• New Health Study to Focus on Hispanic Women

    The Center of Excellence in Women's Health at the University of Arizona’s Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public, has been awarded a $878,000 grant to provide health information to Hispanic women in Pima County.

  • The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson Awarded Prestigious Donald W. Reynolds Foundation: Next Steps in Physician's Training in Geriatrics Grant

  • UA College of Nursing Team Evaluating Telephone-Delivered Counseling for Latinas with Breast Cancer and Their Supporters

    Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in Latinas, but patients often have limited resources to help them cope psychologically.

  • UA College of Pharmacy - Research for cancer drug shows promise

  • Groundbreaking Research Shows Traumatic Brain Injury in All Varieties Induce Immediate Sleepiness

  • Understanding the Health Insurance Marketplace

    The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is designed to help the 16 percent of Americans without health insurance gain access to quality, affordable healthcare. The Health Insurance Marketplace gives Americans who are uninsured, or buy their own coverage, a whole new way to shop.

AHSC Town Hall

Joe G.N. “Skip” Garcia, MD, UA senior vice president for health sciences, outlined his plan to significantly advance AHSC through a major emphasis on expanding its biomedical research enterprise, as well as increasing its diversity and enhancing its partnerships and collaborations, among other efforts.

Message from the UA Senior Vice President for Health Sciences

‛Never Settle’: AHSC Moving Forward on Number of Strategic Initiatives

Through six months on the job as senior vice president, I remain greatly impressed by the breadth and richness of the programmatic activities of our health sciences faculty, students and staff.  The spring semester has been filled with a flurry of activity as we quickly move forward on our statewide plan to significantly advance the Arizona Health Sciences Center – in research, patient care, education and service.

With many of our efforts now in full gear, I plan to provide monthly updates to keep you apprised of major activities and initiatives aimed at achieving our goals set forth in the December State of the UA Health Sciences address and fulfilling our role in the University’s Never Settle Strategic Plan.

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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