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3-D Printing and Patient Care: UA Surgeon Shares How the Technology can Saves Lives and Money in The Lancet

Using 3-D models for surgery planning before complex procedures and as a potential means to replicate surgical tools in low-resource areas, Dr. David Armstrong and his lab share with The Lancet, a prestigious UK medical journal, their vision of 3-D printing technology in medicine.


UA Health Sciences Promotes Collaborative Research With Multidisciplinary Program Feasibility Awards

To ensure researchers are competitive in their submission for national research funds to develop cures or new treatments for the world’s most pressing diseases, the UA Health Sciences has awarded four faculty members multidisciplinary program feasibility awards.


$100,000 Grant to UA Researchers Will Help Increase Mammograms and Breast Cancer Awareness for Latinas in Arizona

Drs. Jorge Gomez and Usha Menon, principal investigators on the Breast Cancer Research Foundation grant, will target their efforts on the U.S.-Mexico border population to decrease cancer disparities in the Hispanic female population.


UA College of Medicine – Tucson Earns 2016 Health Professions Diversity Award

The college was honored with INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine’s 2016 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award.


Grand Challenge: Mapping the Human Immune System

UA researcher Adam Buntzman has led an effort to harness supercomputers to create the first map of the human immune system.


$1 Million Gift to Support Integrative Medicine at UA Health Sciences

Chicago-area philanthropist shares passion for work of Dr. Andrew Weil, integrative medicine pioneer and director of the UA Center for Integrative Medicine.


UA Cancer Center to Celebrate 40 years and Prestigious Designation with Festivities in Tucson on Sept. 28 and in Phoenix on Sept. 30

The University of Arizona Cancer Center celebrates its 40th anniversary and the renewal of its prestigious designation from the National Cancer Institute as a Comprehensive Cancer Center.


Cardiologist Dr. Michael A. LaCombe to Present ‘The Importance of Family History,’ Oct. 6

Free and open to the public, the presentation is part of the Donald K. Buffmire Visiting Lectureship in Medicine series sponsored by the Flinn Foundation.


Med students launch University of Arizona Journal of Medicine

Bonded over their extensive undergraduate research experiences, two medical students at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson founded the College’s first research journal.


‘The Foundations of Health’ Subject of UA Arthritis Center Lecture, Oct. 5

Michael J. Hewitt, PhD, of Canyon Ranch Resort, will share his personal journey of resilience and triumph in this practical and inspiring presentation on true preventive medicine.


Heart Disease and Sleep: Expert Panel Reports That Both Duration and Quality May Impact Heart Health

In its first scientific statement on sleep, the American Heart Association and its committee of heart health and sleep researchers, including Michael Grandner, PhD, of the UA College of Medicine – Tucson, find in a review of current evidence that too much or too little sleep, along with sleep-related breathing irregularities and insomnia, may be linked to heart risk factors.


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.


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