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Sep 24, 2018

Sports Related Concussions on the Rise  (PhoenixMed)

Ian Crain, MDLosing the big game isn’t the only thing parents and coaches need to worry about. New data...


Sep 21, 2018

Researcher, Medical School Innovator and Health Care Administrator Find Common Goals in Encouraging Women to Pursue Medicine and Science Careers  (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...


Students Start Street Medicine Phoenix  (PhoenixMed)

Students start Street Medicine Phoenix to care for metro area’s homeless and connect them with crucial services.


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.


AZ Republic  (PhoenixMed)

Nebraska-based Creighton University announced Tuesday that it will open a four-year medical school in Arizona as part of a $100 million expansion into midtown Phoenix.


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.


UA Study: Sleep Apnea, Congenital Heart Disease May be Deadly Mix for Hospitalized Infants  

Infants with congenital heart disease and central sleep apnea are four times more likely to die in the hospital, researchers find.


Three Faculty Members Have Distinguished Themselves as Academic Medicine Leaders  (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...


Sep 14, 2018

Meet three Extraordinary Scientists Who Are Leading Research Breakthroughs in Health Care  (PhoenixMed)

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix is celebrating Women in Medicine and Science in September, highlighting the important work women faculty and researchers are pursuing.

Throughout the month, the college web site will feature women faculty and scientists, explaining...


Sep 12, 2018

Preventing Heart Disease Among Diabetes Patients in Mexico Focus of UA Public Health Graduate Student’s Study  

Expanding a successful diabetes self-management program, developed by researchers at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and El Colegio de Sonora, to a regional health system in Sonora, Mexico, is the focus of a new research project led by Benjamín Aceves, MPH, MA, public health doctoral candidate.


‘The Frayed Safety Net: The Future of Public Hospitals in America’ Discussed in Free Public Lecture, Oct. 4  

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.


The State Press  (PhoenixMed)

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...

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KPNX-TV  (PhoenixMed)

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

‘Evil’ Proteins a Force for Good in Estrogen Receptor-Positive Breast Cancer  

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

New Faculty Join UA Family and Community Medicine and Banner – University Medicine  

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 Lieberman, MD, Joins Leadership Team  (PhoenixMed)

Steven A. Lieberman, MDSteven A. Lieberman, MD, has been named University of Arizona College of Medicine...


Sep 5, 2018

Drs. Persky and Kumar Featured Speakers at ‘Ask the Doctor About Lymphoma: Updates on Lymphoma and Treatment Options,’ Sept. 13  

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.


UA Researchers to Study, Test Potential Drug Candidates for Deadly Lung Disease  

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.


Be Smoke Free: UA College of Nursing Professor to Employ Guided Imagery in Smoking-Cessation Study  

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.


East Valley Tribune  (PhoenixMed)

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.


Fox 10 Phoenix  (PhoenixMed)

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