (PhoenixMed)

The ChArt Journal began in 2012 as an interdisciplinary arts and humanities publication.


Apr 10, 2019

‘American Indian Youth Wellness Camp’ Seeking Support to Promote Healthy Lifestyles  

The American Indian Youth Wellness Camp, a one-week residential camp, integrates American Indian values and culture, while promoting a healthy lifestyle through good nutrition and exercise to American Indian children from tribes across Arizona.


Apr 9, 2019

UA ArtWorks ‘Dreams’ Exhibit Opening Reception, April 12  

The collaborative art exhibit features paintings by 23 ArtWorks artists and six artists from the Hozhoni Gallery in Flagstaff that explore the themes of goals, dreaming and imagination. The exhibit runs April 12 – July 26. The opening reception is free and open to the public.


College Hosts Forced Organ Harvesting Panel  (PhoenixMed)

Physician group raises awareness about ethics of transplant practices in China.


Red Dress Event Raises Funds for Women’s Heart Health  (PhoenixMed)

On April 3, the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix hosted the annual Red Dress Cocktail Party to raise awareness about heart disease.


Apr 8, 2019

Dr. Andrew Weil to Debate Dr. Irving Kron During Free Public Event, April 23  

`Father of integrative medicine,’ Dr. Andrew Weil, will go head-to-head with renowned heart surgeon Dr. Irving Kron, interim dean of the UA College of Medicine – Tucson, on whether prevention or intervention strategies are best for optimal health and wellness.


Apr 5, 2019

Pain Clinics Could Cut Down on Opioid Use, UA Team Finds  

Pain specialists at the University of Arizona and Banner – University Medicine are trying to reduce the use of opioids for patients suffering from chronic non-cancer pain by utilizing alternatives and complementary methods, and a large array of pain intervention procedures.


Apr 4, 2019

Faculty Spotlight: Lisa McClellan, MD  (PhoenixMed)

UA College of Medicine – Phoenix faculty trains medical students at Dominican Republic clinic.


Apr 3, 2019

UA’s Dr. Jeffrey Frelinger Named Distinguished Fellow of the American Association of Immunologists  

Jeffrey Frelinger, PhD, has received the highest honor bestowed by the American Association of Immunologists.


Exploring Copper's Potential as Antibiotic  

While antibiotic resistance is on the rise, pharmaceutical companies are making fewer and fewer new antibiotics. UA immunobiologist Michael Johnson says this trend is in urgent need of reversal and believes copper might just be the key.


Apr 1, 2019

UA Medical Student Awarded $30,000 Scholarship  

Second-year medical student Jacquelyn Hoffman has been awarded the Shirley D. Curson Medical Student Scholarship from the University of Arizona Hillel Foundation.


Mar 29, 2019

UA Sarver Heart Center Presents: ‘Arthritis and Heart Disease: Is inflammation the common culprit?,’ April 18 in Green Valley  

The free 2019 Green Valley Lecture Series concludes with a focus on arthritis and heart disease.


UA Phoenix Partners with PHXteens Mobile Recreation Unit  (PhoenixMed)

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix Office of Diversity and Inclusion and the City of Phoenix PHXteens Mobile Recreation program are using a mobile activities unit to inspire children in underserved areas to consider...


Mar 28, 2019

UA Health Sciences Students Win Spot in National CLARION Interprofessional Case Competition  

A team of three students from the University of Arizona College of Nursing, College of Pharmacy and Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health will compete April 12-13 in Minneapolis, Minn., where they will have a chance to win a grand prize of $7,500.


Dr. Meredith Hay Elected President of the American Physiological Society  

Dr. Hay seeks to advance physiology’s brand and increase students’ awareness of physiology as a discipline.


Mar 27, 2019

UA, Banner – University Medicine Recognized as ‘Scleroderma Research and Treatment Center’ in Tucson  

UA pulmonologists and rheumatologists say the designation will increase patient referrals, improve access to clinical trials and research funding for this autoimmune rheumatic disorder that affects, by some estimates, as many as 300,000 Americans. This is only the second such center in Arizona.


Research Prompts Banner Health to Change Protocol for Contact Precautions for Common Bacterial Infections  (PhoenixMed)

Physician's findings prompted Banner Health hospitals to discontinue contact precautions for historical MRSA. 


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