UAHS In The News

Aug 10 2017

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.

Dr. Monica Kraft, Dr. Sairam Parthasarathy, Dr. Monica Vandivort

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

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

Aug 3 2017

Dr. Abdul Tawab Saljuqi, UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health alum and currently completing a DrPH in public health policy and management

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

Banner – University Medical Center Tucson

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

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

Aug 2 2017

Most Arizonans had only a single provider to choose from in the federal marketplace while facing premium increases on average of 50 percent.  The governor believes a healthy individual marketplace should provide choice, competition, and lower premiums for consumers. 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. Michael Grandner, director of the Sleep and Health Research Program at the UA College of Medicine - Tucson

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

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