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Banner – University Medicine to Transform Care

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 12:00am
New chapter in academic medicine represents a pivotal outcome of Never Settle, the UA's strategic plan, and continues a long-standing affiliation with Banner Health in Arizona. "This merger ... will benefit the entire state," said UA President Ann Weaver Hart.

Making Life Better for Kids With Asthma

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 12:00am
Collaborative health care may help pediatric asthma patients and their families understand their medication and better manage the disease.

Nasal Spray Could Help in Understanding Grief

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 12:00am
UA psychologist Mary-Frances O'Connor will study the relationship between the hormone oxytocin and the experience of grief, and it could open the door to new therapies.

LGBT Teens Who Come Out at School Have Better Self-Esteem, Study Finds

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 12:00am
Despite the risk of being bullied, coming out in high school is better for students' well-being in the long-run, according to a new study by UA researcher Stephen Russell. Students who were open about their sexual orientation or gender identity in high school reported higher self-esteem.

Solidarity Week to Focus on Compassionate Care

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 12:00am
Medical schools, patient-care institutions and other health care organizations around the country will demonstrate of the importance of kindness to patients.

UA Dean Calls for 'Decade of Nutrition'

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 12:00am
While the Mediterranean diet is specific to the region encompassing parts of Italy, Greece and Spain, it can be adapted to desert lands. A four-part cooking series will show how.

Super Reception for UA's STEM Event

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 12:00am
The day before the big game's kickoff, the statewide Arizona SciTech Festival held a kickoff of its own with Connect2STEM, drawing thousands to the downtown Phoenix campus of the College of Medicine.

UA Public Health Students to Assist on Super Bowl Sunday

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 12:00am
SAFER team members will be at every first-aid station, working alongside emergency medical technicians inside University of Phoenix Stadium.

UA Arthritis Center Receives $6.1M Grant

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 12:00am
Researchers at the UA Arthritis Center at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson are working to identify treatments to slow the progression of osteoarthritis, supported by a five-year grant.

The Molecular Biology Behind ALS

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 12:00am
UA researchers have uncovered a novel molecular defect in a fruit fly model of ALS bearing a strong similarity to defects found in humans. The discovery may help explain the mechanisms underlying the devastating disease.

UA to Serve Up Fresh Approach to Health

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 12:00am
Bringing science to the plate, the Department of Nutritional Sciences will tout the benefits of the globally popular Mediterranean diet with a series of events kicking off on Jan. 28.

UA Receives $2 Million for Autism Spectrum Disorders

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 12:00am
The UA Steele Children’s Research Center has received $2 million from the Centers for Disease Control to continue identifying children who have autism spectrum disorders, becoming one of 10 sites in the U.S. supported during the current grant cycle.

'Molecular Truck' Could Deliver New Treatment

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 12:00am
Child sufferers of ulcerative colitis stand to benefit from the work of an interdisciplinary UA team assisted by Tech Launch Arizona.

UA Online Programs Rated Highly by US News

Thu, 01/08/2015 - 12:00am
The Eller College of Management, which launched its online M.B.A. program in September 2013, saw its first graduating class walk last month and is already ranked 29th.

AHSC Report Outlines Achievements, Plans

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 12:00am
Targeted areas will help accelerate AHSC’s efforts to expand its research portfolio, and improve the quality and diversity of Arizona’s health professions workforce.

Impact of UA's Phoenix Campus: $961 Million

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 12:00am
In 2013, the UA's downtown Phoenix academic medical center contributed $961 million to the economy, according to a report released by consultants Tripp Umbach. And that's just a taste of what is to come.

UA Team to Use Social Media in Study of E-Cigarettes

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 12:00am
"Blind spots" around unregulated product will be the target of five-year project funded by National Institutes of Health.

Carmona Calls for Greater Attention to Vets' Issues

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 12:00am
Former U.S. surgeon general, now a UA professor, addresses the Southern Arizona Military/Veteran Community Summit.

UAMC Now ‘Infectious Disease Treatment Center of Excellence’

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 12:00am
The UA Medical Center will become an Infectious Disease Treatment Center of Excellence — and southern Arizona's designated hospital to treat such diseases.

UA Receives $3.6M Grant to Improve Public Health

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 12:00am
The Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health will establish the Western Region Public Health Training Center to build a strong, collaborative public health network.

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