News

UA Part of $6M Statewide Investigation of American Indian Health  
August 21, 2013

Under a new $6 million federal grant, UA public health researchers are part of a major, statewide investigation of American Indian health.


Alexandra O’Brien Joins UA Steele Children’s Research Center as Development Coordinator  
August 21, 2013

O’Brien will support the center’s director of development on fundraising and development activities.


Statewide Study of American Indian Health  
August 20, 2013

The National Institutes of Health National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities awarded a $6 million, five year grant to a statewide team of researchers from the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health.


Nationally Recognized UA ENT Division Provides Relief for Patients  
August 20, 2013

Alexander Chiu, MD, and his team at The University of Arizona Medical Center are specializing in these challenging complex cases, helping the division to earn recognition as one of the nation’s top programs.


More Than 180 Online Doctoral Students from Across U.S. Gather at UA College of Nursing for ‘Resident Intensive Summer Experience,’ Aug. 19-23  
August 19, 2013

College’s graduate programs are ranked in the top 6 percent nationally by U.S. News & World Report.


Dr. Charles Raison Awarded 2013 IMHR Pilot Grant  
August 15, 2013

$20,000 from the Institute for Mental Health Research


Affordable Care Act: What Arizonans Need to Know  
August 15, 2013

Dr. Dan Derksen, University of Arizona Health Policy Expert Available to Discuss Implementation of the Affordable Care Act in Arizona


The UA College of Medicine – Tucson Technology Focus Impresses at Summit  
August 14, 2013

Professor of surgery and executive director of the Arizona Simulation Technology and Education Center (ASTEC), Dr. Allan Hamilton, presented the keynote and he was joined by UA College of Medicine staff and faculty members who presented six posters on a variety of topics.


Tracy Goggin Promoted to Assistant Administrator – Clinical Operations, Pediatrics  
August 14, 2013

Goggin will oversee the pediatric service line revenue cycle to include non-payor contract negotiations and management, as well as work closely with The University of Arizona Health Network corporate leadership on global corporate projects.


Future Doctors Receive White Coats  
August 13, 2013

The White Coat Ceremony celebrated the start of medical education for the UA class of 2017.


Podiatric Surgeon Nicholas Giovinco Joins UA Department of Surgery  
August 12, 2013

To make an appointment with Dr. Giovinco, please call 520-694-1000.


First Nurses Graduate from UA College of Nursing Phoenix Campus  
August 12, 2013

The Master of Science for Entry to the Profession of Nursing is the only program of its kind in Arizona.


University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine Expands Offerings to Broader Range of Health Professionals  
August 8, 2013

New lifestyle transformation programs prepare diverse integrative teams


Watch Out for Bites from ‘Invisible’ Snakes, Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center Warns  
August 7, 2013

Experts on venomous creatures at the Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center advise gardeners, hikers, youngsters and other citizens to be especially cautious about rattlesnakes in the weeks ahead.


UA Department of Pediatrics, The University of Arizona Health Network, Welcome New Faculty to the Section of Hospital Medicine  
August 7, 2013

Drs. Khera, Metz and Olson will care for children hospitalized at The University of Arizona Medical Center – Diamond Children’s, Tucson Medical Center and Northwest Hospital.


First Pediatric Integrative Medicine in Residency Program Launched Nationally  
August 5, 2013

Online curriculum designed by the University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine will allow pediatric residents to learn integrative approaches along with their conventional medical training


UA Pain Research Team Awarded $2.5 Million to Tackle Chronic Pain  
August 1, 2013

The five-year grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse will fund Dr. Frank Porreca and his research group in the Department of Pharmacology at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson to better understand and develop new medications for chronic pain.


Entire UA Men’s Basketball Team to Visit Patients at Diamond Children’s  
July 31, 2013

The entire University of Arizona men’s basketball team will visit pediatric patients at The University of Arizona Medical Center – Diamond Children’s on Thursday, August 1, 3 p.m., and distribute jars full of toys and other goodies assembled by volunteers of SHINE ON Tucson.


Endovascular Neurosurgeon Dr. Travis Dumont Joins UA Department of Surgery  
July 30, 2013

Dr. Dumont specializes in vascular neurosurgery, including using minimally invasive techniques to treat complex neurovascular disorders of the brain, including brain aneurysms, vascular malformations of the brain and spinal cord, and brain blood vessel blockages and stroke.


Three Days of Community Building Activities Welcome 115 New Medical Students to the UA College of Medicine --- Tucson  
July 29, 2013

Media are invited to cover the three-day new medical student orientation, MedCat Welcome, with events taking place Wednesday, July 31 – Friday, Aug.2 at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson and at Tucson community centers.


American Academy of Nursing to Induct Clinical Associate Professor Barbara B. Brewer as Fellow  
July 29, 2013

Barbara B. Brewer, PhD, RN, clinical associate professor at the University of Arizona College of Nursing will be inducted as a Fellow of the esteemed American Academy of Nursing at the 40th AAN Annual Meeting and Conference in Washington, DC, in October, 2013.


‘Gabe’s Chemo Duck Program’ Donates ‘Chemo Ducks’ to Diamond Children’s to Help Reduce Fear of Cancer Procedures and Treatments in Children  
July 29, 2013

A new program at The University of Arizona Medical Center – Diamond Children’s seeks to minimize pediatric cancer patients’ fear about receiving a port and other procedures related to their treatment.


Center for Rural Health to Study Arizona’s Health-Care Safety Net System Under the Affordable Care Act  
July 25, 2013

The Center for Rural Health at the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health has been awarded $166,000 by the Arizona Area Health Education Center.


UA Steele Children’s Research Center Receives 5-Year Grant, Enabling High School Students to Participate in the ‘Summer Institute on Medical Ignorance’  
July 25, 2013

The “Summers in Children’s Research for Diverse High School Students” grant gives students hands-on basic science research experience working with physicians and scientists throughout the UA College of Medicine – Tucson.


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