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Banner – UMC South earns Lown national honor roll status
July 28, 2023

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.


Urgent Care data show Valley fever season has begun in Arizona
July 27, 2023

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.


Dermatology to host open house for new Multispecialty Laser and Aesthetics Program
July 24, 2023

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.


New co-leader selected for Cancer Biology Program
July 24, 2023

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.


Charles Hsu, MD, named UArizona Cancer Center medical director of clinical trials office
July 24, 2023

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.


Cardiac Cath Lab reopens as retooled, larger operation at South campus
July 13, 2023

Ribbon-cutting ceremony July 10 celebrates completion of renovations.


Drs. Jenn Plitt and Julia Cremer return to Tucson
July 12, 2023

Two new physicians in the Division of General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine bring experience in geriatrics, palliative and emergency medicine to their UArizona posts.


Call for proposals: Cancer Center Team Science Award
July 11, 2023

The University of Arizona Cancer Center is now accepting applications on a rolling basis for its Team Science Award for up to $200,000. Complete the application via Arizona Cultivate.


‘Backpacks & Boosters’ vaccine and wellness fair set for July 15
July 10, 2023

The free event is open to all and designed with accessibility for the disability community in mind.


Cardiac Rehab team earns Banner Health Heroes’ honors
July 7, 2023

Division of Cardiology’s Cardiac Rehabilitation team was recognized as Banner Health Heroes as a grateful patient extolled on its exceptional care.


Indigenous DataSET Fellowship applications due July 15
July 6, 2023

A new fellowship program led by UArizona’s Dr. Stephanie Russo Carroll seeks 15 early career researchers in any fields of study from public universities and tribal colleges across Arizona to join the inaugural cohort of Indigenous DataSET Fellows for the 2023-24 academic year.


Fall 2023 Data Science Fellows applications due Aug. 1
July 6, 2023

Each semester, a new cohort featuring up to six Data Science Fellows will be offered. Fellows are expected to attend and participate in twice weekly virtual training activities. Fall 2023 semester participants will be awarded a $7,000 stipend for successful completion of the program. Apply by 5 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 1.


Pulmonary Division celebrates graduates, openings, promotions, research
July 3, 2023

Among items in new quarterly newsletter from the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine were key findings in two published papers, a ribbon-cutting, fellow graduations and faculty appointments and promotions.


Dr. Acharya Gives Down-Low on Heart Failure in Latest Banner Podcast
June 30, 2023

Interventional cardiologist Dr. Deepak Acharya on Banner Health’s Making the Rounds podcast, kicks off its most recent series on the theme, “Failure Is Not an Option,” with a 17-minute overview on cardiovascular disease and importance of early diagnosis.


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.


Sharon Halvorsen receives UArizona Award for Excellence
June 15, 2023

Sharon Halvorsen, a senior clinical coordinator in the University of Arizona Department of Medicine, received a UArizona Award for Excellence from the Employee Recognition Committee.


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