UAHS In The News

Jul 27 2017

Researchers led by Dr. Fayez K. Ghishan, director of the Steele Children’s Research Center and professor and head of the Department of Pediatrics, UA College of Medicine – Tucson, and Steele Center researcher Hua Xu, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics, will seek to better understand how a protein known as NHE8 may play a role in the development of these maladies and how it contributes to maintaining the stability of the gut microbiome – the community of bacteria that inhabits the intestines and influences the immune system.

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

Dr. Roberta Diaz Brinton, director of the Center for Innovation in Brain Science at the University of Arizona Health Sciences

The UA College of Medicine at the Phoenix Biomedical Campus in downtown Phoenix was the first to open in the area in 2007

Jul 26 2017

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

Dr. Anthony Dunnigan, assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Informatics at the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix

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 25 2017

Dr. Ben Bobrow, chief medical officer of The Pain Project and emergency physician and professor of Emergency Medicine at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson

Dr. Kathryn Reed, department head, Obstetrics and Gynecology at UA College of Medicine – Tucson

Arizona health care providers are concerned that Congress is considering health care reform that would have devastating impacts on the state’s most vulnerable populations.  Dr. Dan Derksen, professor of public health policy and management at the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and director of the UA Center for Rural Health is quoted.

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

Dr. Justina McEvoy, UA researcher, assistant professor of Pedicatrics and Molecular and Cellular Biology at the UA College of Medicine - Tucson, has been awarded a grant over $150,000 to work on developing a treatment for childhood cancer.

Jul 24 2017

Sleep and Health Research Program at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson

Doctors Mohab Ibrahim and Rajesh Khanna from the UA College of Medicine – Tucson, tested green LED lights and white LED lights on small samples of people with chronic migraines.  They found that the pain of the group looking at the green light dropped 40 to 50 percent. Participants in the trial were asked to stare at green LED lights for one to two hours a day over a 10-week period.

“Valley fever is a fungal infection and it's caused by coccidioidomycosis and it lives in the soil in certain parts of the world,” said Dr. John Galgiani,  director of the UA Valley Fever Center for Excellence.

Jul 22 2017

Dr. Cecilia Rosales, associate dean and professor at the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health

Jul 21 2017

Dr. Baldassare Stea, department head of Radiation Oncology at the University of Arizona Cancer Center, says the fight for recovery will not be easy and it will take more than six weeks of chemotherapy and radiation.

Jul 20 2017

Dr. Jerome Lacombe is a young investigator and a member of the research faculty at the Center of Applied Nanobioscience and Medicine at the University of Arizona’s College of Medicine – Phoenix

Dr. Ted Tong, associate Dean, UA College of Pharmacy

Philip Harber, professor of environmental and occupational health at the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health

Dr. Naomi Rance, professor of pathology and neurology, Dr. Naomi Rance, physician and researcher at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson

Sleep and Health Research Program at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson

Jul 19 2017

Dr. Sairam Parthasarathy, professor of medicine and interim chief of Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine with the UA College of Medicine – Tucson

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