News Archive

Jul 25 2017
Now available in Spanish, Kidenga is the free smartphone app that allows users to report symptoms of illness and mosquito activity. The app was created by researchers at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health to detect outbreaks of Zika, dengue and chikungunya.
Jul 24 2017
The UA Health Sciences is working to increase the diversity of the health-care workforce with the “!Eres Tu! This is you!” Tucson bus stop ad campaign that features current students and faculty members who share their passion and commitment to the field.
Jul 24 2017
The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson welcomed 120 students into the Class of 2021 during the College’s 23rd annual White Coat Ceremony Friday, July 21, at Centennial Hall on the UA Main Campus.
Jul 24 2017
Monica Kraft, MD, chair of the University of Arizona Department of Medicine, has been elected as a fellow of the prestigious European Respiratory Society.
Jul 24 2017
Sairam Parthasarathy, MD, director of the UA Health Sciences Center for Sleep and Circadian Sciences, has received a $250,000 grant from the American Sleep Medicine Foundation to evaluate how telemedicine can assist in the delivery of cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia.
Jul 24 2017
UA Center on Aging member Monica Vandivort, MD, will use a $50,000 start-up grant from the Arizona Area Health Education Centers (AzAHEC) for a clinical research initiative to improve health outcomes of seriously ill elders in Sierra Vista.
Jul 21 2017
The 44th Annual Rural Health Conference, July 24-26 in Flagstaff, Ariz., is hosted by the University of Arizona Center for Rural Health.
Jul 21 2017
11th Class at UA College of Medicine – Phoenix Begin Journey to Become Doctors
Jul 20 2017
Saturday Scrubs Program Offers Unique, Year-Round Opportunity for Students Throughout Arizona
Jul 19 2017
The 23nd annual ceremony marks the students’ entrance into the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson.
Jul 19 2017
Physician inspired by passion for women’s health, faith and family
Jul 19 2017
With a five-year, $1.9 million grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, researchers at the UA Steele Children's Research Center are seeking a better understanding of the NHE8 protein's role in the development of inflammatory bowel disease and colon cancer, and its contribution to the stability of the gut microbiome – the community of bacteria that inhabit the intestines and influence the immune system.
Jul 18 2017
The University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and the Mexico Section of the U.S.-Mexico Border Health Commission are bringing health promotion and education services to underserved residents in Pima County, and giving an interprofessional team of UA Health Sciences students experience working in the community.
Jul 17 2017
Dr. Naomi Rance's basic scientific findings on estrogen may end up offering relief to millions of women.
Jul 17 2017
After falling out of favor over various concerns, it is back in the spotlight as a go-to emergency tool — which it was in June for the victim of a rollover crash in metro Tucson. Dr. Andrew Tang of Banner University Medical Center – Tucson is a proponent of tourniquet use.
Jul 17 2017
More so than others, obese asthma patients struggle with control of their disease — and symptoms that worsen with time. A team of researchers found an explanation and has begun developing a therapy to address it.
Jul 17 2017
Kote Chundu, MD: “Being a physician is a journey, not a destination”
Jul 10 2017
Clinical Informatics Fellows Jed Maddela, MD, and Umar Iqbal, MD, Become Chief Medical Information Officers
Jul 5 2017
Patients will interact with multiple specialists during a single visit, where information is exchanged, care options are developed and the patient is presented with a comprehensive plan for the treatment and management of their specific diagnosis. The goal is for the patient and their family or partner to be better informed and feel a greater level of connection to their care as well as to their care team.
Jun 28 2017
Two University of Arizona investigators were awarded a two-year, $415,491 grant to develop an oral drug approved to treat multiple sclerosis.

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