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UA Scientist's Research May Lead to Treatment for Hot Flashes

Study Finds Molecular Explanation for Struggles of Obese Asthmatics

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Welcome from the Dean

The UA College of Medicine – Tucson is transforming academic medicine through innovative undergraduate medical education and post graduate training programs; strategic interdisciplinary, trans-institutional research; collaboration on health care delivery with Banner Health; and building a strong, diverse and engaged faculty. 2016 was a record year by all accounts, and we’re continuing that trajectory of growth and success into 2017 and beyond!

Charles B. Cairns, MD
Dean, College of Medicine – Tucson
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College News

White Coat Ceremony, Class of 2021 at the UA College of Medicine - Tucson

The 23nd annual ceremony marks the students’ entrance into the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson.


UA Researchers to Study Protein’s Role in Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Colon Cancer

With a five-year, $1.9 million grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, researchers at the UA Steele Children's Research Center are seeking a better understanding of the NHE8 protein's role in the development of inflammatory bowel disease and colon cancer, and its contribution to the stability of the gut microbiome – the community of bacteria that inhabit the intestines and influence the immune system.


UA Offers Free Health Screening Services to Vulnerable Residents in Pima County

The University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and the Mexico Section of the U.S.-Mexico Border Health Commission are bringing health promotion and education services to underserved residents in Pima County, and giving an interprofessional team of UA Health Sciences students experience working in the community.


Tourniquet Makes a Comeback as Lifesaver

After falling out of favor over various concerns, it is back in the spotlight as a go-to emergency tool — which it was in June for the victim of a rollover crash in metro Tucson. Dr. Andrew Tang of Banner University Medical Center – Tucson is a proponent of tourniquet use.


Upcoming Events

Jul
21
Rheumatology/Radiology Grand Rounds
Grand Rounds

RHEUMATOLOGY/RADIOLOGY GRAND ROUNDS SPEAKER: Rafael Grau, MD TOPIC: Laboratory Testing in Rheumatic Diseases Rafael Grau, MD is a retired Professor... read more...


Jul
21
Principles of Renal Pathology
Lecture or Seminar

Fellow Conference Principles of Renal Pathology Dr. Erika Bracamonte


Jul
21
Uplifting Athletes Fundraiser to Support Cystic Fibrosis Research
Dinner

Uplifting Athletes Fundraiser to Support Cystic Fibrosis Research at Brother Johns Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Restaurant 1801 N. Stone Ave. Tucson,... read more...


Jul
24
Introduction to PD
Lecture or Seminar

Fellow Conference Introduction to PD Dr. Sireesha Kopppula