News

Anne E. Cress, PhD, Named Interim Director of UA Cancer Center  
July 19, 2013

Anne E. Cress, PhD, professor of cellular and molecular medicine and radiation oncology at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, has been named interim director of the University of Arizona Cancer Center.


ECMO Program at The University of Arizona Medical Center Receives ‘ELSO Award for Excellence in Life Support’  
July 17, 2013

The UAMC ECMO program exemplifies the distinction of an academic medical center, with its ability to collaborate with many highly-trained subspecialists to provide life-saving care for individuals with extremely complex illnesses—in Tucson and beyond.


Dr. Lori Alvord Endorsed as a Candidate for United States Surgeon General  
July 17, 2013

The Native American health disparities expert, surgeon and UA College of Medicine – Tucson student affairs/admissions leader has been proposed for consideration for the post by tribal advocacy organizations.


KEYS High School Internship Research Showcase  
July 16, 2013

KEYS is co-directed by the UA’s BIO5 Institute (BIO5) and the Southwest Environmental Health Sciences Center (SWEHSC) at the College of Pharmacy.


The University of Arizona Medical Center – University Campus Once Again a U.S. News ‘Best Hospital’  
July 16, 2013

The University of Arizona Medical Center – University Campus has been ranked among the nation’s best hospitals in the medical specialties of Ear, Nose and Throat and in Geriatrics, and as “high performing” in 10 other medical specialties in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals list of 2013-2014.


UA Department of Pediatrics and The University of Arizona Health Network Welcome Dr. Michael Seckeler to the Section of Cardiology  
July 15, 2013

Pediatric cardiologist will provide clinical care to children with heart problems at The University of Arizona Medical Center – Diamond Children’s and UAMC pediatric outpatient clinics


Dr. Ronald E. Pust Appointed Director of Global and Border Health at the University of Arizona College of Medicine ‚Äì Tucson  
July 10, 2013

With Dr. Pust’s appointment, the UA College of Medicine – Tucson looks to advance education, service-learning and relevant research for students and faculty related to low/middle income countries and the Arizona/Mexico border.


Rural Arizona Physicians Model the ‘Art’ of Practicing Medicine  
July 9, 2013

UA College of Medicine’s Rural Health Professions Program – now in its 17th year – encourages graduates to practice primary care in rural areas in four- to six-week mentorships through August 9; RHPP graduates now practice throughout the state, some mentoring the next generation of rural doctors.


University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Leads National Effort To Improve Drug Warning Systems  
July 8, 2013

A research team at the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy, headed by Professor Dan Malone, is leading a national initiative to improve drug-drug interaction (DDI) alert systems.


Harpist David Pavlovich Provides Music Therapy to Patients at Diamond Children‚Äôs  
July 8, 2013

With the support of SHINE ON Tucson, professional harpist David Pavlovich plays for the pediatric patients at Diamond Children’s on a weekly basis.


Dr. Wayne Jacobsen Appointed Interim Head of Anesthesiology at the University of Arizona College of Medicine ‚Äì Tucson  
July 7, 2013

The UA professor of anesthesiology has served as director of the department’s residency program for nine years and previously was chair of the anesthesia department at Loma Linda University School of Medicine; he replaces Dr. Steven Barker, who has served as department head since 1995 and will continue as a faculty member.


More than 100 UAHN Physicians among 'Best Doctors in America'  
July 4, 2013

UA pediatric cardiologist Brent Barber, MD, appears on the cover of Tucson Lifestyle magazine’s July issue on Tucson’s Best Doctors.


People on the Move at the UA College of Medicine -- Tucson  
July 4, 2013

Dr. Lori Arviso Alvord, delivers the commencement address at the University of Utah School of Medicine; Dr. Leslie Boyer named one of 30 heroes by FDA Office of Orphan Products Development; Dr. Patricia B. Hoyer Earns Reproductive and Developmental Toxicology Specialty Section Lifetime Scientific Achievement Award and the Women in Toxicology Special Interest Group Mentoring Award; Iserson’s Getting Into a Residency: A Guide for Medical Students” newly revised and published in its eighth edition; Janet Major re-elected to the board of the U.S. Distance Learning Association.


19th Annual Fathers of the Year Awards Dinner and Gala Raises $100,000 for the UA Steele Children‚Äôs Research Center  
July 2, 2013

Event celebrates five outstanding Tucson fathers while raising funds to support type 1 diabetes research, clinical programs, faculty recruitment and endowment at the UA Steele Center.


Gregorio Named Interim Director of the UA Sarver Heart Center  
July 2, 2013

“Dr. Gregorio is a great leader to bring the UA Sarver Heart Center through this time of transition as we work to conclude the national search for Dr. Ewy’s successor,” said Steve Goldschmid, MD, dean of the UA College of Medicine - Tucson.


Dan Derksen, MD Appointed Director of Center for Rural Health  
June 27, 2013

Derksen joined the College of Public Health in 2012. His health services research interests include covering the uninsured, enhancing access to quality care, reducing health disparities, and implementing community and team-based health services for rural, underserved and vulnerable communities and populations.


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