March 21, 2017
In October 1976, what was then the UA Rural Health Office launched the Mobile Health Program with Augusto Ortiz, MD, a UA family physician, as medical director. Dr. Ortiz and his wife, Martha Ortiz, who managed clinic details, drove their RV – donated by a Tucson missionary and outfitted with two small exam rooms – to such tiny communities as the Yaqui Pueblo and Picture Rocks northwest of Tucson; Continental and Amado, south of Green Valley; and later into Cochise County.
February 10, 2017
Collaborative effort brings together the UA College of Medicine – Tucson’s Department of Family and Community Medicine, the UA Department of Psychology, UA Cancer Center and many community partners, including El Rio Community Health Center and the Arizona Community Health Worker Outreach Network.
December 5, 2016
Dr. Gordon has received a $700,000 NIH grant to create and evaluate a guided imagery program delivered over a telephone quitline and designed to appeal to men and racial and ethnic minorities, who are less likely to use a quitline for help in quitting smoking.
October 5, 2016
Camp Wellness was recently recognized on Tucson.com for our recent SAMHSA award.
September 29, 2016
We are honored to be recognized by our very own alma mater!
September 12, 2016
Camp Wellness, a health and wellness program for adults with serious mental illnesses, is one of just three programs in the nation to receive the SAMHSA award this year.
August 16, 2016
Two University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson programs that bring health care to rural, underserved communities in Arizona are reaching major milestones this year.
April 20, 2016
On Friday, April 22, Dr. Paul Gordon will start bicycling across the country, stopping daily in small towns to learn what people think of “Obamacare.”
March 8, 2016
Officials with the Navajo Nation Department of Diné Education and the University of Arizona Colleges of Medicine in Tucson and Phoenix will sign a six-year agreement establishing the Navajo Nation Future Physicians’ Scholarship Fund to encourage more Navajo students to pursue careers as physicians.
March 8, 2016
Fifteen years after the results of the groundbreaking GRACE Project were released to the media by a group of women faculty at the UA College of Medicine in Tucson, 25 percent of the College’s departments are headed by women and progress continues in creating an environment that enables success for all.
February 11, 2016
Tucsonans requiring treatment for mental illness can now receive both behavioral health care and primary health care at the Whole Health Clinic, an innovative Banner – University Medicine facility at 535 N. Wilmot Road.
February 8, 2016
Native Americans are more likely to abstain from alcohol than whites, and heavy drinking and binge drinking rates are about the same for both groups.
November 19, 2015
Each year, approximately 2,400 people in Southern Arizona receive health-care services through the unique, interprofessional UA Mobile Health Program.
August 11, 2015
Nationally recognized program of the University of Arizona Department of Family and Community Medicine helps adults with serious mental illness develop healthy lifestyle choices.
July 21, 2015
Banner-University Medical Center Phoenix and Banner-University Medical Center Tucson have each been named to U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospital ranking, and nationally recognized for specialty services.
May 26, 2015
The Health Resources and Services Administration-funded program seeks to increase the engagement, retention and promotion of faculty members from the UA College of Medicine – Tucson.
April 15, 2015
Myra Muramoto, MD, MPH, FAAFP, a nationally regarded scholar and educator, has been appointed head of the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, effective March 30.
April 6, 2015
Participants needed for a follow-up study, funded by the National Cancer Institute, to evaluate app.
March 9, 2015
Following a December 2006 federal restriction on a chemical critical to the production of cocaine, the United States experienced a 35 percent decrease in cocaine purity, a 32 percent decrease in cocaine seized and a 100 percent increase in cocaine price – all indicators of a major downward shift in cocaine supply.