The Pulse E-Newsletter (2015-17)

Below are past issues of The Pulse, the e-newsletter of the UA Department of Medicine, for 2015-17:


Volume 3, No. 1 – Winter 2017-18: The Pulse ​| [PDF of this issue

- Curtain to Rise for New Adult Health Clinics at Banner – University North
- Local Publications Pay Homage to UA Health Sciences, DOM Docs in 2017
- DOM Takes Third of College of Medicine – Tucson Faculty Teaching Awards
- DOM Docs Tout Patient Care in ‘Doctorpedia’ Videos
- Good Showing for DOM Faculty at College Research Fair
- ACP Chapter to Honors DOM with Three Top Awards
- Four DOM 'Influential Health, Medical Leaders' Recognized
- S. Campus Resident Picked for Health Policy Internship by American College of Physicians
- Four Residents Win at ACP Arizona Scientific Meeting 
- Sarver Heart Center Welcomes Three Cardiologists: Drs. Sophia Airhart, Khadijah Breathett, Satinder Singh
- Paper by Drs. Paul Langlais, Larry Mandarino Makes Cover of Proteomics Journal
- DOM Docs Assist in Valley Fever Rapid Assay Test Development in Time for Sharp Uptick in Cases
- Infectious Diseases Honors World AIDS Day with 2 Blogs, Feature Article
- Integrative Medicine's Dr. Esther Sternberg Named 
- Dr. Prabir Roy-Chaudhury, Diego Celdran Bonafonte Win Grants to Improve Care for Dialysis Patients
- See photo galleries celebrating holiday gatherings, fellows retreat, meet-n-greets, research fairs and more...

 Volume 2, No. 8, September 2017: The Pulse  | [PDF of this issue]

- ‘Message from the Chair’: Focus on Education, Recruitment, Retention and Research
- Full Steam Ahead for Cerner Go-Live, Oct. 1 — Tip Sheets, FAQs & More
- More Than One Path to Success, DOM Fellows Learn at 2nd Annual Retreat
- 600 Show, CVs in Hand, for Banner Health Tucson Job Fair
- How to Get Your Study Listed on UAHS Clinical Research Website
- Osteoarthritis Disparities, Lung Disease Genetics Topics at DOM Research Seminar, Oct. 12
- S. Campus Resident, Infectious Diseases Fellow Latest to Benefit from Bressler-Alpert Society
- Flu Shot Clinics Scheduled for UA, UAHS and Banner Campuses
- Banner Adds Validation Phase to New Find-a-Doc Online Tool
- See Progress Report, Photos on Banner/UAHS Construction
- Tech Launch AZ to Host Research Forum, Oct. 19, on UA-Developed Heart Patch
- Drs. Slepian, Goldman Among Host of UA Honorees at AZBio Awards, Oct. 11
- Pink Hard Hat Photo Op Kicks-off Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Draws a Crowd
- UA Infectious Diseases, Petersen HIV Clinics Unveil Newly Revamped Websites
- UA Pulmonary Division Releases Inaugural Newsletter, ‘Lung Matters’

 Volume 2, No. 7, July/August 2017: The Pulse ​| [PDF of this issue]

- NIH $4.8M Grant to Valley Fever Center to Speed Vaccine Development
- Banner – UMC Tucson's U.S. News 'Best Hospital' Rankings Best in Decade
- Dozen New Physicians Join Faculty across Department of Medicine
- Cardiology Launches New Fellowships in Heart Failure, Electrophysiology
- Banner – UMC Tucson Respiratory Therapy Team Takes Top Statewide Award
- Nephrology Launches Chronic Kidney Disease Patient Workshops at Banner - UMC Tucson
- Dr. Daniel Persky Named Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s 2017 Man of the Year
- Dr. Nancy Sweitzer Wins $2.6M NIH Grant to Counter Cognitive Loss in CABG Surgery
- NIH Awards Dr. Heddwen Brooks $1.53M to Study Postmenopausal Hypertension in Women
- Lovell Foundation Gives $30K to Continue End-of-Life Med Student Training
- Eli Lilly Funds Dr. Dominick Sudano, Telemedicine to Train PCPs on Rheumatology Care 
- Dr. Sai Parthasarathy Chosen for UA Academic Leadership Institute Fellowship
- UA Center on Aging Named Home Centered Care Institute Center of Excellence
- Heart Transplant Program Sets Record with 10 Transplants in Nine Months
- UA Cancer Center Presents Hero Awards, Two $100K Grants for Translational Research
- Tech Launch Arizona Podcast Features Drs. Monica Kraft, Julie Ledford on Asthma Research
- Department of Medicine Accounts for Quarter of UA 'Top Doctors' in 2017

