News Archive

Apr 16 2019
A message from Dr. Michael D. Dake, Senior Vice President, UA Health Sciences
Apr 16 2019
The community-wide, family-friendly event brings together resources from throughout Tucson and Pima County to deliver useful information about mental health in a fun, informal setting. The Tucson Palooza Steering Committee is led by Camp Wellness, an award-winning program of the University of Arizona Department of Family and Community Medicine.
Apr 15 2019
On May 9, 102 students officially will become physicians and earn their Doctor of Medicine degrees.
Apr 10 2019
The American Indian Youth Wellness Camp, a one-week residential camp, integrates American Indian values and culture, while promoting a healthy lifestyle through good nutrition and exercise to American Indian children from tribes across Arizona.
Apr 9 2019
The collaborative art exhibit features paintings by 23 ArtWorks artists and six artists from the Hozhoni Gallery in Flagstaff that explore the themes of goals, dreaming and imagination. The exhibit runs April 12 – July 26. The opening reception is free and open to the public.
Apr 8 2019
`Father of integrative medicine,’ Dr. Andrew Weil, will go head-to-head with renowned heart surgeon Dr. Irving Kron, interim dean of the UA College of Medicine – Tucson, on whether prevention or intervention strategies are best for optimal health and wellness.
Apr 5 2019
Pain specialists at the University of Arizona and Banner – University Medicine are trying to reduce the use of opioids for patients suffering from chronic non-cancer pain by utilizing alternatives and complementary methods, and a large array of pain intervention procedures.
Apr 3 2019
Jeffrey Frelinger, PhD, has received the highest honor bestowed by the American Association of Immunologists.
Apr 1 2019
While antibiotic resistance is on the rise, pharmaceutical companies are making fewer and fewer new antibiotics. UA immunobiologist Michael Johnson says this trend is in urgent need of reversal and believes copper might just be the key.
Apr 1 2019
Second-year medical student Jacquelyn Hoffman has been awarded the Shirley D. Curson Medical Student Scholarship from the University of Arizona Hillel Foundation.
Mar 29 2019
The free 2019 Green Valley Lecture Series concludes with a focus on arthritis and heart disease.
Mar 28 2019
A team of three students from the University of Arizona College of Nursing, College of Pharmacy and Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health will compete April 12-13 in Minneapolis, Minn., where they will have a chance to win a grand prize of $7,500.
Mar 28 2019
Dr. Hay seeks to advance physiology’s brand and increase students’ awareness of physiology as a discipline.
Mar 27 2019
UA pulmonologists and rheumatologists say the designation will increase patient referrals, improve access to clinical trials and research funding for this autoimmune rheumatic disorder that affects, by some estimates, as many as 300,000 Americans. This is only the second such center in Arizona.
Mar 26 2019
Nine-story hospital tower opens to patients April 22; community preview April 7
Mar 26 2019
The University of Arizona Health Sciences Career Development Awards program seeks to nurture the development of new clinical trials and biomedical and behavioral interventions to treat disease and the number of health scientists for our state and nation. This year the awards will fund sleep-, cancer- and cardiovascular disease-related research by four promising young investigators.
Mar 25 2019
Grant allows for development of new online platform.
Mar 21 2019
Roberta Diaz Brinton, PhD, inaugural director of the Center for Innovation in Brain Science at the University of Arizona Health Sciences, has been awarded a $1.8 million National Institutes of Health training program grant to develop a cross-disciplinary and translationally oriented workforce to discover new drugs for Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases and shepherd them through the drug-development pipeline.
Mar 20 2019
New York Times contributor and physician Danielle Ofri, MD, PhD, will keynote this year’s Cindy Wool Memorial Seminar at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson.
Mar 20 2019
Free and open to the public, the lecture by Dr. Floyd “Ski” Chilton will discuss the revolutionary approaches he has developed to prevent, treat and reverse the effects of inflammation as well as to address unhealthy thoughts and behaviors.