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A Novel Way to Tackle Sun Damage: UA Nurse-Scientist to Teach Massage Therapists about Reducing Skin Cancer Risk

Arizona Biomedical Research Commission to fund University of Arizona College of Nursing professor’s innovative skin cancer prevention intervention.


UA Sarver Heart Center Director Inducted into the Association of University Cardiologists

Elected by her peers in academic cardiology, Nancy K. Sweitzer, MD, PhD, was inducted into the organization led by leaders in American cardiology research.


Researchers Create Unique Catalog of Diseases Linked to Immune System Gene Variations

Generated by a study by researchers with the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy and Vanderbilt University Medical Center, the catalog could help identify individuals who are at risk for autoimmune diseases, such as type 1 diabetes or rheumatoid arthritis.


UA Professor Lynn Gerald, PhD, Appointed to National Asthma Education and Prevention Program

Lynn Gerald, PhD, Canyon Ranch Endowed Chair and professor of health promotion sciences at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, was appointed to the National Institutes of Health National Asthma Education and Prevention Program (NAEPP).


Best in Class: Grads Saving, Improving Lives

The UA's 2017 graduating class wants to help improve the human condition. The class includes a future dermatologist who made rescues during Hurricane Katrina, a researcher studying Tibetan monks, a Chinese-born mining engineer and a musician who has performed around the globe.


UA Health Sciences Convocations 2017

From May 8 through May 13, UAHS colleges are holding convocations as they continue to celebrate milestone anniversaries. Inspirational graduates will be available for interviews.


UA Sarver Heart Center Presents ‘Right Treatment, Right Person, Right Time: Progress in Precision Cardiovascular Care,’ May 17

Join UA Sarver Heart Center faculty for a community lecture to learn about human "disease in a dish," induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) technology that has the potential to completely change cardiovascular medicine in terms of understanding individual variation, underlying disease mechanisms, transforming and personalizing drug discovery and targeting treatments.


UA Health Sciences Convocations 2017: Meet Some of the Graduates

UA Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy and Public Health


Dr. Robert C. Johnson Appointed to the UA Institute for Cellular Transplantation

Dr. Johnson will help accelerate the Institute’s mission to treat diabetes using transplantation of macroencapsulated cells without the need for immunosuppression.


UA Health Sciences Colleges Celebrate 2017 Convocations

Beginning May 8 through May 13, UAHS colleges are holding convocations as they continue to celebrate milestone anniversaries. Inspirational graduates will be available for interviews.


Students teaching students: A possible answer to the decline in technical skills training in medical school

Student study finds trained medical students can teach peers technical skills at levels comparable to a senior instructor


UA Trauma Surgeon Seeing Rise in Burns from Electronic Cigarettes

The researchers' study comes at a time of increasing scrutiny of lithium ion batteries contained in so-called electronic nicotine delivery systems, or ENDS, which include electronic cigarettes.


UA Department of Emergency Medicine Researchers to Study Screening Tool for Teen Suicide Risk

UA researchers hope to develop and validate a patient-friendly, easy-to-use screening tool to identify at risk youths and recommend appropriate resources to help save lives.


‘The Healing Power of Sleep … Chief Nourisher of the Body, Mind and Heart,’ Subject of UA Arthritis Center Lecture, May 3

Free and open to the public, the lecture by Dr. Sairam Parthasarathy will discuss sleep and its role in disease prevention and population health. Topics discussed will include sleep disorders and the economic burden on the health-care systems of the United States and the world.


Distinguished Cardiologist and Scientist Dr. Guy Reed Named Dean of the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix

Dr. Reed brings impressive record of leadership, teaching, research and clinical care


UA Researchers Land $2.27M Federal Grant for Genetic Study of Valley Fever

Taking a precision medicine approach, the project will seek to find answers to why blacks, Hispanics and Asians are more likely to suffer disseminated infections attacking the bones while whites are more apt to suffer central nervous system attacks, and others suffer no attacks.


Dr. James H. McClenathan Receives National Surgical Teaching Award

UA College of Medicine – Tucson Professor of Surgery Dr. James H. McClenathan was honored with the Association for Surgical Education (ASE) Philip J. Wolfson Outstanding Teacher Award on April 21, 2017, at the ASE Annual Meeting.


Building Stronger Communities through Student Scholarship, Service

UA Health Sciences Colleges receive $500,000 gift from Chicanos Por La Causa


Ceremony Honors Southern Arizona Organ Donors

2-4 p.m. Sunday, April 23, Kiewit Auditorium


Third Annual ‘Eat Dessert First Day,’ April 21, Honors Memory of Dana Morgan and Raises Funds for UA Pediatric Cancer Research

The day honors the memory of pediatric cancer patient Dana Morgan and raises funds for pediatric cancer research at the UA Steele Children’s Research Center. A number of restaurants are donating a portion of the day’s proceeds and individual donations can be made online any time.


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