News Archive

Aug 10 2015 - 1:31pm
The diversity-and-inclusion efforts of the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center were featured on the Arizona Public Media (AZPM) show, Arizona Week.The program featuring AHSC diversity and inclusion efforts can viewed online:
Aug 7 2015 - 10:17am
The 21st annual ceremony marks the students’ entrance into the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson.
Aug 6 2015 - 5:09pm
An implantable oxygen generator could one day revolutionize islet cell transplantation in patients with diabetes, a UA surgeon says.
Aug 6 2015 - 2:38pm
A nephrologist from one of the top U.S. health systems specializing in kidney transplants is among more than 30 new faculty physicians joining Banner – University Medical Center and the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson in the next 90 days.
Aug 5 2015 - 2:15pm
The University of Arizona Department of Pediatrics and Banner Children’s – Diamond Children’s Medical Center welcome new faculty members Jenny Mendelson, MD, and Alicia Palmer, MD.
Aug 5 2015 - 1:03pm
Increasing the racial and ethnic diversity of the health-care workforce has been identified as a key factor to addressing health disparities and ensuring the adequate provision of culturally competent care to our nation’s growing minority communities.
Aug 4 2015 - 8:18pm
National and UA College of Medicine – Tucson experts will address this public health challenge in a panel discussion open to the public and health professionals. Dr. Craig Spencer, an emergency medicine physician who made national news after contracting—and surviving—the deadly disease, will report via a pre-taped presentation.
Aug 4 2015 - 2:23pm
As one of only six Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN) “nodes” nationwide, AEMRC – Tucson, the home for the newly-created Southwest Research Node Center (SW-RNC), will collaborate with multiple sites and scientists to complete research studies that improve emergency medical care for ill and injured children.
Aug 4 2015 - 1:05pm
The kickoff is free and open to the public, and will feature food, prizes and more information about the BTE program. BTE currently offers group training sessions in Tucson, Green Valley, Phoenix and Sedona. There also is a train-from-home option
Aug 4 2015 - 11:58am
Cardiologists at the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center are recruiting patients with heart failure for a clinical research study that is evaluating a cardiac contractility modulation (CCM) investigational device.
Jul 28 2015 - 10:09am
Jennifer J. Smith, MD, PharmD, assistant professor of emergency medicine and Cameron Hypes, MD, assistant professor of emergency medicine.
Jul 28 2015 - 8:41am
Dr. Derksen is professor of public health policy and management and director of the Center for Rural Health at the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health. Oral testimony at this hearing is from invited witnesses only.
Jul 27 2015 - 11:49am
Warnings from the Poison and Drug Information Centers in Arizona
Jul 27 2015 - 10:40am
The V Foundation for Cancer Research has awarded the University of Arizona Cancer Center (UACC) a one-year, $65,000 breast cancer research grant.
Jul 27 2015 - 10:26am
The 26th Annual Southwest Regional Trauma Conference, Thursday and Friday, July 30-31, at the JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa, 3800 W. Starr Pass Blvd., Tucson, aims to deliver the most current information on trauma and its management to all health-care professionals working to combat this major health problem.
Jul 24 2015 - 1:26pm
The University of Arizona Center on Aging is among 44 organizations in 29 states that will receive a three-year grant as part of a new Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program (GWEP) announced by Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell during the recent White House Conference on Aging.
Jul 22 2015 - 3:44pm
The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) this week published significant findings in two studies noting improved patient outcomes for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) victims, influenced by bystander CPR interventions and the use of automated external defibrillators (AEDs).
Jul 21 2015 - 10:11am
Banner-University Medical Center Phoenix and Banner-University Medical Center Tucson have each been named to U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospital ranking, and nationally recognized for specialty services.
Jul 17 2015 - 12:51pm
Emergency Medicine Researchers Boosting Cardiac Rescue Efforts in India
Jul 16 2015 - 9:59am
Four longtime University of Arizona Health Network employees have been promoted to leadership positions within Banner – University Medicine, the academic arm of Banner Health. Nonprofit Banner Health acquired the UA Health Network in March.