DOM Media Mentions: Cardiac Arrest Survivor Reunion to Who’s Who Cancer Center Winner

Among various mentions in local and national media for physician faculty and programs affiliated with the UA Department of Medicine for the past month are the following:


Left above: Ranjith Shetty, MD (2nd from right), director of the UA Inpatient Cardiology and Cardiac Care Unit, talks about all the things that went right to revive former patient Robert Freel, who suffered a cardiac arrest Sept. 28 while driving, as his daughter and Sheriff’s Deputy Jeremy Butcher, the first on the scene, listen. Center: Surrounded by first responders, Pima County Sheriff’s deputies, the UA clinical team and others who assisted in reviving him is Mr. Freel (seated center). He was down 17 minutes without a heartbeat. Right: Associate medical director of the UA Lung Transplant Program, Yuval Raz, MD, and cardiothoracic surgeon Toshinobu Kazui , MD, PhD, chat with Mr. Freel next to the ECMO (extracorporeal membrane oxygenation) machine that helped keep him alive. For the full story, click here.

NOVEMBER 4, 2015

Saying thanks to those who saved his life: Cardiac arrest victims revisits rescuers (Banner – University Medical Center Tucson)
Tucson Local Media

Former DA Frank Clark in fight of his life awaiting kidney transplant (Banner–University Medical Center Tucson)
Buffalo News

Back pain is focus of arthritis talk today (Living Healthy with Arthritis lecture sponsored by the University of Arizona Arthritis Center)
Arizona Daily Star

NOVEMBER 2, 2015

Pneumonia-like symptoms? It might be valley fever (Dr. John Galgiani, director of the Valley Fever Center for Excellence at the UA)
Arizona Public Media

Tucsonan opts for action as he faces down Alzheimer's (Sandipan Bhattacharjee, assistant professor at the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy)

NOVEMBER 1, 2015

Guest commentary: Cancer advancements contribute to state’s robust health care sector (University of Arizona Cancer Center)
East Valley Tribune

OCTOBER 30, 2015

New wearable device can measure your blood flow (UA researcher Marvin J. Slepian)
MIT Technology Review | Science Advances

OCTOBER 29, 2015

Tucson man thanks rescuers and doctors after going into cardiac arrest while driving
(Banner – University Medical Center Tucson)
Telemundo Arizona | Tucson News Now

Quick thinking by first responders, medical staff saves cardiac arrest victim (Banner – University Medical Center Tucson)
KVOA Tucson News | Tucson News Now

Breast Cancer Research Has Latina, Rural Focus (University of Arizona Cancer Center)

OCTOBER 28, 2015

UA Sarver Heart Center Busca colaboracion para estudio de pacientes de paro cardiac (UA Sarver Heart Center)
El Imparcial

When it comes to fighting cancer through diet, it's all about moderation (Cynthia Thomson, director of the University of Arizona Canyon Ranch Center for Prevention
and Health Promotion)
Cronkite News

UA Skin Cancer Center kicks off 6th annual Melanoma Walk Saturday (University of Arizona Cancer Center Skin Cancer Institute)
KVOA Tucson News

Coutee fighting to help others after breast cancer (University of Arizona Cancer Center)
Tucson Local Media

OCTOBER 27, 2015

Melanoma Walk illuminates sun safety (Volunteers and supporters seek to raise at least $60,000 for the University of Arizona Skin Cancer Institute)
Arizona Daily Star

Golfers raise ovarian cancer awareness (Third-year medical students at the University of Arizona College of Medicine-Tucson)
Green Valley News

OCTOBER 26, 2015

The Black-White Sleep Gap (Dr. Michael Grandner, director of sleep and health research at the University of Arizona)
National Journal

Could Depression Be Caused By An Infection? (Dr. Charles Raison, a psychiatry professor at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson)
NPR | WBEZ | Latinos Health | GPB

OCTOBER 22, 2015

Cancer advancements contribute to Arizona's robust health care sector (University of Arizona Cancer Center at St. Joseph's Hospital)
Arizona Capitol Times

