UA Health Sciences Innovation Building ‘Topping Off’ Ceremony Nov. 17: Futuristic Facility Promotes Team-Based Health Professions Education

The ‘topping-off’ ceremony for the new $165 million University of Arizona Health Sciences Innovation Building signals the advancement of team-based health professions education in the United States.

UA Study on Impact of Delays in Diagnosing Valley Fever Funded by CDC

Dr. Fariba Donovan, an infectious diseases research scientist at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, receives contract to examine how the failure to diagnose Valley fever impacts patient health, costs and `antimicrobial stewardship’ of this respiratory infection endemic to the U.S. Southwest.

$8.5M Grant Awarded to Improve Asthma Care with the Navajo Nation

National Jewish Health and the University of Arizona bring proven programs to assist underserved population

UA Health Sciences Innovation Building ‘Topping Off’ Ceremony Nov. 17: Futuristic Facility Promotes Team-Based Health Professions Education

The ‘topping-off’ ceremony for the new $165 million University of Arizona Health Sciences Innovation Building signals the advancement of team-based health professions education in the United States.

UA Study on Impact of Delays in Diagnosing Valley Fever Funded by CDC

Dr. Fariba Donovan, an infectious diseases research scientist at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, receives contract to examine how the failure to diagnose Valley fever impacts patient health, costs and `antimicrobial stewardship’ of this respiratory infection endemic to the U.S. Southwest.

$8.5M Grant Awarded to Improve Asthma Care with the Navajo Nation

National Jewish Health and the University of Arizona bring proven programs to assist underserved population
  • UA Health Sciences Innovation Building ‘Topping Off’ Ceremony Nov. 17: Futuristic Facility Promotes Team-Based Health Professions Education

    The ‘topping-off’ ceremony for the new $165 million University of Arizona Health Sciences Innovation Building signals the advancement of team-based health professions education in the United States.
  • UA Study on Impact of Delays in Diagnosing Valley Fever Funded by CDC

    Dr. Fariba Donovan, an infectious diseases research scientist at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, receives contract to examine how the failure to diagnose Valley fever impacts patient health, costs and `antimicrobial stewardship’ of this respiratory infection endemic to the U.S. Southwest.
  • $8.5M Grant Awarded to Improve Asthma Care with the Navajo Nation

    National Jewish Health and the University of Arizona bring proven programs to assist underserved population

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Kate Hughes, DO, a fellow in Medical Simulation at the University of Arizona Department of Emergency Medicine and clinical instructor at Banner – University Medical Center, has been named the 2017 Outstanding Resident of the Year in Emergency Medicine by the American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians (ACOEP) and the American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF).

University of Arizona Health Sciences-affiliated faculty members and its clinical partner, Banner– University Medical Center Tucson were recently announced the winners of Tucson Local Media's annual Influential Health and Medical Leaders Awards.

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Nov 14 2017 - 10:42am
Yann Klimentidis, PhD, a genetic epidemiologist at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, has received funding to study the genetic risk factors for developing lipedema, a painful and body disfiguring condition affecting an estimated 11 percent of U.S. adult women.
Nov 9 2017 - 3:00am
The UA College of Medicine – Tucson celebrates its 50th anniversary during Founders Week Nov. 13-17.
Nov 7 2017 - 9:44am
The Yuma community is invited to a free lecture on Wednesday, Nov. 15, to learn about inflammation and its role in health.
Nov 1 2017 - 11:54am
The University of Arizona Health Sciences Colleges of Medicine –Tucson, Nursing and Pharmacy honored three individuals with Alumni of the Year Awards for their many achievements and strong contributions to the UA.
Oct 26 2017 - 11:36am
Banner – University Medical Center and the University of Arizona Department of Surgery at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson are pleased to introduce two new surgeons to Southern Arizona this fall.

UAHS In The News

WFIRM has been selected by NASA to lead a multi-institutional project to better understand the health risks astronauts face from the exposure to galactic cosmic ray (GCR) and solar energetic particle (SEP) radiation that occurs from long-duration missions in deep space, and to develop countermeasures to keep astronauts safe. This project also brings together the radiobiology and nanotechnology expertise of Dr. Frederic Zenhausern, director of the Center for Applied NanoBioscience and Medicine and his team at the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix.

An $8.5 million grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute will bring to the Navajo Nation two widely successful programs that will aim to improve asthma care over a six-year period. The project will be managed through a collaboration between National Jewish Health, the nation's leading respiratory hospital, and Dr. Lynn Gerald, co-principal investigator, associate director for clinical research with the Asthma and Airway Disease Research Center and Canyon Ranch Endowed Chair and professor at the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health.

Personalized medicine -- health care tailored to the individual patient -- not only involves the use of prescription medications but vitamins and supplements as well.  UA Cancer Center member Elizabeth T. Jacobs, PhD, professor and director of the epidemiology program at the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, is principal investigator for the project, which is funded by a $2 million grant from the National Cancer Institute through June 2022.