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UA Center for Integrative Medicine Receives $1M Gift To Transform Health Care

The gift from Iris Cantor, chairman and president of the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Foundation, will advance integrative medicine education and clinical care.


First-Year Med Student Shares Story of Applying to Med School While Being a Patient

Jamie Lawrence, recipient of the 2017 Ann and Robert Volz Scholarship recipient, spoke about her journey at the 2017 Founding & Early Faculty Appreciation Dinner.


Celebrating Compassionate Patient Care

Noon Friday, Feb. 17, UA Health Sciences Plaza.


Dr. Weinstein demonstrating telepathology during a teaching session.

Invented, patented and commercialized by Ronald S. Weinstein, MD, UA professor of pathology and founding director of the Arizona Telemedicine Program, the diagnosis of surgical pathology slides at a distance has benefitted hundreds of thousands of patients around the world.


‘Tame Your Pain...An Inside Look at Conventional and Alternative Therapies for Pain Management’ Subject of UA Arthritis Center Lecture, March 1

Free and open to the public, the lecture by Dr. Mohab Ibrahim will discuss the causes of chronic pain and current treatments for arthritis and related joint pain, including conventional and alternative approaches to pain management and the facts, fads and fiction associated with this complex medical issue.


UA Receives Merck Foundation Funds to Promote Patient-Centered Cancer Care for Latinos, Underserved

Collaborative effort brings together the UA College of Medicine – Tucson’s Department of Family and Community Medicine, the UA Department of Psychology, UA Cancer Center and many community partners, including El Rio Community Health Center and the Arizona Community Health Worker Outreach Network.


12 New Members Added to Arizona Telemedicine Council: A Forum for ‘Very Creative Ideas’

The visionary group comprised of legislators, health-care executives, physicians, business leaders, agency officials and others keeps the Arizona Telemedicine Program well-informed of health-care needs and opportunities in Arizona.


Two New Divisions at UA Health Sciences Target Precision Medicine Remedies via Advanced Genetic, Genomic Research

Pioneers in research and application of personalized medicine in respiratory disease based on advances in translational genetic studies, Drs. Gene Bleecker and Deb Meyers were recruited from Wake Forest University to head related divisions in the UA Department of Medicine and the UA Center for Applied Genetics and Genomic Medicine.


Research Marketplace: New User-Friendly UA Health Sciences Website Links Outside Collaborators with UA Researchers, Services

New UA Health Sciences website facilitates industry collaboration with UA researchers, promotes partnerships and UA expertise.


Dr. Mahadevan receives national award for cancer drug discovery targeting NHEJ DNA repair

Daruka Mahadevan, MD, PhD, was named a 2017 recipient of the Harrington Scholar-Innovator Awards.


UA Sarver Heart Center Presents `Keeping Your Heart in Sync: What You Need to Know About Atrial Fibrillation,’ Feb. 16

The presentation is part of the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center’s Green Valley Lecture Series, in cooperation with Green Valley Recreation, Inc.


UA Named a White House Healthy Campus

Students and staff from the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health received White House honors for their efforts to reach uninsured Americans and get them health care coverage under the Affordable Care Act.


TSC 2017 Shanghai Conference Announcement and Program Update

Final Deadline for Abstract Submission: February 1, 2017


UA Steele Children’s Research Center Receives $780k to Study the Perplexing Disorder, `Children’s Postinfectious Autoimmune Encephalopathy’

Funds will enable the University of Arizona Steele Children’s Research Center to launch clinical and basic science research in children’s postinfectious autoimmune encephalopathies.


Arizona House of Representatives’ Health Committee Session to Feature UA and Banner Health Leaders’ Discussion About the ‘Children’s Postinfectious Autoimmune Encephalopathy (CPAE) Center of Excellence’

Leaders from Banner-University Medicine and the UA will provide an update about the “Children’s Postinfectious Autoimmune Encephalopathy (CPAE) Center of Excellence”—the first center of its kind in the United States.


Student-Athletes Not Sleeping Enough, Intervention Could Help

UA researchers have developed an education and support program designed to improve the sleep habits of busy student-athletes.


Dr. Joseph Miller Selected for International Fulbright Specialist Program

Joseph Miller, MD, MPH, Chair of Ophthalmology and Vision Science in the UA College of Medicine – Tucson and professor of epidemiology in the College of Public Health, has been selected as a Fulbright Specialist as part of the Fulbright Scholar Program.


‘Student Ability’ Research Receives National Recognition

Medical school curriculum and support matters in USMLE Step 1 scores.


Doc Talks: The Future of Medicine

Tuesday Evenings in February at the Westin La Paloma


Banner Health acquiring Tucson home health agency

Deal anticipated to close on Jan. 31, providing Banner Home Care its first opportunity to begin serving residents of southern Arizona


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