A shuffle of clinical associate directors reflects better management of divisions from Cardiology to Rheumatology, with a new associate director, Monica Rodriguez, joining the team in November.
Dr. Geoffrey Block will participate in the Navajo Christmas Airlift, flying donations collected in Tucson across the state in time for holiday celebrations.
A group of people gathered at the Banner – University Medical Center Tucson’s main entrance Thursday, Nov. 9, for a flag-raising and blessing ceremony in recognition of Veterans Day. See mini-photo gallery of event and things to do this weekend.
Banner Alzheimer’s Institute will hold a free, bilingual “Brain Health Expo” from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Nov. 11, at the facility located at 2626 E. River Road.
Six women from the University of Arizona Health Sciences, including GI Division Chief Dr. Juanita Merchant, received UArizona Women of Impact Awards from the office of Research, Innovation and Impact on Oct. 20. Thirty female faculty and staff members from across campus were honored.
Having served as interim chief of the division at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson and UArizona Cancer Center since early 2022, the specialist in pancreatic and hepatobiliary cancers hits ground running to realize the division’s full potential.
The infectious diseases professor and Valley Fever Center for Excellence director recognized for a nearly 50-year career fighting this fungal disease endemic to Arizona and Southwest. See mini-photo gallery from ceremony and day's events.
Dr. Rachna Shroff got a new moniker earlier this year as “Woman Disruptor of the Year” by the Healio website during the American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting this summer.
Drs. Juanita Merchant, Rachna Shroff and Clara Curiel-Lewandrowski – all Department of Medicine division chiefs – were picked to lead Arizona’s only NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in the absence of former director Dr. Joann Sweasy.
The University of Arizona Gastroenterology division chief and UArizona Cancer Center associate director of basic sciences joins 29 others honored by Office of Research, Innovation and Impact.
The Aegis Consortium awarded seed funding to eight projects, including one led by Integrative Medicine’s Dr. Esther Sternberg, that align with the UArizona Health Sciences center’s mission to create a pandemic-free future.
Nearly a dozen women faculty in the Department of Medicine were chosen to be recognized with the inaugural WIMS Torchbearer Awards during Women in Medicine Month. Nine are from the Division of General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine.
Docs in the Kitchen say low-salt diets, such as those required by chronic kidney disease patients, don’t have to be bland. Join Gastroenterology Chief Dr. Juanita Merchant and nephrologist Dr. Amy Sussman for the next gastro-dietary event, Saturday, Sept. 30, at Hacienda at the River.
National journal Engineering News Record has named the Center for Sleep, Circadian and Neuroscience Research winner of the Award of Merit as the Best Small Project in the Southwest for 2023. It and three other UArizona awards will be presented at a Phoenix luncheon in October.
John Galgiani, MD, director of the Valley Fever Center for Excellence and a professor in the Department of Medicine's Division of Infectious Diseases, will receive the AZBio Pioneer Award, which recognizes his career accomplishments, Sept. 27 at a ceremony in Phoenix.
Open house showcases new services available for those suffering from a variety of dermatological needs as well as training the next generation of physicians on the most advanced laser modalities that offer less pain and faster recovery.
A $1.5 million grant from the National Cancer Institute will help University of Arizona Cancer Center researchers Drs. Jennifer Bea and Cynthia Thomson establish a training program geared to introduce students to prevention science careers.
Dr. Alberts, who passed away July 29 at age 83, not only assisted in creating the Arizona Cancer Center in 1976, but also developed the center’s Cancer Prevention and Control Program into one of the top programs in the U.S.
After being displaced for two years as Tucson’s best hospital, Banner Health’s flagship hospital in Southern Arizona is once again No. 1 in the region and No. 2 in the state, according to U.S. News & World Report’s annual rankings.
Banner Health’s two University of Arizona-affiliated academic medical centers in Tucson earned No. 1 and No. 2 socially responsible ranking within the state.
To increase chances of receiving proper care, people with pneumonia symptoms should ask to be tested for Valley fever, says Dr. John Galgiani, an infectious diseases professor and Valley Fever Center for Excellence director at the UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson.
An open house Tuesday, July 25, will showcase advanced technology and technical skills for trainees as well as translational research opportunities across the university. Service will be largest in state.
Dr. Koenraad Van Doorslaer is the new co-leader for the Cancer Biology Program at the University of Arizona Cancer Center, working alongside current co-leader, Dr. Nathan Ellis, and filling the role of outgoing co-leader, Dr. Cynthia Miranti.
University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson radiation oncology associate professor Dr. Charles Hsu is now medical director of the UArizona Cancer Center Clinical Trials Office, replacing Dr. Rachna Shroff, interim chief, Division of Hematology & Oncology.