UAHS In The News

May 7 2018

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

May 6 2018

Southern Arizona Limb Salvage Alliance at the UA College of Medicine ‒ Tucson

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson is launching a medical Spanish training program for residents and fellows to better serve the needs of the city’s Spanish-speaking population. Victoria Murrain, DO, interim deputy dean for diversity and inclusion, is spearheading the new program.

Dr. Megha Padi, appointed director of the Bioinformatics Shared Resource at the UA Cancer Center

May 5 2018

All of Us Research program seeks to transform the relationship between researchers and participants, bringing them together as partners to guide the program’s directions, goals, and responsible return of research information.

May 4 2018

Dr. Michael Dohm, orthopedic surgeon at Banner– University Medical Center

The University of Arizona Health Sciences and Banner Health have received a $9 million award from the National Institutes of Health for the All of Us Research Program. The program, which will total $60 million over five years, represents the largest NIH award in Arizona history and is tied to an effort to enroll 1 million or more participants across the country. The national launch of the All of Us Research Program is May 6.

Apr 26 2018

Dr. Esther Sternberg, director of research, UA Center for Integrative Medicine, and director, UA Institute on Place and Wellbeing

Apr 9 2018

Dr. Mohab Ibrahim, director of the Comprehensive Pain Management Clinic at Banner – University Medical Center South

Apr 8 2018

Banner Children's at Diamond Children's Medical Center

Apr 6 2018

Dr. Allan Hamilton, surgery professor at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson

Apr 5 2018

Douglas Taren, associate dean of academic affairs at the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and colleagues

University of Arizona College of Pharmacy

Cancer patients' immune systems are receiving a boost from checkpoint inhibitors and other laboratory-made antibodies, which train T cells to attack cancer. An expanded understanding of cancer, genetics and immunobiology could revolutionize treatment.  University of Arizona Cancer Center researchers traverse the "bench-to-bedside" continuum, solving the immune system's riddles to develop new drug candidates. If successful in the lab, these therapies are taken into the clinic to test in patients.

Apr 4 2018

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

The Big Picture Award, honoring a forward-thinking customer, went to Banner Health University Medical Center