News Archive

Feb 9 2018
The National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers recognizes health-care providers that are dedicated to high standards of care and have ambitious goals for quality improvement.
Feb 6 2018
Weeklong events from Feb. 12–16 culminate on Friday, Feb. 16, in celebration of national Solidarity Day, as dozens of University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson students, faculty and staff join hands and create a human chain representing solidarity in the compassionate care of patients.
Feb 5 2018
Researchers at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and the UA Lowell Institute for Mineral Resources received a $1.6 million federal grant to develop more effective training methods, including using “serious computer games,” to improve safety among U.S. mine workers.
Feb 5 2018
Banner – University Medical Center and the University of Arizona Department of Surgery are pleased to welcome three new surgeons to Tucson.
Feb 5 2018
A team led by UA Cancer Center researchers Agnieszka Witkiewicz, MD, and Erik Knudsen, PhD, screened for drugs that could target triple-negative breast cancer tumors, producing several new therapeutic candidates for this difficult-to-treat cancer.
Jan 31 2018
Banner – UMC South, 3-6 p.m. Feb. 6
Jan 31 2018
Victoria Murrain, DO, has been appointed interim deputy dean for diversity and inclusion at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson. Dr. Murrain also is assistant dean and designated institutional officer for graduate medical education at the Tucson UA South Campus and associate professor in the UA Department of Family and Community Medicine.
Jan 31 2018
David G. Marrero, PhD, director of the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center for Border Health and professor of public health at the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, has been appointed to a new national diabetes working group and task force to promote equitable and comprehensive diabetes care.
Jan 30 2018
Dr. Drazen, editor-in-chief of the New England Journal of Medicine, will discuss data sharing in clinical trials. He is the invited speaker for the 2018 James E. Dalen, MD, MPH, Distinguished Lecture for Health Policy, which is free and open to the public.
Jan 30 2018
Thanks to the four-year diversity grant, the college will expand its support of students from backgrounds that are underrepresented in nursing in Arizona.
Jan 29 2018
Amid the national opioid crisis, “Integrative Approaches to Pain Management” teaches health-care professionals non-pharmaceutical options.
Jan 25 2018
Drs. Chan Lowe and Lisa Stoneking
Jan 25 2018
Asmaa Abu-Maziad, MD, will provide care for children with kidney problems; M. Raphaelle Jean, MD, MPH, will provide care for children with gastrointestinal disorders; and Christine Legler, MD, will provide general pediatric care to children.
Jan 24 2018
Courtney Page Zillman Fellow Megan Stanley Molina, doctoral candidate under the mentorship of UA Steele Children’s Research Center pediatric cancer researcher Dr. Emmanuel Katsanis conducts research that seeks to understand the best ways to use anticancer drugs to prepare a patient’s immune system for bone marrow transplantation.
Jan 23 2018
Leigh A. Neumayer, MD, MS, FACS, interim senior vice president for health sciences at the University of Arizona, was elected chair of the Board of Regents of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) during its recent annual clinical congress, in San Diego.
Jan 23 2018
Dr. Stefano Guerra, a University of Arizona respiratory scientist, will lead an international effort to target deficits of a specific protein found in lung cells as an indicator of persistence of asthma from childhood into adulthood. Results could lead to personalized therapies for asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Jan 23 2018
Dr. Felicia Goodrum and several of the nation’s most prominent human cytomegalovirus researchers have been awarded a five-year, $8.9 million collaborative grant to investigate how the virus lies dormant until it activates and poses life-threatening disease risk.
Jan 23 2018
A collaborative team of UA researchers have created an in-depth model of the human cytomegalovirus during its sleep-like state in dormancy to better understand how the virus can lie dormant and then reactivate and pose life-threatening disease risk.
Jan 22 2018
The University of Arizona, in partnership with COX Communications, presents Connect2STEM, a family friendly event celebrating Science, Technology, Engineering, Math and Medicine at the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix, on Jan. 27, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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