Featured Spotlights

Cure for Fat Tissue Disorders Sought in UA Alumna’s $1.5 Million Gift

UA alumna Felicitie Daftuar’s gift will allow internationally noted endocrinologist Dr. Karen Herbst to establish a new UA College of Medicine – Tucson program to improve imaging and phenotyping of fat tissues and develop educational tools to help physicians better recognize, diagnose and treat patients.

Spicy New Treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis Moves to Clinical Trials

UA research team studying the anti-inflammatory impact of turmeric is moving the project out of the laboratory and into patient testing.

Accreditation Alliance Allows Las Vegas GI Fellows to Learn about Liver Care at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson

The first gastroenterology fellows at the University of Nevada School of Medicine in Las Vegas begin cycling through on a one-month rotation at the University of Arizona College of Medicine in a new ACGME-approved affiliation to complete their clinical hepatology training in Tucson.

DOM Nephrologist Becomes BUMG Physician No. 1

Cheers to nephrologist Bijin Thajudeen, MD, a UA assistant professor of medicine and the first physician in Tucson or Phoenix to sign and return his BUMG Physician Employment Agreement. He also has been named a Key Clinical Educator in the UA Department of Medicine...

UA Rheumatology Chief Takes Top Asian American Faculty Award

Dr. Kent Kwoh, director of the UA Arthritis Center, is named by the University of Arizona Asian American Faculty, Staff and Alumni Association as the recipient of its 2015 Outstanding Faculty Award, to be presented Nov. 7 at the group’s 26th annual gala at the Tucson Chinese Cultural Center.

Dr. Jane Mohler
UA Researchers Receive $1.5 Million NIH Grant to Develop Mobile, Wearable Technology to Assess Frailty

UA researchers were awarded a $1.5 million Phase II Small Business Innovation Research grant from the NIH to develop an Upper Extremity Frailty Device to identify elderly patients who may be at high risk for certain medical treatments...