• UA Clinical Trial to Repurpose Ketamine for Parkinson’s Patients

    A decades-old drug known as ketamine is being repurposed to potentially help Parkinson’s patients in a new clinical trial at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson
  • Nationally Recognized Pediatrician, UA Alum to Keynote 2018 White Coat Ceremony

    Alok Patel, MD, a member of the College of Medicine – Tucson’s Class of 2012, will deliver the keynote address at the 2018 White Coat Ceremony.
  • Anesthesiology Department Gains Internationally Recognized Physician-Scientist as Visionary Leader

    Randal O. Dull, MD, PhD, has been named the chair of the Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson.

UA Clinical Trial to Repurpose Ketamine for Parkinson’s Patients

A decades-old drug known as ketamine is being repurposed to potentially help Parkinson’s patients in a new clinical trial at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson

Nationally Recognized Pediatrician, UA Alum to Keynote 2018 White Coat Ceremony

Alok Patel, MD, a member of the College of Medicine – Tucson’s Class of 2012, will deliver the keynote address at the 2018 White Coat Ceremony.

Anesthesiology Department Gains Internationally Recognized Physician-Scientist as Visionary Leader

Randal O. Dull, MD, PhD, has been named the chair of the Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson.

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College News

Dr. Steve Goldman Appointed to C. Leonard Pfeiffer Chair of Cardiovascular Medicine at UA Sarver Heart Center

Steve Goldman, MD, a highly productive heart research scientist and cardiology professor, was named to fill the Pfeiffer Chair.


UA Sarver Heart Center and Banner – University Medical Center Welcome Cardiologist Specializing in Heart Rhythm Disorders

Dr. Rupa Bala, a cardiac electrophysiologist who has expertise in treating atrial fibrillation, ventricular tachycardia and complex heart-rhythm disorders, joined the faculty of University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center.


Colon Cancer Expert Joins UA/Banner as Chief of Gastroenterology

Dr. Juanita Merchant, a National Academy of Medicine member and renowned physician-scientist on gastrointestinal chronic inflammation and cancer, joins the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and will see patients at Banner – University Medicine North.


Leader in Disabilities Education Jared Schultz, PhD, Joins UA College of Education and UA Sonoran Center for Excellence in Disabilities

Dr. Schultz will teach graduate counseling courses in the Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling Program in the UA College of Education. As the research director for the Sonoran Center for Excellence in Disabilities, he will conduct research on current programs, as well as develop new research and programming initiatives.


Upcoming Events

Jul
23
'DNA Repair Variants and Cancer' with Yale Cancer Center's Dr. Joann B. Sweasy
Lecture or Seminar

Candidate for Associate Director, Basic Sciences, University of Arizona Cancer Center TOPIC: "DNA Repair Variants and Cancer" SPEAKER: Joann B.... read more...


Jul
23
UA Renal Conference
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UA Renal Conference TOPIC: Principles of Renal Pathology SPEAKER: Dr. Erika Bracamonte


Jul
24
Medical Imaging Grand Rounds - Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, Metabolic Syndrome and the Gut Microbiome - A Primer for Radiologists
Grand Rounds

Speaker:  Emily Folz, MD Title:  Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, Metabolic Syndrome and the Gut Microbiome - A Primer for Radiologists The... read more...


Jul
25
Medicine Grand Rounds – Summer Hiatus
Grand Rounds

Department of Medicine Grand Rounds is on summer recess. Grand Rounds will return on Aug. 8.