News Archive

July 3, 2019
Fifty high school students from 22 Arizona communities — Chinle, Douglas, Flagstaff, Fort Apache, Gilbert, Glendale, Green Valley, Laveen, Maricopa, Nogales, Paradise Valley, Phoenix, Rio Rico, San Luis, Second Mesa, Somerton, Tuba City, Tucson, Whiteriver, Willcox, Winslow and Yuma — are encouraged to pursue health-care careers through hands-on experience in the Med-Start academic-enrichment summer program.
July 1, 2019
The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson has received an $8.8 million gift from the estate of Dr. Ronald K. Baker, a 1975 alumnus of the college, including the largest endowed scholarship gift ever received by the college.
July 1, 2019
Dr. Cance will oversee clinical operations and research, while leading the UA Cancer Center’s efforts to renew its NCI Cancer Center Support Grant in 2020.
June 25, 2019
Groundbreaking ceremony for the Toole Family Memory Center at Banner Alzheimer’s Institute in Tucson, June 28.
June 25, 2019
Researchers at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health will study alternatives to diesel fuel, used to power equipment in underground mines, to reduce cancer and respiratory disease in miners.
June 20, 2019
Dr. Ida M. “Ki” Moore brings impressive record of research funding, collaborative partnerships and professional development.
June 19, 2019
Dr. Rachna Shroff is seeking a “goldmine of information” in her quest to extend survival and improve quality of life for patients with cancers of the liver, gallbladder and pancreas.
June 19, 2019
Public art commissioned by Banner – University Medicine
June 11, 2019
Mark Lane, who has more than 25 years of leadership experience in communications, public relations and brand marketing, has been appointed associate vice president for communications at the University of Arizona Health Sciences.
June 6, 2019
A vital contributor to the Arizona Telemedicine Program at the University of Arizona for more than 20 years, Major trains health-care professionals in the effective use of videoconferencing and also plans, develops and installs the teleconferencing and telemedicine equipment used at rural telemedicine sites.
June 5, 2019
Dr. Salma Patel will explore mortality related to obstructive sleep apnea in individuals suffering from cardiac arrhythmia, with a future focus on alternative therapies to continuous positive airway pressure, or CPAP, devices that help some people sleep better.
June 5, 2019
Previously at Yale University, Dr. Sweasy brings expertise in basic sciences that will facilitate translational research.
May 31, 2019
The first students to participate in the Pre-Medical Admissions Pathway (P-MAP) program — an intensive medical school prep program for those who have faced greater-than-average challenges — have graduated from the UA College of Medicine – Tucson and become physicians
May 30, 2019
The honor recognizes his commitment to the college’s success and mission.
May 27, 2019
Novel approach reveals vaping’s effect on endothelial cells and the most harmful flavors.
May 21, 2019
The P-MAP program, which allows highly qualified underrepresented students to automatically be accepted into the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, has been revised and relaunched to better suit the needs of incoming medical students.
May 20, 2019
No tests currently are available to evaluate risk for heparin-induced thrombocytopenia, an adverse reaction to the drug that can result in catastrophic, life-threatening complications in patients with cardiovascular disease.
May 14, 2019
Northern Colorado residents are the first in the state to have the opportunity to enroll on-site and become participants in the National Institutes of Health All of Us Research Program.
May 14, 2019
UA Researchers identified ‘metabolic signatures’ to distinguish HPV, pre-cancerous cervical conditions and cancer.
May 14, 2019
The UA Mobile Health Program has expanded its primary-care services in partnership with the Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation (SAAF), Youth on Their Own (YOTO) and Primavera Foundation’s Casa Paloma. The mobile clinic provides full-service primary care to low-income residents in medically underserved communities throughout Pima County.

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