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UA Health Sciences Employee Excellence Recognized
May 25, 2016

Honoring the best of the best, the University of Arizona Health Sciences 2016 Awards of Excellence recognize the service and achievement of appointed personnel and staff.


UA Researcher Maps Potential Danger Areas for the Vector That Transmits Zika Virus
May 25, 2016

Kacey Ernst, PhD, MPH, associate professor and infectious disease epidemiologist at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, maps the relative seasonal abundance of Ae. aegypti the mosquito that carries Zika in the United States.


UA Racial Disparities in Knee Replacement Paper Picked for CORR Spotlight Article, Interview
May 24, 2016

An article on patient-centered interventions and African-American access to knee replacement written by University of Arizona rheumatologist Ernest R. Vina, MD, not only was published by CORR but chosen as the journal’s spotlight article of the month and for its “Take 5” author Q&A interview. It was among more than a dozen by UA Rheumatology faculty published in the past year…


Twitter chat tonight, May 24, with UA’s Dr. Roy-Chaudhury
May 24, 2016

UA nephrology chief to lead Twitter chat on behalf of American Society of Nephrology on eve of Kidney Health Initiative stakeholder meeting in Washington, DC, area…


See ‘Passing On’ Before AZPM Film Airs Nationally on PBS
May 23, 2016

Thoughtful broadcast on the importance of end-of-life planning tells touching patient, family, physician (including Drs. Mindy Fain and Monica Vandivort) and medical student perspectives on our final days and how best to plan for them. It premiered locally on PBS 6 in late February and can still be viewed online…


S. Campus Resident Pulls Hat Trick of Three Awards, Capped by Win at ACP Nationals
May 20, 2016

South Campus resident Kai Rou Tey, MD, took top honors at the American College of Physicians (ACP) Nationals in Washington, DC, May 3-4, for her quality improvement project abstract—as well as two other recent awards…


Sairam Parthsarathy, MD
Sleep Medicine’s Parthasarathy to Receive COM Faculty Mentoring Award, May 25
May 20, 2016

Dr. Sai Parthasarathy is one of several faculty physicians who’ll receive a 2016 College of Medicine Faculty Mentoring Award at the May 25 General Faculty Meeting in Kiewit Auditorium with a reception to follow… 


Elaine Hutchison, MS4, wins J.W. Smith Award for Outstanding Medical Student
DOM Annual Awards Honor Forty at Arizona Inn
May 18, 2016

A total of 42 awards were presented to medical students, residents, fellows and faculty physicians at the Arizona Inn during the annual University of Arizona Department of Medicine Education Awards Reception, April 18…


DOM Docs Open New Geriatric Consultation Clinics at Banner – UMC
May 18, 2016

Two additional mornings per week are available for Banner, community physicians to make geriatric patient referrals, courtesy of Drs. Paul Gee and Ana Sanguineti…


Photo spread of Match Day at the University of Arizona College of Medicine Tucson
With Graduation, New Residents Begin Internal Medicine Training in July
May 17, 2016

Congrats to all graduating medical students. In Tucson, we’ll be joined by 36 new internal medicine residents at the Tucson Campus program, 10 new internal medicine residents at the South Campus program and two new dermatology residents. See photos from graduation and Match Day…


UA Health Sciences Supports Diverse and Determined Pathways to Medicine
May 17, 2016

Four UA students share their stories of being accepted into the UA Health Sciences Pathways Programs. The Phoenix- and Tucson-based programs have successfully changed the diversity of the UA Colleges of Medicine and ultimately will impact the diversity of the medical workforce.


Internal medicine residents at the University of Arizona discuss a poster project on cardiology
Four of 25 Tucson Campus IM Residents Take Top Honors in Research AHD Poster Competition
May 10, 2016

Twenty-five participants in the 2016 Research Academic Half-Day poster competition for residents in the Internal Medicine Residency Program – Tucson Campus shared their work for viewing and judging April 28 in DuVal Auditorium. Top honors went to Roberto Bernardo, MD; Justin Lee, MBBS; Jawad Bilal, MBBS, and Manjinder Kaur, DO. See a photo collage here…


Dr. Gregorio named Vice Dean for Innovation and Development for UA College of Medicine – Tucson
May 10, 2016

Carol Gregorio, PhD, has been appointed vice dean for innovation and development in the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson (COM-T), effective May 9.


Dr. Akinlolu Ojo Leads Discussion About Precision Medicine with Bioscience Leaders
May 9, 2016

He was the Keynote Speaker at this Year’s AZBio Expo


Preventing Asthma in Children: University of Arizona Researchers Are One Step Closer
May 5, 2016

Leaders at the University of Arizona Health Sciences predict that a preventive medicine will be a landmark achievement in the history of asthma research. The national study is funded by a $27 million National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute grant.


Women with Heart Disease Often Don’t Realize It
May 5, 2016

Research shows that women and health-care professionals both have difficulty recognizing symptoms of heart disease in women, which can lead to delayed treatment and incorrect diagnoses, says University of Arizona nursing professor Anne Rosenfeld.


Help Is Just a Phone Call Away – Telephone CPR Improves Cardiac Arrest Outcomes, UA Research Finds
May 4, 2016

“These outcomes demonstrate that it is feasible to save lives from cardiac arrest through implementing and measuring this key intervention of Telephone-CPR instructions delivered by 9-1-1 dispatchers,” said UA Emergency Medicine researcher Dr. Bentley J. Bobrow.


Two New Leadership Appointments Announced at UA Health Sciences Office of Diversity and Inclusion
May 3, 2016

Oscar Beita, MPH, and Lydia Kennedy, MEd, who currently work within the UA Health Sciences Office of Diversity and Inclusion, will be taking on new leadership roles.


People and Programs on the Move at Banner – University Medical Center
May 2, 2016

Banner – University Medical Center Tucson and Banner – University Medical Center South are part of Banner – University Medicine, a premier academic medical network. These institutions are academic medical centers for the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson.


UA Zika Expert to Speak at Partners in Public Health Luncheon, May 4
May 2, 2016

Open to the public, the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health event will be held at the Arizona Inn, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.


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