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‘Top Doctors’ for 2023 Out in Tucson Lifestyles
April 11, 2023

With new Chair Dr. James Liao, 22 physicians from the University of Arizona Department of Medicine made the 2023 Top Doctors list featured in the April issue of Tucson Lifestyle magazine.


CATS Center opens modernized, larger facility
April 11, 2023

UArizona Health Sciences Clinical and Translational Science Research Center doubled its size and increased research capacity with new space. Drs. Elizabeth Connick, chief, Division of Infectious Diseases, and Franz Rischard, director, Pulmonary Hypertension Program, are quoted.


Health Sciences genome sequencers a leap forward for research
April 5, 2023
Devices allow Health Sciences and other college collaborators greater scale and cost-effective methods to improve care.

Future Physicians to Begin Their Next Chapter at Match Day Ceremony
March 14, 2023

On Friday, March 17, 110 College of Medicine – Tucson medical students will simultaneously open envelopes revealing where they will complete their residency training.


Department of Medicine Does Well Again at College Faculty Awards
March 9, 2023

Sixteen Department of Medicine faculty members were among those recognized March 2 at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson 2023 Faculty Awards.


UArizona Health Sciences Post Gains in Blue Ridge Rankings
February 21, 2023

Increases in National Institutes of Health awards to several UArizona Health Sciences colleges led to a strong showing in the annual rankings.


Sarver Heart Center Lecture Series Returns to Green Valley
February 13, 2023


The University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center’s annual Green Valley Lecture Series will return Feb. 16 and March 16 with two lectures focused on heart beats.


Study Finds Valley Fever Training Improves Early Recognition of the Disease
February 1, 2023

The findings of researchers from Banner Urgent Care Services and the University of Arizona Valley Fever Center for Excellence are being used to improve patient care by identifying the illness sooner, preventing infection spread and reducing treatment costs.


Workforce Development at Heart of PCP Scholarship Success
January 22, 2023
Faculty close to the Primary Care Physician Scholarship Program find the effort inspiring as it helps fill clinical gaps in underserved areas of Arizona.

Remembering Frank Marcus, MD, Founding Faculty Member
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....


Applying A Team Approach to Health Care Education
December 14, 2022
Interprofessional education modules at the Arizona Simulation Technology and Education Center teach students the importance of teamwork in health care.

All of Us UArizona-Banner Announces Seed Project Awardees
December 5, 2022
Five new seed projects will use the All of Us Research Program dataset to start a wide variety of new studies.

Liao Named New Department of Medicine Chair
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.


Multigenerational Faculty Members Take Long View
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.


Video: Founder’s Day Lecture honors Dr. Sairam Parthasarathy
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.


UArizona Arthritis Center Awarded $3.4M to Study Rapid Knee Deterioration
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.


Dr. Curiel-Lewandrowski Accepted into Leadership Fellowship
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.


Scholarship Program Welcomes Latest Cohort of Future Physicians
September 15, 2022
Twenty-seven medical students have been awarded scholarships through the Primary Care Physician Scholarship Program.

COM-T Faculty Honored with Mentoring Awards
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.


Parthasarathy Named All of Us Arizona Health Champion for August
August 30, 2022
Dr. Sairam Parthasarathy is being honored for his dedication to educating communities about COVID-19 prevention and vaccination.

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