Spotlights

UA to Lead Multi-University Study on Sexual Assault Prevention
Elise Lopez and Mary Koss will study the effectiveness of a sexual assault training program that teaches female freshmen how to better recognize risky situations, defend themselves physically, and communicate what they do and don't want sexually.

UA Department of Urology to Host Inaugural Golf Benefit for Fight Against Prostate Cancer, Nov. 9
Registration is open and sponsorship opportunities are available for the event, which will be held during Prostate Cancer Awareness Month at Sewailo Golf Club.

Providing Health Care to Homeless Children Topic of Free Public Lecture, Oct. 29
Dr. Randy Christensen has dedicated his life to providing care for children who live on the streets without access to health care. Sponsored by the Flinn Foundation, he will provide a free community lecture on Tuesday, Oct. 29.

New Study has Potential to Improve Lives of ALS Patients
UA Health Sciences Center for Innovation in Brain Science researchers receive grant from the Department of Defense to test novel therapeutic.

UA College of Medicine – Phoenix, VA Health Care System Launch Initiative to Improve Treatment Options for Veterans
Collaborative program could prevent adverse drug events, save lives and decrease health-care costs.

Program to Ensure Rural Access to Health Care Receives Federal Funding Boost
Longstanding University of Arizona Health Sciences program provides technical assistance, training and expertise to Arizona’s 15 critical access hospitals and 31 rural health clinics and EMS providers.

Building a Pipeline from the Nation's First Tribal College to Neuroscience Laboratories
University of Arizona Health Sciences and Diné College researchers will receive $1.3 million from the National Institutes of Health to train Navajo students in neuroscience programs.

Study Changes Guidelines for Sepsis Management
University of Arizona Health Sciences researcher ends debate among physicians regarding sepsis management.

UA Named a Top 20 U.S. Public Research Institution by Times Higher Education
The UA finished 104th overall in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020 – a 55-spot leap over the university's position last year.

Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center Warns of Severe Lung Injury Risk with Vaping
Clinicians treating patients with possible e-cigarette exposure are urged to contact the Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center at 1-800-222-1222.