• UA Team Tackles Better Brain Health

  • Non-Psychotropic Cannabinoids Show Promise for Pain Relief

  • National Institutes of Health Awards $4.8 Million to UA Valley Fever Center for Excellence to Develop Vaccine

UA Team Tackles Better Brain Health

Non-Psychotropic Cannabinoids Show Promise for Pain Relief

National Institutes of Health Awards $4.8 Million to UA Valley Fever Center for Excellence to Develop Vaccine

 

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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 Steele Children’s Research Center Receives Record $8.25 Million in Endowment Pledges

The gifts will provide long-term support for critical faculty research in pediatric diseases and also provide researchers access to the latest technology and equipment to find solutions for a broad range of childhood diseases.


Chronic Pain and the Opioid Epidemic – CME Homecoming Lecture, Oct. 27

Free and open to the public, the lecture by Dr. Todd Vanderah, Dr. Amol Patwardhan and Dr. Mohab Ibrahim. 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ available for participants.


UA Snakebite Treatment Makes Major Advance

Giving hope that his treatment may work in humans, Vance G. Nielsen, MD, of the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, has published results showing his carbon monoxide-iron-based therapy can inhibit snake venom’s effects for up to an hour in animals. The treatment eventually could be delivered with a device similar to an EpiPen autoinjector and stocked on ambulances and in first-aid kits.


UA Health Sciences Faculty Members, Programs and Banner – UMC Tucson Recognized as `Influential Health and Medical Leaders’

University of Arizona Health Sciences-affiliated faculty members and its clinical partner, Banner– University Medical Center Tucson were recently announced the winners of Tucson Local Media's annual Influential Health and Medical Leaders Awards.


Upcoming Events

Oct
17
Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Didactic Series
Conference or Symposium

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Didactic Series SPEAKER: Leopoldo Cobos, MD Endocrinology Fellow TOPIC: "Effects of Sotagliflozin Added to... read more...


Oct
17
Endocrinology Journal Club Works in Progress
Lecture or Seminar

SPEAKER: Julia N. Cheng, PhD Candidate, Funk Lab, Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, University of Arizona TITLE: "Characterizing... read more...


Oct
18
Medical Imaging Grand Rounds

Speaker: Neil M. Rofsky, MD, FACR Title: Controversies and Opportunities in Prostate MRI The Department of Medical Imaging is pleased to have Neil M... read more...


Oct
18
Nephrology Fellows Conference
Lecture or Seminar

Nephrology Fellows Conference TOPIC: Journal Club SPEAKER: Dr. Lance Bechtold and Dr. Lindsay Kohler