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Stem cell therapy shows promise in the repair and regeneration of damaged heart tissue from a heart attack, the leading cause of death and disability in Western society. Understanding the mechanisms of how stem cells react in the body could maximize their efficiency and offer better ways to treat people with heart failure.

More than 100 Tucson physicians with the University of Arizona Health Network are ranked among the 2014 Best Doctors in America and are featured in Tucson Lifestyle magazine’s July issue on Best Doctors in Tucson.

Each year, more than 2 million people in this nation are infected with the hepatitis C virus. The group with the greatest number of infected individuals is the baby boomer generation, and now, thanks to a free hepatitis C screening clinic at the University of Arizona Health Network, those who unknowingly carry the silent killer virus, can be screened free of charge.


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Welcome to the Department of Medicine Website

Welcome to the Department of Medicine website.  The Department of Medicine at the University of Arizona consists of 12 sections and over 100 faculty.  We train more than 100 residents in internal medicine as well as fellows in all of the medicine subspecialities.  Our faculty practice at UAMC, SAVAMC, South Campus and Tucson Medical Center. 

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  • Memoirs of a CDC Disease Detective: A 22 Year Retrospective
    Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 12:00pm
    Dr. William Martone