Alumni

  • Green Light Therapy Shown to Reduce Migraine Frequency, Intensity

  • Arthritis Center ‘Bear Down for Health: Sport and Science in Era of COVID-19’ Livestream, Sept. 16

  • UArizona Health Sciences Researcher Studies Statins for Stroke Therapy

Green Light Therapy Shown to Reduce Migraine Frequency, Intensity

UArizona Doctor Biking across Midwest on Health Care ‘Listening Tour’ in Age of COVID-19

Arthritis Center ‘Bear Down for Health: Sport and Science in Era of COVID-19’ Livestream, Sept. 16

Alumni

Message from the Board of Directors

It is with great enthusiasm and because of my strong belief in paying it forward that I am serving as president of the University of Arizona College of Medicine Alumni Board. As I reflect upon my experiences as a medical student, resident, and physician, I have great appreciation for the strong educational foundation I received from The University of Arizona College of Medicine. It has played an integral part in my success as a physician.

Warm regards,
Janet Vargas, MD
Alumni Board President

Alumni News

UArizona Steele Children’s Research Center Announces $5M in Gifts Honoring Dr. Fayez K. Ghishan

TUCSON, Ariz. — In honor of the 25th anniversary of Fayez K. Ghishan, MD, as director of the Steele Children’s Research Center at the University of Arizona Health Sciences, members of the Phoenix Women’s Board of the Steele Children’s Research Center have contributed $5 million to establish an endowment in his name. The endowment celebrates and...


UArizona Health Sciences Researcher Seeks Safer, More Effective Leukemia Treatment

TUCSON, Ariz. – A potentially safer, more effective chemotherapy treatment for patients with blood-related cancers, such as leukemia, who need a particular bone marrow transplant procedure is under study at the University of Arizona Health Sciences. The procedure is known as a haploidentical (half-matched) bone marrow transplantation, or “haplo-...


Health Disparities in Advanced Heart Failure Treatment – Intersection of Race and Sex

TUCSON, Ariz. – Physicians revealed biases affecting women, particularly African American women, when evaluating heart failure patients for advanced heart disease therapies such as heart transplants and ventricular assist devices (VADs), according to recently published research led by the Sarver Heart Center at the University of Arizona Health...


Upcoming Events

Sep
30
Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
Grand Rounds

Robert C. Harland, MD, FACS Interim Chief, Division of Transplant Professor, Surgery Surgical Director, Solid Organ Transplantation Vice Chair,... read more...


Sep
30
Psychiatry Grand Rounds: Managing Fatigue, Sleep, and Stress for Clinicians & Healthcare Professionals
Grand Rounds

We are streaming this online via Zoom, password 983069. To register your attendance, at the beginning of the presentation: please text 200926 to 866-... read more...


Oct
02
CME - Everyday Bias For Health Care Professionals
Lecture or Seminar

Everyday Bias for Health Care Professionals A CME Lecture Hosted by the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson Friday, Oct. 2, – 10... read more...