• Join Dean Charles B. Cairns, MD, for the 2017 State of the College Address on Aug. 30

  • Arizona Telemedicine Program and Arizona Center for Rural Health Aim to Make Rheumatology Accessible in Arizona

  • UA Center on Aging Joins Nationwide Network For Home-based Primary Care Education

Join Dean Charles B. Cairns, MD, for the 2017 State of the College Address on Aug. 30

Arizona Telemedicine Program and Arizona Center for Rural Health Aim to Make Rheumatology Accessible in Arizona

UA Center on Aging Joins Nationwide Network For Home-based Primary Care Education

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Welcome from the Dean

The UA College of Medicine – Tucson is transforming academic medicine through innovative undergraduate medical education and post graduate training programs; strategic interdisciplinary, trans-institutional research; collaboration on health care delivery with Banner Health; and building a strong, diverse and engaged faculty. 2016 was a record year by all accounts, and we’re continuing that trajectory of growth and success into 2017 and beyond!

Charles B. Cairns, MD
Dean, College of Medicine – Tucson
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College News

UA Study Finds Energy-Dense Foods May Increase Cancer Risk Among Women of Normal Weight

A new study led by Cynthia Thomson, PhD, RD, professor of health promotion sciences at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, reveals a link between processed foods and cancer risk in women who are not overweight.


UA Cancer Center Presents Strategy No. 3 of ‘Bear Down. Beat Cancer. Top 5 Strategies for Reducing Skin Cancer Risk’

Your skin health is important regardless of the season. In five weekly installments in August, each Tuesday, the University of Arizona Cancer Center will present a strategy for enjoying the sun’s benefits while protecting yourself from cancer-causing UV radiation. This week’s strategy: Wear Sunscreen


Dr. Nikolich-Zugich Honored with Geriatric Research Leadership Roles

Janko Nikolich-Zugich, MD, PhD, was re-elected as chair of the board and CEO of the American Aging Association. His term, which was to expire in 2017, now has been extended through 2020.


Dr. Monica Kraft Selected to Leadership Program for Women in Academic Medicine

University of Arizona Department of Medicine Chair Monica Kraft, MD, was selected to join the prestigious Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) Program as a fellow for its Class of 2017-18.


Upcoming Events

Aug
21
Hyponatremia Part II
Lecture or Seminar

Nephrology Fellows Conference TOPIC: Hyponatremia Part II SPEAKER: Dr. Bijin Thajudeen


Aug
22
Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Didactic Series
Conference or Symposium

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Didactic Series SPEAKER: Karen Herbst, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Medicine, Director, Treatment, Research... read more...


Aug
23
Hypernatremia
Lecture or Seminar

Nephrology Fellows Conference TOPIC: Hypernatremia SPEAKER: Dr. Chip Brosius


Aug
25
Rheumatology/Radiology Grand Rounds
Grand Rounds

RHEUMATOLOGY/RADIOLOGY GRAND ROUNDS Presenter: Edwin Aquino, MD Title: Inflammatory Myopathy Edwin Aquino, MD completed his Rheumatology Fellowship... read more...