UA Clinical Trial to Repurpose Ketamine for Parkinson’s Patients

A decades-old drug known as ketamine is being repurposed to potentially help Parkinson’s patients in a new clinical trial at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson

Two UA Health Sciences Grants Totaling $3.9M Help Ensure Quality Health Care for Arizonans in Rural, Underserved Communities

The Arizona Health Education Centers and Advanced Nursing Education Workforce grants will provide hands-on, community-based immersion training opportunities for health professions students.

Colon Cancer Expert Joins UA/Banner as Chief of Gastroenterology

Dr. Juanita Merchant, a National Academy of Medicine member and renowned physician-scientist on gastrointestinal chronic inflammation and cancer, joins the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and will see patients at Banner – University Medicine North.

UA Clinical Trial to Repurpose Ketamine for Parkinson’s Patients

A decades-old drug known as ketamine is being repurposed to potentially help Parkinson’s patients in a new clinical trial at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson

Two UA Health Sciences Grants Totaling $3.9M Help Ensure Quality Health Care for Arizonans in Rural, Underserved Communities

The Arizona Health Education Centers and Advanced Nursing Education Workforce grants will provide hands-on, community-based immersion training opportunities for health professions students.

Colon Cancer Expert Joins UA/Banner as Chief of Gastroenterology

Dr. Juanita Merchant, a National Academy of Medicine member and renowned physician-scientist on gastrointestinal chronic inflammation and cancer, joins the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and will see patients at Banner – University Medicine North.
  • UA Clinical Trial to Repurpose Ketamine for Parkinson’s Patients

    A decades-old drug known as ketamine is being repurposed to potentially help Parkinson’s patients in a new clinical trial at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson
  • Two UA Health Sciences Grants Totaling $3.9M Help Ensure Quality Health Care for Arizonans in Rural, Underserved Communities

    The Arizona Health Education Centers and Advanced Nursing Education Workforce grants will provide hands-on, community-based immersion training opportunities for health professions students.
  • Colon Cancer Expert Joins UA/Banner as Chief of Gastroenterology

    Dr. Juanita Merchant, a National Academy of Medicine member and renowned physician-scientist on gastrointestinal chronic inflammation and cancer, joins the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and will see patients at Banner – University Medicine North.

People and Programs on the Move

The University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine announced its inaugural award: Dr. Kilgore of the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine was selected from among integrative health practitioners.

Susan Kaib, MD, and Glen Fogerty, PhD, have been appointed to leadership positions at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix. Dr. Kaib has been named associate dean of student affairs, while Dr. Fogerty has been appointed associate dean of admissions and recruitment.

Home Page

News

Jul 11 2018 - 9:37am
Randal O. Dull, MD, PhD, has been named the chair of the Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson.
Jul 2 2018 - 8:00am
The University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health provides free training and continuing education to the public health workforce in four states and the U.S. Affiliated Pacific Islands with a focus on the top public health issues of today: childhood obesity, the opioid epidemic and mental health care.
Jun 27 2018 - 8:01am
Dr. Galgiani, director of the University of Arizona Valley Fever Center for Excellence, will present “Valley Fever (Coccidioidomycosis): In Arizona and Beyond” at the conference, which will be held in Scottsdale, July 26–29. Mills is a Valley fever survivor.
Jun 12 2018 - 5:24pm
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 - 8:05am
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.

UAHS In The News

Dr. Jerome Lacombe, assistant professor and researcher at the Center for Applied NanoBioscience and Medicine at UA College of Medicine – Phoenix, to improve radiation testing through gene expression.

The University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health provides free training and continuing education to the public health workforce in four states and the U.S. Affiliated Pacific Islands with a focus on the top public health issues of today: childhood obesity, the opioid epidemic and mental health care.

Lifelong cytomegalovirus infection may be beneficial, boosting the immune system in old age, when we need it most, according to a study led by University of Arizona researchers, Dr. Janko Nikolich-Zugich, co-director or the UA Center on Aging and chairman of the Department of Immunobiology at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson and Megan Smithey, PhD, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.