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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.

Help Beat Alzheimer's With the Click of a Mouse

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 12:00am
If you've got 10 minutes and an Internet connection, you may be able to assist these researchers, including two neuropsychologists from the UA.

UA Researchers Connect Insomnia, Higher Death Risk

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 12:00am
Chronic lack of sleep and an increased risk of death have been connected by a UA research team led by two Arizona Respiratory Center faculty members.

Viruses: Tiny Teachers of Biology

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 12:00am
UA researchers are investigating two common but devastating viruses, CMV and HPV, and their work could lead to future therapies.

Do You Need a Junk-Food Intervention?

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 12:00am
The UA researchers who linked Twitter activity to regionally popular foods are back for another social media study, this one about diabetes. Their goal is to open new avenues for preventative medicine.

Thanks to UA, Valley Fever Gains Respect

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 12:00am
The airborne regional disease finally has the attention of the Centers for Disease Control and the National Institutes of Health, behind the efforts of Dr. John Galgiani.

What Sleeping Babies Can Teach Us

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 12:00am
UA researchers will explore how infants' sleep quality might affect cognitive development, thanks to a Gates Foundation grant.

UA Breaks Ground on Downtown Phoenix Project

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 12:00am
New facility will follow the Health Sciences Education Building, which opened in 2012 and houses health education for both the UA and Northern Arizona University.

A New Map to Medical School

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 12:00am
UA College of Medicine program is all about fresh opportunity for under-represented minority groups, particularly Native Americans.

Health, Wellness Practices Highlighted by Chinese Culture Festival

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 12:00am
Third annual event featured insight on acupuncture and food therapy from Beijing University of Chinese Medicine and Henan University of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

A New Method for Healing Hearts

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 12:00am
UA surgeon Dr. Zain Khalpey is using tissue from the human placenta to help "patch" hearts after surgery, and the technique could save lives.

When Job Loss Equals Weight Gain

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 12:00am
Why do jobless people tend to have a higher body mass index than those who are employed? An assistant professor of psychiatry in the UA College of Medicine will look at how post-job-loss changes in sleep and social rhythm – a person's daily routine – might affect weight.

Scavenger Hunt to Locate Defibrillators, Help Save Lives

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 12:00am
Tucson and Pima County residents are invited to join a scavenger hunt for automated external defibrillators. The HeartMap Tucson Challenge, co-hosted by the UA and the Tucson Fire Department, aims to raise awareness about AEDs and build a comprehensive database of their locations.

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