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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.


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.


Sep 17, 2018

Breast Team Asks, ‘Are You at High Risk for Breast Cancer?’ at Free Educational Presentation, Sept. 29

The UA Cancer Center’s Breast Team will educate the public about their risk for breast cancer in a presentation featuring talks about genetics, prevention and more.


UA Physiology Researcher Continues Studies on Nicotine Exposure During Pregnancy with $1.9 Million NIH Grant

Although the numbers of nicotine patch and electronic cigarette users during pregnancy are increasing, new research suggests the use of nicotine-replacement therapy is an unsafe alternative to cigarettes. This five-year NIH grant will allow UA physiology researcher Dr. Ralph Fregosi to continue his studies on the short- and long-term developmental risks of nicotine exposure to pre- and post-natal health.


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