UAHS In The News

Dec 10 2018

University of Arizona scientists Dr. Baldassarre “Dino” Stea, head of the UA College of Medicine – Tucson Department of Radiation Oncology and Dr. Michael Hammer, co-director of the UA Cancer Center Genomics Shared Resource and research scientist with the UA BIO5 Institute, hope they have made progress toward a next-generation drug that may slow tumor growth and boost radiation’s effectiveness in patients with the deadly brain cancer. 

Dec 8 2018

Dec 7 2018

Dr. Monica Kraft, department of medicine chair at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson

Dr. Joe Gerald, associate professor and director of public health policy & management and Dr. Lynn Gerald, professor of health promotion sciences at the at the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health

Andrew Fuglevand, PhD, professor of physiology at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson and professor of neuroscience at the UA College of Science, has received a $1.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study electrical stimulation of the muscles as a way to restore limb movements in paralyzed individuals. Dr. Fuglevand’s goal is to restore voluntary movement to a person’s own limbs rather than relying on external mechanical or robotic devices

Dec 6 2018

Dr. Heidi Pottinger heads up clinical investigations at the UA Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health

To help military personnel with these devastating injuries, Dr. John A. Szivek, a biomedical engineer and professor of orthopedic surgery, has received a five-year, $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to launch a study to determine how to heal bone fractures using a combination of 3D printing and adult stem cells.

Dr. Sasha Taleban, associate professor, Medicine at UA College of Medicine – Tucson

Dr. Jonathan Young. assistant professor, Otolaryngology at UA College of Medicine – Tucson

Dec 5 2018

Healthcare Winner: UA Phoenix Biomedical Sciences Partnership Building

Kacey Ernst, UA Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health

Dr. Roberta Diaz Brinton, director, Center for Innovation in Brain Science at UA Health Sciences

Dr. Mital Patel, clinical assistant professor in internal medicine at the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix and Dr. William Cance, deputy director of the UA Cancer Center at Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center

quotes Jennifer Barton, professor of biomedical engineering and director of the BIO5 Institute

Dec 4 2018

Dr. Kurt Denninghoff, distinguished professor and associate head for research at the UA Department of Emergency Medicine

Dongkyun “DK” Kang, assistant professor in the UA Department of Biomedical Engineering and the College of Optical Sciences, and member of the BIO5 Institute and the UA Cancer Center

Dr. Sairam Parthasarathy, sleep specialist at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson

Dr. Mohab Ibrahim, director of the comprehensive pain management clinic at Banner – UMC

Dr. Michael Grandner, director of the sleep and health research program at the UA College of Medicine - Tucson

Dr. Martha Gulati, chief of cardiology at the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix

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