News Archive

Aug 22 2014 - 12:36pm
Committed to fostering diversity and inclusion in health care, the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson will host a free Diversity Seminar Series on Sept. 9 featuring Winston Wong, MD, MS, director of disparities improvement and quality initiatives at Kaiser Permanente and a noted expert in population health management.
Aug 22 2014 - 9:06am
Free lecture, open to the public, by UA orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Michael Dohm, who will discuss current surgical and non-surgical treatments for joint disease, the history of joint replacement surgery and outcomes, and the importance of rehabilitation and nutrition.
Aug 21 2014 - 4:17pm
Arizona Telemedicine Program broadcasts ¡Vida!, to sites across the state; the UA Cancer Center program was recognized for demonstrating “excellence in the provision of health services” to rural and other medically underserved people.
Aug 21 2014 - 10:34am
From Lauren Zajac
Aug 18 2014 - 3:49pm
A national leader on cancer health disparities and the role of genes and environment in disease, with a particular interest in prostate cancer, Dr. Kittles is a pioneer in DNA testing to trace the ancestry of African Americans.
Aug 18 2014 - 2:26pm
Dr. Halpern has more than 20 years of experience in health services research and policy analysis, including evaluating patterns of medical care, quality of care, comparative effectiveness and cost-effectiveness, access to care, and disparities.
Aug 15 2014 - 4:19pm
A new video captures the enthusiasm of the 115 new medical students at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson as they begin rigorous training to become much-needed physicians for our state and beyond.
Aug 15 2014 - 9:19am
Graduates of Integrative Health and Lifestyle Program are trained ‘to be present and mindful’ in their care of patients and beyond
Aug 14 2014 - 3:00pm
With minimal standard equipment, most of which consisted of supplies the team brought themselves, a team of surgeons and anesthesiologist, three from the University of Arizona, complete more than 116 major surgical procedures during a medical mission in the Philippines.
Aug 14 2014 - 9:10am
A board-certified pediatric sports medicine physician, Dr. Mortazavi is developing the first dedicated pediatric sports medicine program in Tucson—scheduled to launch Aug. 19 at the UAHN Children’s Multi-Specialty Clinic at Wilmot.
Aug 13 2014 - 12:54pm
The University of Arizona Medical Center was among 35 hospitals honored Aug. 7 in Phoenix by the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS), for reducing delays in reporting newborn screening tests to the state.
Aug 12 2014 - 2:19pm
A clinical neuropsychologist whose research focuses on understanding the brain systems involved in emotional processes and cognitive performance, Dr. Killgore studies methods for accelerating recovery from mild traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder, as well as the critical performance and mental health needs of active military personnel and returning combat veterans.
Aug 12 2014 - 2:13pm
The 24 nationally recognized thought leaders and health-care innovators from across the country have made major strides in the telemedicine arena.
Aug 12 2014 - 11:09am
Monica Kraft, MD, an internationally renowned physician-scientist who specializes in translational asthma research, has been named chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson. She is scheduled to begin her new duties at the UA in December.
Aug 12 2014 - 10:25am
"Collaborative Research in Lifestyle Modification to Advance Cancer Survival"
Aug 8 2014 - 12:38pm
UA Emergency Medicine receives training grant to improve care and outcomes of critically ill patients; Dr. John Sakles elected to International Airway Faculty of the Society for Airway Management; Dr. Rifat Latifi and International Virtual e-Hospital Foundation receive $512,000 USAID Award for Trauma and Emergency Service Reforms in Albania.
Aug 7 2014 - 3:35pm
Dr. Becker’s clinical and research interests are in the areas of diagnostic imaging in the pediatric emergency department and the use of simulation medicine in residency training programs.
Aug 6 2014 - 2:07pm
The 10-week health-care focused internship program provides UA graduate and undergraduate students with varying experience in research and knowledge of border community health, with valuable insight and hands-on research training from UA border experts.
Aug 6 2014 - 1:33pm
The Arizona Health Sciences Center is committed to creating a health-care workforce representative of the state: the 115 members of the UA College of Medicine – Tucson class of 2018 includes 75 students who are Arizona residents, 33 who are UA graduates, 25 students who hold graduate or professional degrees, 59 female students and two who are student-veterans.
Aug 6 2014 - 9:02am
Dr. Van Roper, a family nurse practitioner who earned his PhD in nursing from the UA, has been in clinical practice for more than 20 years, primarily in rural, frontier and urban areas.

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