News Archive

May 18 2015 - 4:13pm
Emergency medical services (EMS) personnel from across Southern Arizona will be honored Tuesday, May 19, 8 a.m.-noon, at a celebration event in Kiewit Auditorium, Arizona Cancer Center, 1515 N. Campbell Ave, Tucson, in recognition of National EMS Week May 18-23.
May 18 2015 - 12:03pm
Two pediatric clinics in Tucson were recognized by The Arizona Partnership for Immunization (TAPI) as centers of excellence for achieving 90 percent or higher in their immunization rates and excellence in immunization education.
May 18 2015 - 10:20am
Proceeds will support pediatric research efforts, including cancer research in the area of immunotherapy through the newly established, “PANDA Children’s Anti-Tumor Immunity Program,” at the UA Steele Center.
May 15 2015 - 9:51am
The first 10 students accepted to the UA College of Medicine – Tucson’s new Pre-Medical Admissions Pathway program include two immigrants from Africa, three Hispanic students, three Native American students and two Native American-Hispanic students.
May 14 2015 - 9:13am
The 2015 Leadership Award from the ATS Pulmonary Circulation Assembly is given “in appreciation of decades of leadership and devoted service in the pulmonary circulation research community.”
May 13 2015 - 3:01pm
These are a few of the inspiring UA medical, nursing, pharmacy and public health graduates marking the completion of their educational pathways to the health professions.
May 13 2015 - 2:07pm
UA College of Medicine – Tucson and UA Colleges of Nursing, Pharmacy and Public Health Celebrate 2015 Convocations
May 11 2015 - 1:47pm
A University of Arizona collaborative study among the Departments of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, and Psychology received approval in early May to begin accepting human subjects in an effort to determine if older adults suffering from prolonged hearing loss get a cognitive boost after cochlear implant surgery.
May 11 2015 - 1:30pm
Hanna Phan, PharmD, assistant professor at the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy and a Banner – University Medical Center Tucson pediatric pharmacist, was presented with the Presidential Citation Award from the Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group (PPAG) at the Pediatric Pharmacy Association Conference.
May 11 2015 - 10:57am
A national multicenter clinical trial, which included Banner – University Medical Center Tucson, reported that a blood transfusion containing equal parts red blood cells, plasma and platelets is more effective in the treatment of trauma patients suffering from severe blood loss compared to a higher-ratio combination, according to a study in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
May 8 2015 - 3:34pm
Tucson, Phoenix Toxicologists To Assess Drugs
May 7 2015 - 12:52pm
The internationally noted physician-scientist and University of Arizona key senior executive was recognized for the significant strides he has made in health equity and education.
May 6 2015 - 10:36am
Nurses at the UA College of Nursing and Banner – University Medical Center Tucson were chosen by their peers for their role modeling and mentoring of others, concern for humanity and their contributions to the profession of nursing and the Tucson community.
May 5 2015 - 2:41pm
Chalmers Distinguished Pharmacy Educator Award honors outstanding work across disciplines.
Apr 30 2015 - 2:42pm
The weight-loss response to resistance exercise, including changes in body composition, differs according to an individual’s genetic risk for obesity.
Apr 30 2015 - 1:35pm
University of Arizona Cancer Center research-scientist Gregory C. Rogers, PhD, recently was awarded a five-year, $1.4 million R01 National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant that will support his efforts to reveal new insights into genomic instability, which could lead to new drug targets to combat tumor formation.
Apr 30 2015 - 12:51pm
Results showed no significant difference in outcomes for children who received therapeutic hypothermia and children who maintained a normal body temperature after suffering cardiac arrest.
Apr 27 2015 - 2:10pm
Dr. Merkle was selected for Western Institute of Nursing honor because of her advanced biobehavioral scholarship related to vascular biology and altered health.
Apr 27 2015 - 12:24pm
Dr. Rosenfeld is the second consecutive University of Arizona faculty member to receive this prestigious, annual award during the Western Institute of Nursing research conference.
Apr 27 2015 - 12:03pm
The Established Status Epilepticus Treatment Trial (ESETT) at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson and Banner – University Medical Center South will determine which of three drugs is safer and more effective at stopping a prolonged seizure.