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UA College of Medicine – Tucson Looks to Increase Faculty Diversity From Within
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.


Dr. Myra Muramoto Named Head of UA Department of Family and Community Medicine
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.


UA Researchers Release ‘See Me Smoke-Free,’ First Mobile App Designed to Help Women Quit Smoking, Eat Well and Get Moving
April 6, 2015

Participants needed for a follow-up study, funded by the National Cancer Institute, to evaluate app.


Federal Chemical Controls Have Shrunk U.S. Cocaine Supply According to UA-Led Research
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.


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