Sep 12, 2018
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.
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...
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
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
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 A. Lieberman, MD, has been named University of Arizona College of Medicine...
Sep 5, 2018
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sep 4, 2018
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
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.
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.
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
Specialties in geriatrics and pulmonology are recognized among the nation's best in the latest ranking by U.S. News and World Report.
September is rattlesnake season, the month when more snakebite calls are received than any other month of the year.
Aug 28, 2018
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.
Topics include valvular heart disease, throat cancer, medical innovations and neurodegenerative diseases. Talks will take place each Tuesday evening in September.
College hosts special documentary screening and panel to educate people and answer questions about the continuing opioid epidemic.
Aug 27, 2018
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.
Chicanos Por La Causa pledges $100,000 in scholarships to four UA College of Medicine – Phoenix medical students.
“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
Martha Gulati, MD, MS, shares her thoughts on the health and well-being of new moms.
Aug 21, 2018
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.