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Courtney’s Courage Donates $30,000 for `Courtney Page Zillman Fellow’ at the UA Steele Children’s Research Center

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.


UA Sarver Heart Center Presents ‘Sleeping for Peak Performance and Your Heart,’ April 12

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 Screenings for Stroke Risk

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.


Dr. Wang appointed chair of Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery

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.


‘The Health of Americans in a New Political Order’ Topic of Lecture, April 18

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.


A Cardiologist's Inside Look at Cardiovascular Health, Inflammation and Arthritis Subject of UA Arthritis Center Lecture, April 5

Free and open to the public, the lecture by Charles A. Katzenberg, MD, will explore the arthritis-cardiovascular connection.


Lauren Erdelyi Joins UA Steele Children’s Research Center as Coordinator for Community Outreach and Public Education

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.


UA Researchers to Study Airport Safety to Prepare For Next Infectious Disease Outbreak

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.


UA and Mayo Team Up to Improve Heart Care Treatment

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.


‘Lucky’ Match Day for UA College of Medicine – Tucson Class of 2017: Primary Care Residencies Win Largest Share of Students

The students opened Match Day envelopes Friday that revealed where they will go for residency training: nearly half of the class – 47 of 98 students – will pursue primary care, the most critical physician shortage in Arizona.


Une alliance internationale affronte la crise des antivenins africains

La Société africaine de Vénimologie, l'Institut de biotechnologie de l'Université nationale autonome du Mexique et l'Institut VIPER de l'Université de l'Arizona se sont alliés pour offrir des services dans le domaine des biotechnologies et de la formation dans le but de faire face à l’insuffisance de la prise en charge des morsures de serpent sur le continent africain.


MATCH DAY 2017 at UA College of Medicine – Tucson

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson Class of 2017 and medical graduates across the nation learn where they will go for residency training during National Residency Matching Program ceremonies coordinated to occur at the same time.


Celebrating 50 Years of Innovation

The UA College of Medicine – Tucson is celebrating 50 years of innovation throughout 2017!


UA Part of International Alliance to Address African Antivenom Crisis

The African Society of Venimology, the Institute of Biotechnology of the National Autonomous University in Mexico and the VIPER Institute at the University of Arizona partner to provide biotechnology and educational support to confront the snakebite crisis on the African continent.


Dr. Jennifer Andrews Appointed Assistant Professor, Division of Genetics and Developmental Pediatrics

In addition to teaching students and other professionals, Dr. Andrews collaborates with physician-scientists from the UA Steele Children’s Research Center in the areas of developmental and behavioral pediatrics, pediatric and adult congenital heart defects, Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophy, adolescent medicine and health disparities.


For Sydney Rice, MD, Developmental Pediatrics is ‘an Opportunity to Make a Difference’

Sydney Rice, MD, Class of 1991, was barely out of medical school when she found her calling in developmental pediatrics.


Career Choices: How Different Paths Helped Dirk and Amy Leverant Find the Perfect Fit

Amy and Dirk Leverant, Class of 1988, found that the world opens up to you with a medical education.


College Hosts Nobel Laureate Dr. Randy Schekman for Spring 2017 Buffmire Lecture

A passion for micro-organisms started at a young age for Nobel Laureate Randy Schekman, PhD.


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