News

Aug 8, 2018

SanTan Sun News  (PhoenixMed)

Vedanshi Bhargava, a Hamilton High School graduate with a passion for helping others, is on her way toward becoming a doctor.


The Arizona Republic  (PhoenixMed)

Neil VigilNeil Vigil, a second-year medical student at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix, has been named...


Phoenix Business Journal  (PhoenixMed)

Melissa Herbst-Kralovetz, PhD, an associate professor at the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix, was chosen by the Phoenix Business Journal as one of the "Top 40 Under 40." To accompany the honor, the Phoenix Business Journal also profiled all of the nominees.


AZEdNews  (PhoenixMed)

Cammy Bellis, education and training specialist in the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix, spoke at the Trauma Sensitive Schools Symposium for educators and community leaders. The goal was to instruct...


American Academy of Family Physicians  (PhoenixMed)

Steven Brown, MDIf there's an innovative way to teach and share evidence-based medicine, Steve Brown, MD, will find it. Dr. Brown — the...


Aug 7, 2018

What Do You Need to Know about Vaccines?  (PhoenixMed)

Brett Hurliman, MD, a clinical assistant professor at the college, answers frequently asked questions about vaccinations. 


Program to Improve Care for Super-Utilizers  (PhoenixMed)

UA faculty and students to participate in a hotspotting program, whose goal is to improve care for patients with complex conditions.


Aug 6, 2018

Border Latino and American Indian Summer Exposure to Research Closing Ceremony  

Participants in the BLAISER program will give five-minute presentations about their summer research experiences in the 10-week program which helps underrepresented students, including Latino, Native American and African American undergraduate juniors and seniors, become nationally competitive medical school, health professions and biosciences-focused graduate school applicants.


UA Mobile Health Program Begins Providing Free Health Care Services at Amity Foundation’s Circle Tree Ranch and Dragonfly Village  

A new collaboration with the Amity Foundation enables the UA Department of Family and Community Medicine’s Mobile Health Program to provide full-service primary care at no cost to students at Amity’s Circle Tree Ranch and Dragonfly Village.


Associate Dean of Finance and Administration Named  (PhoenixMed)

Janet Sabuco, MBA, has been appointed associate dean of Finance and Administration for the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix.

Sabuco will be responsible for annual budgeting, strategic financial planning and further development of the administrative infrastructure...


Aug 3, 2018

All In for Students!  (PhoenixMed)

The All In for Students Campaign raises scholarship funds for students at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix. Last year, faculty and staff from the college donated enough money to award scholarships to 10 aspiring physicians. This year, the goal is to...


Facts with Fogerty  (PhoenixMed)

Facts with Fogerty is a weekly video series hosted by our associate dean of Admissions and Recruitment, Glen Fogerty, PhD.

Join Dr. Fogerty on Fridays this fall as he shares tips on how prospective students can find...


Aug 2, 2018

UA Health Sciences’ Angela Valencia Receives Award from National Council of University Research Administrators  

The competitive Catherine Core Travel Award will support her participation in NCURA’s 60th annual meeting, Aug. 5-8, in Washington, D.C., where she will participate in continuing education and professional development.


Aug 1, 2018

Faculty Spotlight: Pamela Garcia-Filion, PhD, MPH  (PhoenixMed)

Pamela Garcia-Filion, PhD, MPH, awarded this year's best original paper for her work on optic nerve hypoplasia.


The Arizona Pulse  (PhoenixMed)

The Journey: Medical Education at the University of Arizona Health Sciences’ Colleges of Medicine in Phoenix and Tucson


Jul 31, 2018

$1.5M Grant to UA Nursing Professor to Reduce E-Cigarette Use Among Youth  

UA College of Nursing Professor receives an NIH grant to enhance Click City: Tobacco, an online tobacco-prevention program.


Ahwatukee Foothills News  (PhoenixMed)

Seven medical students with Ahwatukee connections recently donned their white coats — the defining symbol of a physician — at the annual White Coat Ceremony.


Jul 30, 2018

Second-Year Medical Student Chosen as 2018 Tillman Scholar  (PhoenixMed)

Neil Vigil, a second-year medical student at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix, has been named a 2018 Tillman Scholar.

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Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics  (PhoenixMed)

The Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics recently profiled Brian MacArthur, MD, the Obstetrics and Gynecology medical student site director at Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix and a clinical assistant professor at the college.

Dr. MacArthur is new to medical...


Jul 26, 2018

Jennifer Hatcher, PhD, MPH, RN, Joins the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health - Phoenix  

Health disparities researcher, Dr. Jennifer Hatcher, will work to improve the health of Arizona’s underserved and most vulnerable communities.


CBC  (PhoenixMed)

Incan Scrape, Cut or Drill Holes in a CraniumA new study comparing the success rates of trepanation — scraping, cutting or...


Jul 25, 2018

Kelly Reynolds, PhD, to Lead Department of Community, Environment and Policy at UA Zuckerman College of Public Health  

Dr. Kelly Reynolds has worked as a researcher and public health educator in environmental science for more than 30 years, specializing in water quality, food safety and disease transmission.


Jul 24, 2018

UA Health Policy Expert Available to Discuss the Future of the Affordable Care Act and What it Means to Arizonans  

Daniel Derksen, MD, also is available to discuss other pressing issues facing rural Arizona, including: increasing access to health care in rural and underserved Arizona communities; non-opioid approaches to treating acute and chronic pain; and public health interventions to address Arizona’s opioid crisis.


Future Doctors to Receive and Don First White Coats at UA, July 27  

Newly accepted medical students who make up the Class of 2022 will participate in a White Coat Ceremony at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson.


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