News

Jun 21, 2013

Dr. Alan Bedrick Receives Distinguished Alumnus Award  
The award from The Pennsylvania State University salutes the achievements of outstanding alumni whose personal lives, professional achievements and community service exemplify the objectives of their alma mater.

Jun 19, 2013

Judy Bernas Named Leukemia/Lymphoma Society's Women of the Year  
Judy Bernas, Associate VP for UA in Phoenix, Earns Honor

Jun 18, 2013

Dr. Hendrikus L. Granzier, PhD, Awarded $1.5 million Grant to Study Role of Titin in Heart Function and Disease  
The Granzier team at University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson will study the role of titin during the diastolic or filling of the heart during infant development and in adults. Titin works like a molecular sized spring that recoils and causes the cardiac muscle to relax.

"Ten Surprising Tips for Managing Stress" July 3  
Join stress management expert Ann Pardo, director of life management at the Canyon Ranch Health Resort in Tucson, in this free interactive lecture, open to the public, presented by the University of Arizona Arthritis Center

Jun 17, 2013

People on the Move at the UA College of Medicine - Tucson  
Dr. James Dalen receives honorary degree from the University of Massachusetts Medical School Worcester; Dr. Ana Maria Lopez named one of 25 Most Influential Hispanic Business Leaders in Arizona; Arizona Health Sciences Library, Tucson Campus, receives Team Award for Excellence.

Jun 11, 2013

14th Annual PANDA "Children Helping Children" Fashion Show and Luncheon Raises $475,000 for the UA Steele Children‚Äôs Research Center  
Funds will enable Steele Center researchers to expand research in autoimmune diseases like type 1 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn’s disease and celiac disease.

"Arizona Elks Clinic for Children and Young Adults" Receives Top Quality Rating for Vaccine Administration  
The pediatric outpatient clinic received a 96 percent compliance rating; the average score across the state is 64 percent and the U.S. national average is 73 percent

Jun 8, 2013

Dr. Sean Elliott Nominated for Distinction in Medical Student Teaching  
UA College of Medicine – Tucson professor of pediatrics eligible for Alpha Omega Alpha ‘Robert J. Glaser Distinguished Teaching Award.’

Marylyn Morris McEwen Appointed Gladys E. Sorensen Endowed Professor at UA College of Nursing  
The Gladys E. Sorensen Endowed Professorship is named in honor of Gladys E. Sorensen, EdD, RN, FAAN, who was dean of the UA College of Nursing from 1967 to 1987.

Jun 6, 2013

Tucson Proclaims May 19 Emergency Medical Services Week  
Emergency Medical Services Week began on Monday with the UA Department of Emergency Medicine hosting events for local pre-hospital emergency medical providers, including emergency department physicians and support staff at The University of Arizona Medical Center – University Campus and The University of Arizona Medical Center – South Campus.

Governor Signs Telemedicine Bill at UA College of Medicine - Phoenix  
Coverage of telemedicine services mandatory under new law

Video of 'Mind + Bio-Mechanics + Fertility' TEDx Tucson Salon Event Now Available  
The TEDx Tucson Salon series event ‘Mind + Bio-Mechanics + Fertility,’ recorded live at the UA Bookstore, showcased Arizona Health Sciences Center faculty members Charles Raison, MD, David Armstrong, DPM, MD, PhD, and Victoria Maizes, MD. If you missed the presentations you can watch them now.

UA College of Medicine Honored as No. 8 in U.S. for Number of Graduates Who Choose Family Medicine  
The College’s Tucson and Phoenix campuses are among the 12 medical schools that contributed the most students to the national pipeline of family physicians, the foundation of primary care, at a time when the United States is facing a shortage of these physicians

Registration Still Open for "Building Better Joints: The Future of Cartilage Tissue Engineering" June 5  
The latest advances in cartilage regeneration and engineering strategies will be discussed by top UA orthopaedic innovator and researcher Dr. John Szivek in this free lecture, open to the public.

UA Steele Children's Research Center Receives $10,000 Grant to Support the "PANDA Share a Hug" Program  
More than 1,000 stuffed panda bears will be given to pediatric patients treated by UA Steele Center physicians

People on the Move in Public Health  
Congratulations to Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health faculty members Robin Harris, Neil MacKinnon, and Cecilia Rosales for their recent accolades.

Research Findings by UA College of Medicine - Tucson Student Establish Feasibility of Pulse Oximetry Screening Guidelines for Newborns in Tucson  
Research by UA medical student Lucy Han establishes that implementing recommended pulse oximetry screening guidelines is feasible at Tucson’s elevation. A recent simple pulse oximetry test revealed a potentially life-threatening critical congenital heart defect in a newborn that was surgically repaired at The University of Arizona Medical Center – University Campus.

University of Arizona Sarver Heart Members Honored by Community Organizations  
Drs. Marcus recognized for lifetime acheivement by Pima County Medical Foundation; Dr. Sethi selected as Pima County Medical Society Physician of the Year for 2012; Dr. Mackstaller received inaugural “Community Impact Award” from Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Tucson Alumnae Chapter

"Camp Scrubs" Celebrates Decade of Introducing Middle-Schoolers to Nursing Careers  
This is the 10th year that UAMC has hosted the popular summer camp, which is offered in partnership with Arizona Youth University, a summer youth program of the University of Arizona.

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