News Archive

Jul 15 2015 - 11:52am
"KEYS is designed to create unique, pre-college opportunities that attract the best and brightest students to the UA," said Fernando Martinez, MD, director of the UA BIO5 Institute.
Jul 15 2015 - 11:16am
Ninth Class at UA College of Medicine - Phoenix to Enter Profession
Jul 15 2015 - 9:23am
No vaccine or treatment exist for the chikungunya virus, also known as CHIKV, which causes debilitating joint and muscle pain. CHIKV continues to spread through the Western Hemisphere with 1.4 million suspected cases to date. A University of Arizona public health epidemiologist and mathematician joined forces to develop the most accurate infectious disease forecasting method, based on the CHIKV outbreak.
Jul 13 2015 - 12:03pm
The University of Arizona Department of Pediatrics and Banner Children’s – Diamond Children’s Medical Center welcome new faculty members Daniel Combs, MD, and Rajan Senguttuvan, MD.
Jul 13 2015 - 10:00am
Dr. David G. Armstrong joins elite committee studying medical device cybersecurity. The Cybersecurity Standard for Connected Diabetes Devices Steering Committee meets for the first time July 20-21 in Bethesda, Md.
Jul 9 2015 - 5:21pm
Ranked No. 3 in the nation out of 142 academic hospitals with similar programs for excellence in the care of HIV patients, the Banner – University Medical Center Tucson was recognized for its clinical outcomes in the treatment of HIV, led by the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson’s Division of Infectious Diseases.
Jul 9 2015 - 2:32pm
University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center researchers are seeking community input on a clinical trial that requires qualified patients to be enrolled when they are unconscious and unable to give consent. This study may improve care for all cardiac arrest patients.
Jul 9 2015 - 10:09am
High school students competitively selected from throughout the state, including Arizona’s most remote and underserved communities, are exploring health-care careers and education opportunities, conducting research, and taking college-level courses in the six-week summer program at the Arizona Health Sciences Center.
Jul 8 2015 - 11:48am
Tomas Nuño, PhD, has joined the University of Arizona Department of Emergency Medicine as research assistant professor.
Jul 8 2015 - 11:42am
Articles authored by Dr. Michelle Kahn-John, a member of the Diné tribe, and Dr. Mary Koithan, published in the journal Global Advances in Health and Medicine.
Jul 8 2015 - 11:17am
The senior population in the United States is growing rapidly. People are living longer. However, one 80-year-old person may be more frail and less able to withstand the same medical treatment or surgery than another person the same age. New mobile technologies are being developed at the University of Arizona to assess frailty and to help make evidenced-based improvements in the care of the elderly.
Jul 8 2015 - 8:27am
At the June 5 Arizona Board of Regents meeting, the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix received approval for the launch of two new academic departments – the Department of Translational Neurosciences and the Department of Oncology.
Jul 7 2015 - 4:41pm
UA researchers have identified the connection between thin-filament length and cardiac function, as well as the role thin-filament length dysregulation plays in cardiomyopathies. The new NIH grant will help to uncover insights into novel therapeutic targets for dilated cardiomyopathy.
Jul 6 2015 - 12:06pm
Dick and Jan Highberger recently met UA vascular surgery resident Dr. Craig Weinkauf for lunch, where they celebrated life and presented a donation to help fund research at the UA.
Jun 30 2015 - 1:26pm
Lacasse is an oncology nurse who has taught at the UA College of Nursing for 19 years and helped develop the Master of Science in Nursing Clinical Systems Leadership online program.
Jun 30 2015 - 9:42am
Two University of Arizona researchers are co-authors of a report released that examines current statistics of cardiac arrest in the United States and recommends public health strategies to improve survival rates.
Jun 29 2015 - 3:55pm
First in Arizona
Jun 29 2015 - 3:46pm
Interprofessional simulation involving nursing, medicine and pharmacy students was funded by the Advanced Nursing Education Grant, awarded to the University of Arizona College of Nursing.
Jun 29 2015 - 3:20pm
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that 1 in every 150 children is born with congenital CMV. The U.S. Senate has designated the month of June as "National Cytomegalovirus Awareness Month."
Jun 29 2015 - 10:10am
Taylor S. Riall, MD, PhD, a surgical oncologist specializing in pancreaticobiliary disease (complex disorders of the pancreas and bile ducts) has been named chief of the Division of General Surgery/Surgical Oncology in the University of Arizona Department of Surgery.