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Aug 21, 2018

Your Office May Be Affecting Your Health  

New UA-led research found that open office seating arrangements offer health benefits not seen in workers in cubicles or private offices.


Dr. Monica Kraft, Renowned Asthma Researcher, Named to Prestigious NIH Advisory Council  

A globally recognized physician-scientist who specializes in severe adult asthma, the pulmonologist and chair of the University of Arizona Department of Medicine joins UA President Robert C. Robbins, MD, as a member of the council that advises the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and National Institutes of Health.


Aug 20, 2018

Study Shows Virtual Reality Reduces Need for Pain Medication in Labor and Delivery  (PhoenixMed)

Imagine being in the early stages of labor and distracting the pain of contractions by immersing yourself into a different reality.

You could walk on the beach, swim with dolphins or watch horses gallop through verdant meadows in Iceland. A novel study conducted by physicians at the...


Aug 17, 2018

2nd Year Medical Student Analissa Cox Awarded the Inaugural White Coat Scholarship  (PhoenixMed)

Analissa Cox, a second-year medical student and a graduate of the college's...


Aug 16, 2018

Free Movie Screening: `Who is Dayani Cristal?’, Aug. 23  

The University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health will host a screening of the award-winning documentary film, “Who is Dayani Cristal?” on Thursday, Aug. 23. The event is free and open to the public.


Aug 15, 2018

UA Nutrition Expert Douglas Taren Named Editor-in-Chief of International Journal Nutrition Reviews  

Douglas L. Taren, PhD, associate dean for academic affairs and professor at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, is an internationally recognized expert in nutrition, maternal and child health, and global health, whose work has focused on decreasing health disparities within low-income populations.


Aug 13, 2018

Aug 9, 2018

Dr. C. Kent Kwoh Named to Prestigious Committee of American College of Rheumatology  

C. Kent Kwoh, MD, chief of the University of Arizona Division of Rheumatology, director of the UA Arthritis Center and holder of the Charles A.L. and Suzanne M. Stephens Endowed Chair in Rheumatology at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson, will serve a three-year term on the Division Directors Special Committee, which is charged with advancing rheumatology through support of clinical care, research, education and advocacy.


UA Researchers Identifying Algorithms to Increase Relevant Drug Interaction Alerts  

The algorithms will be incorporated into electronic health record systems to alert providers about relevant, patient-specific, potential drug interactions.


Essay on Vulnerabilities Wins Writing Award  (PhoenixMed)

Jenna Koblinski’s essay on the first year of medical school received the Student Growth and Self-Reflection Writing Award.


Aug 8, 2018

Physician’s Career Centered Around Giving Back  (PhoenixMed)

William Dolan, MD, entered the field of medicine to help others. He has performed surgeries in the Amazon, served in the U.S. Armed Forces and, most recently, helped students pursue their medical school dreams.

“I feel so grateful that I have been blessed with family, faith and country,...


SanTan Sun News  (PhoenixMed)

Vedanshi Bhargava, a Hamilton High School graduate with a passion for helping others, is on her way toward becoming a doctor.


The Arizona Republic  (PhoenixMed)

Neil VigilNeil Vigil, a second-year medical student at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix, has been named...


Phoenix Business Journal  (PhoenixMed)

Melissa Herbst-Kralovetz, PhD, an associate professor at the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix, was chosen by the Phoenix Business Journal as one of the "Top 40 Under 40." To accompany the honor, the Phoenix Business Journal also profiled all of the nominees.


AZEdNews  (PhoenixMed)

Cammy Bellis, education and training specialist in the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix, spoke at the Trauma Sensitive Schools Symposium for educators and community leaders. The goal was to instruct...


American Academy of Family Physicians  (PhoenixMed)

Steven Brown, MDIf there's an innovative way to teach and share evidence-based medicine, Steve Brown, MD, will find it. Dr. Brown — the...


Aug 7, 2018

What Do You Need to Know about Vaccines?  (PhoenixMed)

Brett Hurliman, MD, a clinical assistant professor at the college, answers frequently asked questions about vaccinations. 


Program to Improve Care for Super-Utilizers  (PhoenixMed)

UA faculty and students to participate in a hotspotting program, whose goal is to improve care for patients with complex conditions.


Aug 6, 2018

Border Latino and American Indian Summer Exposure to Research Closing Ceremony  

Participants in the BLAISER program will give five-minute presentations about their summer research experiences in the 10-week program which helps underrepresented students, including Latino, Native American and African American undergraduate juniors and seniors, become nationally competitive medical school, health professions and biosciences-focused graduate school applicants.


UA Mobile Health Program Begins Providing Free Health Care Services at Amity Foundation’s Circle Tree Ranch and Dragonfly Village  

A new collaboration with the Amity Foundation enables the UA Department of Family and Community Medicine’s Mobile Health Program to provide full-service primary care at no cost to students at Amity’s Circle Tree Ranch and Dragonfly Village.


Associate Dean of Finance and Administration Named  (PhoenixMed)

Janet Sabuco, MBA, has been appointed associate dean of Finance and Administration for the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix.

Sabuco will be responsible for annual budgeting, strategic financial planning and further development of the administrative infrastructure...


Aug 3, 2018

All In for Students!  (PhoenixMed)

The All In for Students Campaign raises scholarship funds for students at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix. Last year, faculty and staff from the college donated enough money to award scholarships to 10 aspiring physicians. This year, the goal is to...


Facts with Fogerty  (PhoenixMed)

Facts with Fogerty is a weekly video series hosted by our associate dean of Admissions and Recruitment, Glen Fogerty, PhD.

Join Dr. Fogerty on Fridays this fall as he shares tips on how prospective students can find...


Aug 2, 2018

UA Health Sciences’ Angela Valencia Receives Award from National Council of University Research Administrators  

The competitive Catherine Core Travel Award will support her participation in NCURA’s 60th annual meeting, Aug. 5-8, in Washington, D.C., where she will participate in continuing education and professional development.


Aug 1, 2018

Faculty Spotlight: Pamela Garcia-Filion, PhD, MPH  (PhoenixMed)

Pamela Garcia-Filion, PhD, MPH, awarded this year's best original paper for her work on optic nerve hypoplasia.


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