News Archive

Mar 17 2016
The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson Class of 2016 and medical graduates across the country learn where they will go for residency training during National Residency Matching Program ceremonies coordinated to occur at the same time.
Mar 15 2016
Tucson Local Media will honor UA Health Sciences research director Lauren Zajac with the “Research Champion” award during its Women of Influence Awards ceremony March 22.
Mar 15 2016
Internationally renowned neuroscientist to lead efforts to accelerate the advancement of evidence-based clinical care of brain disorders caused by disease, genetics or trauma.
Mar 11 2016
Advanced practice nurses are critical to addressing the shortage of primary care providers as millions of newly-insured patients under the Affordable Care Act seek health-care services.
Mar 11 2016
Dr. Kenneth Ramos calls for continuity in the monitoring of the health status of Vietnam veterans, further research into the biology of service-connected diseases and the integration of efforts with ongoing research initiatives designed to create large-scale medical databases and archiving of biological specimens and health information.
Mar 10 2016
The Navajo Nation Future Physicians’ Scholarship Fund will cover medical school tuition costs for up to seven Navajo students a year, for six years. The agreement then will be reviewed for renewal.
Mar 10 2016
Hear updates, have your questions answered by experts, get health screenings, and enjoy a boxed lunch and cooking demonstration.
Mar 9 2016
Five teams will present their analyses of a case-based fictionalized event, “It’s Not a Dent, It’s a Cavity in the System,” about the health-care disparities experienced by Doris E., a 23-year-old Native American woman.
Mar 8 2016
Understanding Advanced Heart Disease, Thursday, March 17, 2016 at 10 a.m.
Mar 8 2016
Officials with the Navajo Nation Department of Diné Education and the University of Arizona Colleges of Medicine in Tucson and Phoenix will sign a six-year agreement establishing the Navajo Nation Future Physicians’ Scholarship Fund to encourage more Navajo students to pursue careers as physicians.
Mar 8 2016
Fifteen years after the results of the groundbreaking GRACE Project were released to the media by a group of women faculty at the UA College of Medicine in Tucson, 25 percent of the College’s departments are headed by women and progress continues in creating an environment that enables success for all.
Mar 3 2016
The Arizona CHSTRONG project will provide a more complete understanding of the social and quality-of-life issues facing individuals with congenital heart disease from throughout the state as they transition into adulthood.
Mar 2 2016
Kids of Steele will host a “Team Up” event with UA football Coach Rich Rodriguez on Thursday, March 3, from 5 to 6 p.m.
Mar 2 2016
Diabetic foot ulcers are more costly to treat than the five leading cancers. In response, UAHS physician-scientists David Armstrong, DPM, MD, PhD, and Marvin Slepian, MD, have begun discussions with Cuban researchers to steward the FDA approval for a diabetic foot ulcer healing drug for use in the United States.
Mar 2 2016
Since 2005, the Mountain West Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Center at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health has trained more than 6,500 public health professionals throughout the United States in emergency preparedness.
Mar 1 2016
Ruth Mondschein's passion for helping children, especially children with disabilities, was passed down to her daughters, Paula and Joan.
Feb 25 2016
The University of Arizona Health Sciences will commit significant resources to precision medicine – translating large-scale clinical and genomic data to accelerate disease prevention, early detection and treatment – through the UA Center for Biomedical Informatics and Biostatistics and the UA Center for Applied Genetics and Genomic Medicine.
Feb 24 2016
Please join Charles B. Cairns, MD, interim dean, University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson and Richard Carmona, MD, MPH, FACS, the 17th Surgeon General of the United States and professor of public health, health promotion sciences, at the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, as they introduce Carolyn Clancy, MD, for the Donald K. Buffmire Lecture.
Feb 24 2016
Jorge Gomez, MD, PhD, a global health cancer research leader, translational researcher and health disparities expert, formerly with the National Cancer Institute, joins the University of Arizona Health Sciences.
Feb 23 2016
The Society’s highest award recognizes lifelong major contributions to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of lung disease through leadership in research, education and clinical care.

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