News Archive

Nov 9 2015 - 10:35am
More than 300 students are pursuing their Doctor of Nursing Practice degree—the highest level of education for nurse practitioners—through the University of Arizona.
Nov 8 2015 - 7:30pm
Study published online Nov. 4 in the American Journal of Medicine found that the sight-destroying eye disease is delayed or prevented by l-dopa, used to treat Parkinson’s disease.
Nov 6 2015 - 2:09pm
The awards to junior faculty members at the University of Arizona Health Sciences will lead to new clinical trials and the development of new biomedical or behavioral interventions to treat disease, while increasing the number of health-scientists.
Nov 5 2015 - 7:12pm
She will present a lecture on her research on menopause, “Reproductive Aging and the Human Hypothalamus: From LH Pulses to Hot Flushes,” noon to 1 p.m., in DuVal Auditorium.
Nov 5 2015 - 2:54pm
Brain injury guidelines developed by trauma surgeons at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson are providing positive outcomes while reducing hospital stays and significantly saving money, according to a study published in the September 2015 issue of Annals of Surgery.
Nov 3 2015 - 1:22pm
John E. Murphy, PharmD, Named Interim Dean of the College of Pharmacy effective immediately.
Nov 2 2015 - 2:27pm
Drs. Steven J. Barker, Karen Herbst and C. Kent Kwoh, three University of Arizona Health Sciences affiliated faculty and medical researchers, were recognized by various organizations for outstanding contributions in their fields.
Nov 2 2015 - 12:39pm
Dr. Herbst was named Humanitarian of the Year for Medical Research of Rare Tissue Disorders, having been nominated by a patient she diagnosed and is treating for Dercum’s disease.
Nov 2 2015 - 10:01am
The director of education for the University of Arizona Center on Aging is recognized for multiple efforts to enhance the quality of life and care for the unique needs of those of advancing age across the state of Arizona.
Oct 28 2015 - 9:00am
The new technology is being used to create three-dimensional heart models to teach UA medical students and residents about normal and abnormal cardiac anatomy, and to help families understand their child’s congenital heart defect.
Oct 27 2015 - 3:43pm
Free and open to the public, the lecture by Patrick Bouley, PT, MS, DPT, will address all aspects of back pain, its treatment and prevention.
Oct 27 2015 - 2:06pm
Kuhn (MSN ’80) currently serves as executive vice president for community delivery for one of the largest, nonprofit health-care systems in the country.
Oct 27 2015 - 1:09pm
Cardiac patient Robert Freel of Tucson will be reunited with the two sheriff’s deputies who rescued him and with some of his hospital caregivers at 1:15 p.m. Oct. 29 at Banner – UMC Tucson. Media are invited to cover the reunion and interview Mr. Freel, the deputies and his physicians. Pima County Sheriff Chris Nanos also will be present.
Oct 27 2015 - 9:21am
Proceeds will support melanoma research, community outreach, education and patient care in Arizona.
Oct 22 2015 - 5:49pm
Researchers at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and UA College of Engineering will lead a firefighter safety study in partnership with the Tucson Fire Department to reduce cancer risks among first responders and investigators.
Oct 21 2015 - 5:34pm
Barton follows Fernando D. Martinez, MD, who recently was named inaugural director of the UA Health Sciences’ Asthma and Airway Disease Research Center.
Oct 21 2015 - 2:33pm
Steven J. Barker, PhD MD, professor emeritus and former head of the UA Department of Anesthesiology, receives two lifetime achievement awards for his dedication and innovation in anesthesiology.
Oct 21 2015 - 1:22pm
Dr. Kent Kwoh, director of the UA Arthritis Center, is named by the University of Arizona Asian American Faculty, Staff and Alumni Association as the recipient of its 2015 Outstanding Faculty Award, to be presented Nov. 7 at the group’s 26th annual gala at the Tucson Chinese Cultural Center.
Oct 20 2015 - 11:05am
Study co-authored by University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson sleep expert Michael Grandner, PhD, explores the effects of intimate partner violence on sleep.
Oct 19 2015 - 10:41pm
Membership in the National Academy of Medicine—established originally as the Institute of Medicine in 1970 by the National Academy of Sciences—is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievements and commitment to service.

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