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Michael Abecassis, MD, MBA, was appointed dean of the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson effective Monday, Nov. 4. The Dean’s Office recently sat down and chatted with Dr. Abecassis about his life and vision for the College.
A College of Medicine – Tucson study funded by a $2.3 million five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Eye Institute could help to develop future treatments for glaucoma and other diseases.
Thanks to a new contract with Banner – University Family Care/AHCCCS Complete Care, the UA Department of Family and Community Medicine’s Camp Wellness and Workforce Development Program are able to reach more individuals with mental-health conditions and substance-use disorders.
Longstanding University of Arizona Health Sciences program provides technical assistance, training and expertise to Arizona’s 15 critical access hospitals and 31 rural health clinics and EMS providers.



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This invitation-only event is brought to you by the Banner Health Cultivating Happiness in Medicine Program and University of Arizona College of...


Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Didactic Series Sponsored for CME by The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson SPEAKER: Marlon...


TOPIC: “Moving the Needle Forward on Colorectal Cancer Management” SPEAKER: Aaron J. Scott, MD LOCATION: UAHS 5403 (LIVE) and Banner-UMC-SC 3030 (...


Title: Abusive Head Trauma: Shaken Science? Speaker: Unni Udayasankar, MD The Department of Medicial Imaging is pleased to have Unni Udayasankar, MD...


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The Asthma & Airway Disease Research Center (A2DRC) at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Tucson Campus Presents: “The Pima County Stock...