News

‘Oh My Aching Joints: Exploring the Latest Treatments for Joint Pain,’ May 7  
April 24, 2014

Free lecture, open to the public, by Dr. Jeffrey R. Lisse, in conjunction with Arthritis Awareness Month


White House Names UA’s Howard J. Eng `Champion of Change’  
April 23, 2014

On Thursday, April 24, the White House and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will honor Howard J. Eng and 10 other advocates and community leaders for their work to educate Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders about the Affordable Care Act


Staff Excellence Honored at AHSC  
April 18, 2014

Classified staff and appointed personnel at the Arizona Health Sciences Center’s Colleges of Nursing, Medicine, Pharmacy and Public Health were recognized for their outstanding contributions to excellence.


Summer Camp for Kids Focuses on Health & Wellness  
April 17, 2014

The Healthy 2B Me Summer Camp is designed to teach kids at an early age the importance of proper nutrition and physical activity while having fun at the same time. The University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health will offer three sessions: June 9-13; June 23-27; and July 14


UAMC Study: Do Wearable Sensors Predict and Prevent Patient Falls?  
April 17, 2014

Researchers at the University of Arizona Medical Center are studying whether small, wearable sensors that measure a patient’s activity, heart rate, wakefulness and other biometrics can predict and prevent falls, one of the leading causes of injury to hospitalized patients.


UA Sarver Heart Center Expert Offers Insights into New Uses of a Surgical Adhesive in New England Journal of Medicine Review  
April 17, 2014

Dr. Slepian and Danny Bluestein, PhD, professor of bioengineering at Stony Brook University in New York, co-authored a review article in the New England Journal of Medicine (April 17, 2014), citing the benefits of hydrophobic light-activated adhesive (HLAA), a fluid, blood-resistant tissue glue that can be applied as a liquid before a procedure is performed and activated on demand to adhere, cure and bond.


Telemedicine’s Benefits in Arizona Demonstrated at Sold-Out Training Event  
April 16, 2014

Arizona Telemedicine Program’s inaugural Northern Arizona telemedicine training conference showcased Arizona programs applying the technology to improve patient health.


Rock Band ‘Foster the People to Sing and Visit Patients at Diamond Children’s  
April 16, 2014

Wednesday, April 16, 3:30- 4:30 p.m. at Diamond Children’s (D4, D5, D6), 1501 N. Campbell Ave.


Dr. Terry Badger Becomes First UA Nursing Professor to Receive Anna M. Shannon Mentorship Award  
April 15, 2014

Western Institute of Nursing honor recognizes an outstanding mentor who demonstrates unselfish efforts to support and promote the professional growth of other nurses in the West.


Pulmonary Researcher Dr. Louise Hecker Joins UA College of Medicine – Tucson  
April 14, 2014

Dr. Hecker will be a key contributor in UA efforts to fully develop novel programs in respiratory medicine, lung biology and drug discovery.


Two UA Nursing Professors Inducted into Prestigious Western Academy of Nurses  
April 14, 2014

Drs. Marylyn McEwen and Kate Sheppard honored by the Western Institute of Nursing for demonstrated excellence in nursing research, practice and education.


TOPCAT Trial Tests Possible Treatment for Patients with Heart Failure and Preserved Heart Pump Function  
April 9, 2014

Nancy K. Sweitzer, MD, PhD, director of the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center and chief of the Division of Cardiology at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson serves on the TOPCAT executive committee.


Kids of Steele Team Up Event with UA Coach Rodriguez  
April 9, 2014

Thursday, April 10, 5 – 6 p.m. at Arizona Football Stadium (northeast corner, Gate 2)


Heart Attack Patient Defies Odds with Tailored Surgical Treatment at UA Medical Center  
April 7, 2014

The tailored surgical treatment that gave Barnes a chance at recovery included complicated re-operative off-pump (beating heart) coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), which was followed by stenting to help blood flow in an artery that was too diseased for bypass.


Rita Ellsworth Appointed Director of BioCommunications at Arizona Health Sciences Center  
April 4, 2014

Rita Ellsworth, MS, who has more than 28 years of experience in web development, graphic services, “new-media” development and other communication services, has been appointed director of the Division of BioCommunications at the Arizona Health Sciences Center (AHSC).


Dr. Andrew Weil to Prepare, Sample Healthy Recipes at UAMC Café  
April 3, 2014

Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 10 to 11 a.m., in the UAMC - University Campus Café.


People on the Move: UAMC - South Campus Inpatient Psychiatric Leadership  
April 3, 2014

The University of Arizona Medical Center - South Campus contains the largest psychiatric inpatient service for adults and seniors in Southern Arizona.


9th Annual ‘Donor Family Tribute’ Ceremony to Celebrate Donate Life Month with Special Ben’s Bells Presentation  
April 3, 2014

On Saturday, April 5, 3 to 5 p.m., in Kiewit Auditorium in the University of Arizona Cancer Center, the University of Arizona Medical Center will hold its annual Donor Family Tribute to honor Arizona donors and their families for saving and healing lives through organ and tissue donation.


Becker’s Hospital Review: UAMC Among ‘100 Great Hospitals in America’  
April 2, 2014

University of Arizona Medical Center – University Campus was named today to the 2014 list of “100 Great Hospitals in America” compiled by Becker’s Hospital Review, a Chicago-based trade publication.


Lifestyle Transformation Program Launches, to Build Integrative Teams  
April 2, 2014

First class boasts enrollment of nurses, psychologists, dietitians and other licensed professionals who will partner with their patients and treat the whole person rather than just the symptoms.


Join Us for the 2nd Annual Interprofessional Rural Health Professions Conference  
March 31, 2014

The conference is open to the public and will feature international cultural diversity authority, Roberto Dansie, PhD who, together with a multidisciplinary panel, will share insights on cultural wisdom, rural health and interprofessional education and practice.


Go from Sedentary to Spry with Tai Chi, a Gentle Form of Exercise that Helps Promote Wellness  
March 31, 2014

Learn Tai Chi postures and participate in Tai Chi movements by attending “Tai Chi for the Health of It,” a free, public workshop hosted by the College of Nursing.


UA Researchers Contribute to National CDC Study Estimating 1 in 68 Children in U.S. Identified as Having an Autism Spectrum Disorder  
March 28, 2014

The UA team reviewed the records of more than 33,000 8-year-old children in Maricopa County to determine the prevalence of autism spectrum disorders and intellectual disabilities in that region.


UA Nursing Professor Receives Telemedicine Grant to Study Tablet Use by Home Hospice Patients to Communicate with On-Call Nurses  
March 26, 2014

Arizona Telemedicine Program Equipment Grant to provide technology for real-time visualization between the nurse and the patient and their caregiver.


Pages