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Lecture Focuses on Integrative Medicine and Inflammation
March 30, 2022
Dr. Randy Horwitz will share integrative medicine approaches to treating chronic inflammation and educate participants about healing-oriented medicine.

Dr. Rachna Shroff Elected to ASCO Nominating Committee
March 24, 2022

Rachna T. Shroff, MD, associate professor and associate dean of clinical and translational research at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, chief of the UArizona Cancer Center GI Medical Oncology Section, and leader of its GI Clinical Research Team, has been elected to the American Society of Clinical Oncology Nominating Committee.


Joining Forces in the Fight Against Valley Fever
March 24, 2022

A new collaboration, the Valley Fever Collaborative – led by Valley Fever Center for Excellence director and professor in the Department of Medicine's Infectious Diseases Division Dr. John Galgiani – is combining the strengths of Arizona’s three public universities to advance Valley fever research and clinical care.


UArizona Health Sciences Colleges Climb in Blue Ridge Rankings of NIH Funding
March 22, 2022

The College of Nursing, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and R. Ken Coit College of Pharmacy posted significant gains in research funding.


Sensor Lab Seed Grants Support State-of-the-Art Research
March 21, 2022
The UArizona Health Sciences Sensor Lab awarded seed grants to eight faculty members and two student projects to improve health and wellness.

Future Doctors Celebrate Match Day
March 20, 2022
Fourth-year University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson students learned where they’ll launch their careers as new residents.

Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine Breaks Ground
March 17, 2022

While the Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine was created in 1994, it wasn’t until March 16, 2022, that Andrew Weil, MD, was able to take part in a ceremonial groundbreaking for a new purpose-built physical home for the center.


Health Sciences Leaders Tout Upcoming All of Us Researchers Convention
March 14, 2022

Drs. Monica Kraft, Francisco Moreno, Andreas Theodorou and Eric Reiman encourage participation in national event to learn more about All of Us Researcher Workbench and how data is being used to help improve health care solutions and advance careers for students, staff and faculty.


Dr. Steven Goldman Named to National Academy of Inventors
February 28, 2022

The National Academy of Inventors named Steven Goldman, MD, professor of medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, Division of Cardiology, and the C. Leonard Pfeiffer Chair in Cardiovascular Medicine at the Sarver Heart Center to its 2022 class of Senior Members.


AHA Lauds Dr. Julia Indik’s Lifetime of Achievement
February 22, 2022

Electrocardiologist Julia Indik, MD, PhD, director of the Sarver Heart Center’s Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship Program, was honored with the Laennec Master Clinician Award from the American Heart Association at the group’s virtual 2021 Scientific Sessions in November. The award offers recognizes an individual’s lifetime achievement in patient care and teaching.


White Coat Ceremony Recognizes Class of 2024 Students
February 21, 2022
College of Medicine – Tucson Class of 2024 medical students will receive their white coats on Feb. 25.

Researchers Clear Early Hurdles with Urology Seed Grants
February 13, 2022
The UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson Department of Urology awarded seed grants to support early research that may lead to advances in treatments.

New UArizona Health Sciences Study to Focus on Link Between Knee Aging and Osteoarthritis
January 27, 2022

University of Arizona Health Sciences researchers will study the links between knee structure changes and clinical outcomes in people with osteoarthritis.


Healthy Dose Blog: Five Things You Should Know About Valley Fever
November 15, 2021

While rare nationally, Valley fever is common in the southwestern United States and northern Mexico. Every year, 150,000 people in the U.S. are infected, and Arizona is home to two-thirds of them. 


Study Shows Vaccine Protects Dogs Against Valley Fever
October 25, 2021
A team led by Valley Fever Center for Excellence researchers successfully tested a vaccine for dogs, with two doses providing high levels of protection.

Training Program to Support Families Affected by Opioid Use Disorders
September 7, 2021
The Comprehensive Pain and Addiction Center will oversee the first peer support experiential learning and apprenticeship program in rural Arizona.

COM-T Faculty and Departments Honored with Faculty Excellence Awards
August 12, 2021

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson presented the winners of the 2021 Faculty Excellence Awards at the August 11 Faculty Excellence Reception. Among those earning recognition were Drs. Laura Meinke and Bhupinder Natt.


COVID-19 Vaccine Reduces Infection Severity, Length, Viral Load
June 29, 2021
Real-world data from the AZ HEROES study show COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective in preventing SARS-CoV-2 infections, and when breakthrough infections do occur, the level of infection and impact of the disease are significantly reduced.

UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson’s Accelerated Pathway to Medical Education Welcomes First Class
June 27, 2021
The UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson has accepted six high school graduates in a new program that reduces the time to a medical degree to seven years.

NIH Grant To Fund Medical Scientist Training Program
June 15, 2021
The Medical Scientist Training Program is designed to train students planning careers in academic medicine or biomedical research.

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