High School Graduation Party for Cancer Patient Sarah Koenig at Diamond Children’s

Senior Sarah Koenig will celebrate her high school graduation in her hospital room at Banner Children’s – Diamond Children’s Medical Center, on Thursday, May 21, at 4 p.m.

UA Anesthesiology Professor Dr. Craig M. Palmer Awarded Fulbright Scholarship to Train, Mentor Anesthesiologists in Serbia

Craig M. Palmer, MD, a professor of anesthesiology at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, has been chosen for a Fulbright award to travel to Serbia by the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.

Diamond Children’s Clinics Honored for Excellence in Immunization Rates

Two pediatric clinics in Tucson were recognized by The Arizona Partnership for Immunization (TAPI) as centers of excellence for achieving 90 percent or higher in their immunization rates and excellence in immunization education.

PANDA Fashion Show Breaks Fundraising Record; Grosses More Than $1 Million for Research at the UA Steele Children’s Research Center

Proceeds will support pediatric research efforts, including cancer research in the area of immunotherapy through the newly established, “PANDA Children’s Anti-Tumor Immunity Program,” at the UA Steele Center.

UA Senior Vice President for Health Sciences Dr. Joe G.N. `Skip’ Garcia Selected for American Thoracic Society Leadership Award

The 2015 Leadership Award from the ATS Pulmonary Circulation Assembly is given “in appreciation of decades of leadership and devoted service in the pulmonary circulation research community.”

High School Graduation Party for Cancer Patient Sarah Koenig at Diamond Children’s

Senior Sarah Koenig will celebrate her high school graduation in her hospital room at Banner Children’s – Diamond Children’s Medical Center, on Thursday, May 21, at 4 p.m.

UA Anesthesiology Professor Dr. Craig M. Palmer Awarded Fulbright Scholarship to Train, Mentor Anesthesiologists in Serbia

Craig M. Palmer, MD, a professor of anesthesiology at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, has been chosen for a Fulbright award to travel to Serbia by the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.

Diamond Children’s Clinics Honored for Excellence in Immunization Rates

Two pediatric clinics in Tucson were recognized by The Arizona Partnership for Immunization (TAPI) as centers of excellence for achieving 90 percent or higher in their immunization rates and excellence in immunization education.

PANDA Fashion Show Breaks Fundraising Record; Grosses More Than $1 Million for Research at the UA Steele Children’s Research Center

Proceeds will support pediatric research efforts, including cancer research in the area of immunotherapy through the newly established, “PANDA Children’s Anti-Tumor Immunity Program,” at the UA Steele Center.

UA Senior Vice President for Health Sciences Dr. Joe G.N. `Skip’ Garcia Selected for American Thoracic Society Leadership Award

The 2015 Leadership Award from the ATS Pulmonary Circulation Assembly is given “in appreciation of decades of leadership and devoted service in the pulmonary circulation research community.”

Spotlight

Application deadline:
Monday, June 15, 2015.

The UA Office of the Senior Vice President for Health Sciences established an AHSC Career Development Award training program, following KL2 guidelines (AHSC-CDA), to provide research training and funding opportunities for UA junior faculty members to foster academic careers in clinical and translational research. Learn more »


On January 15th, the Arizona Health Sciences Center submitted its application to join the prestegious national Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) network. Learn more »

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The University of Arizona seeks to hire an accomplished scientist and leader in translational neuroscience to direct the creation of a new Center for Innovation in Brain Science.

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Message from the UA Senior Vice President for Health Sciences

Banner Affiliation Introduces New Era for UA Academic Health Sciences Center

After well over a year of complex but highly productive discussions and negotiations, the University of Arizona and Banner Health last week finalized the terms of a 30-year academic affiliation agreement. After obtaining Arizona Board of Regents approval last Wednesday, late last Friday evening brought negotiations to a close with each party signing the final “Definitive Agreement.”

As we eagerly anticipate the realization of the numerous opportunities expected through this momentous partnership, it is worth reflecting back to December 2013 and the beginning of the three-party affiliation/merger discussions among the UA, UAHN and Banner.

AHSC Advisory Councils

Advisory Councils Support Four Areas of AHSC Research Excellence

The Arizona Health Sciences Center leadership has identified four “areas of excellence” and is forming campus-wide advisory councils to advance AHSC’s strategic position in these four research domains.

The four theme-based areas of excellence are:

 

 

 

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