Jul 14, 2014

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.”
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.
In addition to awarding the college accreditation for a full eight-year cycle, the accreditation authority for MD programs in the U.S. and Canada determined that the college has a number of institutional strengths, including mentorship, counseling, community service and service learning opportunities that are distinctive and worthy of emulation.
More than 100 Tucson physicians with the University of Arizona Health Network are ranked among the 2014 Best Doctors in America and are featured in Tucson Lifestyle magazine’s July issue on Best Doctors in Tucson.

Jul 10, 2014

UA researchers discover one of the mechanisms by which curcumin can prevent cancer cell metastasis in colon cancer.
The University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health is leading a stock Albuterol program in the Sunnyside Unified School District where 87 percent of the population is Latino and 28.3 percent of children under the age of 12 live in poverty.

Jul 9, 2014

At the University of Arizona Medical Center and UA Department of Ophthalmology sponsored healthy eye screenings, we check for cataracts, glaucoma, diabetes, macular degeneration and dry eye.
Event celebrates six outstanding Tucson fathers while raising funds to support type 1 diabetes research, clinical programs, faculty recruitment and endowment at the UA Steele Center.

Jul 7, 2014

The University of Arizona Department of Pediatrics and the University of Arizona Health Network welcome new faculty member Brittany Shutes, MD, assistant professor to the Division of Critical Care.

Jul 4, 2014

In response to the recommendations of the AHSC advisory councils to bolster support for faculty research efforts, the UA College of Medicine – Tucson Research Office has combined with the new AHSC Research Administration Office.