News Archive

Sep 29 2015 - 9:38am
A psychotherapist for 20 years, Dr. Jose Pares-Avila started nursing school at age 40 and went on to become a board-certified adult nurse practitioner and HIV specialist.
Sep 25 2015 - 1:19pm
Tucson Local Media announced the winners of its Influential Health and Medical Leaders Awards and honored UA Health Sciences-affiliated faculty members and programs.
Sep 23 2015 - 10:14am
The burden of insufficient and/or poor quality sleep is felt disproportionately by racial/ethnic minorities and the socioeconomically disadvantaged, according to Michael Grandner, PhD, in the 2015 Kelly Report on Health Disparities in America.
Sep 23 2015 - 8:14am
The community is invited to attend “We’ve Got the Beat: An Update on Atrial Fibrillation,” an education program presented by the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center, on Oct. 17.
Sep 22 2015 - 2:45pm
Free and open to the public, the lecture will provide “An Orthopaedic Surgeon’s Inside Look at Being Smart About Staying Active,” by University of Arizona orthopaedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist Jolene Hardy, MD.
Sep 22 2015 - 2:12pm
Cassidy will work closely with UACC Director Andrew S. Kraft, MD, and Meredith Mullins, JD, MBA, chief administrative officer, to deliver the Cancer Center’s message and further public awareness of cancer research, prevention, detection and treatment to the public at large, as well as to UACC’s patients and the broader cancer community.
Sep 22 2015 - 2:08pm
Daniel Persky, MD, a leading physician-scientist in the field of lymphoma translational research, has been named associate director of clinical investigations and director, Clinical Trials Office (CTO), at the University of Arizona Cancer Center. Dr. Persky will work closely with UA Cancer Center leadership to enhance clinical and translational research efforts.
Sep 22 2015 - 10:38am
Rifat Latifi, MD, trauma surgeon in the University of Arizona Department of Surgery, received the 2015 American College of Surgeons (ACS)/Pfizer Surgical Volunteerism Award.
Sep 21 2015 - 8:53am
Center to focus on translational studies of asthma immunology, epidemiology, prevention, diagnosis and treatment
Sep 18 2015 - 9:25am
Finalists for Tucson Local Media’s Influential Health and Medical Leaders Awards include nine UA Health Sciences-affiliated faculty members and programs.
Sep 14 2015 - 3:24pm
Free and open to the public, the presentation is part of the Donald K. Buffmire Visiting Lectureship in Medicine series, which is sponsored by the Flinn Foundation.
Sep 14 2015 - 10:07am
Fun, free, six-month program for adults over age 18 and their families who want to take control of their health and wellbeing, offered by the UA colleges of medicine, nursing, pharmacy and public health.
Sep 10 2015 - 11:46am
September is Emergency Medicine Residents Association (EMRA) Emergency Medicine Month of Service
Sep 9 2015 - 12:41pm
As the new UA, Banner kidney specialist leader in Tucson, Dr. Prabir Roy-Chaudhury brings his lab from the University of Cincinnati where the NIH-funded physician scientist was director of the Dialysis Vascular Access Research Group and embraces the UA’s academic, community and industry collaborative approach.
Sep 8 2015 - 2:03pm
The University of Arizona Department of Pediatrics and Banner Children’s – Diamond Children’s Medical Center welcome new faculty member Clare Lindner, MD, assistant professor, to the Division of Nephrology.
Sep 8 2015 - 12:58pm
The UA Center on Aging presents the scholarship each year to outstanding UA graduate health professions students who are pursuing studies or have an interest in aging, health care administration or gerontology.
Sep 8 2015 - 11:30am
Clinicians’ multidisciplinary approach at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson has earned Banner – University Medical Center Tucson the designation as the only NPF Center in Arizona and recognition for its ability to handle complex care of patients suffering from pancreatitis, pancreatic cancer and related diseases.
Sep 8 2015 - 9:13am
Dr. Menon, who has garnered $20 million in research funding, develops interventions for early detection of cancer in underserved populations.
Sep 4 2015 - 1:00pm
The UA Hispanic Alumni Club has awarded 2,500 scholarships for a total of more than $5.3 million. This year's Celebration of Excellence Luncheon keynote speaker is Joe G.N. "Skip" Garcia, MD, UA senior vice president for health sciences.
Sep 2 2015 - 1:27pm
Melissa Ruiz, a student from the Universidad de Sonora mentored by Assistant Professor Sheila Gephart, helped develop Spanish education materials for parents of premature babies.