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Aug 18, 2014

A national leader on cancer health disparities and the role of genes and environment in disease, with a particular interest in prostate cancer, Dr. Kittles is a pioneer in DNA testing to trace the ancestry of African American.
Dr. Halpern has more than 20 years of experience in health services research and policy analysis, including evaluating patterns of medical care, quality of care, comparative effectiveness and cost-effectiveness, access to care, and disparities.

Aug 15, 2014

A new video captures the enthusiasm of the 115 new medical students at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson as they begin rigorous training to become much-needed physicians for our state and beyond.
Graduates of Integrative Health and Lifestyle Program are trained ‘to be present and mindful’ in their care of patients and beyond

Aug 14, 2014

A board-certified pediatric sports medicine physician, Dr. Mortazavi is developing the first dedicated pediatric sports medicine program in Tucson—scheduled to launch Aug. 19 at the UAHN Children’s Multi-Specialty Clinic at Wilmot.

Aug 13, 2014

The University of Arizona Medical Center was among 35 hospitals honored Aug. 7 in Phoenix by the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS), for reducing delays in reporting newborn screening tests to the state.

Aug 12, 2014

A clinical neuropsychologist whose research focuses on understanding the brain systems involved in emotional processes and cognitive performance, Dr. Killgore studies methods for accelerating recovery from mild traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder, as well as the critical performance and mental health needs of active military personnel and returning combat veterans.
The 24 nationally recognized thought leaders and health-care innovators from across the country have made major strides in the telemedicine arena.
Monica Kraft, MD, an internationally renowned physician-scientist who specializes in translational asthma research, has been named chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson. She is scheduled to begin her new duties at the UA in December.

Aug 8, 2014

UA Emergency Medicine receives training grant to improve care and outcomes of critically ill patients; Dr. John Sakles elected to International Airway Faculty of the Society for Airway Management; Dr. Rifat Latifi and International Virtual e-Hospital Foundation receive $512,000 USAID Award for Trauma and Emergency Service Reforms in Albania.

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