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.

Going Rural: UA Medical Students Spend the Summer Training in Rural Communities

As government agencies report a higher percentage of health-related deaths in rural communities as compared with more urban areas – partially due to less access to qualified physicians and specialists – the University of Arizona is working to increase the number of physicians serving in such communities.

U.S. News & World Report Names UA Medical Center Among Best in Nation

The annual U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings, now in its 25th year, recognize hospitals that excel in treating the most challenging patients.

People and Programs On The Move At the Arizona Health Sciences Center

Dr. Frank Walter honored with Arizona’s highest award for public health service; Dr. Ana Maria López honored by Chicanos Por La Causa for being a “cornerstone of our community.”

Baby Boomers Greatest at-Risk Group of the Silent Killer Infection, Hepatitis C; New Clinic at UAMC Offers Free Screenings

Each year, more than 2 million people in this nation are infected with the hepatitis C virus. The group with the greatest number of infected individuals is the baby boomer generation, and now, thanks to a free hepatitis C screening clinic at the University of Arizona Health Network, those who unknowingly carry the silent killer virus, can be screened free of charge.

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.

Going Rural: UA Medical Students Spend the Summer Training in Rural Communities

As government agencies report a higher percentage of health-related deaths in rural communities as compared with more urban areas – partially due to less access to qualified physicians and specialists – the University of Arizona is working to increase the number of physicians serving in such communities.

U.S. News & World Report Names UA Medical Center Among Best in Nation

The annual U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings, now in its 25th year, recognize hospitals that excel in treating the most challenging patients.

People and Programs On The Move At the Arizona Health Sciences Center

Dr. Frank Walter honored with Arizona’s highest award for public health service; Dr. Ana Maria López honored by Chicanos Por La Causa for being a “cornerstone of our community.”

Baby Boomers Greatest at-Risk Group of the Silent Killer Infection, Hepatitis C; New Clinic at UAMC Offers Free Screenings

Each year, more than 2 million people in this nation are infected with the hepatitis C virus. The group with the greatest number of infected individuals is the baby boomer generation, and now, thanks to a free hepatitis C screening clinic at the University of Arizona Health Network, those who unknowingly carry the silent killer virus, can be screened free of charge.

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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.

These white papers, which evaluate AHSC’s internal strengths and weaknesses, outside threats and opportunities in their respective areas, now are available for your review and input at http://ahsc.arizona.edu/ahsc-advisory-councils

Your comments on the white papers are welcome and will assist us in achieving our goal to become the Southwest’s premier academic health center.

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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