UA Sleep Research for Student-Athletes Awarded NCAA Grant

Building upon the findings of the educational support sleep program they designed, two UA researchers have been awarded an NCAA grant to further enhance their program to help student-athletes get a good night’s sleep.

Paloma Beamer, PhD, Named President-Elect of the International Society of Exposure Science

Paloma I. Beamer, PhD, associate professor of environmental health sciences at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, recently was named president-elect of the International Society of Exposure Science.

UA Study: Brain Liquefaction After Stroke is Toxic to Surviving Brain

Researchers at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson suggest liquefied brain fluid may be one cause of dementia after stroke.

UA Sleep Research for Student-Athletes Awarded NCAA Grant

Building upon the findings of the educational support sleep program they designed, two UA researchers have been awarded an NCAA grant to further enhance their program to help student-athletes get a good night’s sleep.

Paloma Beamer, PhD, Named President-Elect of the International Society of Exposure Science

Paloma I. Beamer, PhD, associate professor of environmental health sciences at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, recently was named president-elect of the International Society of Exposure Science.

UA Study: Brain Liquefaction After Stroke is Toxic to Surviving Brain

Researchers at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson suggest liquefied brain fluid may be one cause of dementia after stroke.
  • UA Sleep Research for Student-Athletes Awarded NCAA Grant

    Building upon the findings of the educational support sleep program they designed, two UA researchers have been awarded an NCAA grant to further enhance their program to help student-athletes get a good night’s sleep.
  • Paloma Beamer, PhD, Named President-Elect of the International Society of Exposure Science

    Paloma I. Beamer, PhD, associate professor of environmental health sciences at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, recently was named president-elect of the International Society of Exposure Science.
  • UA Study: Brain Liquefaction After Stroke is Toxic to Surviving Brain

    Researchers at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson suggest liquefied brain fluid may be one cause of dementia after stroke.

People and Programs on the Move

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.

Nancy Chen, MD, has joined the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson and Banner Children’s – Diamond Children’s Medical Center.

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Feb 21 2018 - 5:02pm
Topics for 2018 lecture series, hosted by Banner – University Medicine and the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, include heart attacks, skin cancer, concussion and precision medicine. Talks will take place Tuesdays in March, 5:30-7 p.m., at the Hacienda del Sol Guest Resort.
Feb 20 2018 - 2:41pm
Reinforcing the objective to sustain an academic setting where all belong and are a part of the fundamental fabric of the institution, the UA Health Sciences recently welcomed David A. Acosta, MD, chief diversity and inclusion officer for the Association of American Medical Colleges.
Feb 9 2018 - 9:34am
Individuals who follow a ketogenic diet to help treat a severe type of epilepsy must avoid carbohydrates, even in their medications.
Jan 31 2018 - 12:11pm
Banner – UMC South, 3-6 p.m. Feb. 6

UAHS In The News

Researchers at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson suggest liquefied brain fluid may be one cause of dementia after stroke.  Dr. Kristian Doyle, an assistant professor in the UA Department of Immunobiology at UA College of Medicine – Tucson and his laboratory team studied mice that had experienced strokes.

Dr. Andrew Muth, a physician-scientist at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix has developed a new database to ensure that individuals on ketogenic diets to help treat a certain kind of epilepsy are not prescribed potentially life-threatening medications that contain carbohydrates.

Researchers at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and the UA Lowell Institute for Mineral Resources received a $1.6 million federal grant to develop more effective training methods, including using “serious computer games,” to improve safety among U.S. mine workers. Principal investigator for the grant is Jeff Burgess, associate dean of research and professor at the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health.