News Archive

April 11, 2016
In Arizona, the findings were slightly higher, with 1 in 66 of 8-year-old children in Maricopa County identified with ASD.
April 11, 2016
A nationally recognized leader in emergency medicine and critical care research, Dr. Cairns has served as interim dean of the college since February 2015.
April 11, 2016
The world’s largest and longest-running gathering related to consciousness and perceived reality, the “Tucson conference” was begun in 1994 by the University of Arizona Center for Consciousness Studies and this year draws 900 brain scientists, philosophers, physicists, meditators, artists and interested people from 60 countries.
April 6, 2016
Valley Fever Clinic opens in Tucson in April; Banner – University Medical Center thanks and honors its volunteers April 8; head and neck cancer lecture, April 14.
April 6, 2016
UA Vice President for Athletics Greg Byrne and “Voice of the Wildcats” Brian Jeffries will be guest speakers at the event, which benefits research to identify the causes, improve the diagnosis and treatment and find cures for the more than 100 forms of arthritis.
April 6, 2016
By identifying bacterial from non-bacterial infections, researchers hope to develop a precise diagnostic test that allows for less invasive, more accurate and timely evaluation and diagnosis of young infants in the emergency department.
April 5, 2016
Overall acceptance rate for the first year of residency training was above 70 percent, higher than the national average; 47 graduating students and alumni matched with residency and fellowship programs throughout Arizona and the United States, including Indian Health Service residencies.
April 1, 2016
Minority Health Month Kicks off at the UA Health Sciences with a diversity and inclusion awareness discussion on April 5 on creating welcoming learning and working environments in health-care and beyond.
March 31, 2016
Overall implications for this new approach suggest that low energy X-rays or electron beams have a high therapeutic ratio in relieving the limiting symptoms of “Scleredema of Buschke” and in improving the quality of life of the patients afflicted by it.
March 31, 2016
Appointment of Kenneth S. Ramos, MD, PhD, as Interim Dean of the College of Medicine – Phoenix, effective April 18, 2016.
March 30, 2016
In connection with recent CDC and White House announcements, the UA College of Medicine – Tucson is among several private sector organizations and academic institutions announcing new steps to fight the opioid addiction crisis.
March 29, 2016
The award recognizes programs that demonstrate a major institutional commitment to addressing unmet community needs through education, practice and research.
March 28, 2016
Continuing medical education credits are available to as many as 150 clinical practitioners expected to attend the two-day event to learn more about advanced lung disease treatment options.
March 28, 2016
Free and open to the public, the lecture by UA researcher John Szivek, PhD, internationally known for his work in cartilage regeneration, will reveal findings that could change the way doctors treat patients with damaged joints due to cartilage breakdown.
March 28, 2016
The University of Arizona Department of Pediatrics and Banner Children’s – Diamond Children’s Medical Center welcome new faculty member Gene Hoyme, MD, clinical professor, to the Division of Genetics and Behavioral Pediatrics.
March 28, 2016
Dr. Samuel Keim elected to the board of the American Board of Emergency Medicine; University of Arizona Emergency Medicine Research Center researchers received Best Scientific Presentation Award; Dr. Lynn Gerald, nationally known expert in the area of school-based asthma, received University of Alabama at Birmingham’s highest honor.
March 23, 2016
The University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and UA Department of Soil, Water and Environmental Science received a $434,000 grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences to investigate the effects of the Gold King Mine spill on Navajo lands.
March 21, 2016
Arizona high school girls learned hands-on from UAHS women surgeons how engineers and orthopaedic surgeons work together to develop safe and effective implants to repair broken bones, torn ligaments and worn-out joints, to inspire careers in STEM and medicine.
March 19, 2016
The students opened Match Day envelopes Friday that revealed where they will go for residency training: nearly 40 percent of the class – 39 of 99 students – will pursue primary care, the most critical physician shortage in Arizona.
March 18, 2016
The Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center, a center of the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy, will celebrate the 54th Annual National Poison Prevention Week, March 20-26, by reminding the public that while poisoning is the leading cause of injury death in the United States, many poisonings are preventable, and expert help is always just a phone call away.