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Mar 15, 2019

Future UA Doctors in Phoenix Learn Next Step at Match Day  (PhoenixMed)
Sixty-seven University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix fourth-year students celebrated...

Mar 14, 2019

Two New Internal Medicine Specialists Join Faculty as UA-Banner Clinician Educators  
Drs. Malika Varma and Bulbul Cibei bring broad clinical experience in training internal medicine resident physicians and medical students to the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson and Banner – University Medical Center Tucson and South.

Match Day Student Profiles: Svadharma Keerthi and Farmin Samareh Jahani  (PhoenixMed)
For four years, students at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix have worked toward Match Day — the day students learn where they will spend the next several years as resident-physicians and a major step toward building their career in medicine. Match results are released...

Mar 13, 2019

Mar 12, 2019

Integrative Medicine Pioneer Dr. Andrew Weil Commits $15M to Name UA Center for Integrative Medicine, Bringing Total Giving to $20M  
UA Center for Integrative Medicine will be named for Dr. Andrew Weil, who has committed $15 million to the center, bringing his total giving to $20 million.

UA Sarver Heart Center Presents: ‘Stroke Prevention and Atrial Fibrillation,’ March 21 in Green Valley  
The free 2019 Green Valley Lecture Series continues with a focus on stroke prevention and atrial fibrillation.

Mar 8, 2019

Implantable 'Tea Bag' in Development Releases Insulin for Children with Diabetes  
A $1.2 million grant from the JDRF will support University of Arizona researchers as they continue to perfect and test an implantable "tea bag" that senses glucose levels and automatically releases insulin when needed.

Match Day Student Profile: Omar Mohammad Hussain  (PhoenixMed)
Since a young age, the fourth-year medical student has always pictured his life as a physician.

Arizona Republic  (PhoenixMed)
Should teens have the right to protect themselves from a preventable disease?

Match Day Student Profile: Mia Wright  (PhoenixMed)
Fourth-year medical student hopes to help underserved communities as a family physician.

Mar 7, 2019

Lecture: Dr. John P. Howe, III, Former President and CEO of Project HOPE to Speak at UA, March 19  
Dr. Howe, the former president and CEO of Project HOPE, will discuss “Health Diplomacy: From Theory to Practice” and its relevance today, describing public health practice in Africa, Asia, South America and the United States March 19. The lecture is presented by the 2019 James E. Dalen, MD, MPH, Distinguished Lecture for Health Policy, which is free and open to the public.

UA’s Dr. Cecilia Rosales Named Interim Associate Dean of Community Engagement and Outreach  
Cecilia Rosales, MD, MS, associate dean of Phoenix Programs at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, and border health expert, has been named interim associate dean of community engagement and outreach.

Soon-to-be-Doctors Learn their Future at Match Day Ceremony at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson  
On Friday, March 15, more than 100 medical students at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson simultaneously will open an envelope revealing where they will go for their residency training. Surrounded by friends and family, the emotion-filled ceremony is a rite of passage for soon-to-be doctors.

Inspirational Speaker to Present at the College  (PhoenixMed)
Oluwaferanmi “Fernmi” Okanlami, MD, MS, to discuss the intersections of disability and medicine. 

Mar 6, 2019

‘The Future of Bone and Cartilage Regeneration’ Subject of UA Arthritis Center Lecture, March 13  
Free and open to the public, the lecture by Dr. John Szivek and Dr. David S. Margolis will discuss the groundbreaking bone regeneration and cartilage research being conducted in their laboratory.

UA’s Dr. Marvin Slepian co-chairs International Forum on Virtual Reality and Health Care, March 7-8 at UA  
The future of medicine in many ways already is here – and is being discussed and exhibited at the University of Arizona Student Union Memorial Center.

Mar 5, 2019

Payson Roundup  (PhoenixMed)
Physician trains medical students 100 miles north of the Phoenix Biomedical Campus in Payson. 

Mar 4, 2019

UA receives $2 Million Matching Challenge from Zuckerman Family Foundation  
Gift to support scholarships and programming in the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health.

UA Researcher Seeks to Prevent Heart Failure after a Heart Attack  
American Heart Association funding will allow UA College of Medicine – Phoenix post-doctoral fellow to target fibroblasts.

Match Day Student Profile: Luce Kassi  (PhoenixMed)
Fourth-year medical student hopes to make a significant impact on women’s lives as an obstetrician-gynecologist.

Mar 1, 2019

UA College of Nursing Faculty Inducted as Fellows into Western Academy of Nursing  
The honor recognizes Dr. Sheila Gephart and Dr. Kimberly Shea in the realm of direct care nursing practice, education and research.

Feb 27, 2019

UA College of Medicine – Tucson Preps for Future Disaster with Federal Training Workshop  
Leadership from federal and community health agencies will convene at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson for a disaster research training workshop. The workshop will help participants better prepare for a mass disaster that affects the health of the community at large.

New Radiosurgery Technique a Boon for Cancer Patients  
Vastly shortens treatments for metastatic brain lesions

Latest Anti-retroviral Drug Regimens Provide `Lazarus Effect’ for HIV Patients Suffering from Frailty  
Frailty related to HIV infection “is rapidly becoming a specter of the past” and today it “is possible to control HIV infection in all patients,” according to a perspective article authored by a clinical team at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson.

Faculty Spotlight: Won Hee Lee  (PhoenixMed)
Researcher studies link between environmental exposure and cardiovascular disease.

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