UA Expert on Science of Place and Well-being Named Chair of National Library of Medicine Board of Regents

Dr. Esther Sternberg, director of research at the University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, will lead outreach and education efforts of the National Library of Medicine, one of the world’s largest biomedical libraries.

Ten-year Institutional Accreditation Granted To GME Program at UA College of Medicine – Phoenix

Administration of residency and fellowships programs will shift to UA College of Medicine – Phoenix from Banner Health

Dr. Fayez K. Ghishan Receives ‘Eugene G. Sander Endowed Faculty Fundraising Award’

Dr. Ghishan is the 2017 recipient of the “Eugene G. Sander Endowed Faculty Fundraising Award” in recognition of his 22-year commitment to excellence in fundraising and development for the UA Steele Children’s Research Center.

UA Expert on Science of Place and Well-being Named Chair of National Library of Medicine Board of Regents

Dr. Esther Sternberg, director of research at the University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, will lead outreach and education efforts of the National Library of Medicine, one of the world’s largest biomedical libraries.

Ten-year Institutional Accreditation Granted To GME Program at UA College of Medicine – Phoenix

Administration of residency and fellowships programs will shift to UA College of Medicine – Phoenix from Banner Health

Dr. Fayez K. Ghishan Receives ‘Eugene G. Sander Endowed Faculty Fundraising Award’

Dr. Ghishan is the 2017 recipient of the “Eugene G. Sander Endowed Faculty Fundraising Award” in recognition of his 22-year commitment to excellence in fundraising and development for the UA Steele Children’s Research Center.
  • UA Expert on Science of Place and Well-being Named Chair of National Library of Medicine Board of Regents

    Dr. Esther Sternberg, director of research at the University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, will lead outreach and education efforts of the National Library of Medicine, one of the world’s largest biomedical libraries.
  • Ten-year Institutional Accreditation Granted To GME Program at UA College of Medicine – Phoenix

    Administration of residency and fellowships programs will shift to UA College of Medicine – Phoenix from Banner Health
  • Dr. Fayez K. Ghishan Receives ‘Eugene G. Sander Endowed Faculty Fundraising Award’

    Dr. Ghishan is the 2017 recipient of the “Eugene G. Sander Endowed Faculty Fundraising Award” in recognition of his 22-year commitment to excellence in fundraising and development for the UA Steele Children’s Research Center.

People and Programs on the Move

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.

Roberta Diaz Brinton, PhD, director of the Center for Innovation in Brain Science at UAHS, received a $450,000 grant to advance her groundbreaking clinical development of the first regenerative therapeutic for Alzheimer’s disease.

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Oct 20 2017 - 8:18am
Funds raised from this annual event will be used for “greatest-need” projects at the UA Steele Children’s Research Center and a variety of Kids of Steele service projects.
Oct 17 2017 - 3:21pm
UA Sarver Heart Center faculty members Drs. Elizabeth Juneman, Khadijah Breathett and Nancy K. Sweitzer, among others will share why women need to go beyond the “bikini” view of women’s health.
Oct 17 2017 - 12:00am
UA College of Medicine – Tucson faculty members and collaborators from other UA colleges, universities and biotech companies will present their latest discoveries and innovations that seek to improve patient care and precision medicine.
Oct 11 2017 - 8:27am
Drs. Jane Carrington and Kate Sheppard joined 173 nurse leaders inducted as fellows on during the Academy’s annual meeting and conference Oct. 7 in Washington, D.C.
Oct 5 2017 - 1:53pm
The University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center added three cardiologists to its faculty this summer. All provide patient care at Banner – University Medical Centers in Tucson.

UAHS In The News

Dr. Dan Derksen, professor of public health policy and management at the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, said that while the administration's new directive won't immediately cut coverage in Arizona, it adds to uncertainty in the market from earlier actions. The administration cut the upcoming open enrollment period in half, sharply cut advertising, and cut funding for navigators who assist people with enrollment.

Menopause causes metabolic changes in the brain that may increase the risk of Alzheimer’s disease, a team from Weill Cornell Medicine and Dr. Roberta Diaz Brinton, director of the Center for Innovation in Brain Science at the University of Arizona Health Sciences.

Dr. Vance G. Nielsen, professor and vice chair for research in the UA Department of Anesthesiology at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson, has developed a therapy to delay or prevent the life-threatening effects of being bitten by a rattlesnake or other venomous snakes.