Spotlights

Banner – UMC Tucson’s New Hospital Tower Opens Today
New Public Entrance, New Street Address

Neurobiology and Chemistry of Pain and Addiction Symposium, April 24
World-renowned neurobiologists and leaders in chemistry will discuss the brain circuits underlying acute and chronic pain, reward, motivation and addiction, and the development of chemical probes as potential novel therapies. The symposium is co-sponsored by the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson Department of Pharmacology and Interim Dean Irving Kron, MD.

Dr. Marvin Slepian Receives Much-Deserved Appointment as Regents' Professor
Message from the UA Senior Vice President for Health Sciences

UA Nursing’s Dr. Mary Koithan Receives 2019 Edith Sayre Auslander Established Visionary Award
The honor recognizes Dr. Koithan’s substantive role in leading UA Nursing to more fully embrace a culture of diverse and inclusive teamwork.

UA Public Health Graduate Students Receive Prestigious Cancer Research Fellowship
Three graduate students from University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health have received the 2019 Cancer Epidemiology Education in Special Populations Fellowship.

William Cance, MD, named Interim Director of UA Cancer Center
A message from Dr. Michael D. Dake, Senior Vice President, UA Health Sciences

UA College of Medicine – Tucson to Celebrate 2019 Convocation
On May 9, 102 students officially will become physicians and earn their Doctor of Medicine degrees.

‘American Indian Youth Wellness Camp’ Seeking Support to Promote Healthy Lifestyles
The American Indian Youth Wellness Camp, a one-week residential camp, integrates American Indian values and culture, while promoting a healthy lifestyle through good nutrition and exercise to American Indian children from tribes across Arizona.

Dr. Andrew Weil to Debate Dr. Irving Kron During Free Public Event, April 23
`Father of integrative medicine,’ Dr. Andrew Weil, will go head-to-head with renowned heart surgeon Dr. Irving Kron, interim dean of the UA College of Medicine – Tucson, on whether prevention or intervention strategies are best for optimal health and wellness.

Pain Clinics Could Cut Down on Opioid Use, UA Team Finds
Pain specialists at the University of Arizona and Banner – University Medicine are trying to reduce the use of opioids for patients suffering from chronic non-cancer pain by utilizing alternatives and complementary methods, and a large array of pain intervention procedures.