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Dr. Andrew Weil to Prepare, Sample Healthy Recipes at UAMC Café
April 3, 2014

Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 10 to 11 a.m., in the UAMC - University Campus Café.


2014 Desert Diamond/University of Arizona Arthritis Center Bear Down Luncheon Teams Up With UA Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, April 17
March 31, 2014

Greg Byrne and Rich Rodriguez will be guest speakers at event that benefits research to identify the causes and improve the diagnosis and treatment of the more than 100 forms of arthritis.


Study Led by UA’s Dr. C. Kent Kwoh Finds Glucosamine Fails to Prevent Deterioration of Knee Cartilage, Decrease Pain
March 12, 2014

The findings, published in Arthritis & Rheumatology, indicate that glucosamine does not decrease pain or improve knee bone marrow lesions—thought to be a source of pain in those with osteoarthritis, the most common form of arthritis, affecting 27 million Americans over age 25.


UA Sarver Heart Center Presents ‘How Clinical Research has Revolutionized Care of Women and Men with Cardiovascular Disorders’
March 10, 2014

Thursday, March 20, 2014, at 10 a.m. at Canoa Hills Social Center, 3660 S. Camino del Sol, Green Valley


UA Study of HIV-Related Lung Diseases to Help Understanding of Pulmonary Immunity and Vaccine Responses
March 10, 2014

Dr. Kenneth S. Knox and his UA College of Medicine – Tucson research team aim to understand the causes of HIV-associated chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), pulmonary hypertension and immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (IRIS), funded by a grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.


Leading nutrition conference to assemble world experts in Texas in May
February 27, 2014

11th year of the conference reaches out to health care providers in Lone Star State


Sleep Disorders Center Accredited to Perform Sleep Studies
February 26, 2014

The Center for Sleep Disorders at the University of Arizona Medical Center -- University Campus has been accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) to perform out-of-center sleep testing.


UA Study Changes Several Beliefs About the Immune System in Aging Adults
February 21, 2014

Prior beliefs about the immune system in aging adults have been changed by the results of a University of Arizona study recently published in the Journal of Immunobiology. It was written by a research team led by UA Center on Aging co-director and Immunobiology chair Janko Nikolich-Žugich, MD, PhD...


Amye Leong to Speak About ‘Getting a Grip on Arthritis,’ Feb. 13
February 7, 2014

The president and CEO of Healthy Motivation and director of strategic relations for The Bone and Joint Decade, The Global Alliance for Musculoskeletal Health, is keynote speaker at the Annual Eva M. Holtby Arthritis Conversations and Lunch, sponsored by the University of Arizona Arthritis Center Friends and open to the public.


UA College of Medicine – Tucson Dean Steve Goldschmid Accepts New Executive Clinical Practice Role with AHSC and UA Health Network
February 7, 2014

Steve Goldschmid, MD, who has served as dean of the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson since July 2009, has been appointed associate vice president for clinical affairs at the Arizona Health Sciences Center.


New Health Innovations Grand Rounds Features UAHN President and CEO
January 24, 2014

The first in a planned series of multidisciplinary grand rounds events on New Health Innovations will take place on Thursday, February 6 at DuVal Auditorium and is targeted for physicians, professors, fellows, residents, students and staff at the Arizona Health Sciences Center and others interested in health innovation.


Dr. Mindy Fain, Leader in Advancing Health Care for Older Adults, Honored with Anne and Alden Hart Endowed Chair in Medicine
January 22, 2014

University of Arizona Center on Aging Co-Director's many responsibilities with the UA College of Medicine attest to her achievements.


Still Time to Register for the University of Arizona Arthritis Center’s 2014 Living Healthy With Arthritis Conference, Jan. 25
January 14, 2014

The day of inspiration, empowerment and fun features keynote speaker Dr. Richard Carmona, who will discuss “Obesity: From Arthritis to Zoonoses, the Most Potent Accelerator of Chronic Disease,” and a lunch roundtable, “Living Successfully With Arthritis,” with University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine Assistant Research Director Perry Skeath, UA Arthritis Center Director Dr. C. Kent Kwoh and retired UA Clinical Lecturer (rheumatology and geriatric) Gail Kershner Riggs.


Emad Elquza, MD, named medical director at UACC - North Campus
January 13, 2014

Emad Elquza, MD has been named medical director at the UACC - North Campus. He was selected by leaders of the UA Health Network and the UA College of Medicine to serve as the medical director for the cancer clinics.


Completed Renovations, New 3T MRI to Expand Funding Opportunities at UA Biomedical Research Lab
January 10, 2014

The acquisition of the MRI unit, a Siemens 3T Skyra scanner, was made possible through a collaborative effort between the UA Office of Vice President for Research, UA College of Medicine, UA Department of Medical Imaging (formerly Radiology) and the University of Arizona Health Network.


After Losing 180 Pounds, Tucson Man Believes Bariatric Surgery
January 9, 2014

For people battling obesity, the New Year can be a time of renewed commitment and fresh starts. And for those who in the past have tried diet and exercise regimens without success, bariatric surgery might be the answer to a longer, healthier life.


Dr. Sairam Parthasarathy
UA Approved for Funding Award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
January 7, 2014

The study of sleep apnea is one of 82 proposals approved for PCORI funding to advance the field of patient-centered comparative effectiveness research and provide patients with information that will help them make better-informed decisions about their care.


UA Study’s Findings Key to Understanding Immunity as We Age
January 6, 2014

Research at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson and University of Arizona Center on Aging published in The Journal of Immunology


UA Study Shows Intensive Exercise Training Program Designed for Dementia Patients Improves Care in Clinical Setting
December 18, 2013

Rehabilitation of basic functional tasks, such as rising from a chair or walking, reduces fall risk, prevents loss of independence and increases mobility-related quality of life in patients with dementia.


University of Arizona Arthritis Center’s 2014 Living Healthy With Arthritis Conference Features Keynote Speaker Dr. Richard Carmona, Jan. 25
December 10, 2013

Dr. Carmona will address the obesity epidemic and its health, economic and security threat worldwide in his presentation, “Obesity: From Arthritis to Zoonoses, the Most Potent Accelerator of Chronic Disease.” A lunch roundtable, “Living Successfully With Arthritis,” will feature University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine Assistant Research Director Perry Skeath, UA Arthritis Center Director Dr. C. Kent Kwoh and retired UA Clinical Lecturer (rheumatology and geriatric) Gail Kershner Riggs.


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