How to de-stress in under 2 minutes (Andrew Weil, MD, founder and director of the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine)
MMC News

OCTOBER 21, 2015

Biz awards earned in Southern Arizona (Dr. Kenneth Ramos, associate vice president for precision health sciences at University of Arizona Health Sciences)
Arizona Daily Star

OCTOBER 20, 2015

Melanoma subtypes challenging to diagnose, treat (Clara Curiel-Lewandrowski, MD, associate professor of medicine and dermatology, and clinical
director, Cutaneous Oncology Program, Skin Cancer Institute, University of Arizona)

The power of mushrooms (Dr. Andrew Weil, founder and director of the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine at the
University of Arizona)
Business Mirror

"BRA Day" event is part of the fourth annual Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day (University of Arizona Cancer Center)
KVOA Tucson News

OCTOBER 15, 2015

Breast cancer: It's not just a woman's thing (Dr. Albert Wendt of the UA Cancer Center at St. Joseph's Hospital)

OCTOBER 13, 2015

The Best (And Worst) Areas In The Country For Sleep (Dr. Michael Grandner, director of the sleep and health research program at the University of Arizona and lead author of the study)
Huffington Post

Arizona Mesothelioma Victims Center Is Now Urging a Power Plant Worker or Navy Veteran With this Rare Cancer to Call Them About Why it is So Vital to Have the Best Lawyers for Compensation (Banner – University Medical Center Tucson)
Arizona Republic

OCTOBER 12, 2015

Valley Fever continues to affect AZ, researchers work to halt it (UA Valley Fever Center for Excellence Director Dr. John Galgiani)
Tucson News Now

Remedy Pharmaceuticals, Inc.’ Drug CIRARA Cut Death Rates From Severe Stroke By More Than Half (Banner – University Medical Center Tucson)

UA researchers study resveratrol for breast cancer prevention (Student Ariane Guthrie and her research partner, Dr. Jessica Martinez of the University of Arizona Cancer Center)
Tucson News Now

OCTOBER 10, 2015

Childhood cancer survivors celebrated (Banner Childrens - Diamond Childrens Medical Center)
KVOA Tucson News

OCTOBER 9, 2015

Remedy Pharmaceuticals' Drug CIRARA™ Cut Death Rates from Severe Stroke by More Than Half (Banner – University Medical Center Tucson)
Business Wire | MarketWatch | Financial Tech Spotlight

Sleep study finds 'hotspot' regions where Americans don't get enough rest (Michael Grandner, the study's lead author and an assistant professor of psychiatry at the University of Arizona)
Washington Post | The Independent | Builder Online | New York Daily News | The Guardian

OCTOBER 8, 2015

NIBIB-supported bioengineers work to reduce platelet activation and clotting in patients with VADs (Marvin J. Slepian, M.D., Professor of Medicine and Biomedical Engineering, University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center)

US News & World Report: Arizona State, Arizona ranked in top 150 among best global universities (University of Arizona) | Tucson News Now

OCTOBER 7, 2015

Report: Native Americans in AZ have highest obesity rate in US (Doctors at the University of Arizona are working to fight the problem by establishing a center for obesity prevention)
Tucson News Now

LuMind Research Down Syndrome Foundation Awards $1.415 Million in Grants to Advance Down
(University of Arizona – receiving a $250,000 Innovation Research Grant for “Brain Development, Sleep and Learning in Down Syndrome)
PR Web (press release)

OCTOBER 6, 2015

The Clear Choice to Protect Children’s Health: Organic Food (Victoria Maizes, MD, executive director of the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine)
Before It’s News

The Connection Between Nutrition And Mental Health (Dr. Andrew Weil, founder of the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine)

Adrienne C. Scheck Ph.D. Is Presented the Award of Distinction by the International Assoc. of Who's Who (Dr. Adrienne C. Scheck, associate investigator in the Cancer Biology Program at the University of Arizona Cancer Center)
Financial Buzz

Release Date: 
11/05/2015 - 8:00am