Annual Regional Conference Covers New Approaches to Treating Trauma

The 26th Annual Southwest Regional Trauma Conference, Thursday and Friday, July 30-31, at the JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa, 3800 W. Starr Pass Blvd., Tucson, aims to deliver the most current information on trauma and its management to all health-care professionals working to combat this major health problem.

Banner University Medical Centers in Phoenix and Tucson named to U.S. News ‘Best Hospital’ ranking

Banner-University Medical Center Phoenix and Banner-University Medical Center Tucson have each been named to U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospital ranking, and nationally recognized for specialty services.

UA Team Develops Model to Predict Spread of Debilitating Mosquito-Borne Virus, Wins International Competition

No vaccine or treatment exist for the chikungunya virus, also known as CHIKV, which causes debilitating joint and muscle pain. CHIKV continues to spread through the Western Hemisphere with 1.4 million suspected cases to date. A University of Arizona public health epidemiologist and mathematician joined forces to develop the most accurate infectious disease forecasting method, based on the CHIKV outbreak.

UA Surgeon Helps Lead Charge Against ‘Medjacking’

Dr. David G. Armstrong joins elite committee studying medical device cybersecurity. The Cybersecurity Standard for Connected Diabetes Devices Steering Committee meets for the first time July 20-21 in Bethesda, Md.

HIV Care Rated Among Best in Nation

Ranked No. 3 in the nation out of 142 academic hospitals with similar programs for excellence in the care of HIV patients, the Banner – University Medical Center Tucson was recognized for its clinical outcomes in the treatment of HIV, led by the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson’s Division of Infectious Diseases.

Annual Regional Conference Covers New Approaches to Treating Trauma

The 26th Annual Southwest Regional Trauma Conference, Thursday and Friday, July 30-31, at the JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa, 3800 W. Starr Pass Blvd., Tucson, aims to deliver the most current information on trauma and its management to all health-care professionals working to combat this major health problem.

Banner University Medical Centers in Phoenix and Tucson named to U.S. News ‘Best Hospital’ ranking

Banner-University Medical Center Phoenix and Banner-University Medical Center Tucson have each been named to U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospital ranking, and nationally recognized for specialty services.

UA Team Develops Model to Predict Spread of Debilitating Mosquito-Borne Virus, Wins International Competition

No vaccine or treatment exist for the chikungunya virus, also known as CHIKV, which causes debilitating joint and muscle pain. CHIKV continues to spread through the Western Hemisphere with 1.4 million suspected cases to date. A University of Arizona public health epidemiologist and mathematician joined forces to develop the most accurate infectious disease forecasting method, based on the CHIKV outbreak.

UA Surgeon Helps Lead Charge Against ‘Medjacking’

Dr. David G. Armstrong joins elite committee studying medical device cybersecurity. The Cybersecurity Standard for Connected Diabetes Devices Steering Committee meets for the first time July 20-21 in Bethesda, Md.

HIV Care Rated Among Best in Nation

Ranked No. 3 in the nation out of 142 academic hospitals with similar programs for excellence in the care of HIV patients, the Banner – University Medical Center Tucson was recognized for its clinical outcomes in the treatment of HIV, led by the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson’s Division of Infectious Diseases.

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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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