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UA Researchers to Study Airport Safety to Prepare For Next Infectious Disease Outbreak

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine has contracted the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health to study Airport public health preparedness and response in the event of an infectious disease outbreak, such as the Zika virus.


UA and Mayo Team Up to Improve Heart Care Treatment

To advance and improve patient care and alleviate the challenges of training new cardiology-specialized physicians to master cardiac procedures, the University of Arizona Health Sciences and the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix share simulated training.


‘Lucky’ Match Day for UA College of Medicine – Tucson Class of 2017: Primary Care Residencies Win Largest Share of Students

The students opened Match Day envelopes Friday that revealed where they will go for residency training: nearly half of the class – 47 of 99 students – will pursue primary care, the most critical physician shortage in Arizona.


Une alliance internationale affronte la crise des antivenins africains

La Société africaine de Vénimologie, l'Institut de biotechnologie de l'Université nationale autonome du Mexique et l'Institut VIPER de l'Université de l'Arizona se sont alliés pour offrir des services dans le domaine des biotechnologies et de la formation dans le but de faire face à l’insuffisance de la prise en charge des morsures de serpent sur le continent africain.


MATCH DAY 2017 at UA College of Medicine – Tucson

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson Class of 2017 and medical graduates across the nation learn where they will go for residency training during National Residency Matching Program ceremonies coordinated to occur at the same time.


Celebrating 50 Years of Innovation

The UA College of Medicine – Tucson is celebrating 50 years of innovation throughout 2017!


UA Part of International Alliance to Address African Antivenom Crisis

The African Society of Venimology, the Institute of Biotechnology of the National Autonomous University in Mexico and the VIPER Institute at the University of Arizona partner to provide biotechnology and educational support to confront the snakebite crisis on the African continent.


Dr. Jennifer Andrews Appointed Assistant Professor, Division of Genetics and Developmental Pediatrics

In addition to teaching students and other professionals, Dr. Andrews collaborates with physician-scientists from the UA Steele Children’s Research Center in the areas of developmental and behavioral pediatrics, pediatric and adult congenital heart defects, Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophy, adolescent medicine and health disparities.


For Sydney Rice, MD, Developmental Pediatrics is ‘an Opportunity to Make a Difference’

Sydney Rice, MD, Class of 1991, was barely out of medical school when she found her calling in developmental pediatrics.


Career Choices: How Different Paths Helped Dirk and Amy Leverant Find the Perfect Fit

Amy and Dirk Leverant, Class of 1988, found that the world opens up to you with a medical education.


Understanding the Effects of Concussions or Head Injuries Focus of Two New Research Studies at the UA Health Sciences

The University of Arizona Health Sciences seeks adult participants who have had a head injury or concussion in the last year or 18 months for two studies to assess health outcomes


College Hosts Nobel Laureate Dr. Randy Schekman for Spring 2017 Buffmire Lecture

A passion for micro-organisms started at a young age for Nobel Laureate Randy Schekman, PhD.


Banner Health announces new urgent care sites in East Valley, West Valley and Tucson

Banner Health is pleased to offer seven new urgent care sites this month and additional sites coming soon.


Kids of Steele Host ‘Team Up With UA Football Coach Rich Rodriguez,’ March 8

The event is for children 5 years through 8th grade. Children will have the opportunity to participate in practice drills and other football activities with Coach Rodriguez and his staff.


UA Study Finds Belly Fat Poses Higher Risk of Mortality Than Being Overweight For Older Women

In a large multiethnic study by researchers at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, a higher waist circumference – but not being overweight or slightly obese – was associated with premature mortality, indicating that abdominal fat is more deadly than carrying excess weight.


UA Infectious Disease Researcher Receives Prestigious Fellowship

Dr. Kacey Ernst, infectious disease epidemiologist at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, has been selected by the American Association for the Advancement of Science Public Engagement Fellowship.


University of Arizona Health Sciences Celebrates Anniversaries in 2017

Special anniversary website kicks off yearlong celebrations


Biomedical Sciences Partnership Building Opening Doors to Discovery

Research will focus on cancer drug therapies, molecular medicine, pediatric vaccines and building platforms for DNA and biomarker testing


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