Spotlights

Four Cardiologists Join UArizona Sarver Heart Center
The new faculty cardiologists bring expertise in interventional cardiology, cardiac imaging, heart failure and transplant cardiology to the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center and Banner – University Medical Center. Schedule an appointment today.

Addressing Gaps in Care, UArizona Health Sciences Offers Dual Pharmacy-Nursing Degree with Family Nurse Practitioner Add-on
Academic partnership between Colleges of Pharmacy and Nursing provides innovative solution to alleviate the health-care provider shortage facing the nation

UArizona Hockey to Host ‘Pink the Rink’ Game, Jan. 18
The Arizona Wildcat ice hockey team will raise awareness for cancer and contribute proceeds to the UArizona Cancer Center when it faces Missouri State on Saturday, Jan. 18, at the Tucson Arena. Honor a loved one by buying a jersey to support cancer research.

UArizona Cancer Center Receives $6.85M Grant to Continue Native American Cancer Research, Training, Outreach Program
Since 2002, the University of Arizona Cancer Center and Northern Arizona University have received funding from the National Cancer Institute to form the Partnership for Native American Cancer Prevention, addressing the cancer burden on Native Americans.

Understanding the Eye's 'Plumbing' Could Lead to Future Treatments for Glaucoma, Other Diseases
A University of Arizona Health Sciences study funded by a $2.3 million five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Eye Institute could help to develop future treatments for glaucoma and other diseases.

Camp Wellness and Workforce Development Program Expand Services
Thanks to a new contract with Banner – University Family Care/AHCCCS Complete Care, the UA Department of Family and Community Medicine’s Camp Wellness and Workforce Development Program are able to reach more individuals with mental-health conditions and substance-use disorders.

UArizona College of Nursing to Host Ribbon Cutting for Bachelor of Science in Nursing Integrative Health Program, Nov. 13
Located in Gilbert, Ariz., the new program is the first program nationally to incorporate integrative health content and interventions into a BSN program.

‘Revolutionary’ New Class Challenges UArizona Students to Cure Alzheimer’s Disease
The University of Arizona Health Sciences is offering innovative curricula for students to influence human health and build entrepreneurial skills.

Banner – University Medical Center Tucson earns comprehensive stroke center status
Banner – University Medical Center Tucson is the first certified comprehensive stroke center in Tucson.

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.