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‘Happiness: A Scientific Look at How to Create Balance and Purpose in Life,’ UA Arthritis Center Lecture, May 1

Free and open to the public, the lecture by UA College of Science’s Bob Logan will focus on eight scientifically proven techniques to bring happiness to one’s life.


UA Department of Immunobiology Brings `National DNA Day’ to Local High Schools

The Department of Immunobiology in the UA College of Medicine – Tucson is hosting “National DNA Day” events at three Tucson high schools, April 24, 25 and 26, to highlight the importance of genomic research.


Neurobiology and Chemistry of Pain and Addiction Symposium, April 24

World-renowned neurobiologists and leaders in chemistry will discuss the brain circuits underlying acute and chronic pain, reward, motivation and addiction, and the development of chemical probes as potential novel therapies. The symposium is co-sponsored by the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson Department of Pharmacology and Interim Dean Irving Kron, MD.


Banner – UMC Tucson’s New Hospital Tower Opens Today

New Public Entrance, New Street Address


UA Public Health Graduate Students Receive Prestigious Cancer Research Fellowship

Three graduate students from the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health have received the 2019 Cancer Epidemiology Education in Special Populations Fellowship.


Dr. Marvin Slepian Receives Much-Deserved Appointment as Regents' Professor

Message from the UA Senior Vice President for Health Sciences


UA Health Sciences Colleges Celebrate 2019 Convocations

Beginning Monday, May 6, through Saturday, May 11, the University of Arizona Health Sciences Colleges of Medicine in Tucson and Phoenix, Colleges of Nursing and Pharmacy and Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health will hold convocations; inspirational graduates are available for interviews.


UA Health Sciences Colleges Convocations 2019: Meet Some of the Graduates

Following are a few of the inspirational graduates of the UA Health Sciences colleges.


3rd Annual ‘Tucson Palooza’ Offers Fun, Music and Mental Health Resources, May 4

The community-wide, family-friendly event brings together resources from throughout Tucson and Pima County to deliver useful information about mental health in a fun, informal setting. The Tucson Palooza Steering Committee is led by Camp Wellness, an award-winning program of the University of Arizona Department of Family and Community Medicine.


3rd Annual ‘Tucson Palooza’ Offers Fun, Music and Mental Health Resources, May 4

The community-wide, family-friendly event brings together resources from throughout Tucson and Pima County to deliver useful information about mental health in a fun, informal setting. The Tucson Palooza Steering Committee is led by Camp Wellness, an award-winning program of the University of Arizona Department of Family and Community Medicine.


William Cance, MD, named Interim Director of UA Cancer Center

A message from Dr. Michael D. Dake, Senior Vice President, UA Health Sciences


UA College of Medicine – Tucson to Celebrate 2019 Convocation

On May 9, 102 students officially will become physicians and earn their Doctor of Medicine degrees.


An Update from Medical Education: April 2019

Get up to speed on what's happening with the College of Medicine – Tucson's educational programs.


‘American Indian Youth Wellness Camp’ Seeking Support to Promote Healthy Lifestyles

The American Indian Youth Wellness Camp, a one-week residential camp, integrates American Indian values and culture, while promoting a healthy lifestyle through good nutrition and exercise to American Indian children from tribes across Arizona.


UA ArtWorks ‘Dreams’ Exhibit Opening Reception, April 12

The collaborative art exhibit features paintings by 23 ArtWorks artists and six artists from the Hozhoni Gallery in Flagstaff that explore the themes of goals, dreaming and imagination. The exhibit runs April 12 – July 26. The opening reception is free and open to the public.


Dr. Andrew Weil to Debate Dr. Irving Kron During Free Public Event, April 23

`Father of integrative medicine,’ Dr. Andrew Weil, will go head-to-head with renowned heart surgeon Dr. Irving Kron, interim dean of the UA College of Medicine – Tucson, on whether prevention or intervention strategies are best for optimal health and wellness.


Pain Clinics Could Cut Down on Opioid Use, UA Team Finds

Pain specialists at the University of Arizona and Banner – University Medicine are trying to reduce the use of opioids for patients suffering from chronic non-cancer pain by utilizing alternatives and complementary methods, and a large array of pain intervention procedures.


UA’s Dr. Jeffrey Frelinger Named Distinguished Fellow of the American Association of Immunologists

Jeffrey Frelinger, PhD, has received the highest honor bestowed by the American Association of Immunologists.


UA Medical Student Awarded $30,000 Scholarship

Second-year medical student Jacquelyn Hoffman has been awarded the Shirley D. Curson Medical Student Scholarship from the University of Arizona Hillel Foundation.


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