 Volume 2, No. 6, May/June 2017: The Pulse  ​| [PDF of this issue]
- Banner University Medical Group Lifts Non-Compete Clause for Provider Contracts in Tucson
- UA College of Medicine – Tucson First in Higher Ed to Adopt Workplace by Facebook
- Medicine Chair's Senate Testimony at Odds with ADEQ Chief on Air Quality
- With $450K Grant, UA Researchers Testing New Platform to Treat Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
- Dr. Sai Parthasarathy to Study Telehealth, Sleep Medicine with $250K Foundation Award
- AASLD Awards Dr. Archita Desai $150K to Study Health Equity in Liver Disease
- Dr. Monica Vandivort Gets $50K Grant for Cochise County Pilot to Improve Elder Care
- 2017 DOM Awards Assembly Recognizes 40 Faculty, Fellows, Residents and Students

 Volume 2, No. 5, April 2017: The Pulse  ​| [PDF of this issue]
- New College of Medicine - Phoenix dean and BUMG CEO Named
- Tucson, Phoenix Lung Transplant Team Talk Growth Strategies
- Pulmonary Faculty, Community Docs to Hold Quarterly Meet-n-Greets
- Sickle Cell, Congenital Heart Disease Studies Earn Researchers NIH Grants
- Resident-Inspired S. Campus Health Career Fair Packs in High Schoolers
- NIH-Funded Study to Look at Genetic Underpinnings of Severe Valley Fever
- Three DOM Physician-Scientists Anchor Translational Research Career Panel
- Drs. Banerjee, Goldman Among Tech Launch Arizona Honorees

 Volume 2, No. 4, March 2017: The Pulse ​| [PDF of this issue]
 – Texas Medical Center CEO Top Pick for UA President
 – Dozen UAHS Docs Secure Arizona BRC Grants Worth Nearly $6M 
 – Dr. Amy Sussman Named New DOM Vice Chair for Education 
 – Thirty-two Match into 15 ACGME-accredited DOM Fellowships 
 – Quarter of Banner Tucson ‘Top Doctors’ in 2017 from DOM Faculty 
 – Iris Cantor Donates $1M to Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine

 Volume 2, No. 3, January/February 2017: The Pulse ​| [PDF of this issue]
– COM-T 50th Anniversary Kicked Off at General Faculty Meeting (see photos)
– Wake Forest Recruits Head New Genetics, Genomics & Precision Medicine Division
– Banner Videos Feature DOM Docs on Diversity, Physician Profiles 
– First PI Research Poster Night Pulls in 100 Attendees (see photos)
– UA Faculty, Staff Cheer New Hospital Tower Milestone (see photos)
– 'Doc Talks,' 'Beat Cancer' Lectures Spotlight Community Outreach


 Volume 2, No. 2, December 2016: The Pulse ​| [PDF of this issue]
- DOM  chair highlights key successes of year for growing department
- Surgery’s Dr. Neumayer to lead UA Health Sciences as Dr. Garcia returns to faculty role
- UA, Banner – UMC Tucson celebrate record year for kidney transplants
- Pulmonary’s Dr. Knox off to COM – Phoenix as head of Faculty Affairs Office
- DOM faculty, physicians and researchers prolific with 225+ published papers in 2016
Tucson Lifestyle, BizTucson find ample fodder for spotlights of DOM 'Top Docs'

