New One-Click Access to Cutting-Edge Clinical Trials Now Available at the Arizona Health Sciences Center

Connecting your family to cutting-edge research through enrollment in clinical trials just got easier, thanks to a new website that makes it easy to find and potentially enroll in current health-related studies at the Arizona Health Sciences Center.

UA Department of Emergency Medicine Seeks Community Input On Study of a New Airway Device

The University of Arizona Department of Emergency Medicine is seeking community input on a clinical trial that requires a medical procedure to be performed without patient consent. The study will determine if a new device to secure breathing tubes holds the emergency breathing tubes more securely than currently used devices. The trial, which is set to begin this fall at the University of Arizona Medical Center – South Campus, will be performed on critically ill or injured patients who are unable to provide informed consent.

Patients to Participate in `Be The Match’ Walk at Diamond Children’s to Raise Awareness of the National Marrow Donor Program

The University of Arizona Medical Center is one of the sponsors for the 2014 Be The Match® Walk/Run. This event raises funds for Be The Match®.

First Responders to be Honored on 6th Annual Heroes Day, Oct. 2; Event Benefits UAMC Trauma Center

News conference honoring this year’s Heroes of The Year nominees begins at 9:30 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 2, to celebrate Heroes Day 2014 in Southern Arizona.

14th Annual Himelic Memorial Golf and Dinner Classic, Oct. 3, Raises Funds for ALS Research at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson

Golf enthusiasts can experience one of Golf Digest’s “75 Best Golf Resorts in North America”; non-golfers can enjoy dinner, auctions and dancing to live music.

New One-Click Access to Cutting-Edge Clinical Trials Now Available at the Arizona Health Sciences Center

Connecting your family to cutting-edge research through enrollment in clinical trials just got easier, thanks to a new website that makes it easy to find and potentially enroll in current health-related studies at the Arizona Health Sciences Center.

UA Department of Emergency Medicine Seeks Community Input On Study of a New Airway Device

The University of Arizona Department of Emergency Medicine is seeking community input on a clinical trial that requires a medical procedure to be performed without patient consent. The study will determine if a new device to secure breathing tubes holds the emergency breathing tubes more securely than currently used devices. The trial, which is set to begin this fall at the University of Arizona Medical Center – South Campus, will be performed on critically ill or injured patients who are unable to provide informed consent.

Patients to Participate in `Be The Match’ Walk at Diamond Children’s to Raise Awareness of the National Marrow Donor Program

The University of Arizona Medical Center is one of the sponsors for the 2014 Be The Match® Walk/Run. This event raises funds for Be The Match®.

First Responders to be Honored on 6th Annual Heroes Day, Oct. 2; Event Benefits UAMC Trauma Center

News conference honoring this year’s Heroes of The Year nominees begins at 9:30 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 2, to celebrate Heroes Day 2014 in Southern Arizona.

14th Annual Himelic Memorial Golf and Dinner Classic, Oct. 3, Raises Funds for ALS Research at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson

Golf enthusiasts can experience one of Golf Digest’s “75 Best Golf Resorts in North America”; non-golfers can enjoy dinner, auctions and dancing to live music.

Spotlight

Dr. Joe G.N. "Skip" Garcia, UA senior vice president for health sciences, discussed ongoing AHSC efforts, focusing specifically on major growth in research infrastructure, personnel and programs.
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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.

Events

Message from the UA Senior Vice President for Health Sciences

Advisory Councils Submit White Papers, Present Vision for AHSC Future

Greetings. I wanted to provide a brief update regarding the ongoing efforts of the four AHSC research advisory councils, which have submitted “white papers,” outlining their initial recommendations to strategically strengthen and expand our basic, clinical and translational research programs.

AHSC Advisory Councils

Advisory Councils Forming to 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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