Echocardiography team earns decade-long honors for accreditation
June 30, 2023

The Division of Cardiology medical imaging team led by Dr. Raj Janardhanan draws distinction for 10-year Green Milestone Recognition for continuous accreditation in adult and pediatric echocardiography.

Gabrielle's Angel Foundation issues call for award proposals
June 27, 2023

The University of Arizona Cancer Center is now accepting applications for Gabrielle's Angel Foundation for Cancer Research 2023 Medical Research Awards up to $225,000 over three years. They’re due by Tuesday, July 18, 2023 at 5 p.m.

UArizona Cancer Center Researcher Named Healio Woman Disruptor of the Year
June 27, 2023

Dr. Rachna Shroff, interim Division of Hematology & Oncology chief at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson and clinical investigations associate director at the UArizona Cancer Center, was named this year's Healio Woman Disruptor of the Year at the American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting on June 3.

Photo Gallery: Cookin’ Docs event offers tips for those with sensitive palates
June 16, 2023

Hosted by the Hacienda at the River retirement community, the chef and participating physicians – Drs. Juanita Merchant, Mindy Fain, David Lieberman and Kanwal Bains – provided three recipes for ratatouille as tasty options for celiac disease sufferers who must eat gluten-free.

ABOR approves establishment of College of Health Sciences at UArizona Health Sciences
June 16, 2023

The University of Arizona College of Health Sciences will focus on graduate programs to fill positions of need in the health care community.

Researchers receive Flinn seed grants to develop health care innovations
June 9, 2023

Seven UArizona Health Sciences research teams won funding to advance new products or services addressing significant clinical needs. One studying chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is led by Dr. Julie Ledford, who has joint appointments in the Departments of Medicine and Cellular and Molecular Medicine.

Dr. Olivia Hung Picked for SSWIMS Fellowship
June 8, 2023

The Cardiology education director at South campus, Dr. Olivia Hung will start the 12-month College of Medicine – Tucson program designed to foster leadership success skills in early, mid-career women faculty in academic medicine and science in July.

Dr. Victoria Maizes receives integrative medicine honor
June 5, 2023

Dr. Victoria Maizes, executive director, Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine, at the UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson, received the 2023 Bravewell Distinguished Service Award from the Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine & Health, its highest honor.

Six of 21 pandemic top-cited studies from University of Arizona by DOM researchers
May 31, 2023

Arizona Family Channel 3 in Phoenix aired a story May 24 about a report on the top 50 COVID-19 research papers by state university scientists.

Fighting the second pandemic: long COVID
May 29, 2023
Researchers are defining long COVID and exploring the underlying cause and consequences of the disease that is affecting millions of people.

Dr. Arka Chatterjee honored with ‘30 in Their 30s’ Award
May 26, 2023

Dr. Arka Chatterjee was among those included in the 30 in Their 30’s recognition program created by the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography & Interventions (SCAI) for early-career members.

Large study provides scientists with deeper insight into long COVID
May 24, 2023
University of Arizona Health Sciences researchers contributed to a National Institutes of Health-funded research effort that identified the most common long COVID symptoms with the aim of improving future diagnostics and treatment.

Thirteen faculty get promotions, tenure in Department of Medicine
May 22, 2023

Six faculty members were named full professors and seven associate professors. They fell across seven divisions, five in Hematology & Oncology, two in Nephrology and Pulmonary, and one in Cardiology, Endocrinology, Infectious Diseases and General Internal Medicine. Six are on tenure track and five clinical scholars.

Photo Gallery: Dr. John T. 'Jack' Boyer Memorial
May 19, 2023

A moving celebration of life event was held May 16 to honor the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson founding physician who launched three divisions within the Department of Medicine.

Photo Gallery: New Sleep Center Makes Its Debut with Ribbon-Cutting, Tours
May 19, 2023

The new state-of-the-art Center for Sleep, Circadian Rhythm and Neuroscience Research, which held an open house May 15, is among the most advanced of its kind for sleep medicine studies anywhere.  

Would you trust an AI doctor? New research shows patients are split
May 19, 2023

A University of Arizona Health Sciences-led study found more than 50% of people don’t fully trust AI-powered medical advice, but many put faith in AI if it’s monitored and guided by human touch. Cardiology's Dr. Marvin Slepian was senior author on the paper published May 19 on the topic.

Second annual Washington D.C. summit to focus on healthy aging
May 19, 2023

A one-day summit will present the latest research and explore collaborative partnerships designed to find solutions to the challenges and opportunities of healthy aging. Drs. Mindy Fain and Esther Sternberg, from the Department of Medicine, are among the speakers participating.

Hacienda at the River to Host June 10 ‘Cookin’ Docs’ Reboot Event
May 12, 2023

Culinary health fundraiser for Gastroenterology Division to feature executive chef David Sullivan, Gastroenterology Chief Dr. Juanita Merchant, Center on Aging Co-Director Dr. Mindy Fain, and Dr. David Lieberman, a New York Times bestselling cookbook author and former Food Network host. Sign up now for this unique cooking demonstration on the nexus of diet and health.

Center for Sleep, Circadian and Neuroscience Research opens new facility
May 11, 2023

Tours of the Center for Sleep, Circadian and Neuroscience Research’s new location will be offered during a ribbon-cutting and open house May 15.

Graduating physicians step forward to begin their professional journeys
May 8, 2023

Nearly 120 medical students will receive their medical degrees in Centennial Hall on May 11, 2023, where they will take the Hippocratic Oath and be draped with an academic hood to represent their initiation into the field of medicine.