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Teaming up for Better Healthcare: Interprofessional Simulated Pandemic Emergency  
October 29, 2013

More than 550 health professions students and more than 50 faculty from all three state universities – the University of Arizona, Arizona State University and Northern Arizona University – will participate in a simulation that is part of “Pandemic Flu: An Exercise in Disaster Preparedness”.


Graduate Medical Education and the Future of Health Care for American Families  
October 28, 2013

In her most recent blog post, UA President Ann Weaver Hart explains how the University's two medical colleges are working closely with clinical partners to develop a model to expand Graduate Medical Education programs in Arizona.


UA-Phoenix Offers Accredited Master’s Program in Health Services Administration  
October 23, 2013

The Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health in Phoenix is offering a new Master of Public Health in Health Services Administration.


UA Receives $878,000 Grant to Provide Health Information to Hispanic Women in Pima County  
October 18, 2013

The Center of Excellence in Women’s Health at the University of Arizona’s Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public, will lead a multi-disciplinary team to provide health information to underserved Hispanic women and their families in Pima County


Members from UA Football Team to Deliver ‘SHINE ON Tucson’ Jars and Toys to Children at Diamond Children’s TODAY  
October 18, 2013

SHINE ON Tucson partners with UA student-athletes to visit patients and distribute jars on a monthly basis.


Dr. Daniel Derksen Appointed Chair of AAFP Commission on Governmental Advocacy  
October 17, 2013

AAFP represents more than 110,000 family physician, resident, and medical student members in the U.S. The scope of work of the Commission on Governmental Advocacy includes health system reform, expansion of health care coverage, state/federal legislation, public policy, governmental regulations, regulatory agencies, grassroots efforts, and governmental workforce programs.


‘Preventative Measures for Osteoarthritis,’ Nov. 6  
October 17, 2013

Free lecture, open to the public, by Dr. C. Kent Kwoh, the new director of the University of Arizona Arthritis Center.


UA Medical Student, Kevin Hummel, One of 21 Selected Nationally for Prestigious AMA Physicians of Tomorrow Award  
October 17, 2013

Kevin Hummel is one of just 21 medical students nationwide to receive the American Medical Association award for academic excellence.


UA Integrative Health Center Brings New Model of Whole-Person Health Care to Hundreds in Phoenix Area  
October 17, 2013

Health Center reaches one-year milestone on Oct. 22


Blood Cell Gene Expression can Predict Outcomes in Patients With Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF), Study Finds  
October 14, 2013

UA Senior Vice President for Health Sciences Dr. Joe G. N. “Skip” Garcia is co-senior author of a study published in Science Translational Medicine; results suggest that these potential biomarkers should be evaluated further for prioritizing lung transplantation and for drug studies.


Diversity Seminar Series Launches with Talk on Improving Health Care for LGBT Patients  
October 14, 2013

Join us to learn about LGBT health care concerns and experiences and gain insight on improving their care from national expert Shane Snowdon, during the October 21 launch of the UA College of Medicine – Tucson Office of Diversity & Inclusion Diversity Seminar Series.


UAMC Appoints VP for Patient Experience  
October 14, 2013

Kennedy Oehlert will represent the voice of the patient at UAMC, collaborating with the UAMC health-care team to ensure high-quality, patient- and family-centered care.


UA Steele Children’s Research Center and UA Department of Pediatrics Welcome Dr. Claire Larmonier to Section of Gastroenterology  
October 14, 2013

As a scientist with the Steele Center, Dr. Larmonier’s research focuses on the pathogenic role of poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase 1 (PARP-1) in experimental colitis.


Health Forum: Progressive Action on Diabetes Prevention, Oct. 16  
October 14, 2013

Free and open to the public, the event will include information about the latest diabetes treatment and research programs, student involvement opportunities and an open question panel.


Bashas’ and K-LOVE 88.1 kick off breast cancer awareness drive Oct. 1 to benefit University of Arizona Cancer Center breast cancer research  
October 10, 2013

Throughout the month of October, nationally known as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Bashas’ and K-LOVE 88.1 have joined forces to conduct a breast cancer awareness drive in the Bashas’ stores throughout Southern and Eastern Arizona to support breast cancer research at the University of Arizona Cancer Center.


Longtime UA Cancer Center Director Dr. David S. Alberts Granted Director Emeritus Title  
October 10, 2013

David S. Alberts, MD, director of the University of Arizona Cancer Center from 2005-2013, has been granted the director emeritus title by the Arizona Health Sciences Center.


Urologist Dr. David T. Tzou Joins University of Arizona Department of Surgery  
October 9, 2013

Dr. Tzou specializes in endourology and robot-assisted surgery, offering minimally invasive techniques to treat complex urinary disorders; he also provides the latest treatments for general urinary problems, kidney stones, and prostate and kidney cancer.


UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health Awarded CEPH Reaccreditation  
October 7, 2013

The accreditation is for the maximum seven-year term, extending to December 2020.


UA Sarver Heart Center REACT Group Presents ‘Chest-Compression-Only CPR’ Program  
October 7, 2013

Chest-Compression-Only CPR training is presented by the REACT (Resuscitation Education and CPR Training) Group, UA College of Medicine – Tucson medical students dedicated to teaching people lifesaving skills


UA Division of Neurosurgery Launches Spinal Surgery Outcomes Registry  
October 4, 2013

Surgeons now will have the ability to objectively measure patient performance before and after surgery.


Arizona Telemedicine Program’s International Telehealth Experts Outline Strategy for Creating Sustainable Telemedicine Programs in Developing Countries  
October 2, 2013

Dr. Ronald S. Weinstein and his collaborators highlight four urgent tasks for public policy leaders that are required for creating sustainable telemedicine programs in U.S. partner nations.


Global Commitment Earns UA College of Medicine Student National Tropical Medicine Travel Fellowship  
October 2, 2013

The unique fellowship, awarded annually, is the only medical student award dedicated to nurturing a career path for physician-scientists in tropical medicine.


UA Nursing PhD Graduate Becomes Veterans Affairs Post-Doctoral Fellow  
September 30, 2013

College of Nursing PhD program prepared Lisa Wayman, PhD, RN, to investigate art as a healing modality in patients with chronic illness.


UA College of Medicine-Phoenix Golf Tourney Raises More Than $24,000  
September 27, 2013

Funds To Support Scholarships at UA College of Medicine – Phoenix


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