January 27, 2020
Dr. Donata Vercelli, an expert on the impact of germs that affect our health, delivers the keynote address at the University of Arizona Arthritis Center’s 18th annual “Living Healthy With Arthritis” conference. Other topics include optimal aging, pain management, lupus, dietary strategies, battling infection and the fact-filled, fun “Joint Health Jeopardy.”
January 23, 2020
Dr. Micek-Galinat will provide primary patient care at Banner – University Medicine Family Medicine Clinic at Alvernon. She has additional expertise in culinary medicine and integrative medicine.
January 9, 2020
Academic partnership between Colleges of Pharmacy and Nursing provides innovative solution to alleviate the health-care provider shortage facing the nation
January 9, 2020
Study analyzed freestanding emergency departments in four states, including Arizona.
December 4, 2019
Sorensen will provide leadership, strategic direction and executive administrative support to the department’s community outreach programs and activities.
November 22, 2019
The University of Arizona Colleges of Medicine in Tucson and Phoenix will cover tuition for medical students who commit to practice primary care or another designated critical-access specialty in rural or urban underserved communities in Arizona.
November 12, 2019
Thanks to a new contract with Banner – University Family Care/AHCCCS Complete Care, the UA Department of Family and Community Medicine’s Camp Wellness and Workforce Development Program are able to reach more individuals with mental-health conditions and substance-use disorders.
October 22, 2019
The University of Arizona Department of Family and Community Medicine is recruiting current Banner – University Medicine patients with Type 2 diabetes to join a study about diabetes management and blood sugar control.
October 16, 2019
“Global Peer Support Celebration Day” is an annual celebration of peer supporters to recognize their work in helping their peers with mental health, addictions, and/or trauma-related challenges, move along the continuum of recovery and inclusion. This annual, worldwide event takes place each year on the third Thursday in October.
September 24, 2019
Wendy Parent-Johnson, PhD, professor and executive director for the UA Sonoran Center of Excellence in Disabilities, received $75,000 from the AZ Developmental Disabilities Planning Council (AZDDPC).
September 18, 2019
This award is given to one resident in the U.S. across all specialties by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Organization of Resident Representatives.
September 18, 2019
As a family physician, Dr. Puthenveetil will provide patient care at Banner–University Medicine Cortaro Primary Care clinic, and will be a faculty member for the family medicine residency program at Banner–University Medicine Family Medicine Clinic at Alvernon.
August 21, 2019
A new program implemented by the UA Department of Family and Community Medicine and Banner – University Medicine provides primary care patients the opportunity to also receive behavioral health-care services at the same location.
August 12, 2019
Dr. Armstrong will provide clinical care and serve as the department's clerkship director.
July 26, 2019
Dr. Meehan will lead and direct the Family Medicine Residency at South Campus, as well as conduct clinical care, teach residents and pursue scholarly activity.
July 12, 2019
The six-week academic enrichment program at the University of Arizona Health Sciences hosted 50 high school students from 22 Arizona communities this summer in an intensive exploration of health professions careers that will impact the health and lives of others.
June 27, 2019
After more than 35 years of outstanding service, Larry Moher, MD, professor and assistant dean, Student Affairs, is retiring.
June 25, 2019
Dr. Jerry Koleski, spends time in Ghana, West Africa, mentoring medical students for their summer global health field experience.
June 19, 2019
Congratulations to Rhea Merriman, program coordinator senior, South Campus Family Medicine Residency Program, on her retirement after 30 years with FCM!
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.