UAHS In The News

Nov 18 2018

Justina McEvoy, PhD, assistant professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology at the University of Arizona and member of the UA Cancer Center and the UA BIO5 Institute

Drs. Tushar Acharya, Olivia Hung and Nader Makki have joined the UA College of Medicine – Tucson, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, as assistant professors and are seeing patients at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson

Nov 17 2018

Drs. Jeffrey Maudlin, Kapil Lotun, Ranjith Shetty, Craig Weinkauf, David Tzou, Allison Rottman and Vlad Sauciuc

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

Nov 16 2018

Dr. Lise Alschuler, UA Center of Integrative Medicine

Dr. John N. Galgiani, VFCE director, professor of medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the UA Colleges of Medicine in Tucson and Phoenix, a member of the UA BIO5 Institute and medical director of the Banner - University Medicine Valley Fever Program

Cynthia Thomson, professor at the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, co-leader of the UA Cancer Center Cancer Prevention and Control Program, and member of the UA BIO5 Institute

Nov 15 2018

Dr. Yves Lussier, director of the Center for Biomedical Informatics and Biostatistics and associate vice president for data science and chief knowledge officer at the UA Health Sciences

Melanoma, a type of skin cancer, is the fifth-most common cancer in the United States. When it spreads to other parts of the body (metastasizes), it becomes more difficult to treat.  A partnership with Spirita Oncology, LLC, Dr. Hani Babiker, associate director of the Early Phase Clinical Trials Program at the University of Arizona Cancer Center, and the Early Phase Clinical Trials Program have opened a clinical trial for patients with brain metastases from BRAF- or MEK-mutated melanoma.

Dr. John N. Galgiani, VFCE director, professor of medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the UA Colleges of Medicine in Tucson and Phoenix, a member of the UA BIO5 Institute and medical director of the Banner - University Medicine Valley Fever Program

Wendy Parent-Johnson, PhD, CRC, CESP, has joined the University of Arizona Sonoran Center for Excellence in Disabilities as its new director

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

Nov 14 2018

Lois Sayrs, assistant professor at the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix

Dr. Todd Vanderah, professor and chair of pharmacology at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson

Southern Arizona's only Level 1 trauma center, Banner — UMC has been recognized by the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma for its special expertise in treating babies, children and teens with life-threatening injuries

Nov 13 2018

Dr. Bentley Bobrow, associate director of the Arizona Emergency Medicine Research Center – Phoenix at the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix

Dr. Marvin J. Slepian, Slepian Lab at the UA Sarver Heart Center

Dr. Nancy Sweitzer, chief of cardiology at the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center

Dr. Yves Lussier, director of the Center for Biomedical Informatics and Biostatistics and associate director of informatics at the BIO5 Institute

Leslie Farland, ScD, assistant professor of epidemiology and biostatistics at the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health

Nov 12 2018

Nov 11 2018

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

Kelly Reynolds, PhD, environmental biologist at the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health

Dr. Felicia Goodrum, associate professor at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson Department of Immunobiology and a member of the UA BIO5 Institute

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