University of Arizona President Ann Weaver Hart has named Dr. Leigh Neumayer as interim senior vice president for health sciences. Her appointment will be effective Jan. 1, 2017, following Dr. Joe G.N. "Skip" Garcia's decision to resign his administrative role and step back to faculty.
A faculty member at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson since 2008 and chief of the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine since 2010, Dr. Knox takes his talents to the expanding UA College of Medicine – Phoenix.
A first-of-its-kind wearable sensor, tested at the El Tour de Tucson endurance cycling event in 2015, measures biomarkers to reveal the body's response to exercise.
Dr. Gordon has received a $700,000 NIH grant to create and evaluate a guided imagery program delivered over a telephone quitline and designed to appeal to men and racial and ethnic minorities, who are less likely to use a quitline for help in quitting smoking.
On Dec. 14, Lee Ryan, PhD, professor and department chair, UA College of Science, Department of Psychology, and Nancy K. Sweitzer, MD, PhD, professor and chief of cardiology and director of the UA Sarver Heart Center, will present a community lecture, part of Sarver Heart Center’s 30th Anniversary Lecture Series. This talk will focus on heart disease, memory and cognition.
Researchers at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health will lead a collaborative research project to develop the framework for a long-term study of cancer in firefighters.
This study seeks to find answers into the mechanisms that trigger autoimmune disease—diseases that are on the rise in the Western world, and afflict approximately 24 million Americans.
Arthur F. Gmitro, PhD, the 2016 Founders Day lecturer at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson, says it was a stroke of good luck that he has had great collaborators and students to work with throughout his career, which spans decades and disciplines at the University of Arizona.
Art Gmitro, PhD, is a champion of uniting disciplines across the University of Arizona. For his work, Dr. Gmitro was recognized as the 2016 Founders Day lecturer at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson.
Congratulations to Daniel W. Spaite, MD, on receiving the Best Abstract Award of the Resuscitation Science Symposium at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions.
John Ehiri, PhD, MPH, MSc, professor and chair of the department of health promotion sciences at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, will conduct HIV prevention research at the University of Lagos College of Medicine in Nigeria.
The website has new features designed for the public and health-care professionals. The launch coincides with Valley Fever Awareness Week, Nov. 12-20, and the 21st Annual Farness Lecture by Mayo Clinic infectious diseases specialist Janis E. Blair, MD, on Nov. 16.
The University of Arizona Cancer Center’s acceptance into NRG Oncology will increase the Center’s clinical trials portfolio and translational research capabilities.
The 37th annual Faculty Teaching Awards and the Vernon and Virginia Furrow Awards, presented by the Academy of Medical Education Scholars.
On November 16, Bruce Coull, MD, professor of neurology, will present a community lecture, part of Sarver Heart Center’s 30th Anniversary Lecture Series, focused on stroke treatment and prevention.
This annual family-friendly event raises funds for “greatest-need” research projects at the UA Steele Center and Kids of Steele service projects.
20-Year Army vet starts Monday as systems consultant at Banner – University Medical Group in Tucson
Dr. Gmitro will give the 2016 Founders Day lecture at noon, November 17, in Kiewit Auditorium
First-year medical students will carry the AIDS Ribbon at Tucson’s All Souls Procession on November 6.