News Archive

Jul 23 2018
Ryan received this prestigious award for her commitment to provide free legal services to underserved and low-income individuals. She also teaches family medicine health-care providers about legal issues that impact health and how they can become more effective advocates for their patients.
Jul 20 2018
Steve Goldman, MD, a highly productive heart research scientist and cardiology professor, was named to fill the Pfeiffer Chair.
Jul 19 2018
Dr. Rupa Bala, a cardiac electrophysiologist who has expertise in treating atrial fibrillation, ventricular tachycardia and complex heart-rhythm disorders, joined the faculty of University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center.
Jul 18 2018
A decades-old drug known as ketamine is being repurposed to potentially help Parkinson’s patients in a new clinical trial at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson
Jul 18 2018
The Arizona Health Education Centers and Advanced Nursing Education Workforce grants will provide hands-on, community-based immersion training opportunities for health professions students.
Jul 18 2018
Dr. Juanita Merchant, a National Academy of Medicine member and renowned physician-scientist on gastrointestinal chronic inflammation and cancer, joins the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and will see patients at Banner – University Medicine North.
Jul 17 2018
Dr. Schultz will teach graduate counseling courses in the Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling Program in the UA College of Education. As the research director for the Sonoran Center for Excellence in Disabilities, he will conduct research on current programs, as well as develop new research and programming initiatives.
Jul 11 2018
The UA Southwest Environmental Health Sciences Center studies the effects of arsenic, air particulates, sunlight and other environmental factors to improve the lives of people residing in Arizona, the Southwest and desert climates worldwide.
Jul 10 2018
Researchers’ goal is to improve radiation testing through gene expression.
Jul 5 2018
Tenured UA professor, distinguished researcher and trauma surgeon tapped to lead busy trauma division.
Jul 2 2018
Lifelong cytomegalovirus infection may be beneficial, boosting the immune system in old age, when we need it most, according to a study led by University of Arizona researchers published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Jul 2 2018
The University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health provides free training and continuing education to the public health workforce in four states and the U.S. Affiliated Pacific Islands with a focus on the top public health issues of today: childhood obesity, the opioid epidemic and mental health care.
Jun 29 2018
Former Chairman of the University of Virginia Department of Surgery will become a key member of UA Senior Vice President for Health Sciences Dr. Michael Dake’s fast-growing Leadership Team.
Jun 27 2018
Dr. Galgiani, director of the University of Arizona Valley Fever Center for Excellence, will present “Valley Fever (Coccidioidomycosis): In Arizona and Beyond” at the conference, which will be held in Scottsdale, July 26–29. Mills is a Valley fever survivor.
Jun 26 2018
The Center for Rural Health at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, will hold its 45th Annual Arizona Rural Health Conference July 26-27 in Flagstaff, Ariz. Maintaining and enhancing gains made in coverage and access to health care, addressing the opioid crisis and the future of the Affordable Care Act in Arizona are some of the key issues to be discussed.
Jun 20 2018
UA College of Medicine – Phoenix scientists cross-utilize plant biology, medicine and engineering to create novel platform.
Jun 19 2018
The five-year National Institutes of Health grant will enable Charles Downs, PhD, to study whether the non-pharmacological supplement curcumin can prevent lung injury.
Jun 19 2018
As part of the National Institutes of Health’s “NIH in Your State” social media campaign about NIH investment in fiscal year 2017 and the impact of federally funded research on citizens’ health, the NIH recently tweeted that Arizona received $189 million in research support in FY2017. The University of Arizona Health Sciences received $70.3 million in NIH funding during FY2017, conducting research addressing statewide and global health challenges.
Jun 15 2018
Rachna Shroff, MD, led a landmark study on the use of targeted drugs called PARP inhibitors in pancreatic cancer patients with BRCA mutations.
Jun 12 2018
Data from patient-ordered tests show a second seasonal surge, says Dr. John Galgiani, a UA professor and director the UA Valley Fever Center for Excellence. This gets ahead of state statistics in a year when big numbers already were predicted and are being borne out.

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