UA College of Pharmacy Professor John Murphy Recognized for Excellence in Teaching, Research, Scholarship

Chalmers Distinguished Pharmacy Educator Award honors outstanding work across disciplines.

UA Researchers Find Genetic Factors May Affect the Benefit of Resistance Exercise

The weight-loss response to resistance exercise, including changes in body composition, differs according to an individual’s genetic risk for obesity.

UA College of Nursing Professor Anne Rosenfeld Honored with Anna M. Shannon Mentorship Award

Dr. Rosenfeld is the second consecutive University of Arizona faculty member to receive this prestigious, annual award during the Western Institute of Nursing research conference.

The UA Department of Emergency Medicine Seeks Community Input on a Study to Determine Most Effective Treatment for People Having Seizures

The Established Status Epilepticus Treatment Trial (ESETT) at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson and Banner – University Medical Center South will determine which of three drugs is safer and more effective at stopping a prolonged seizure.

Dr. Jeffrey R. Lisse Appointed Medical Director of the Arizona Telemedicine Program

Jeffrey R. Lisse, MD, professor of medicine and medical director of the University of Arizona Arthritis Center’s Osteoporosis Program, has been named medical director of the Arizona Telemedicine Program (ATP).

UA College of Pharmacy Professor John Murphy Recognized for Excellence in Teaching, Research, Scholarship

Chalmers Distinguished Pharmacy Educator Award honors outstanding work across disciplines.

UA Researchers Find Genetic Factors May Affect the Benefit of Resistance Exercise

The weight-loss response to resistance exercise, including changes in body composition, differs according to an individual’s genetic risk for obesity.

UA College of Nursing Professor Anne Rosenfeld Honored with Anna M. Shannon Mentorship Award

Dr. Rosenfeld is the second consecutive University of Arizona faculty member to receive this prestigious, annual award during the Western Institute of Nursing research conference.

The UA Department of Emergency Medicine Seeks Community Input on a Study to Determine Most Effective Treatment for People Having Seizures

The Established Status Epilepticus Treatment Trial (ESETT) at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson and Banner – University Medical Center South will determine which of three drugs is safer and more effective at stopping a prolonged seizure.

Dr. Jeffrey R. Lisse Appointed Medical Director of the Arizona Telemedicine Program

Jeffrey R. Lisse, MD, professor of medicine and medical director of the University of Arizona Arthritis Center’s Osteoporosis Program, has been named medical director of the Arizona Telemedicine Program (ATP).

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.

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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