News Archive: 2022
December 22, 2022
With great sadness, we announce that Frank Marcus, MD, professor emeritus who dedicated more than 50 years to the Division of Cardiology at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson and the Sarver Heart Center, passed away at the age of 94. Dr. Marcus was born on March 23, 1928, in Haverstraw, New York, to Samuel and Edith Marcus....
December 14, 2022
Interprofessional education modules at the Arizona Simulation Technology and Education Center teach students the importance of teamwork in health care.
December 5, 2022
Five new seed projects will use the All of Us Research Program dataset to start a wide variety of new studies.
November 29, 2022
A fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the American College of Physicians, James Liao, MD, joins the University of Arizona Health Sciences from the University of Chicago.
November 17, 2022
Parent-child faculty combos have a deeply invested view on how the College of Medicine – Tucson has evolved over the past 55 years, including Drs. Leslie Boyer and her father, Dr. John T. "Jack" Boyer, who founded three divisions in the Department of Medicine.
November 17, 2022
Honored as the 2023 Founders Day keynote speaker, University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson pulmonary division chief Dr. Parthasarathy is a nationally recognized expert in sleep medicine, conducting important research on sleep, breathing and inflammation.
October 18, 2022
Rheumatology Division Chief Dr. C. Kent Kwoh will lead a study that seeks to develop methods to predict who will experience rapid knee deterioration or need knee replacements in the future.
October 17, 2022
Clara Curiel-Lewandrowski, MD, professor of medicine and Division of Dermatology chief in the UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson has been accepted into the Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) program. ELAM involves an intensive 1-year fellowship at Philadelphia's Drexel University.
September 15, 2022
Twenty-seven medical students have been awarded scholarships through the Primary Care Physician Scholarship Program.
September 1, 2022
The Department of Medicine's Rachna Shroff, MD, was among nine UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson faculty to receive 2022 Faculty Mentoring Awards at the May 19 General Faculty Meeting. A professor of medicine, Dr. Shroff is the college's associate dean, Clinical and Translational Research, and interim chief, Division of Hematology & Oncology.
August 30, 2022
Dr. Sairam Parthasarathy is being honored for his dedication to educating communities about COVID-19 prevention and vaccination.
August 29, 2022
Among Department of Medicine faculty recognized with 2022 Faculty Excellence Awards at the college's May 19 general faculty meeting were Jarrod M. Mosier, MD; Steffan T. Nawrocki, PhD; Tara Carr, MD; James Knepler, MD; and Lawrence Mandarino, PhD. Also participating as presenters from the department were Rachna Shroff, MD, and Kevin Moynahan, MD.
August 22, 2022
Jennifer Carew, MD, was one of six UArizona Health Sciences women to receive Women of Impact Awards from the Office of Research, Innovation and Impact as part of inaugural honors for Women’s History Month announced in March. A professor of medicine, Dr. Carew is also co-director of the UArizona Cancer Center's Hematological Malignancies Disease Team.
August 11, 2022
A new location will give investigators, led by Pulmonary division chief Dr. Sai Parthasarathy, access to state-of-the-art technology to conduct sleep and circadian rhythm research.
August 8, 2022
The University of Arizona Valley Fever Center for Excellence founding director and professor of medicine was honored as one of 25 faculty members singled out for excellence in teaching, scholarship and outreach.
August 2, 2022
University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson medical students received their white coats representing their future profession on July 29 at Centennial Hall.
June 20, 2022
Kevin Moynahan, MD, FACP, University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson professor of medicine and vice dean for education, received the 2022 National Golden Apple Award for Teaching Excellence from the American Medical Student Association.
June 13, 2022
With billions of people using social media globally, Health Sciences researchers and academicians like Dr. Indu Partha have an opportunity to communicate science to a wider audience than ever before.
June 9, 2022
Juanita Merchant, MD, PhD, University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson professor in the Department of Medicine and chief of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, was named to a second term on the National Academy of Medicine Council.
June 6, 2022
World-renowned author and integrative medicine expert, Andrew Weil, MD, founder and director of the Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, was recognized with the top award given by the Integrative Healthcare Symposium.