News Archive

Dec 23 2015 - 12:56pm
The goal of SPS 2016 is to bring high-quality medical specialty services to clinics, hospitals, other facilities and even patients’ homes to improve patient care and outcomes, and improve market share for health-care and telehealth providers.
Dec 23 2015 - 12:00am
Restrictions in effect Dec. 28 at all facilities because of influenza
Dec 22 2015 - 9:17am
A UA researcher and clinician team has discovered that genetic mutations in a protein associated with asthma can affect a person’s susceptibility to a variety of lung diseases, and could lead to new treatments.
Dec 22 2015 - 8:57am
Funds will support research at the UA Steele Center that is examining novel immunotherapy strategies against pediatric cancer.
Dec 21 2015 - 1:25pm
Arthur F. Gmitro is a very busy man. A professor of medical imaging in the UA College of Medicine – Tucson with a joint appointment in the UA College of Optical Sciences, he holds the Margaret E. and Fenton L. Maynard Chair in Breast Cancer Imaging and also is head of the UA College of Engineering's Department of Biomedical Engineering.
Dec 21 2015 - 9:48am
Flu season has arrived, making the work of one University of Arizona researcher important to everyone. Jun Wang is developing new, effective treatments for the influenza A virus.
Dec 18 2015 - 4:30pm
With the holiday season in full swing, the experts from Arizona’s two poison centers warn everyone to be on guard for accidental poisonings.
Dec 15 2015 - 5:26pm
UA alumna Felicitie Daftuar’s gift will allow internationally noted endocrinologist Dr. Karen Herbst to establish a new UA College of Medicine – Tucson program to improve imaging and phenotyping of fat tissues and develop educational tools to help physicians better recognize, diagnose and treat patients.
Dec 15 2015 - 9:13am
Expectant mothers, health-care professionals and others concerned about recent news regarding the prenatal use of antidepressants and autism can call the free and confidential statewide public health service for more information.
Dec 14 2015 - 2:02pm
On Tuesday, Dec. 15, 9 – 11 a.m., Santa and his Kids of Steele elves will visit patients in the Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and Pediatric Multispecialty clinics on the third floor of Banner – University Medical Center Tucson, and also to hospitalized children on the sixth floor of Diamond Children’s. They will hand out holiday stockings filled with goodies to patients.
Dec 11 2015 - 10:07am
Dr. McEwen, expert border-health researcher and mentor, was honored with the Ruth B. Freeman Award for her distinguished career in public health education and research.
Dec 9 2015 - 1:54pm
Please be on the look-out. Don’t let these common hazards ruin your holiday. And remember, we are here if you need us—24 hours a day, seven days a week. Call 1-800-222-1222 to be connected to your local poison center for free, confidential expert advice that could save a life or a trip to the hospital.
Dec 9 2015 - 10:02am
The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson is outpacing other medical schools in terms of the increasing number of applicants who aspire to become physicians. College admissions officials cite several reasons for the increased interest in the UA’s Tucson medical school.
Dec 8 2015 - 1:34pm
Green Valley Lecture Series with cardiologist from the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center in cooperation with Green Valley Recreation, Inc.
Dec 7 2015 - 9:49am
The UA College of Nursing is only the fourth nursing school in the United States to become a Hispanic-Serving Health Professions School member, joining the UA Health Sciences’ College of Medicine – Tucson and Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health.
Dec 7 2015 - 9:31am
UA research team studying the anti-inflammatory impact of turmeric is moving the project out of the laboratory and into patient testing.
Dec 3 2015 - 10:09pm
Thirty-sixth annual Faculty Teaching Awards and the Vernon and Virginia Furrow Awards ceremony honored faculty members’ outstanding achievements and excellence in teaching.
Dec 2 2015 - 10:24am
The first gastroenterology fellows at the University of Nevada School of Medicine in Las Vegas begin cycling through on a one-month rotation at the University of Arizona College of Medicine in a new ACGME-approved affiliation to complete their clinical hepatology training in Tucson.
Nov 30 2015 - 2:29pm
Open enrollment began Nov. 1 and several University of Arizona medical, public health, pharmacy and nursing students in Tucson and Phoenix have earned certification as application counselors to help Arizonans obtain health insurance.
Nov 30 2015 - 9:12am
MotherToBaby Arizona is the new name for the free and confidential statewide public service that provides up-to-date information about the possible effects that drugs, chemicals, viruses and other exposures may have on a developing baby during pregnancy and breastfeeding.