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May 29, 2019

Study Determines Most Harmful Vape Liquids  (PhoenixMed)
Novel approach reveals vaping’s effect on endothelial cells and the most harmful flavors.

When Risks Outweigh the Impact of Global Health Trips  (PhoenixMed)
David Beyda, MD, shares his experiences of traveling abroad at a UA seminar.

May 28, 2019

Residents and Fellows Present Innovative Solutions to Improve Patient Care  (PhoenixMed)
Four residents and fellows from the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix presented innovative solutions to enhance the safety and quality of care for their patients at the sixth annual House Staff Quality and Safety Day. More than 130 residents and fellows attended...

Professor Receives Service to Citizen Award  (PhoenixMed)
Michelle Dorsey, MD, recognized for her work in the White House Leadership Fellowship program.

May 27, 2019

Stem Cell Study Determines Most Harmful Vape Liquids  
Novel approach reveals vaping’s effect on endothelial cells and the most harmful flavors.

May 22, 2019

Using Big Data to Prevent Cardiac Arrhythmias  (PhoenixMed)
A new grant will allow researchers at the UA and Banner Health to create alerts to identify patients at risk for developing heart rhythm disorders and sudden cardiac death.

May 21, 2019

UA College of Medicine – Tucson Relaunches Pre-Medical Admissions Pathway Program  
The P-MAP program, which allows highly qualified underrepresented students to automatically be accepted into the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, has been revised and relaunched to better suit the needs of incoming medical students.

May 20, 2019

Pathway Scholars Program Chosen for Academic Program Award  (PhoenixMed)
The Pathway Scholars Program, led by director Maria Manriquez, MD, was chosen for the UA Peter W. Likins Inclusive Excellence Awards. The program provides academic, social...

May 19, 2019

International Collaboration Aims to Predict Life-Threatening Reaction to Heparin Treatment  
No tests currently are available to evaluate risk for heparin-induced thrombocytopenia, an adverse reaction to the drug that can result in catastrophic, life-threatening complications in patients with cardiovascular disease.

May 15, 2019

Researchers Share Discoveries with Community at ABRC Conference  (PhoenixMed)
More than 140 researchers gathered on May 2 at the University of...

May 14, 2019

Colorado Helping Speed up the Future of Health with New Research Program at NCMC  
Northern Colorado residents are the first in the state to have the opportunity to enroll on-site and become participants in the National Institutes of Health All of Us Research Program.

Novel Study Discovers ‘Metabolic Fingerprint’ to Help Treat, Diagnose and Prevent Cervical Cancer  
UA Researchers identified ‘metabolic signatures’ to distinguish HPV, pre-cancerous cervical conditions and cancer.

UA’s Mobile Health Program Expands Services  
The UA Mobile Health Program has expanded its primary-care services in partnership with the Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation (SAAF), Youth on Their Own (YOTO) and Primavera Foundation’s Casa Paloma. The mobile clinic provides full-service primary care to low-income residents in medically underserved communities throughout Pima County.

New EMS Bachelor’s Degree Program Starts This Fall at UA College of Medicine – Tucson  
One of a few programs in the nation administered through a clinical department, the UA Bachelor of Science major and minor in EMS is designed to enhance emergency medical professionals’ leadership and clinical skills, preparing them for a future in prehospital medicine.

College Hosts 23rd Academic Excellence Day  (PhoenixMed)
Residents, fellows and physicians present their research findings at the Phoenix medical school.

May 13, 2019

Using Big Data to Prevent Cardiac Arrhythmias  
Researchers at the University of Arizona and Banner Health will create alerts to identify patients at risk for developing heart rhythm disorders and sudden cardiac death, thanks to a $766,000 grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

UA’s Dr. Monica Kraft to be Honored at Women’s Forum During ATS 2019  
The American Thoracic Society will honor Monica Kraft, MD, chair of the University of Arizona Department of Medicine, with its Elizabeth A. Rich Award at the Women’s Forum during the ATS 2019 International Conference in May. The award recognizes Dr. Kraft as a female role model and mentor and for her contributions to lung disease research.

Traumatic Brain Injury Survival Doubled by Pre-Hospital Treatment  (PhoenixMed)
The implementation of a massive, statewide public health initiative led by University of Arizona researchers and involving 21,000 pre-hospital care patients has doubled the survival rate of severe traumatic brain injury victims and tripled the survival rate among those who were intubated.

May 10, 2019

Banner Alzheimer’s Institute to build memory and research center in Tucson  
Multidisciplinary center in partnership with University of Arizona

Newest Members Inducted into Gold Humanism Honor Society  (PhoenixMed)
UA students and faculty selected by peers to be inducted into Gold Humanism Honor Society.

Novel Study Discovers ‘Metabolic Fingerprint’ to Help Treat, Diagnose and Prevent Cervical Cancer  (PhoenixMed)
Researchers at the UA have completed a first-of-its-kind study that could aid in the treatment, diagnosis and prevention of cervical cancer.

May 8, 2019

UA-Led Initiative Doubles Survival Rates After Severe Traumatic Brain Injury  
The implementation of a massive, statewide public health initiative led by University of Arizona researchers and involving 21,000 prehospital care patients has doubled the survival rate of severe traumatic brain injury victims and tripled the survival rate among those who were intubated.

Class of 2019 Celebrated at Awards Luncheon  (PhoenixMed)
Senior Celebration Awards Luncheon acknowledged the hard work of the Class of 2019.

Faculty Honored with Teaching Excellence Awards  (PhoenixMed)
Medical students honored faculty that encouraged and taught them during the 2018–19 school year.

May 6, 2019

UA College of Medicine – Phoenix Holds Ninth Graduation  (PhoenixMed)
On Monday, May 6, 2019 — after four...

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