June 4, 2019
An 11-year-old boy with developmental delays is denied special services needed to address his disabilities. A 43-year-old man with severe health problems is denied disability benefits. A humanitarian refugee and her children lost their health insurance and don't know why. These real-life examples illustrate some of the complex legal issues related to people's health.
May 14, 2019
The UA Mobile Health Program has expanded its primary-care services in partnership with the Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation (SAAF), Youth on Their Own (YOTO) and Primavera Foundation’s Casa Paloma. The mobile clinic provides full-service primary care to low-income residents in medically underserved communities throughout Pima County.
April 16, 2019
The community-wide, family-friendly event brings together resources from throughout Tucson and Pima County to deliver useful information about mental health in a fun, informal setting. The Tucson Palooza Steering Committee is led by Camp Wellness, an award-winning program of the University of Arizona Department of Family and Community Medicine.
April 12, 2019
The Sonoran UCEDD has partnered with the Arizona Department of Health Services, Bureau of Women’s and Children’s Health, Office of Children with Special Health Care Needs (OCSHCN) to conduct a needs assessment for foster youth with disabilities and SHCN.
April 10, 2019
The American Indian Youth Wellness Camp, a one-week residential camp, integrates American Indian values and culture, while promoting a healthy lifestyle through good nutrition and exercise to American Indian children from tribes across Arizona.
April 9, 2019
The collaborative art exhibit features paintings by 23 ArtWorks artists and six artists from the Hozhoni Gallery in Flagstaff that explore the themes of goals, dreaming and imagination. The exhibit runs April 12 – July 26. The opening reception is free and open to the public.
March 28, 2019
A team of three students from the University of Arizona College of Nursing, College of Pharmacy and Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health will compete April 12-13 in Minneapolis, Minn., where they will have a chance to win a grand prize of $7,500.
January 28, 2019
Clinical psychologists Jacob N. Hyde, PsyD, and Janelle Thompson, PsyD, will provide a wide array of behavioral health services for patients of all ages across Tucson.
January 24, 2019
The funds will enable the UA Department of Family and Community Medicine’s Mobile Health Program to provide more than 2,300 additional patient visits.
December 20, 2018
The Department of Family and Community Medicine is grateful for Dr. Johnson's many years of service.
December 12, 2018
Family medicine physicians Ashley Krauser, DO, and Ana Mendez, MD, MPH, will provide a wide array of primary care services for patients of all ages across Tucson.
December 5, 2018
Victoria Murrain, DO, has been promoted from interim to permanent deputy dean for diversity and inclusion at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson.
December 5, 2018
The exhibit will display Arizona-Sonoran Desert-inspired paintings from artists at UA ArtWorks, marking the first art exhibit to take place at the UA Campus Recreation Center’s REC Oasis Lounge & Art Gallery.
November 30, 2018
We are profoundly grateful for the 11 years of exemplary service from FCM assistant professor Leslie J. Cohen, JD. At the end of October, Leslie retired from her position as the inaugural director of the UA Sonoran Center for Excellence in Disabilities. Leslie led the center from 2007 – 2018.
November 19, 2018
In this new role, Dr. Mathias will oversee the clinical operations for all Banner – University Medicine family medicine clinics and clinical service lines.
November 14, 2018
Researchers at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson received a $347,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to study how the menstrual cycle impacts quit efforts in women of reproductive age who smoke.
November 14, 2018
Dr. Parent-Johnson will lead the UA Sonoran Center, which focuses on the issues of health, wellness, employment and community inclusion for adults with developmental and other disabilities, across the life span.
November 13, 2018
Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild will speak at this special event, celebrating Camp Wellness’ 50th camp and the students who completed the nine-week program.
October 25, 2018
Family medicine physicians Jeffrey Maudlin, MD, and Shana Semmens, MD, will provide a wide array of primary care services for patients of all ages across Tucson.
October 17, 2018
Daniel Derksen, MD, UA Health Sciences associate vice president for health equity, outreach and interprofessional activities and Walter H. Pearce Endowed Chair at the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, has been selected for the 2018 Leonard M. Napolitano, PhD, Award by the University of New Mexico School of Medicine’s Alumni Association.