Health Sciences In The News

Format: Jul 15 2020
Format: Jul 15 2020

May 4 2016

Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center

Dr. Karl Kern, coronary expert at the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center

Dr. Andrew Weil, director and founder, UA Center for Integrative Medicine

Dr. Marvin Slepian, professor of medicine in the Division of Cardiology at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson

Dr. Bellal Joseph, trauma surgeon and associate professor at UA College of Medicine - Tucson

The implementation of a Telephone Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (TCPR) program increases survival rates and favorable outcomes for patients who experienced an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, according to a University of Arizona Department of Emergency Medicine study published online in JAMA Cardiology.  “These outcomes demonstrate that it is feasible to save lives from cardiac arrest through implementing and measuring this key intervention of Telephone-CPR instructions delivered by 9-1-1 dispatchers,” said UA Emergency Medicine researcher Dr. Bentley J. Bobrow.

Dr. Bentley J. Bobrow, professor of emergency medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine -Tucson

May 3 2016

Dr. Michael Grandner, associate professor of psychiatry and director of the Sleep and Health Research Program at the University of Arizona College of Medicine–Tucson

Dr. Andrew Weil, director and founder, UA Center for Integrative Medicine

Dr. Yves A. Lussier,lead and senior corresponding author of the study and UAHS associate vice president for health sciences and director of the UAHS Center for Biomedical Informatics and Biostatistics

Univeristy of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine

Dr. Andrew Weil, director and founder, UA Center for Integrative Medicine

In 2014, Randy Shepherd became the first person to complete Pat's Run with the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart powered by the Freedom® portable driver. In 2015 he completed the course with his donor heart. In 2016, he ran with his wife, Tiffany.  Shepherd received his donor heart transplant September 15, 2014 and was discharged from Banner-University Medical Center Tucson on October 8.

Dr. Andrew Weil, director and founder, UA Center for Integrative Medicine

Dr. Anne Rosenfeld, professor and cardiovascular scientist at the UA College of Nursing

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Dr. Kenneth Ramos, interim dean of the UA College of Medicine ‒ Phoenix and associate vice president for precision health sciences at the University of Arizona Health Sciences

Dr. Pavani Chalasani, assistant professor of medicine - Hermatology/Oncology at the University of Arizona Cancer Center

Leslie Boyer, director of the VIPER Institute at the UA

Dr. Daniel Derksen, director of the University of Arizona Center for Rural Health

May 2 2016

Banner – University Medical Center Tucson

Lawrence J. Mandarino will lead the new UA Center for Disparities in Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism at the University of Arizona Health Sciences

Dr. Andrew Weil, director and founder, UA Center for Integrative Medicine

Georg Wondrak and Donna Zhang, researchers at the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy and UA Cancer Center

Dr. John LaWall, adult neurologist and head of the Banner University Medical Center South Neurology Residency Program and associate professor of Clinical Neurology at UA College of Medicine - Tucson

Dr. Victoria Maizes will present the University of Arizona Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health’s James E. Dalen Distinguished Lecture

Banner – University Medical Center Tucson

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