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Jun 25, 2019

White Coat Campaign 2023 Raises Funds For Medical School Students  (PhoenixMed)
The goal is to raise $30,000 to support the White Coat Ceremony and to fund scholarships.

Valley Research Partnership Awards Fourth Round of Funding  (PhoenixMed)
The Valley Research Partnership has awarded $210,000 in grants to support collaborative research by scientists and clinicians throughout the Phoenix area. The grants, developed by the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix and...

White Coat Campaign  (PhoenixMed)
The 13th Annual White Coat Ceremony will be held on Friday, July 19 (watch it live). The ceremony is a rite of passage to engage in patient...

Jun 20, 2019

Dr. Ida M. “Ki” Moore Named Dean of the UA College of Nursing  
Dr. Ida M. “Ki” Moore brings impressive record of research funding, collaborative partnerships and professional development.

White Coat Profile: Estefania Lopez  (PhoenixMed)
Communication and cultural barriers in medicine allow Pathways Scholar to discover her calling.

White Coat Profile: Arjun Johal  (PhoenixMed)
First-year medical student is pursuing medicine to become researcher, teacher and healer in the community.

White Coat Profile: Tyler Carlson  (PhoenixMed)
A former physical therapist, Ty Carlson found his calling as a future MD.

White Coat Profile: Rebia Khan  (PhoenixMed)
Student discovers passion for medicine through behavior fieldwork studying ant trails.

80 Students to Receive White Coats as They Begin Training to Become Physicians  (PhoenixMed)
Harvard Medical School Diversity Dean Joan Y. Reede, MD, will welcome the 13th class at the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix.

Jun 19, 2019

UA Researcher Studying New Treatment to Prolong Survival in Advanced Biliary Tract Cancers  
Dr. Rachna Shroff is seeking a “goldmine of information” in her quest to extend survival and improve quality of life for patients with cancers of the liver, gallbladder and pancreas.

New Murals by Local Artists Brighten Tucson Streets  
Public art commissioned by Banner – University Medicine

Jun 14, 2019

New Associate Dean for GME Named  (PhoenixMed)
Cheryl O’Malley, MD, FACP, FHM, has been named Associate Dean, Graduate Medical Education (GME).

Jun 13, 2019

UA College of Medicine – Phoenix Student Surprised with $25,000 Scholarship from the Arizona Lottery  (PhoenixMed)
Dario Alvarez plans a future as a pediatrician to serve underrepresented communities.

Jun 12, 2019

Future Doctors to Receive First White Coats at UA  
As a symbol of their acceptance into medical school, new medical students will receive and don their first white coats at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson White Coat Ceremony. The incoming class of students includes a former UA football player, a navy dive medic, twin brothers, a former teacher and a former doula and birth coach.

Pathway Scholars Graduate, Join Class of 2023  (PhoenixMed)
Ten Pathway Scholars earned master’s degrees in Medical Studies May 8 and will join the Class of 2023.

Jun 11, 2019

Veteran Communications Professional Mark Lane To Lead UA Health Sciences Communications  
Mark Lane, who has more than 25 years of leadership experience in communications, public relations and brand marketing, has been appointed associate vice president for communications at the University of Arizona Health Sciences.

Wesley Center Integrates Wellness into Patient Care  (PhoenixMed)
Medical students expand reach of services, offering yoga classes and culinary education to underserved populations.

Fellowship Designed To Improve Clinical Teaching Graduates 14 Physicians  (PhoenixMed)
Fourteen faculty members and senior residents from across Arizona graduated in May from a fellowship designed to support excellence in clinical teaching and leadership in primary care.

Jun 10, 2019

Faculty Spotlight: Paul Standley, PhD  (PhoenixMed)
Dr. Standley seeks to make certain aspects of manual medicine a primary line of care.

Jun 6, 2019

Janet Major Elected U.S. Distance Learning Association President  
A vital contributor to the Arizona Telemedicine Program at the University of Arizona for more than 20 years, Major trains health-care professionals in the effective use of videoconferencing and also plans, develops and installs the teleconferencing and telemedicine equipment used at rural telemedicine sites.

Jun 5, 2019

UA Physician to Study Sleep Apnea and Heart Health  
Dr. Salma Patel will explore mortality related to obstructive sleep apnea in individuals suffering from cardiac arrhythmia, with a future focus on alternative therapies to continuous positive airway pressure, or CPAP, devices that help some people sleep better.

Joann Sweasy, PhD, Joins UA Cancer Center as Associate Director for Basic Sciences  
Previously at Yale University, Dr. Sweasy brings expertise in basic sciences that will facilitate translational research.

Jun 4, 2019

Scribes Gain Early Exposure in Primary Care Setting  (PhoenixMed)
UA Phoenix selects first cohort of scribes to better the quality of physician-patient interactions.

May 30, 2019

Dr. Dan Derksen Named UA College of Medicine – Tucson 2019 Alumnus of the Year  
The honor recognizes his commitment to the college’s success and mission.

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