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Donation of Power Wheels Mustangs Allows Kids To `Drive’ Themselves to Hospital’s OR

Southern Arizona Mustang Club Donation of Two Power Wheels Mustangs for Pediatric Surgery Patients


UA Study Finds Energy-Dense Foods May Increase Cancer Risk Among Women of Normal Weight

A new study led by Cynthia Thomson, PhD, RD, professor of health promotion sciences at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, reveals a link between processed foods and cancer risk in women who are not overweight.


UA Cancer Center Presents Strategy No. 3 of ‘Bear Down. Beat Cancer. Top 5 Strategies for Reducing Skin Cancer Risk’

Your skin health is important regardless of the season. In five weekly installments in August, each Tuesday, the University of Arizona Cancer Center will present a strategy for enjoying the sun’s benefits while protecting yourself from cancer-causing UV radiation. This week’s strategy: Wear Sunscreen


Join Dean Charles B. Cairns, MD, for the 2017 State of the College Address on Aug. 30

Dean Charles B. Cairns, MD, will deliver the 2017 State of the College Address on August 30


Dr. Nikolich-Zugich Honored with Geriatric Research Leadership Roles

Janko Nikolich-Zugich, MD, PhD, was re-elected as chair of the board and CEO of the American Aging Association. His term, which was to expire in 2017, now has been extended through 2020.


Dr. Monica Kraft Selected to Leadership Program for Women in Academic Medicine

University of Arizona Department of Medicine Chair Monica Kraft, MD, was selected to join the prestigious Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) Program as a fellow for its Class of 2017-18.


Dr. Vivian Shi Receives Foundation Grant to Study Causes of Eczema

Vivian Y. Shi, MD, an assistant professor in the University of Arizona Division of Dermatology, has been awarded the 2017 Dermatology Foundation Patient Directed Investigation Grant.


UA Cancer Center Presents Strategy No. 2 of ‘Bear Down. Beat Cancer. Top 5 Strategies for Reducing Skin Cancer Risk’

Your skin health is important regardless of the season. In five weekly installments in August, every Tuesday, the University of Arizona Cancer Center will present a strategy for enjoying the sun’s benefits while protecting yourself from cancer-causing UV radiation. This week’s strategy: Cover Up (with long sleeves, pants, sunglasses and a hat).


Banner – UMC Tucson Among U.S. News ‘Best Hospitals’

Nationally Ranked in Cancer, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Pulmonary Care


Arizona Telemedicine Program and Arizona Center for Rural Health Aim to Make Rheumatology Accessible in Arizona

A new pilot program will allow patients to get the specialty rheumatologic care they need, in their own communities from their primary care providers.


Welcome New Primary Care Physicians

Banner – University Medical Group and the University of Arizona Department of Family and Community Medicine at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson are pleased to introduce several new primary care physicians to the Southern Arizona community this summer.


UA Center on Aging Joins Nationwide Network For Home-based Primary Care Education

The Home Centered Care Institute, a non-profit organization that works to nationally advance home-based primary care through research, education and training, will partner with the UA and seven other newly named HCCI centers of excellence to increase the number of high-quality home-based primary care professionals in the nation.


UA Cancer Center Presents ‘Bear Down. Beat Cancer. Top 5 Strategies for Reducing Skin Cancer Risk’

Your skin health is important regardless of the season. In five weekly installments in August, every Tuesday, the University of Arizona Cancer Center will present a strategy for enjoying the sun’s benefits while protecting yourself from cancer-causing UV radiation. This week’s strategy: Avoid the Sun.


UA Sarver Heart Center and the Heart Series Present, ‘Preventing Heart Disease for 25 Years: What We’ve Learned,’ August 13

Join UA Sarver Heart Center faculty member Charles Katzenberg, MD, and panelists who will discuss the findings of 25 years of heart disease prevention through The Heart Series


Banner Health partners with Safeway to open grocery store-based health clinics

Banner Quick Care clinics coming to Chandler, Tempe and Tucson in August


Tech Blog: Peptides Developed at UA College of Medicine - Tucson Prove Promising in Treatment of Asthma

Listen to the second episode of our podcast, Invented Arizona, where we interview Monica Kraft, MD and Julie Ledford, Ph.D. about this asthma treatment.


UA Mobile App Tracks Zika Virus For Summer Travelers

Now available in Spanish, Kidenga is the free smartphone app that allows users to report symptoms of illness and mosquito activity. The app was created by researchers at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health to detect outbreaks of Zika, dengue and chikungunya.


UA Health Sciences Launches Bus Stop Ad Campaign To Increase Diversity in Health Care

The UA Health Sciences is working to increase the diversity of the health-care workforce with the “!Eres Tu! This is you!” Tucson bus stop ad campaign that features current students and faculty members who share their passion and commitment to the field.


Video: 23rd Annual White Coat Ceremony Welcomed Class of 2021 to the UA College of Medicine - Tucson

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson welcomed 120 students into the Class of 2021 during the College’s 23rd annual White Coat Ceremony Friday, July 21, at Centennial Hall on the UA Main Campus.


UA’s Dr. Monica Kraft Elected Fellow of European Respiratory Society

Monica Kraft, MD, chair of the University of Arizona Department of Medicine, has been elected as a fellow of the prestigious European Respiratory Society.


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