Jun 19, 2018
As part of the National Institutes of Health’s “NIH in Your State” social media campaign about NIH investment in fiscal year 2017 and the impact of federally funded research on citizens’ health, the NIH recently tweeted that Arizona received $189 million in research support in FY2017. The University of Arizona Health Sciences received $70.3 million in NIH funding during FY2017, conducting research addressing statewide and global health challenges.
Do your kids need sunscreen if they're in the shade? Mansi Sarihan, MD, shared her expertise.
A new resource office has opened at the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix for researchers doing curricular or medical education research.
Jun 15, 2018
Rachna Shroff, MD, led a landmark study on the use of targeted drugs called PARP inhibitors in pancreatic cancer patients with BRCA mutations.
Jun 14, 2018
The free, 24-hour line provides expert guidance to providers treating patients with pain or opioid use disorders.
Jun 13, 2018
Ten Pathway Scholars will begin studies in...
Dr. Lawton appointed college's Chair of the Department of Neurosurgery at Barrow Neurological Institute.
Jun 12, 2018
Data from patient-ordered tests show a second seasonal surge, says Dr. John Galgiani, a UA professor and director the UA Valley Fever Center for Excellence. This gets ahead of state statistics in a year when big numbers already were predicted and are being borne out.
Jun 11, 2018
Medical students at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson will help host a free health clinic in the border city.
The article highlights the success of the event that connects hospitals, clinics and other health-care organizations with the physicians, nurses and other health professionals who are available to help meet the organizations' telehealth needs. Attendees gave SPS 2017 rave reviews.
Jun 8, 2018
The deaths of chef and TV host Anthony Bourdain and fashion designer Kate Spade elicit a common question: “How could people so successful and so wealthy — who seem to have everything — commit suicide?”
The answer is that depression and other mental illnesses don’t discriminate. They...
Jun 7, 2018
Joint statement empowers parents, young adults and physicians to increase vaccination rates and screenings to eliminate HPV-related cancers, starting with cervical cancer.
Some people who take statins to lower cholesterol have a slightly higher risk of developing type-2 diabetes. Genetic epidemiologist Yann Klimentidis, PhD, at the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health received a $1.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the connection between type-2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
Jun 6, 2018
Middle school-age children throughout Southern Arizona have the chance to participate in several weeklong camps that engage them with STEM activities and the chance to explore careers in pharmacy, nursing, medicine, and public health.
Jun 5, 2018
Alumnus Haig Aintablian, MD, and others provide advice on how to succeed academically during clinical training.
Jun 4, 2018
Deploying an interdisciplinary, team-based outreach model for delivery of care, the University of Arizona Health Sciences’ “Project Taking Charge” works to improve health in Tucson’s most underserved communities through patient self-management.
Melissa Herbst-Kralovetz of the University of Arizona Cancer Center and UA College of Medicine – Phoenix has found a direct relationship between “good” bacteria and cervical health and “bad” bacteria and increased cancer risk.
The four-year National Cancer Institute grant will enable Terry A. Badger, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC, FAAN, to study whether psychosocial interventions will help ethnically diverse survivors improve their symptoms.
Melissa Herbst-Kralovetz, PhD, has Found a Direct Relationship between “Good” Bacteria and Cervical Health and “Bad” Bacteria and Increased Cancer Risk.
Jun 1, 2018
The mentorship-based, highly competitive programs work to recruit and ultimately graduate a more diverse student body dedicated to serving Arizona and the nation’s most at-risk and underserved populations.
The study found poor sleep quality was associated with nighttime snacking and a high likelihood of craving junk food. The study also found that junk food cravings were associated with increased risk of obesity, diabetes and other health problems.
Clinical Informatics fellow Dr. Christopher Hollweg created a database of information to better address veterans' medical needs.
May 31, 2018
The award—one of ATS’ most important—is one of several honors Dr. Kraft has received in the past year. A physician-scientist renowned for her work on asthma, she served as president of the ATS in 2012-13.