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A Message from the Dean: The 'First 100 Days'

I have now been dean of the College of Medicine – Tucson for 100 days.


UArizona Health Sciences Researchers Uncover Potential New Therapy for Concussion-Related Headaches

Researchers at the University of Arizona’s College of Medicine – Tucson have teamed with scientists at two other institutions to identify the cause of post-brain injury headaches and uncover a potential new therapy for millions of patients.


Primary Care Physician Pipeline Bolstered by New UArizona Scholarship

A new scholarship program provides medical students with free tuition in exchange for practicing primary care in an underserved community in Arizona.


Scientists Study Sweat, the Small Stuff

A team of researchers from three University of Arizona colleges, including Dr. Esther Sternberg with the UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson, is developing new methods to collect and analyze sweat for clues about how the body is functioning.


Local Experts Share Information on Coronavirus

An expert panel from the University of Arizona, Banner Health and Pima County Health encouraged the public at an information session Feb. 10 to spread facts, not fear; practice compassion; and wash their hands.


Four UArizona Researchers Named Senior Members of National Academy of Inventors

The University of Arizona researchers — Drs. Rajesh Khanna, Jordan Lancaster, Jim Schweigerling and Joseph Valacich — are being recognized in areas that include pain therapeutics, heart disease treatment, optical science and online data collection. Two are from the UArizona Health Sciences colleges.


High School Students to Explore Health Careers at Banner – University Medical Center South, Feb. 12

Along with hands-on exercises from intubating a mannequin to peering inside someone’s stomach via ultrasound, Tucson area high school students will get a chance to learn about careers in health care at the “Pathway to Success” health career fair hosted at Banner – University Medical Center South.


UArizona Cancer Center Receives $6.9M Grant to Study Targeted Prevention of Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer

With funding from the National Cancer Institute, a team of researchers at the University of Arizona Cancer Center is seeking effective preventive and therapeutic strategies to reduce the risk of non-melanoma skin cancer, like squamous cell carcinoma of the skin.


Dr. Laura Micek-Galinat Joins UArizona Family and Community Medicine, Banner – University Medicine

With additional expertise in culinary medicine and integrative medicine, Dr. Micek-Galinat will provide primary patient care at the Banner – University Medicine Family Medicine Clinic at Alvernon.


Stopping Stroke in its Tracks: Symptoms, Treatments Topic of UArizona Lecture in Green Valley, Feb. 20

The University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center continues its 2020 Green Valley Lecture Series with a focus on stroke, how it affects health and treatment options to reverse stroke symptoms.


UArizona Tucson Med Students Awarded Free Tuition

Meet the recipients of the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson Primary Care Physician Student Scholarship


An Update from Medical Education: January 2020

Updates from the Office of Diversity and Inclusion and Graduate Medical Education at South Campus.


‘Secrets of the Microbiome’ Theme for Living Healthy With Arthritis Conference, Feb. 8

Dr. Donata Vercelli, an expert on the impact of germs that affect our health, delivers the keynote address at the University of Arizona Arthritis Center’s 18th annual “Living Healthy With Arthritis” conference. Other topics include optimal aging, pain management, lupus, dietary strategies, battling infection and the fact-filled, fun “Joint Health Jeopardy.”


Faculty Affairs Announces 2020 Faculty Meeting Dates

In an effort to help faculty better prepare for Faculty Meetings, the Office of Faculty Affairs has announced the dates of all four meetings that will take place this year.


Faculty Inducted as Regents Professor and Distinguished Outreach Faculty

Two College of Medicine – Tucson faculty members have been recognized for their achievements by the University of Arizona President’s Office and Arizona Board of Regents.


Blue Light Can Help Heal Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

Psychiatry professor William "Scott" Killgore used blue light to reset sleep patterns in adults recovering from concussions.


Four Cardiologists Join UArizona Sarver Heart Center

The new faculty cardiologists bring expertise in interventional cardiology, cardiac imaging, heart failure and transplant cardiology to the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center and Banner – University Medical Center. Schedule an appointment today.


From Big Data to Precision Cures

UArizona Health Sciences Center for Innovation in Brain Science leverages big data in an effort to close the gap on cognitive health span, thanks to a $1.6 million grant from the National Institute on Aging.


UArizona Hockey to Host ‘Pink the Rink’ Game, Jan. 18

The Arizona Wildcat ice hockey team will raise awareness for cancer and contribute proceeds to the UArizona Cancer Center when it faces Missouri State on Saturday, Jan. 18, at the Tucson Arena. Honor a loved one by buying a jersey to support cancer research.


Lecture on Heart Failure, When to Seek Specialist, Jan. 16

Sarver Heart Center launches its free 2020 Green Valley Lecture Series at the Canoa Hills Social Center with Dr. Aaron Wolfson focusing on heart failure, how it affects health and options to optimize lifestyle changes.


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