UAHS In The News

Aug 17 2017

Dr. Michael Grandner, director of the Sleep and Health Research Program at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson

Dr. Andrew Weil, founder and director of the UA Center for Integrative Medicine

A new study led by Cynthia Thomson, PhD, RD, professor of health promotion sciences at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, reveals a link between processed foods and cancer risk in women who are not overweight.

Aug 16 2017

Banner-UMC has been ranked among the best hospitals in the nation for cancer, geriatrics, gynecology and pulmonary care in U.S. News & World Report’s 2017-18 Best Hospitals’ ratings

Aug 15 2017

Dr. Norman Beatty, infectious disease fellow at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson

Dr. John Galgiani, director of the UA Valley Fever Center for Excellence

Kevin Boesen, CEO of SinfoníaRX, which he started at the UA College of Pharmacy in 2006

Aug 14 2017

Oral glucosamine, a natural supplement often marketed for joint pain, has no more effect than a dummy pill, according to a new review of available research.  “Consumers should be cautious about spending money on unproven treatments,” said Dr. C. Kent Kwoh, director of the University of Arizona Arthritis Center in Tucson.

Aug 12 2017

Dr. Leigh A. Neumayer, interim senior vice president of UA Health Sciences mentioned

Aug 11 2017

Cyberattacks are accelerating worldwide and the U.S. health care system is dangerously unprepared to defend itself, or its patients.  Doctors like Dr. Christian Dameff at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix, who recently co-led a summit on medical device hacking, are gaming out scenarios of types of attacks that could impact the health care system.

Aug 10 2017

Dr. Mindy Fain, co-director of the UA Center on Aging; division chief of geriatrics, general internal medicine and palliative medicine

Dr. Dana M. Chase, associate professor at UA College of Medicine – Phoenix

Dr. David Armstrong, director of the Southern Arizona Limb Salvage Alliance and professor of surgery at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson

The Western Region Public Health Training Center at the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health

Banner Health continues its transformation to become more consumer focused with the opening of three new retail-based health clinics in August. The Banner Quick Care clinics will be located in Safeway grocery stores in Chandler, Tempe and Tucson.

University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health

Will Humble, division director for health policy and evaluation at the UA Health Sciences

Aug 9 2017

Dr. Michael Grandner, director of the Sleep and Health Research Program at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson

Dr. Brian McKay, researcher, UA College of Medicine – Tucson

Aug 8 2017

The Arizona Bioindustry Association will honor Marvin J. Slepian, MD, cardiologist, professor of medicine and associate department head of biomedical engineering and founder and director of the newly created Arizona Center for Accelerated Biomedical Innovation (ACABI), with the AZBio Pioneer Award for Lifetime Achievement at the 2017 AZBio Awards. Arizona life science and business leaders, as well as guests from across the country, will be on hand to applaud Dr. Slepian for a body of work that has made life better for people at home and around the world. 

Aug 7 2017

Aug 5 2017

Banner Children's at Diamond Children's Medical Center

Dr. Frederick J. Menick, a former chief of plastic surgery at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson and at the Veterans Affairs hospital in Tucson

Aug 4 2017

The first patient has been dosed in a Phase III trial assessing ViroMed’s VM202, the first pivotal study of a gene therapy indicated for patients with nonhealing diabetic foot ulcers (NHU) and concomitant peripheral artery disease (PAD).  Patients will receive ongoing wound care for the duration of the trial, the company added. “This is a unique and promising approach to addressing nonhealing wounds,” said David Armstrong, DPM, M.D., Ph.D., co-principal investigator of the Phase III study and distinguished outreach professor of surgery at the University of Arizona and director of the Southwestern Academic Limb Salvage Alliance (SALSA) at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson.

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