News

Apr 17, 2014

Researchers at the University of Arizona Medical Center are studying whether small, wearable sensors that measure a patient’s activity, heart rate, wakefulness and other biometrics can predict and prevent falls, one of the leading causes of injury to hospitalized patients.
Dr. Slepian and Danny Bluestein, PhD, professor of bioengineering at Stony Brook University in New York, co-authored a review article in the New England Journal of Medicine (April 17, 2014), citing the benefits of hydrophobic light-activated adhesive (HLAA), a fluid, blood-resistant tissue glue that can be applied as a liquid before a procedure is performed and activated on demand to adhere, cure and bond.

Apr 16, 2014

Wednesday, April 16, 3:30- 4:30 p.m. at Diamond Children’s (D4, D5, D6), 1501 N. Campbell Ave.
University of Arizona Medical Center and UA Department of Ophthalmology sponsored healthy eye screenings check for cataracts, glaucoma, diabetes, macular degeneration and dry eye.

Apr 15, 2014

Western Institute of Nursing honor recognizes an outstanding mentor who demonstrates unselfish efforts to support and promote the professional growth of other nurses in the West.

Apr 14, 2014

Dr. Hecker will be a key contributor in UA efforts to fully develop novel programs in respiratory medicine, lung biology and drug discovery.
Drs. Marylyn McEwen and Kate Sheppard honored by the Western Institute of Nursing for demonstrated excellence in nursing research, practice and education.

Apr 9, 2014

Nancy K. Sweitzer, MD, PhD, director of the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center and chief of the Division of Cardiology at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson serves on the TOPCAT executive committee.
Thursday, April 10, 5 – 6 p.m. at Arizona Football Stadium (northeast corner, Gate 2)

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