News Archive

July 20, 2016
Distinguished academic leader and scholar selected as school’s seventh Dean
July 19, 2016
The University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center welcomes Mathew D. Hutchinson, MD, as the new director of the Cardiac Electrophysiology Program in the Division of Cardiology at the UA College of Medicine - Tucson.
July 19, 2016
Cecilia Rosales, MD, MS, assistant dean and professor of the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health – Phoenix, has been appointed private sector co-chair of the Health Services Committee of the Arizona-Mexico Commission (AMC).
July 19, 2016
People and Programs On the Move at University of Arizona Health Sciences
July 18, 2016
Five-year National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute program project grant led by UA Vice President for Health Sciences Dr. Joe G.N. “Skip” Garcia
July 13, 2016
Researchers at the University of Arizona will receive about $650,000 as part of the “BELIEVE” team, led by George Washington University, which received a $28 million, five-year Martin Delaney Collaboratory grant from the National Institutes of Health to find a cure for HIV.
July 12, 2016
The American Cancer Society has awarded the University of Arizona Cancer Center $360,000 to provide “seed money” for the initiation of projects by promising junior investigators. These start-up funds can yield large returns in future research funding and outcomes.
July 11, 2016
Jeff Burgess, MD, MPH, associate dean of research and professor at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, has received a Fulbright Schuman Award to conduct international policy-related research on safety and health programs for fire service and emergency medical services in the United Kingdom and France.
July 11, 2016
The University of Arizona Center for Rural Health was awarded $348,000 in federal funds to support the Small Rural Hospital Improvement Program.
July 11, 2016
27th Annual Southwest Regional Trauma Conference
July 8, 2016
Benjamin Lee, MD, a national leader in kidney and prostate cancer surgery and research, has joined Banner – University Medical Center and the University of Arizona Department of Surgery as professor and chief of the Division of Urology.
July 6, 2016
Newly formed network of health-care provider organizations tasked with enrolling U.S. volunteers in a nationwide precision medicine program.
July 6, 2016
Free Presentation, Diabetes and Wellness Fair and Open House and Presentation.
June 30, 2016
The multicenter study showed the time it takes for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients to regain consciousness varies widely and is longer than many had thought. Thousands of lives each year across the country could be saved by simply giving cardiac arrest victims more time to awaken in the hospital.
June 29, 2016
Infecting between 50 to 80 percent of the population in the U.S. by the age of 40, the cytomegalovirus, known as CMV, is providing UAHS researchers with answers on how the incurable virus is able to lay dormant and then reactivate to become a life-threatening risk for those with inadequate immune systems.
June 28, 2016
The University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and Northern Arizona University received a $5 million grant to improve health in Native American and Alaska Native communities overburdened by pollution and other environmental factors that contribute to health disparities.
June 27, 2016
Vice President Joe Biden is convening a nationwide Cancer Moonshot Summit, including conversations in communities across the United States. The University of Arizona Cancer Center (UACC) has been invited to participate as a host site for the summit. This will be the first time individuals and organizations representing the entire cancer community and beyond will convene under the national charge to double the rate of progress toward a cure.
June 27, 2016
Interdisciplinary teams conducting sleep research at the University of Arizona are working to ensure people get a good night’s sleep and garnering national attention for their findings and expertise on this critical determinant of mental and physical health.
June 22, 2016
The University of Arizona Center for Rural Health, a federally designated State Office of Rural Health, has been improving the health and wellness of rural and vulnerable populations in Arizona for more than 35 years. To continue this mission, the Center was awarded $3.4 million in federal and matching state funds over the next five years.
June 21, 2016
In the Master’s Entry to the Profession of Nursing program, students holding university degrees in other fields can become registered nurses in only 15 months while earning a master’s degree.