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UA-Led Team Receives PCORI Engagement Award for Patient-Centered SLEEP2 Project

The University of Arizona, Project Sleep and the Sleep Research Network are teaming up to engage patients, scientists and other stakeholders as partners in sleep research; the first of four events for sleep researchers and the public will be held Friday, Oct. 7, in Bethesda, Md.


New Faculty Join UA Department of Pediatrics and Banner Children’s at Diamond Children’s Medical Center

Heather Cassell, MD, will provide specialized allergy and immunology care for children; Emily Keyser, MD, and Erica Danielle Laber, MD, will provide general pediatric care.


UA Sarver Heart Center 30th Anniversary Lecture Series: ‘Keeping Your Heart in Sync: What You Need to Know About Atrial Fibrillation’ - New Date! Now Oct. 25

Dr. Mathew Hutchinson will provide an update on atrial fibrillation on Oct. 25 at 6 p.m. in DuVal Auditorium.


Joy Bunt, MD, PhD, Named College of Medicine –Tucson 2016 Alumnus of the Year

Joy Bunt, MD, was a respected exercise physiologist and endocrinologist, and assistant professor with the University of Arizona departments of Physiology and Exercise and Sport Sciences when she realized she wanted to broaden her experience.


Six Children’s Hospitals, Including Diamond Children’s, Unite to Improve Pediatric Health

Banner Children’s at Diamond Children’s Medical Center and the University of Arizona Health Sciences will advance pediatric health care through a new genomic medicine agreement with other premier children’s hospitals throughout the nation.


UA ‘Camp Wellness’ Receives 2016 Recognition of Excellence Award from U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Camp Wellness, a health and wellness program for adults with serious mental illnesses, is one of just three programs in the nation to receive the SAMHSA award this year.


Alzheimer's Association Accelerates Research on Potential Sex Differences in Alzheimer's

Initiative explores why more women than men are living with the disease


Diamond Children’s Opens Hospital School Program

Partnership with UA College of Education a Win for Southern Arizona Pediatric Patients


A Price Family Tradition at the College of Medicine – Tucson

On Father’s Day 2009, Cameron Price boarded a plane for Washington, D.C., where he went through a day of orientation with the Peace Corps. After that, he flew to South Africa, then hopped on a bus to neighboring Swaziland.


A record number of applicants and a record yield rate of accepted students led to record enrollment for the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson’s Class of 2020.


Shaping the Future of Medicine: the 2016 State of the College Address

Dean Cairns shares his vision and goals for the College of Medicine – Tucson at 2016 State of the College Address


‘Advances in Aging’ Lectures Return to UA Health Sciences Central Tucson Location Sept. 12

The benefits of Tai Chi for healthy aging, fall prevention, neurocognitive disorders and cultural considerations for elder American Indians are all topics in this fall’s newly relocated Advances in Aging Lecture Series, now held in Kiewit Auditorium at the UA Cancer Center. They return to the UA Health Sciences campus after four years at the Banner – UMC South hospital’s Behavioral Health Pavilion.


‘Tame Your Pain...An Inside Look at Conventional and Alternative Therapies for Pain Management’ Subject of UA Arthritis Center Lecture - Rescheduled to March 1, 2017

PLEASE NOTE: Due to widespread storms in Southern Arizona resulting from Hurricane Newton, the following event was rescheduled to Wednesday, March 1, 2017—same time, same location. We apologize for any inconvenience.


New Chief of Hematology and Oncology at UA Health Sciences, a Noted Head and Neck Cancer Specialist, Looks Forward to ‘Homecoming’

A member of the National Cancer Institute Head and Neck Cancer Steering Committee and a former Tucsonan, Julie E. Bauman, MD, MPH, joins the UA College of Medicine – Tucson faculty as professor and chief of the Division of Hematology and Oncology in the Department of Medicine and the UA Cancer Center.


New National Guidelines for Valley Fever Treatment Led by UAHS Center Director

Dr. John Galgiani is among three University of Arizona physicians on an Infectious Diseases Society of America panel that authored updated treatment guidelines for the respiratory disease that’s endemic to the U.S. Southwest. The recommendations are for physicians who may not be aware of the disease as well as those whose patients may have contracted it while visiting the region.


Learn CPR with the Sarver Heart Center

Learn CPR from the place that developed chest-compression-only CPR: Sarver Heart Center.


Precision Medicine Has Applications for Pancreatic Cancer

Cancers with a particularly poor prognosis pose a major challenge to health care in the 21st century. New research shows that a highly personalized, patient-directed approach is necessary to improve treatment outcomes.


Reduced U.S. Cocaine and Methamphetamine Use Linked to Controls on Commercial Chemicals

Study by University of Arizona-led team finds that disruptions in access to sodium permanganate, used in cocaine production, and pseudoephedrine, a methamphetamine precursor chemical, which occurred in 2006 and 2007, were associated with the reductions.


Delivering Health-Care Services to People ‘Where They Need Them’

Two University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson programs that bring health care to rural, underserved communities in Arizona are reaching major milestones this year.


$7 Million NIH Grant to UA College of Medicine – Tucson Aimed at Helping Asthma Sufferers Reduce Severe Attacks

Led by Monica Kraft, MD, at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, researchers will use the National Institutes of Health grant to conduct a five-year study, “Dysfunction of Innate Immunity in Asthma,” to investigate the interrelationship of genetic mediators to reduce lung inflammation and attacks in asthma patients.


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