Dr. Reed brings impressive record of leadership, teaching, research and clinical care
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.
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.
UA Health Sciences Colleges receive $500,000 gift from Chicanos Por La Causa
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.
Eight-time NCAA champion and Olympic gold and silver medal winning UA softball coach Mike Candrea will be featured speaker at the event, which benefits research to identify the causes, improve the diagnosis and treatment and find cures for the more than 100 forms of arthritis.
An interprofessional team of four UA students – a nursing graduate student, a medical student, a public health master’s student and a nutritional science undergraduate – won the 2017 National CLARION Case Competition and will split a $7,500 scholarship among them.
Dr. Lussier, director of the Center for Biomedical Informatics and Biostatistics and associate vice president for data science and chief knowledge officer at the University of Arizona Health Sciences, will discuss “Delivering Better Treatments Through Data-Driven Science: Post-Genomics Advances in Precision Medicine.”
The University of Arizona Mobile Health Program has provided low-cost and no-cost care to underserved families and individuals since 1976. Its focus is on preventive care and primary care.
Courtney Page Zillman Fellow Megan Molin, MS, will conduct research that seeks to understand the best ways to use anticancer drugs to prepare a patient’s immune system for bone marrow transplantation.
Michael Grandner, PhD, will provide an update on research that shows the links between optimal sleep duration, quality, and timing on heart health, heart-healthy behaviors and physical performance.
Free stroke screenings will be offered at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson’s DuVal Auditorium, 1501 N. Campbell Ave., on Saturday, May 6, from 8 to 11:30 a.m., as part of Stroke Check 2017.
Steven J. Wang, MD, has been named chair of the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, effective March 27, 2017.
Darrell G. Kirch, MD, president and CEO of the Association of American Medical Colleges, will examine the great challenges that health-care professionals face. He is the invited speaker for the 2017 James E. Dalen, MD, MPH, Distinguished Lecture for Health Policy, which is free and open to the public.
Free and open to the public, the lecture by Charles A. Katzenberg, MD, will explore the arthritis-cardiovascular connection.
Erdelyi will raise awareness about the UA Steele Center through public education programs that highlight the work of UA Steele Center physician-scientists and researchers.
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine has contracted the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health to study Airport public health preparedness and response in the event of an infectious disease outbreak, such as the Zika virus.
To advance and improve patient care and alleviate the challenges of training new cardiology-specialized physicians to master cardiac procedures, the University of Arizona Health Sciences and the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix share simulated training.