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Apr 22, 2019

Banner – UMC Tucson’s New Hospital Tower Opens Today  
New Public Entrance, New Street Address

Neurobiology and Chemistry of Pain and Addiction Symposium, April 24  
World-renowned neurobiologists and leaders in chemistry will discuss the brain circuits underlying acute and chronic pain, reward, motivation and addiction, and the development of chemical probes as potential novel therapies. The symposium is co-sponsored by the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson Department of Pharmacology and Interim Dean Irving Kron, MD.

Apr 19, 2019

Dr. Marvin Slepian Receives Much-Deserved Appointment as Regents' Professor  
Message from the UA Senior Vice President for Health Sciences

Apr 18, 2019

UA Public Health Graduate Students Receive Prestigious Cancer Research Fellowship  
Three graduate students from the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health have received the 2019 Cancer Epidemiology Education in Special Populations Fellowship.

UA Nursing’s Dr. Mary Koithan Receives 2019 Edith Sayre Auslander Established Visionary Award  
The honor recognizes Dr. Koithan’s substantive role in leading UA Nursing to more fully embrace a culture of diverse and inclusive teamwork.

UA Health Sciences Colleges Convocations 2019: Meet Some of the Graduates  
Following are a few of the inspirational graduates of the UA Health Sciences colleges.

UA Health Sciences Colleges 2019 Convocations  
Details about the ceremonies.

UA Health Sciences Colleges Celebrate 2019 Convocations  
Beginning Monday, May 6, through Saturday, May 11, the University of Arizona Health Sciences Colleges of Medicine in Tucson and Phoenix, Colleges of Nursing and Pharmacy and Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health will hold convocations; inspirational graduates are available for interviews.

Apr 16, 2019

William Cance, MD, named Interim Director of UA Cancer Center  
A message from Dr. Michael D. Dake, Senior Vice President, UA Health Sciences

3rd Annual ‘Tucson Palooza’ Offers Fun, Music and Mental Health Resources, May 4  
The community-wide, family-friendly event brings together resources from throughout Tucson and Pima County to deliver useful information about mental health in a fun, informal setting. The Tucson Palooza Steering Committee is led by Camp Wellness, an award-winning program of the University of Arizona Department of Family and Community Medicine.

3rd Annual ‘Tucson Palooza’ Offers Fun, Music and Mental Health Resources, May 4  
The community-wide, family-friendly event brings together resources from throughout Tucson and Pima County to deliver useful information about mental health in a fun, informal setting. The Tucson Palooza Steering Committee is led by Camp Wellness, an award-winning program of the University of Arizona Department of Family and Community Medicine.

Apr 15, 2019

UA College of Medicine – Tucson to Celebrate 2019 Convocation  
On May 9, 102 students officially will become physicians and earn their Doctor of Medicine degrees.

Medical Education Projects Presented at Forum  (PhoenixMed)
The college hosts the forum to advance discussions and research in medical education.

Apr 11, 2019

Sixth Annual ChArt Journal Announces Winners  (PhoenixMed)
The ChArt Journal began in 2012 as an interdisciplinary arts and humanities publication.

Apr 10, 2019

‘American Indian Youth Wellness Camp’ Seeking Support to Promote Healthy Lifestyles  
The American Indian Youth Wellness Camp, a one-week residential camp, integrates American Indian values and culture, while promoting a healthy lifestyle through good nutrition and exercise to American Indian children from tribes across Arizona.

Apr 9, 2019

UA ArtWorks ‘Dreams’ Exhibit Opening Reception, April 12  
The collaborative art exhibit features paintings by 23 ArtWorks artists and six artists from the Hozhoni Gallery in Flagstaff that explore the themes of goals, dreaming and imagination. The exhibit runs April 12 – July 26. The opening reception is free and open to the public.

College Hosts Forced Organ Harvesting Panel  (PhoenixMed)
Physician group raises awareness about ethics of transplant practices in China.

Red Dress Event Raises Funds for Women’s Heart Health  (PhoenixMed)
On April 3, the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix hosted the annual Red Dress Cocktail Party to raise awareness about heart disease.

Apr 8, 2019

Dr. Andrew Weil to Debate Dr. Irving Kron During Free Public Event, April 23  
`Father of integrative medicine,’ Dr. Andrew Weil, will go head-to-head with renowned heart surgeon Dr. Irving Kron, interim dean of the UA College of Medicine – Tucson, on whether prevention or intervention strategies are best for optimal health and wellness.

Apr 5, 2019

Pain Clinics Could Cut Down on Opioid Use, UA Team Finds  
Pain specialists at the University of Arizona and Banner – University Medicine are trying to reduce the use of opioids for patients suffering from chronic non-cancer pain by utilizing alternatives and complementary methods, and a large array of pain intervention procedures.

Apr 4, 2019

Faculty Spotlight: Lisa McClellan, MD  (PhoenixMed)
UA College of Medicine – Phoenix faculty trains medical students at Dominican Republic clinic.

Apr 3, 2019

UA’s Dr. Jeffrey Frelinger Named Distinguished Fellow of the American Association of Immunologists  
Jeffrey Frelinger, PhD, has received the highest honor bestowed by the American Association of Immunologists.

Exploring Copper's Potential as Antibiotic  
While antibiotic resistance is on the rise, pharmaceutical companies are making fewer and fewer new antibiotics. UA immunobiologist Michael Johnson says this trend is in urgent need of reversal and believes copper might just be the key.

Apr 1, 2019

UA Medical Student Awarded $30,000 Scholarship  
Second-year medical student Jacquelyn Hoffman has been awarded the Shirley D. Curson Medical Student Scholarship from the University of Arizona Hillel Foundation.

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