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.

Opioid Research by UAHS MD-PhD Student Alex Sandweiss Receives Three Awards
May 2, 2016

Understanding how opioids activate the reward pathway leading to addiction is crucial to developing a non-addictive pain reliever, says Sandweiss, who also is arranger/director for the singing group DocApella

‘Decoding Osteoarthritis…New Approaches to Prevention and Treatment Using Your Brain and Body’ Subject of UA Arthritis Center Lecture, May 4
April 29, 2016

Free and open to the public, the lecture by Dr. Charles Ratzlaff will discuss the prevention and management of knee and hip osteoarthritis with an emphasis on neuromuscular re-training.

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Archived Medicine Grand Rounds Available on iTunes
April 28, 2016

Did you know that you can view/listen to UA Department of Medicine Grand Rounds via Apple’s iTunes? It's true...

Making Precision Medicine a Reality: Genomics Researchers Discover Road Map to Disease Origin
April 28, 2016

University of Arizona Health Sciences, University of Pennsylvania and Vanderbilt University researchers are one step closer to understanding the genetic and biological basis of diseases like cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer’s and rheumatoid arthritis – and to identifying new drug targets and therapies.

New Banner website preview
Coming soon: New website for Banner - UMC
April 22, 2016

Banner Health—the chief clinical partner for the UA Health Sciences colleges—will soon launch a redesigned, more customer-friendly public website that’s designed to be mobile-friendly and offers new functionality and features. Views are geocentrically coordinated to clinical programs and services of the nearest Banner facilities. Preview it via video highlights here…

The James E. Dalen, MD, MPH, Distinguished Lecture for Health Policy Presents Dr. Victoria Maizes, Internationally Recognized Leader in Integrative Medicine, May 6
April 20, 2016

Dr. Maizes will describe local and national initiatives that are being implemented and producing meaningful change, from school-based mindfulness programs to community gardens as well as University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine programs that can enhance well-being and improve the health of our society. The lecture is free and open to the public.