News Archive

Oct 7 2013 - 7:57am
Chest-Compression-Only CPR training is presented by the REACT (Resuscitation Education and CPR Training) Group, UA College of Medicine – Tucson medical students dedicated to teaching people lifesaving skills
Oct 4 2013 - 1:32pm
Surgeons now will have the ability to objectively measure patient performance before and after surgery.
Oct 2 2013 - 4:22pm
Dr. Ronald S. Weinstein and his collaborators highlight four urgent tasks for public policy leaders that are required for creating sustainable telemedicine programs in U.S. partner nations.
Oct 2 2013 - 9:18am
The unique fellowship, awarded annually, is the only medical student award dedicated to nurturing a career path for physician-scientists in tropical medicine.
Oct 1 2013 - 8:27am
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is designed to help the 16 percent of Americans without health insurance gain access to quality, affordable healthcare. The Health Insurance Marketplace gives Americans who are uninsured, or buy their own coverage, a whole new way to shop for the plan that best suits their needs. Open enrollment in the Marketplace begins Oct. 1, 2013, and lasts six months.
Sep 30 2013 - 9:30am
College of Nursing PhD program prepared Lisa Wayman, PhD, RN, to investigate art as a healing modality in patients with chronic illness.
Sep 27 2013 - 10:02am
Funds To Support Scholarships at UA College of Medicine – Phoenix
Sep 27 2013 - 8:13am
University of Arizona Cancer Center researchers are continuing to seek participants for a study designed to determine if a compound found in broccoli can enhance the health-promoting effects of the breast cancer drug Tamoxifen in women at risk of developing breast cancer or those previously treated for early-stage breast cancer.
Sep 26 2013 - 3:15pm
Jennifer L. Pappalardo, DPM, has joined the University of Arizona Department of Surgery Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery as assistant professor. She also is a member of the UA Southern Arizona Limb Salvage Alliance (SALSA) team.
Sep 26 2013 - 3:02pm
Over the past 15 years, Tee Up For Tots has raised more than $1 million for the pediatric cancer research conducted by Steele Center investigators.
Sep 26 2013 - 2:21pm
The founding director of the VIPER Institute at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson is honored by the Arizona Bioindustry Association for her scorpion antivenom research.
Sep 24 2013 - 10:51am
Ronald S. Weinstein, MD, professor of pathology at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson was recently featured on Dr. Sanjay Gupta’s MedPage Today, along with other healthcare leaders, to weigh in on the notion of shortening medical school to three years.
Sep 23 2013 - 12:41pm
“Brain surgery – no big deal,” said Jessica Valenzuela, who was the first patient to benefit from new neurovascular services provided by UA’s new neurovascular surgeon, Dr. Travis Dumont.
Sep 20 2013 - 9:35am
Brenda Wittman, MD, a UA pediatric hematologist/oncologist in the Section of Hematology/Oncology/BMT in the UA Department of Pediatrics, takes care of children with cancer and blood disorders. Dr. Wittman is also a competitive figure skater and plans to compete in the Pacific Coast Adult Sectionals in Ontario, Calif., in March 2014 and the U.S. Adult Figure Skating Championships in Cape Cod, Mass., in April.
Sep 19 2013 - 4:24pm
Drs. Richard and Albert Amini, both University of Arizona College of Medicine graduates, will appear on ABC’s “Shark Tank” on Friday, September 20 to pitch their website RoloDoc, a site that looks to improve patient and doctor communication.
Sep 19 2013 - 10:35am
Keynote speaker Dr. C. Kent Kwoh, director of the University of Arizona Arthritis Center, discusses the state of the Center
Sep 18 2013 - 3:16pm
Free lecture, open to the public, by Canyon Ranch Health Resort Research Director for Exercise Science Dr. Michael Hewitt, presented by the University of Arizona Arthritis Center.
Sep 18 2013 - 1:28pm
The Mountain West Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Center at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health will lead a national effort to build community resiliency in the event of public health emergencies and national disasters.
Sep 17 2013 - 3:27pm
Mercer will be responsible for the oversight of clinical operations for all pediatric outpatient clinical locations
Sep 17 2013 - 8:02am
Research by Barbara B. Brewer, PhD, RN, and her team will help nursing units address the top reason for medical errors: communication issues.