News

Mar 12, 2019

UA Sarver Heart Center Presents: ‘Stroke Prevention and Atrial Fibrillation,’ March 21 in Green Valley  

The free 2019 Green Valley Lecture Series continues with a focus on stroke prevention and atrial fibrillation.


Mar 8, 2019

Implantable 'Tea Bag' in Development Releases Insulin for Children with Diabetes  

A $1.2 million grant from the JDRF will support University of Arizona researchers as they continue to perfect and test an implantable "tea bag" that senses glucose levels and automatically releases insulin when needed.


Match Day Student Profile: Omar Mohammad Hussain  (PhoenixMed)

Since a young age, the fourth-year medical student has always pictured his life as a physician.


Arizona Republic  (PhoenixMed)

Should teens have the right to protect themselves from a preventable disease?


Match Day Student Profile: Mia Wright  (PhoenixMed)

Fourth-year medical student hopes to help underserved communities as a family physician.


Mar 7, 2019

Lecture: Dr. John P. Howe, III, Former President and CEO of Project HOPE to Speak at UA, March 19  

Dr. Howe, the former president and CEO of Project HOPE, will discuss “Health Diplomacy: From Theory to Practice” and its relevance today, describing public health practice in Africa, Asia, South America and the United States March 19. The lecture is presented by the 2019 James E. Dalen, MD, MPH, Distinguished Lecture for Health Policy, which is free and open to the public.


UA’s Dr. Cecilia Rosales Named Interim Associate Dean of Community Engagement and Outreach  

Cecilia Rosales, MD, MS, associate dean of Phoenix Programs at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, and border health expert, has been named interim associate dean of community engagement and outreach.


Soon-to-be-Doctors Learn their Future at Match Day Ceremony at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson  

On Friday, March 15, more than 100 medical students at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson simultaneously will open an envelope revealing where they will go for their residency training. Surrounded by friends and family, the emotion-filled ceremony is a rite of passage for soon-to-be doctors.


Inspirational Speaker to Present at the College  (PhoenixMed)

Oluwaferanmi “Fernmi” Okanlami, MD, MS, to discuss the intersections of disability and medicine. 


Mar 6, 2019

‘The Future of Bone and Cartilage Regeneration’ Subject of UA Arthritis Center Lecture, March 13  

Free and open to the public, the lecture by Dr. John Szivek and Dr. David S. Margolis will discuss the groundbreaking bone regeneration and cartilage research being conducted in their laboratory.


UA’s Dr. Marvin Slepian co-chairs International Forum on Virtual Reality and Health Care, March 7-8 at UA  

The future of medicine in many ways already is here – and is being discussed and exhibited at the University of Arizona Student Union Memorial Center.


Mar 5, 2019

Payson Roundup  (PhoenixMed)

Physician trains medical students 100 miles north of the Phoenix Biomedical Campus in Payson. 


Mar 4, 2019

UA receives $2 Million Matching Challenge from Zuckerman Family Foundation  

Gift to support scholarships and programming in the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health.


UA Researcher Seeks to Prevent Heart Failure after a Heart Attack  

American Heart Association funding will allow UA College of Medicine – Phoenix post-doctoral fellow to target fibroblasts.


Match Day Student Profile: Luce Kassi  (PhoenixMed)

Fourth-year medical student hopes to make a significant impact on women’s lives as an obstetrician-gynecologist.


Mar 1, 2019

UA College of Nursing Faculty Inducted as Fellows into Western Academy of Nursing  

The honor recognizes Dr. Sheila Gephart and Dr. Kimberly Shea in the realm of direct care nursing practice, education and research.


Feb 27, 2019

UA College of Medicine – Tucson Preps for Future Disaster with Federal Training Workshop  

Leadership from federal and community health agencies will convene at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson for a disaster research training workshop. The workshop will help participants better prepare for a mass disaster that affects the health of the community at large.


New Radiosurgery Technique a Boon for Cancer Patients  

Vastly shortens treatments for metastatic brain lesions


Latest Anti-retroviral Drug Regimens Provide `Lazarus Effect’ for HIV Patients Suffering from Frailty  

Frailty related to HIV infection “is rapidly becoming a specter of the past” and today it “is possible to control HIV infection in all patients,” according to a perspective article authored by a clinical team at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson.


Faculty Spotlight: Won Hee Lee  (PhoenixMed)

Researcher studies link between environmental exposure and cardiovascular disease.


Feb 26, 2019

UA Physicians and Scientists Developing Technology to Prevent Adverse Reactions to Medications  

The Flinn Foundation grant will help the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix and Banner Health incorporate precision medicine tailored to a person's genetics.


Feb 25, 2019

New, Minimally Invasive Treatment for Enlarged Prostate Shows Promise  

Banner – UMC first to offer PAE in Southern Arizona


UA Physicians and Scientists Developing Technology to Prevent Adverse Reactions to Medications  (PhoenixMed)

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix and Banner Health are collaborating to prevent life-threatening adverse reactions to medications.

The Flinn Foundation awarded the Division of Clinical Data Analytics and Decision...


Feb 22, 2019

How the Nation’s Food System Can Support Healthy Eating Will Be Discussed in a Free Public Lecture March 13  (PhoenixMed)

The Center for Science in the Public Interest is the oldest independent, science-based consumer advocacy organization with an impressive record of accomplishments and an ambitious agenda for improving the food system to support healthy eating. Among its goals...


Feb 21, 2019

Faculty Spotlight: Anthony Wong  (PhoenixMed)

Emergency Medicine physician teaches the next generation of doctors at the college.


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