News

Mar 27, 2019

12 News  (PhoenixMed)

Dr. Amelia Gallitano speaks with 12 News about the increase in depression amongst millenials.


ABC15  (PhoenixMed)

Michael Kruer, MD, speaks with ABC15 for cerebal palsy awareness month about his groundbreaking research.


Association of American Universities  (PhoenixMed)

Study reveals an increasing proportion of cardiac arrests are related to drug overdoses. 


Mar 26, 2019

New Patient Tower Opens at Banner – UMC Tucson  

Nine-story hospital tower opens to patients April 22; community preview April 7


UAHS Career Development Awards to 4 Junior Faculty Foster Clinical, Translational Research  

The University of Arizona Health Sciences Career Development Awards program seeks to nurture the development of new clinical trials and biomedical and behavioral interventions to treat disease and the number of health scientists for our state and nation. This year the awards will fund sleep-, cancer- and cardiovascular disease-related research by four promising young investigators.


Mar 25, 2019


UA Physician Partners with iTether  (PhoenixMed)

Partnership to create app for pregnant women, new moms, with opioid addiction.


Mar 21, 2019

On Every Front: Developing a Diverse Scientific Workforce To End the Alzheimer’s Epidemic  

Roberta Diaz Brinton, PhD, inaugural director of the Center for Innovation in Brain Science at the University of Arizona Health Sciences, has been awarded a $1.8 million National Institutes of Health training program grant to develop a cross-disciplinary and translationally oriented workforce to discover new drugs for Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases and shepherd them through the drug-development pipeline.


Keynote Speaker for Commencement Named  (PhoenixMed)

Peter Fine, Banner Health President and CEO, will be the keynote speaker for Commencement.


Mar 20, 2019

Humanism in Medicine Lecture to Focus on Doctor-Patient Conversations, March 25  

New York Times contributor and physician Danielle Ofri, MD, PhD, will keynote this year’s Cindy Wool Memorial Seminar at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson.


‘Escape from Inflammation Nation: Conquering the Inflammation Epidemic on the Path to Health and Resilience, ’ UA Arthritis Center Lecture, April 3  

Free and open to the public, the lecture by Dr. Floyd “Ski” Chilton will discuss the revolutionary approaches he has developed to prevent, treat and reverse the effects of inflammation as well as to address unhealthy thoughts and behaviors.


Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center Celebrates National Poison Prevention Week  

The Center provides the public with tips to prevent opioid misuse and poisonings.


Founder of Immigration Advocacy Group ‘Border Angels’ to Visit UA  

Students from the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health will host the 13th annual Social Justice Symposium, Friday, April 5. The topic is, “Bridges & Barriers: Migration and Public Health,” with keynote speaker Enrique Morones, founder and director of San Diego-based Border Angels, an organization that advocates for immigration and human rights.


Mar 19, 2019

Inspirational Speaker Discusses Intersections of Disability and Medicine  (PhoenixMed)

After experiencing a traumatic accident during his third year of an orthopedic surgery residency at Yale – New Haven Hospital, Oluwaferanmi “Feranmi” Okanlami, MD, MS, has helped others with disabilities. Now, he is on a mission to “disabuse disability” by proving that disability doesn’t...


Mar 18, 2019

Future UA Doctors in Phoenix Learn Next Step at Match Day  

Fourth-year medical students will begin residency training in the summer.


UA’s Dr. Terry Badger Inducted into the International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame  

The honor recognizes Dr. Badger’s substantive research focusing on depression, symptom management and quality of life among cancer survivors and their families.


Students Present Medical Research at Scholarly Project Symposium  (PhoenixMed)

Throughout their four years of medical school, each student at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix works closely with mentors to complete a longitudinal, hypothesis-driven Scholarly Project.

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Mar 15, 2019

Future Physicians Celebrate Match Day  

Forty percent of the UA College of Medicine – Tucson Class of 2019 will remain in Arizona to practice medicine and pursue their residency training. More than one-third of the class will pursue primary care — a physician specialty that is critically low in Arizona and the nation.


UA’s Dr. Khadijah Breathett Selected as One of ‘40 Under 40 Leaders in Minority Health’  

Khadijah Breathett, MD, MS, a cardiologist at the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center who is a passionate advocate for health equity and conducts research on bias in health care, was selected as one of the National Minority Quality Forum’s “40 Under 40 Leaders in Minority Health” for 2019.


Future UA Doctors in Phoenix Learn Next Step at Match Day  (PhoenixMed)

Arianna CookSixty-seven University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix fourth-year students celebrated...


Mar 14, 2019

Two New Internal Medicine Specialists Join Faculty as UA-Banner Clinician Educators  

Drs. Malika Varma and Bulbul Cibei bring broad clinical experience in training internal medicine resident physicians and medical students to the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson and Banner – University Medical Center Tucson and South.


Match Day Student Profiles: Svadharma Keerthi and Farmin Samareh Jahani  (PhoenixMed)

For four years, students at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix have worked toward Match Day — the day students learn where they will spend the next several years as resident-physicians and a major step toward building their career in medicine. Match results are released...


Mar 13, 2019

Mar 12, 2019

Integrative Medicine Pioneer Dr. Andrew Weil Commits $15M to Name UA Center for Integrative Medicine, Bringing Total Giving to $20M  

UA Center for Integrative Medicine will be named for Dr. Andrew Weil, who has committed $15 million to the center, bringing his total giving to $20 million.


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