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UA Health Sciences and Banner Announce Free Prevention Fair on Falls

The fair will be held Friday, Sept. 27, from 3 - 5:30 p.m., and includes interactive workshops and a vendor fair.


UA Cancer Center Adds Six to Advisory Board

New members to provide leadership support, enhance partnerships in local communities and increase awareness and philanthropy for UA Cancer Center.


Dr. Angela Puthenveetil Joins UA Family and Community Medicine, Banner–University Medicine

As a family physician, Dr. Puthenveetil will provide patient care at Banner–University Medicine Cortaro Primary Care clinic, and will be a faculty member for the family medicine residency program at Banner–University Medicine Family Medicine Clinic at Alvernon.


Renegade Genes Caught Red Handed

Potentially dangerous genes embedded within human DNA were once thought to be locked down by helpful DNA structures called heterochromatin. A University of Arizona researcher disputes that belief and hopes to take it even further.


Founder of the Choose Love Movement to Speak at UA, Sept. 19

Scarlett Lewis, mother of a six-year old victim of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting and founder of the Jesse Lewis Choose Love Movement, will speak at a special event sponsored by the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health.


Study Changes Guidelines for Sepsis Management

University of Arizona Health Sciences researcher ends debate among physicians regarding sepsis management.


Dr. Emma Goodstein Recognized as Top Resident in the Nation for Community Service Contributions

Every year, the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) selects one physician in the country for its Community Service Recognition Award. This year’s awardee is Emma Goodstein, MD, a resident at Banner – University Medicine South Campus.


UA Named a Top 20 U.S. Public Research Institution by Times Higher Education

The UA finished 104th overall in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020 – a 55-spot leap over the university's position last year.


Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center Warns of Severe Lung Injury Risk with Vaping

Clinicians treating patients with possible e-cigarette exposure are urged to contact the Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center at 1-800-222-1222.


Noted cardiothoracic surgeon joining the All of Us Research Program leadership team in Arizona

Dr. Irving Kron named contact principal investigator for Arizona program.


Medical Students Honor Those Who Have Donated Their Bodies to Medical Education

This August, medical students at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson planted a tree in memory of those who have passed away and generously donated their bodies to science.


An Update from Medical Education: September 2019

Learn the latest news from the Office of Graduate Medical Education and the Pathways of Health & Medicine Longitudinal Curriculum.


Can the Alzheimer’s Brain Regenerate and Recover?

A $37.5M grant from NIH will allow the University of Arizona Health Sciences to test a unique treatment for Alzheimer’s disease.


Longtime UA College of Medicine - Tucson Faculty Member, Dr. James C. Dunn, Dies

James Clarence Dunn, Sr., MD, a longtime faculty member at the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 28.


UA Health Sciences Awarded $1.4M Grant for Program that Supports Sleep Apnea Patients

Peers will help newly diagnosed sleep-apnea patients get the most out of CPAP treatment, which saves lives but is difficult for many patients to follow.


Windows 10 Upgrade Project

Information Technology Services (ITS) at the College of Medicine – Tucson has started a project to upgrade the remaining university-owned computers that are currently running Windows 7. ITS' goal is to be operating completely on Windows 10 by January 10, 2020.


‘Empowered Aging,’ Subject of UA Arthritis Center Lecture and Panel Discussion, Sept. 4

Free and open to the public, the event will feature TED Talk-style presentations and a panel discussion by three leaders in the fields of geriatric medicine and orthopaedics.


New Program Provides Patients Both Medical and Behavioral Health Services at Banner Family Medicine Clinics

A new program implemented by the UA Department of Family and Community Medicine and Banner – University Medicine provides primary care patients the opportunity to also receive behavioral health-care services at the same location.


UA Health Sciences Research Identifies Brain Inflammation As Potential Target to Treat Tinnitus

The discovery by Dr. Shaowen Bao and his colleagues could lead to new treatments to silence tinnitus for millions of sufferers.


New Director, Assistant Director Named at UA Fellowship in Integrative Medicine

Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine expands as Ann Marie Chiasson, MD, MPH, and Lise Alschuler, ND, accept leadership roles in the Center’s flagship program.


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