Feb 1, 2019

FOX10  (PhoenixMed)

Market pairs healthy foods for sale with wellness screenings and education. 

Jan 31, 2019

Inaugural UA Health Sciences LGBTQ+ Symposium and Community Fair: Inclusive Health Care, Feb. 5  

Presented by the University of Arizona Health Sciences Office of Diversity and Inclusion and sponsored by Banner – University Medicine and Palo Verde Behavioral Health, the free event is open to the public and includes speakers, information about LGBTQ+ community resources and research, and networking opportunities.

9,000 Attend STEM Outreach Event  (PhoenixMed)

More than 9,000 children and parents...

UA Medical Students Host Gala  (PhoenixMed)

The annual charity gala benefits brain tumor research, the deadliest cancer for young adults.


Jan 30, 2019

Dr. Felicia Goodrum Named Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology  

Felicia Goodrum, PhD, is one of only 109 scientists worldwide to receive the distinction this year.

Anti-Cancer Immune Response may be Boosted with Combination Therapy, UA Cancer Center Lab Helps Discover  

The University of Arizona Cancer Center collaborated with researchers at the Medical University of South Carolina to uncover better ways to harness the immune system to fight cancer.

Jan 28, 2019

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

Clinical psychologists Jacob N. Hyde, PsyD, and Janelle Thompson, PsyD, will provide a wide array of behavioral health services for patients of all ages across Tucson.

Two UA College of Nursing Professors Selected to Fulbright Specialist Roster  

The three-year grants from the Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) and World Learning National enable the faculty members the opportunity to undertake academic activities in more than 140 countries.

Jan 25, 2019

Why Women? — Studying the Role of Gender in Alzheimer’s Disease  

Roberta Diaz Brinton, PhD, inaugural director of the Center for Innovation in Brain Science at the University of Arizona Health Sciences, received $5.9 million from the National Institute on Aging to study the role of gender in Alzheimer’s disease and develop precision medicine interventions to prevent — and potentially reverse — the course of the disease in both women and men.

Jan 24, 2019

UA’s Mobile Health Program Receives $450K Gift From Banner Health Foundation  

The funds will enable the UA Department of Family and Community Medicine’s Mobile Health Program to provide more than 2,300 additional patient visits.

Jan 23, 2019

UA’s Dr. Ann Baldwin Honored with Humanitarian Heart Award  

The professor of physiology at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson was recognized by the HeartMath Institute for her teaching on mind-body balance and research on stress reduction and using equine therapy to promote the healing, enrichment and well-being of others

Jan 22, 2019

First Statewide Study Shows More Cardiac Arrests Due to Opioid Overdoses  

UA medical students’ research shows tragic impact on young people who abuse opioids.

Jan 18, 2019

Faculty Spotlight: Cynthia Standley, PhD  (PhoenixMed)

Dr. Standley always knew she wanted to wear a white coat, but she never expected it to be spattered with paint.

KJZZ  (PhoenixMed)

In Arizona, new fellowships offer aspiring doctors path into addiction medicine.

Jan 17, 2019

‘The Power of Precision Medicine’ Theme of Living Healthy With Arthritis Conference, Feb. 16  

Accomplished physician-scientist and transformational leader Dr. Kenneth Ramos, an expert on genetics and genomic medicine, will deliver the keynote address at the University of Arizona Arthritis Center’s 17th annual conference for those living with arthritis — and those who care for them.

UA Partners with Medical School in Cameroon  (PhoenixMed)

Unique partnership will help train doctors in Cameroon to reduce maternal and early neonatal mortality.

Jan 8, 2019

UA Researchers Lead Study to Encourage Children With Asthma to Use their Inhalers  

UA researchers are studying if the combination of dispensing asthma inhalers (corticosteroids) in the emergency department and supervising their use in elementary schools will increase the medication’s use among children with asthma and decrease emergency department visits.

Jan 3, 2019

UA Researchers Developing 15-Minute MRI  

UA engineers are using a $2.1 million grant to improve scanning technologies for challenging patient populations.

Jan 2, 2019

UA Hockey Team to Host Fifth Annual ‘Pink the Rink’ Jan. 19  

The University of Arizona Cancer Center will benefit from proceeds raised as the Wildcats sport pink jerseys during the cancer-awareness game.

Free Seminar on Winter Sports and Traumatic Brain Injury  

‘Think-A-Head’ 1-4 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8

Capstone Course Provides Students Unique Clinical Experience  (PhoenixMed)

Students at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix are taking their training outside the classroom through a Capstone Program that allows them to gain early clinical exposure by shadowing a diverse group of health care...

Dec 21, 2018

Women in Medicine and Science  (PhoenixMed)

Women in Medicine and Science

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix celebrated ...

Dec 20, 2018

Banner – UMC Promotes 2 Hospital Executives  

COO and Associate Administrator at Banner – UMC

UA Scientists Discover Diabetes Drug Could be Used to Treat Common Heart Failure Syndrome  

A cardiovascular research team at the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center investigated in a lab model whether metformin, a common diabetes drug, could be an effective treatment for heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF). The researchers found that the drug reduced left ventricular stiffness, thereby improving capacity for exercise. Metformin relaxes the left ventricle by making a heart muscle protein called titin more compliant.

Researchers Study Environmental Factors Affecting Stem Cells, the Pathology of Ancient Remains, Rare Birth Defects Using Informatics, Sleep Disruption After a Brain Injury and the Care of Poisoned Patients  (PhoenixMed)

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix is featuring women researchers and faculty who are making inroads in traditionally male-dominated scientific and health care fields.

The special coverage that began this fall as part of Women in Medicine and Science month continues...