News Archive

Jun 26 2017
Brian McKay, PhD, will continue his work that has shown that l-dopa—used to treat Parkinson’s disease—can delay or prevent the sight-destroying eye disease.
Jun 26 2017
Program Gives Students the Opportunity to Prepare and Follow Dreams
Jun 20 2017
Benjamin Alouidor, a first year Master’s student in the UA College of Medicine – Tucson Medical Pharmacology-Perfusion Sciences Graduate Program was awarded the Best Student Scientific Award at the American Society of Extracorporeal Technology’s 55th International Conference, held May 2017 in Boston, MA.
Jun 19 2017
To gain insights into the relationship between PTSD, light exposure, sleep and brain function the University of Arizona is seeking participants for a six-week sleep research study. June is PTSD awareness month and June 27 is National PTSD Awareness Day.
Jun 14 2017
The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix has been granted full accreditation by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education, or LCME. The LCME is the national accrediting authority for medical education programs leading to M.D. degrees in the United States and Canada.
Jun 14 2017
Arizona Elks lodges across Arizona have raised funds for the Steele Center for the past 25 years, donating nearly $6.6 million since 1992.
Jun 13 2017
Event celebrated six outstanding Tucson fathers while raising funds to support type 1 diabetes research, faculty recruitment and endowment at the UA Steele Center.
Jun 13 2017
Dr. Lussier, associate vice president for data science and chief knowledge officer at the University of Arizona Health Sciences, and director of the UAHS Center for Biomedical Informatics and Biostatistics, received the award from his alma mater, the University of Sherbrooke, in Quebec, Canada.
Jun 7 2017
10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Saturday, June 10, Banner – UMC Tucson
Jun 7 2017
If the bacterium involved in a host of digestive maladies isn't eradicated after treatment, that could indicate a resistance to antibiotics — and that's worrisome.
Jun 7 2017
The UA College of Pharmacy’s Jenny Lo-Ciganic, PhD, has been awarded a $100,000 grant to evaluate Medicare administrative claims data for more than 3 million beneficiaries and generate accurate prediction algorithms of inappropriate opioid use that can better guide payers and health-care providers to implement effective interventions.
Jun 6 2017
Student-athletes with sleep difficulties were 151 percent more likely to use cigarettes, 36 percent more likely to drink alcohol and 66 percent more likely to smoke marijuana.
Jun 5 2017
The study suggests that a regular sleep schedule may be an effective, relatively simple and inexpensive preventative treatment for heart disease, as well as many other health problems.
Jun 2 2017
A campuswide commitment for diversity and inclusion and to improve the health of underserved populations is the focus of four flagship health professions pipeline summer programs at the UA Health Sciences.
Jun 1 2017
The Arizona Telemedicine Program’s third national Service Provider Showcase will be held Oct. 2-3 in Phoenix
May 30 2017
Department Adds New Hires to Expand College’s Vision
May 26 2017
Experts gather to discuss trends, treatment and tools of battling opioid addiction
May 25 2017
Banner – University Medical Center South, 2800 E. Ajo Way, was recognized for its top performance among Banner Health hospitals with a 2017 Best of the Best Award at Banner Health’s annual conference for its leaders May 18 in Phoenix.
May 24 2017
Two UA researchers say that finding the ideal molecule could open the door to therapeutic drugs to treat diseases such as ALS.
May 24 2017
High Value Care semi-finalists present research at annual Staff Quality and Safety Day

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