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.

Dr. Charles B. Cairns Appointed an Assistant Vice President at AHSC and Vice Dean of the UA College of Medicine – Tucson

A nationally recognized leader in emergency and critical care research, Dr. Cairns has been appointed assistant vice president for clinical research and clinical trials at the Arizona Health Sciences Center, vice dean of the UA College of Medicine – Tucson and professor of emergency medicine. He is scheduled to begin his new duties in November.

UA First in World to Use an Amniotic Membrane Patch to Heal the Heart after Surgery

September is Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month. A serious complication after heart surgery, AFib increases the risk of stroke and other heart conditions. UA has begun a clinical trial using amniotic membrane to reduce AFib in heart surgery patients.

UA College of Pharmacy Students Team Up with El Rio Neighborhood Center For Free Health Fair for Tucson Community Sept. 20

Free health screenings, health information, raffle, goody bags, more than 50 exhibitors, Spanish translators and health vendor expo.

Docs on Bikes, a Public Health Program in Southwest Tucson, Seeks to Promote Healthy Lifestyles

Medical Residents from the El Rio Community Health Center, participated in the first Docs on Bikes event in August. Martha Monroy (wearing UA red), from the Center of Excellence in Women’s Health at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, secured the funding for this program which focuses on promoting healthy lifestyles in Southwest Tucson.

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.

Dr. Charles B. Cairns Appointed an Assistant Vice President at AHSC and Vice Dean of the UA College of Medicine – Tucson

A nationally recognized leader in emergency and critical care research, Dr. Cairns has been appointed assistant vice president for clinical research and clinical trials at the Arizona Health Sciences Center, vice dean of the UA College of Medicine – Tucson and professor of emergency medicine. He is scheduled to begin his new duties in November.

UA First in World to Use an Amniotic Membrane Patch to Heal the Heart after Surgery

September is Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month. A serious complication after heart surgery, AFib increases the risk of stroke and other heart conditions. UA has begun a clinical trial using amniotic membrane to reduce AFib in heart surgery patients.

UA College of Pharmacy Students Team Up with El Rio Neighborhood Center For Free Health Fair for Tucson Community Sept. 20

Free health screenings, health information, raffle, goody bags, more than 50 exhibitors, Spanish translators and health vendor expo.

Docs on Bikes, a Public Health Program in Southwest Tucson, Seeks to Promote Healthy Lifestyles

Medical Residents from the El Rio Community Health Center, participated in the first Docs on Bikes event in August. Martha Monroy (wearing UA red), from the Center of Excellence in Women’s Health at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, secured the funding for this program which focuses on promoting healthy lifestyles in Southwest Tucson.

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.

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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