UA Nutrition Expert Douglas Taren Named Editor-in-Chief of International Journal Nutrition Reviews

Douglas L. Taren, PhD, associate dean for academic affairs and professor at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, is an internationally recognized expert in nutrition, maternal and child health, and global health, whose work has focused on decreasing health disparities within low-income populations.

Dr. C. Kent Kwoh Named to Prestigious Committee of American College of Rheumatology

C. Kent Kwoh, MD, chief of the University of Arizona Division of Rheumatology, director of the UA Arthritis Center and holder of the Charles A.L. and Suzanne M. Stephens Endowed Chair in Rheumatology at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson, will serve a three-year term on the Division Directors Special Committee, which is charged with advancing rheumatology through support of clinical care, research, education and advocacy.

UA Researchers Identifying Algorithms to Increase Relevant Drug Interaction Alerts

The algorithms will be incorporated into electronic health record systems to alert providers about relevant, patient-specific, potential drug interactions.

UA Nutrition Expert Douglas Taren Named Editor-in-Chief of International Journal Nutrition Reviews

Douglas L. Taren, PhD, associate dean for academic affairs and professor at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, is an internationally recognized expert in nutrition, maternal and child health, and global health, whose work has focused on decreasing health disparities within low-income populations.

Dr. C. Kent Kwoh Named to Prestigious Committee of American College of Rheumatology

C. Kent Kwoh, MD, chief of the University of Arizona Division of Rheumatology, director of the UA Arthritis Center and holder of the Charles A.L. and Suzanne M. Stephens Endowed Chair in Rheumatology at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson, will serve a three-year term on the Division Directors Special Committee, which is charged with advancing rheumatology through support of clinical care, research, education and advocacy.

UA Researchers Identifying Algorithms to Increase Relevant Drug Interaction Alerts

The algorithms will be incorporated into electronic health record systems to alert providers about relevant, patient-specific, potential drug interactions.
  • UA Nutrition Expert Douglas Taren Named Editor-in-Chief of International Journal Nutrition Reviews

    Douglas L. Taren, PhD, associate dean for academic affairs and professor at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, is an internationally recognized expert in nutrition, maternal and child health, and global health, whose work has focused on decreasing health disparities within low-income populations.
  • Dr. C. Kent Kwoh Named to Prestigious Committee of American College of Rheumatology

    C. Kent Kwoh, MD, chief of the University of Arizona Division of Rheumatology, director of the UA Arthritis Center and holder of the Charles A.L. and Suzanne M. Stephens Endowed Chair in Rheumatology at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson, will serve a three-year term on the Division Directors Special Committee, which is charged with advancing rheumatology through support of clinical care, research, education and advocacy.
  • UA Researchers Identifying Algorithms to Increase Relevant Drug Interaction Alerts

    The algorithms will be incorporated into electronic health record systems to alert providers about relevant, patient-specific, potential drug interactions.

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.

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Aug 6 2018 - 5:28pm
Participants in the BLAISER program will give five-minute presentations about their summer research experiences in the 10-week program which helps underrepresented students, including Latino, Native American and African American undergraduate juniors and seniors, become nationally competitive medical school, health professions and biosciences-focused graduate school applicants.
Aug 6 2018 - 2:44pm
A new collaboration with the Amity Foundation enables the UA Department of Family and Community Medicine’s Mobile Health Program to provide full-service primary care at no cost to students at Amity’s Circle Tree Ranch and Dragonfly Village.
Aug 2 2018 - 8:42am
The competitive Catherine Core Travel Award will support her participation in NCURA’s 60th annual meeting, Aug. 5-8, in Washington, D.C., where she will participate in continuing education and professional development.
Jul 30 2018 - 3:29pm
29th Annual Southwest Regional Trauma Conference
Jul 26 2018 - 11:53am
Health disparities researcher, Dr. Jennifer Hatcher, will work to improve the health of Arizona’s underserved and most vulnerable communities.

UAHS In The News

Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix and Banner – University Medical Center Tucson have been recognized as Best Hospitals for 2018-19 by U.S. News & World Report.

Daniel C. Malone, RPh, PhD, FAMCP, a professor at the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy, has received a five-year, $1.58 million grant to develop algorithms that provide relevant, patient-specific alerts about drug interactions. The project – funded by the Agency for Health Care Research and Quality, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – also will implement the algorithms in electronic health record systems in more than 50 health-care facilities across the United States.

Dr. John Galgiana calls the 150-mile stretch between Tucson and Phoenix where nearly 70 percent of all valley fever infections happen - "The Valley Fever Corridor." Dr. John Galgiana and his team at the UA Valley Fever Center for Excellence have developed a vaccine that will soon be tested on dogs and people soon after that.