UAHS In The News
In fall 2019, the University of Arizona College of Nursing will advance its commitment to integrative heath when it begins offering a new Bachelor of Science in Nursing pathway devoted to blending conventional health care with complementary approaches to mind-body-spirit wellbeing.
Integrative medicine pioneer, best-selling author and philanthropist Andrew Weil, MD, has committed $15 million to name the Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine – adding to his previous gifts totaling $5 million – ensuring the UA is the world's nexus of integrative medicine education, research and innovation.
A $1.2 million grant from the JDRF will support UA researchers as they continue to perfect and test an implantable "tea bag" that senses glucose levels and automatically releases insulin when needed. Klearchos Papas, PhD, professor in the Departments of Surgery and Medical Imaging at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson, could launch clinical trials with the device in the next three to four years.