 Volume 2, No. 1, November 2016: The Pulse ​| [PDF of this issue]
 - UA docs get Lung Transplant Program 'recertified'
 - Pulmonary fellows win national CHEST Challenge 
 - S. Campus doc named ACP's Arizona Resident of the Year
 - Thai princess' physician completes UA Nephrology training
 - Former Air Force flight surgeon gives Veterans Day lecture
 - Webpages created to support Bressler-Alpert Society travel fund

 Volume 1, No. 7, October 2016: The Pulse  | [PDF of this issue]
 - Dr. Tammy Clark Ojo named Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs
 - Chicago philanthropist gives $1M to Integrative Medicine
 - 'Homecoming' special for new Hem-Onc chief 
 - Big data helps in mapping human immune system
 - 30 new faculty begin UA careers since July 1
 - Grants for Latina mammograms, sleep disorders, lung research

 Volume 1, No. 6, August 2016: The Pulse ​| [PDF of this issue]
 - $7M NIH grant to help asthma sufferers control attacks
 - DoM leads way for college, hospital in US News rankings
 - Banner buys 32 Urgent Care clinics across state
 - Cranes speed up construction on 3 new campus buildings
 - Cancer Center retains NCI designation, wins $17.6M grant
 - Center on Aging-documentary, 'Passing On,' wins Emmy

 Volume 1, No. 5, July 2016: The Pulse ​| [PDF of this issue]
 - UA docs lead authors on new national Valley Fever guidance
 - Geriatrics chief backs fed support for At-Home Primary Care
 - UA Health Sciences, Banner team up for $43.3M PMI grant
 - New geocentric, mobile-ready launched
 - Crowds pack diabetes health fair, White House Cancer Summit
 - Grants include $11.4M NIH to study lung injury, $650K for HIV cure

 Volume 1, No. 4, June 2016: The Pulse ​| [PDF of this issue
 - Nephrology chief part of White House Organ Transplant Summit
 - Graduating residents, fellows celebrate with banquets, awards
 - First Career Development Award Research Symposium a success
 - Four residents recognized in AHD Research Poster contest
 - DOM Education, COM Faculty Mentor awards presented
 - New ICU leadership announced as Dr. Carr moves to CMO

 Volume 1, No. 3, January 2016: The Pulse ​| [PDF of this issue]
- Clinical partnership leads to advances in understanding asthma
- UA President singles out Dr. Slepian, Valley Fever center for praise
- Cure for fat tissue disorders sought in UA alumna's $1.5M gift 
- Dr. Sweitzer wins $165K to study heart failure biomarkers
- Winter Lung Series Conference talks include pulmonary fibrosis, transplantation
- Neuro chief to talk 'Pain & Your Brain' at Arthritis annual conference, Jan. 23


 Volume 1, No. 2, December 2015: The Pulse ​| [PDF of this issue]
- UA, Nevada alliance allows GI fellows to learn about liver care here
- College of Medicine teaching awards ceremony highlights DOM faculty 
- Led by S. Campus, Internal Med residents sweep awards at ACP Arizona meeting
- COPH researchers win $2.9M NIH grant to study cardiovascular disease in Sonora
- DOM's Drs. Desai, Mosier, Rafikova among CDA junior faculty grant winners
- O'Neill, Dr. Lee recognized with Arizona Geriatrics Society state awards

 Volume 1, No. 1, November 2015: The Pulse  | [PDF of this issue]
- Nephrologist who took on Douglas dialysis clinic first to sign Banner contract
- DOM docs shine at 1st 'Influential Health & Medical Leader Awards'
- Geriatrics, Nephrology and Pulmonology all win national rankings from US News
- Center for Integrative Medicine included in DoD $75M grant for wearable health monitors
- Nephrology chief PI in $1.5M grant targeting better quality of life for hemodialysis patients
- UA team gets Banner - UMC named National Pancreas Foundation referral center

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