News

Sep 12, 2018

‘The Frayed Safety Net: The Future of Public Hospitals in America’ Discussed in Free Public Lecture, Oct. 4  

Speaker David Oshinsky, PhD, director of the Division of Medical Humanities at NYU Langone Health, will cover the dramatic impact of public hospital closings on the poor and medically underserved and the series of troubling questions these closings raise. The presentation is part of the Flinn Foundation Buffmire Lecture series.


The State Press  (PhoenixMed)

While the main campuses of both universities are over 100 miles apart, the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix has stood as its own...

...


KPNX-TV  (PhoenixMed)

Standardized patients, who aren't really suffering but are acting like they are, take on the history and potentially the physical abnormalities that a patient might have.


Sep 11, 2018

‘Evil’ Proteins a Force for Good in Estrogen Receptor-Positive Breast Cancer  

University of Arizona Cancer Center researchers clarify questions surrounding estrogen’s role in breast cancer, which could lead to more precise treatments for ER-positive breast cancers.


Sep 10, 2018

New Faculty Join UA Family and Community Medicine and Banner – University Medicine  

Family medicine physicians Nicole Person-Rennell and Sanjay Dronavalli will provide a wide array of primary care services for patients of all ages across Tucson.


Sep 7, 2018

Steven Lieberman, MD, Joins Leadership Team  (PhoenixMed)

Steven A. Lieberman, MDSteven A. Lieberman, MD, has been named University of Arizona College of Medicine...


Sep 5, 2018

Drs. Persky and Kumar Featured Speakers at ‘Ask the Doctor About Lymphoma: Updates on Lymphoma and Treatment Options,’ Sept. 13  

University of Arizona Cancer Center physicians Daniel Persky, MD, and Abhijeet Kumar, MD, will be the featured speakers at the free patient education program presented by the Lymphoma Research Foundation. The program is open to patients, caregivers and health-care professionals.


UA Researchers to Study, Test Potential Drug Candidates for Deadly Lung Disease  

A $4.4 million grant from the Department of Defense will help researchers test two drug candidates for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis — a deadly disease with no cure.


Be Smoke Free: UA College of Nursing Professor to Employ Guided Imagery in Smoking-Cessation Study  

Powered by results from her recent See Me Smoke Free study with women smokers, Judith S. Gordon, PhD, hopes to use guided imagery to help underserved smokers harness the power of their minds to help them quit.


East Valley Tribune  (PhoenixMed)

Kristina Yancey was one of 12 East Valley students to enter in the Class of 2022. She was recently profiled in the East Valley Tribune.


Fox 10 Phoenix  (PhoenixMed)

...


Sep 4, 2018

$2.5M Grant to UA Nursing Professor to Ease Cancer Patients’ and Caregivers’ Psychological Distress  

The four-year National Cancer Institute grant will enable Terry A. Badger, PhD, to study a precision approach to decreasing psychological distress in both cancer patients and their family caregivers during treatment.


Aug 30, 2018

UA Cancer Biology Graduate Student Travels ‘ROCKy’ Road Toward a Cure for Post-Radiation Dry Mouth  

The Limesand Lab at the University of Arizona is devoted to improving quality of life for head-and-neck cancer survivors, who often suffer from irreversible dry mouth.


UA College of Pharmacy Appoints Dr. Wei Wang Director of Drug Discovery Program  

Internationally noted chemist joins the UA Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology as a professor in this newly created position. Dr. Wang joins as the college begins construction on the Skaggs Pharmaceutical Sciences Center Sept. 4.


College Names Chair of Pathology  (PhoenixMed)

Xianfeng Frank Zhao, MD, PhD, MBA, has been named chair of the Department of Pathology at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix.

Dr. Zhao is chief of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Service for the Phoenix Veterans Administration Healthcare System, where he oversees...


Aug 29, 2018

Banner – UMC Phoenix and Tucson Named 'Best Hospitals'  

Specialties in geriatrics and pulmonology are recognized among the nation's best in the latest ranking by U.S. News and World Report.


Snakebites Peak in September  (PhoenixMed)

September is rattlesnake season, the month when more snakebite calls are received than any other month of the year.


Aug 28, 2018

‘From Sick Care to Health Care: Lifestyle Medicine and the Prevention of Chronic Disease’ Subject of UA Arthritis Center Lecture, Sept. 5  

Free and open to the public, the lecture features UA Sarver Heart Center cardiologist, Dr. Charles Katzenberg, who will discuss the difference between preventing and treating chronic disease, advances in lifestyle medicine, acute and chronic inflammation, the emerging science about the microbiome and tools people can use to reduce disease risk.


UA-Banner Doctors to Provide Free Community Health Lectures Tuesdays in September at ‘Doc Talks’  

Topics include valvular heart disease, throat cancer, medical innovations and neurodegenerative diseases. Talks will take place each Tuesday evening in September.


Chasing the Dragon  (PhoenixMed)

College hosts special documentary screening and panel to educate people and answer questions about the continuing opioid epidemic.


Aug 27, 2018

Health-Care Policy, Rural Health Expert Dr. Daniel Derksen Appointed Associate VP at UA Health Sciences  

Dr. Derksen to lead outreach, health equity and interprofessional educational activities as he joins fast-growing leadership team of Dr. Michael Dake, UA senior VP for health sciences.


Lorraine Lee Health Sciences Scholarship  (PhoenixMed)

Chicanos Por La Causa pledges $100,000 in scholarships to four UA College of Medicine – Phoenix medical students.


College to Offer New Certificate of Distinction in Health Humanities  (PhoenixMed)

“The good physician treats the disease; the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.” — Sir William Osler, MD

Building a bond — a real connection to the patient — is a side of medical care that is often overlooked. But it should...


Aug 24, 2018

North Phoenix Family Magazine  (PhoenixMed)

Martha Gulati, MD, MS, shares her thoughts on the health and well-being of new moms.


Aug 21, 2018

UA Medical Students to Honor Willed Body Donors  

Medical students at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson will honor individuals who have donated their bodies to medical education at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22.


Pages