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UA Arthritis Center Receives $6.1 Million 5-Year NIH Grant to Help Identify Treatments for Osteoarthritis  
January 23, 2015

Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common cause of disability in the aging population, and the public health impact of knee OA, in particular, is expected to increase dramatically. The UA research will help identify potential targets to prevent the development or halt the progression of the condition.


Abbett Family Foundation Donates $115,000 to UAMC Diamond Children’s  
January 22, 2015

"The Abbett Family Foundation is proud to support the efforts of Diamond Children's in providing the highest quality of care for the children and families in our community," said Jeffrey Abbett.


New Banner division drives new names and leadership appointments  
January 20, 2015

Changes to take effect after Feb. 27 pending ABOR approval


Economic Impact of Downtown Phoenix UA Campus Hits $961 Million  (PhoenixMed)
January 20, 2015

Health Sciences Creates Jobs, Brings More People Downtown PHOENIX – University of Arizona President Ann Weaver Hart...


Public Health Offers New Study Abroad Programs This Summer  
January 16, 2015

The University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and the Office of Global Initiatives, Study Abroad & Student Exchange will launch four exciting new public health study abroad programs this summer.


UA Steele Children’s Research Center Receives $2 Million from CDC to Continue Identifying Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders in Arizona  
January 15, 2015

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson Steele Children’s Research Center received a four-year, $2 million grant from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to continue its Arizona Developmental Disabilities Surveillance Program (ADDSP).


Faculty Spotlight: Deveroux Ferguson, PhD  (PhoenixMed)
January 14, 2015

"My interest in neuroscience developed from a desire to understand consciousness and the self.” Deveroux Ferguson, PhD, is...


UA Public Health Dean Dr. Iman Hakim Appointed to Governing Board of Council on Education for Public Health  
January 13, 2015

Iman A. Hakim, MD, PhD, MPH, dean of the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health at the University of Arizona, has been appointed to the governing board of the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) by the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH).


Jennifer Flores Appointed Associate Vice President and Chief Health Sciences Development Officer for the Arizona Health Sciences Center  
January 12, 2015

Flores has 15 years of fundraising experience, including principal and major gift fundraising at public research universities in the Western United States.


UA’s Dr. David Harris Appointed Executive Director of New Biorepository at Arizona Health Sciences Center  
January 8, 2015

David T. Harris, PhD, professor of immunology at the University of Arizona, has been appointed executive director of the new Arizona Health Sciences Center Biorepository.


University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center Presents Healthy Heart Day 2015, Feb. 7  
January 8, 2015

Join the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center on Saturday, Feb. 7, for an interactive, informative day of heart-healthy presentations, screenings and activities.


U.S. News & World Report Ranks UA College of Nursing Among 2015 Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs  
January 7, 2015

The national ranking formula is based on student engagement, faculty credentials and training, peer reputation, student services and technology, and admissions selectivity.


‘Molecular Truck’ Could Deliver New Treatment Option for Kids with Ulcerative Colitis  
January 5, 2015

A new drug administration system that functions like a molecular delivery truck could help children suffering from ulcerative colitis.


25 Nurses Become First Graduates of UA College of Nursing RN-MS in Clinical Systems Leadership Program  
December 23, 2014

Since the launch in January 2013 of this one-of-a-kind, online master’s degree program for working registered nurses, enrollment has grown from 20 students to more than 350.


AHSC Report Outlines Achievements, Plans  
December 23, 2014

Four areas of biomedical research are identified as targeted areas of excellence for the center.


Additional Santa Claus Visits to UAMC-Diamond Children’s  
December 22, 2014

Santa and volunteers from local organizations help make hospitalized children’s holidays “merry and bright.”


Little Boy with a Big Heart: Garrett Tews Donates Teddy Bears and Stuffed Animals to Patients at UAMC-Diamond Children’s for Christmas  
December 19, 2014

For the third year in a row, Garrett, 7, has collected teddy bears and other stuffed animals to give to patients.


‘Tis A Season that Includes Poisonings, Center Warns  
December 18, 2014

The Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center is a public health service located at the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy in Tucson.


Arizona Elks Major Projects Donate $125,000 to UA Steele Center  
December 18, 2014

This donation is part of the Arizona Elks’ commitment to raise $2.5 million for the UA Steele Center over the next 10 years.


Cancer Survivors, Families and Friends Invited to First Annual ‘Beyond Cancer: Living with Purpose’ Event, Jan. 24  
December 18, 2014

This free event for recently diagnosed and long-term survivors is presented by the Community Cancer Connections project of the University of Arizona College of Nursing and is focused on how to move beyond a cancer diagnosis to achieve healing through purposeful living.


University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center Welcomes Cardiology Clinical Research Manager  
December 16, 2014

Catherine MacDonald, BSN, MBA, joined the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center and the Division of Cardiology at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson as manager of cardiology research.


Santa Claus and Elves Arrive by Carriage at UAMC-Diamond Children’s to Visit Patients and Host Christmas Party  
December 16, 2014

Patients and their families can visit Santa and have photos taken with him, decorate cookies and ornaments, enjoy carriage and pony rides, and watch the movie “Polar Express.”


UA Sarver Heart Center Presents "Getting to the Heart of Good Food"  
December 15, 2014

Green Valley Lecture Series with cardiologist from the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center In cooperation with Green Valley Recreation, Inc.


UAMC’s New Burn Treatment Room Grand Opening  
December 12, 2014

The University of Arizona Medical Center – University Campus celebrated it's grand opening of their new Burn Treatment Room on Monday, Dec. 15.


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