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Veteran-focused Mental Health Forum, Nov. 8

Open discussion on post traumatic stress, traumatic brain injury and local support programs


‘Revolutionary’ New Class Challenges UArizona Students to Cure Alzheimer’s Disease

The University of Arizona Health Sciences is offering innovative curricula for students to influence human health and build entrepreneurial skills.


Community to Get Glimpse into Future of Health Care in New UArizona Health Sciences Innovation Building, Nov. 4–5

The new Health Sciences Innovation Building will provide opportunities for community engagement and a learning environment for Health Sciences students to reshape the future of health care.


‘Conquering Arthritis ... Meet UArizona Arthritis Center Researchers’ Subject of Nov. 6 Lecture

An exclusive opportunity to visit one-on-one with University of Arizona Arthritis Center faculty, physicians and scientists to learn about leading-edge research being conducted at the center.


College of Medicine – Tucson Announces 2019 Clinical Excellence Awardees

Ten faculty members have received the College of Medicine – Tucson’s second annual Clinical Excellence Awards.


Pandemic Flu Exercise at UA Health Sciences in Tucson and Phoenix, Oct. 25

“Pandemic: An Exercise in Disaster Preparedness” is a simulated emergency conducted by the Center for Transformative Interprofessional Healthcare to expose students to issues that may arise during an influenza pandemic.


Facebook Workplace Going Offline

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson will be terminating its contract with Facebook Workplace, effective Friday, November 1, 2019.


UA Cancer Center Receives $8.6M Grant to Lead One of Three NCI Clinical Trials Networks

The National Cancer Institute will fund the UA Cancer Prevention Clinical Trials Network, one of three networks in the nation to perform early-phase cancer-prevention clinical trials.


Dr. Ronald Weinstein to Deliver 2019 Founders Day Lecture

Every November, the College of Medicine – Tucson celebrates its founding with the annual Founders Day lecture.


‘Take Charge Diabetes Mellitus’ Study Seeks Research Volunteers

The University of Arizona Department of Family and Community Medicine is recruiting current Banner – University Medicine patients with Type 2 diabetes to join a study about diabetes management and blood sugar control.


Banner – University Medical Center Tucson earns comprehensive stroke center status

Banner – University Medical Center Tucson is the first certified comprehensive stroke center in Tucson.


Could Near-Infrared Light Give Aging Brains a Boost?

With support from a grant from the National Institute on Aging, researchers will test a novel intervention that uses near-infrared light to enhance brain functioning.


Camp Wellness and Workforce Development Program Host ‘Global Peer Support Celebration Day’

“Global Peer Support Celebration Day” is an annual celebration of peer supporters to recognize their work in helping their peers with mental health, addictions, and/or trauma-related challenges, move along the continuum of recovery and inclusion. This annual, worldwide event takes place each year on the third Thursday in October.


$5M Gift from Leonard A. Lauder Advances Research to Prevent and Cure Ovarian Cancer

The funding will benefit clinical and translational research in the University of Arizona Cancer Center lab of Dr. David Alberts.


UA Steele Children's Research Center Leads Statewide Study of Congenital Heart Defects

The University of Arizona Division of Pediatric Cardiology Congenital Heart Program will explore the public health problem of congenital heart defects among children, adolescents and adults.


Dr. Roberta Weintraut Awarded Alumna of the Year from Weil Center

The Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona announced its annual selection from among integrative health practitioners.


UAHS and UA Experts Taking Center Stage at TENWEST Impact Festival

More than 50 speakers from the University of Arizona and 250 overall will take part in the TENWEST Impact Festival, which runs Oct. 11-20 and is expected to draw about 15,000 local, regional and national attendees to downtown Tucson to discuss innovative solutions to the world’s social, environmental and economic issues.


UA Cancer Center Launches Statewide Town Hall Series

The UACC North Central/East Arizona Cancer Policy Town Hall in Flagstaff on Oct. 14 will kick off a series of five town halls throughout Arizona to engage communities in dialogue to improve cancer prevention and control in Arizona.


Providing Health Care to Homeless Children Topic of Free Public Lecture, Oct. 29

Dr. Randy Christensen has dedicated his life to providing care for children who live on the streets without access to health care. Sponsored by the Flinn Foundation, he will provide a free community lecture on Tuesday, Oct. 29.


UA Department of Urology to Host Inaugural Golf Benefit for Fight Against Prostate Cancer, Nov. 9

Registration is open and sponsorship opportunities are available for the event, which will be held during Prostate Cancer Awareness Month at Sewailo Golf Club.


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