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ABOR Votes to Confirm 5 New UArizona Regents Professors

The Arizona Board of Regents voted to confirm the appointments of University of Arizona Health Sciences faculty members Drs. Juanita Merchant and Donata Vercelli as Regents Professors.


Sensor Lab Seed Grants Support State-of-the-Art Research

The UArizona Health Sciences Sensor Lab awarded seed grants to eight faculty members and two student projects to improve health and wellness.


Biden Names Martinez to Intellectual Disabilities Committee

Gabriel Martinez will serve a two-year term on the committee that provides advice and assistance to the president and the secretary of Health and Human Services on a broad range of topics that impact people with intellectual disabilities.


Future Doctors Gather Outdoors to Celebrate Match Day

On Match Day, 114 fourth-year medical students tore open envelopes to learn where they’ll launch their careers as new residents.


Accomplished Interventional Radiologist to Join College of Medicine - Tucson Department of Medical Imaging as Division Chief

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, Department of Medical Imaging (DMI) is pleased to welcome Shamar Young, MD, who will serve as the new Chief of Interventional Radiology.


College of Medicine – Tucson Leaders Tout Upcoming All of Us Researchers Convention

Researchers and students can learn how All of Us data is being used to improve health care solutions and advance careers.


March Proclaimed as “Arizonans in Health Research Month”

Arizona leads the nation in enrolling participants in the National Institutes of Health’s All of Us Research Program.


COVID-19 Vaccine Moderately Effective Against Variants in Kids

UArizona Health Sciences researchers contributed to a report showing the COVID-19 vaccine provides children ages 5-15 moderate protection against infection.


Future Physicians to Begin Their Next Chapter at Match Day Ceremony

On Friday, March 18, more than 110 College of Medicine – Tucson medical students will simultaneously open envelopes revealing where they will complete their residency training.


Lecture to Focus on Treatment Options for Knee, Hip Pain

Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Gens Goodman will give a free lecture to expand awareness about surgical and nonsurgical treatment options for osteoarthritis.


Dr. Paul Farmer, Pioneer of Global Health, Dies at 62

The world lost a towering figure of global health equity, a champion of human rights and one of the greatest humanitarians of our lifetime. MedCat Andres Diaz shares his thoughts on the passing of Dr. Farmer.


White Coat Ceremony Recognizes Students who Started Medical School During the Pandemic

After their White Coat ceremonies were postponed in 2020 and 2021 due to COVID-19, the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson Class of 2024 students will receive their white coats on Feb. 25


Researchers Clear Early Hurdles with Seed Grants

The Department of Urology supports early research that may lead to advances in treatments for patients diagnosed with urological disorders such as prostate and bladder cancer.


Lutrick Receives All of Us Arizona Health Champion Award

Dr. Karen Lutrick of the UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson was recognized for her work to further research on COVID-19 and vaccine effectiveness.


Undernourished Infants at Risk for Adult Lung Restriction

A UArizona Health Sciences-led study identified poor childhood nutrition and growth as risk factors for lung disease and weaker health as an adult.


Expanding Research Opportunities to Address Addiction

A $6.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will help build the Center of Excellence for Addiction Studies to advance addiction research.


New Study to Focus on Causes of Cataracts

Researchers will use a $1.6 million National Eye Institute grant to study age-related lens cell changes that can lead to cataracts.


New Study to Focus on Link Between Knee Aging and Osteoarthritis

University of Arizona Health Sciences researchers will study the links between knee structure changes and clinical outcomes in people with osteoarthritis.


Dr. Zong-Ming Li Receives National Recognition for Discoveries in Hand Biomechanics

Dr. Zong-Ming Li has been honored by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers for translating his understanding of the hand’s mechanics into a potential treatment for carpal tunnel syndrome.


Cholesterol Buildup in Brain Presents New Target to Reduce Dementia Risk from Stroke

University of Arizona Health Sciences researchers suggest stroke recovery might be improved by a drug that could help immune cells process the cholesterol-rich debris generated by a stroke.


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