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Oct 12, 2018

UA-Banner Health All of Us Research Program Reaches Enrollment Milestone  

Joining the national research effort, 15,000 Arizonans have enrolled as All of Us Research Program participants, supported by local partners Banner Health and the University of Arizona Health Sciences.


Everything You Need to Know About The Flu  (PhoenixMed)

Infectious disease expert, Terrence Stull, MD, professor, discusses this year’s strain of the flu.


Oct 11, 2018

Student-Run Medical Clinic Open House to Celebrate 40th Anniversary of the CUP Program  

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson’s Commitment to Underserved People (CUP) program will celebrate its 40th anniversary; through the program, UA medical students provide free medical care and education to the Tucson community and Southern Arizona.


Oct 9, 2018

UA Program Teaches Mindfulness to Combat Obesity Among Latino Youth in Arizona  

In a pilot study by researchers at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, Latino youth in Arizona are learning to manage toxic stress using mindfulness techniques to prevent obesity.


Tucson High Schoolers to Explore Careers in Medicine Oct. 17  

Local high school students will attend “A Pathway to Success,” an interactive health-care career fair spearheaded by residents at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson.


Today's Hospitalist  (PhoenixMed)

Cheryl O'Malley, MD, is fortunate enough to be able to maintain her creativity throughout her medical career


Oct 8, 2018

UA Sarver Heart Center and Banner – University Medical Center Welcome Three New Cardiologists  

The new faculty cardiologists bring expertise in cardiac imaging, cardio-oncology and interventional cardiology.


New UA Researchers to Showcase Medical Innovations and Inventions, Oct. 16  

Faculty members at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson will give brief snapshots of their research at the Innovations and Inventions research fair on Tuesday, Oct. 16.


Dr. Michelle Dorsey Selected as White House Leadership Fellow  (PhoenixMed)

Michelle Dorsey, MD, plans to advance the standing of the Veterans Administration through her recent appointment as a White House Leadership Fellow. She is the first physician selected to represent the Department of Veterans Affairs as a White House fellow.

Dr. Dorsey is Chief of...


Researchers Work to Solve Important Health Questions About Stress, Mutations in Stem Cells and How the Brain Repairs Itself  (PhoenixMed)

Throughout September and October, the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix is highlighting women researchers and faculty who are teaching, mentoring and leading others in academic medicine.

Women in Medicine and Science Month (September) celebrates the accomplishments of...


Oct 4, 2018

UA College of Pharmacy Establishes Arizona Center For Drug Discovery  

The Center will focus on bridging faculty experts with partners in the pharmacy industry, creating a pipeline for advancing drug discovery and development.


Oct 2, 2018

John Ehiri, PhD, to Lead Data Tracking and Evaluation Core for NIH All of Us Research Program at UA-Banner  

John Ehiri, PhD, MPH, MSc, professor of public health and chair of the Department of Health Promotion Sciences at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, brings extensive global health experience in program evaluation of previous and ongoing funded projects.


Thanks to Major Collaboration, Nation’s First Opioid Helpline Launches in Arizona  

More than 1,100 calls have been received since the helpline launched in March 2018.


Oct 1, 2018

Banner – University Medicine Welcomes PCPs, Specialists to Green Valley  

Several primary care providers and physician subspecialists are now available to see patients at the Banner - University Medicine physician offices at 1141 S. La Canada Drive in Green Valley.


University of Arizona Colleges of Law and Pharmacy Launch Graduate Certificate in Health Law  

The certificate is designed for graduate students and working health-care professionals who regularly encounter legal, regulatory and ethical issues in health care.


Sep 28, 2018

Three outstanding scientists lead cutting-edge research to unlock the complexity of cancer  (PhoenixMed)

Throughout September and October, the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix is highlighting women researchers and faculty who are teaching, mentoring and leading others in academic medicine.

The special coverage is part of Women in Medicine and Science month (September), an...


Sep 27, 2018

Medical School Adds Escape Room to Curriculum  (PhoenixMed)

A new program is testing students’ ability to work with interprofessional teams to solve cases that involve rare diseases/bioterrorism.


Monthly Wellness Market Debuts Oct. 9  (PhoenixMed)

Wellness MarketA new twist on the farmers market concept is coming to downtown Phoenix Oct. 9, as the University of...


UA Receives National Science Foundation Grant  (PhoenixMed)

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix’s Center for Applied Nanobioscience and Medicine has received a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to plan an Industry-University Cooperative...


Arizona EMTs Face Greater Risk of Suicide  (PhoenixMed)

Arizona emergency medical technicians’ risk for suicide is 39 percent higher than the general public.


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.


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