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Oct 8, 2018

New UA Researchers to Showcase Medical Innovations and Inventions, Oct. 16  

Faculty members at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson will give brief snapshots of their research at the Innovations and Inventions research fair on Tuesday, Oct. 16.


Dr. Michelle Dorsey Selected as White House Leadership Fellow  (PhoenixMed)

Michelle Dorsey, MD, plans to advance the standing of the Veterans Administration through her recent appointment as a White House Leadership Fellow. She is the first physician selected to represent the Department of Veterans Affairs as a White House fellow.

Dr. Dorsey is Chief of...


Researchers Work to Solve Important Health Questions About Stress, Mutations in Stem Cells and How the Brain Repairs Itself  (PhoenixMed)

Throughout September and October, the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix is highlighting women researchers and faculty who are teaching, mentoring and leading others in academic medicine.

Women in Medicine and Science Month (September) celebrates the accomplishments of...


Oct 4, 2018

UA College of Pharmacy Establishes Arizona Center For Drug Discovery  

The Center will focus on bridging faculty experts with partners in the pharmacy industry, creating a pipeline for advancing drug discovery and development.


Oct 2, 2018

John Ehiri, PhD, to Lead Data Tracking and Evaluation Core for NIH All of Us Research Program at UA-Banner  

John Ehiri, PhD, MPH, MSc, professor of public health and chair of the Department of Health Promotion Sciences at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, brings extensive global health experience in program evaluation of previous and ongoing funded projects.


Thanks to Major Collaboration, Nation’s First Opioid Helpline Launches in Arizona  

More than 1,100 calls have been received since the helpline launched in March 2018.


Oct 1, 2018

Banner – University Medicine Welcomes PCPs, Specialists to Green Valley  

Several primary care providers and physician subspecialists are now available to see patients at the Banner - University Medicine physician offices at 1141 S. La Canada Drive in Green Valley.


University of Arizona Colleges of Law and Pharmacy Launch Graduate Certificate in Health Law  

The certificate is designed for graduate students and working health-care professionals who regularly encounter legal, regulatory and ethical issues in health care.


Sep 28, 2018

Three outstanding scientists lead cutting-edge research to unlock the complexity of cancer  (PhoenixMed)

Throughout September and October, the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix is highlighting women researchers and faculty who are teaching, mentoring and leading others in academic medicine.

The special coverage is part of Women in Medicine and Science month (September), an...


Sep 27, 2018

Medical School Adds Escape Room to Curriculum  (PhoenixMed)

A new program is testing students’ ability to work with interprofessional teams to solve cases that involve rare diseases/bioterrorism.


Monthly Wellness Market Debuts Oct. 9  (PhoenixMed)

Wellness MarketA new twist on the farmers market concept is coming to downtown Phoenix Oct. 9, as the University of...


UA Receives National Science Foundation Grant  (PhoenixMed)

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix’s Center for Applied Nanobioscience and Medicine has received a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to plan an Industry-University Cooperative...


Arizona EMTs Face Greater Risk of Suicide  (PhoenixMed)

Arizona emergency medical technicians’ risk for suicide is 39 percent higher than the general public.


Sep 26, 2018

The Future of Health Care — Insurance, Access to Care, Prescription Benefits — to be Discussed by UA Health-Care Policy Expert, Oct. 3  

Critical issues facing the U.S. health-care system and the potential impact of the mid-term elections will be discussed by Daniel Derksen, MD, a nationally noted health-care policy expert and associate vice president for health equity, outreach and interprofessional activities at the University of Arizona Sciences. The free lecture will include time for questions and answers.


Banner – University Medicine in Tucson Welcomes New CEO  

Loyola UMC President Chad Whelan, MD, Starts Today


Sep 25, 2018

UA Colleges of Law and Pharmacy, Critical Path Institute, Launch Graduate Certificate Program in Regulatory Science  

Designed for graduate students and working professionals, the certificate program provides specialized training in navigating the path from research to bringing medical products to market.


Sep 24, 2018

UA Immunobiology Chief Awarded $1.5M Grant to Study Threat of Chikungunya to Elderly  

Researchers at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson will study why the elderly suffer disproportionately from the emerging mosquito-borne virus.


Sports Related Concussions on the Rise  (PhoenixMed)

Ian Crain, MDLosing the big game isn’t the only thing parents and coaches need to worry about. New data...


Sep 21, 2018

Researcher, Medical School Innovator and Health Care Administrator Find Common Goals in Encouraging Women to Pursue Medicine and Science Careers  (PhoenixMed)

Throughout September and October, the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix is highlighting women researchers and faculty who are teaching, mentoring and leading others in academic medicine.

The special coverage is part of Women in Medicine and Science month (September), an...


Students Start Street Medicine Phoenix  (PhoenixMed)

Students start Street Medicine Phoenix to care for metro area’s homeless and connect them with crucial services.


Sep 20, 2018

Scleroderma and Vasculitis Specialist Dr. Alicia Rodriguez-Pla Joins UA Rheumatology Faculty  

Also a University of Arizona Arthritis Center member, she trained at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Johns Hopkins University and Boston University and conducted research on lupus at the Baylor Institute for Immunology Research in Dallas.


Sep 19, 2018

Clara Curiel, MD, Wins Recognition as 2018 Arizona Bioscience Researcher of the Year  

The bioscience industry organization named Dr. Curiel this year’s top researcher for her pioneering work in skin cancer prevention, screening, treatment and community outreach.


UA Study Reveals Arizona EMTs Face 39-Percent Greater Risk of Suicide  

UA medical student creates resiliency website for emergency workers and develops partnership with forest firefighters to measure its effectiveness.


Sep 18, 2018

UA Trains Next Generation of Cancer Prevention Researchers  

The University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health received a $1.25 million federal grant to train a new generation of students from underserved communities in cancer prevention and control research.


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