Sep 23, 2015

The burden of insufficient and/or poor quality sleep is felt disproportionately by racial/ethnic minorities and the socioeconomically disadvantaged, according to Michael Grandner, PhD, in the 2015 Kelly Report on Health Disparities in America.
The community is invited to attend “We’ve Got the Beat: An Update on Atrial Fibrillation,” an education program presented by the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center, on Oct. 17.

Sep 22, 2015

Free and open to the public, the lecture will provide “An Orthopaedic Surgeon’s Inside Look at Being Smart About Staying Active,” by University of Arizona orthopaedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist Jolene Hardy, MD.
Daniel Persky, MD, a leading physician-scientist in the field of lymphoma translational research, has been named associate director of clinical investigations and director, Clinical Trials Office (CTO), at the University of Arizona Cancer Center. Dr. Persky will work closely with UA Cancer Center leadership to enhance clinical and translational research efforts.
Rifat Latifi, MD, trauma surgeon in the University of Arizona Department of Surgery, received the 2015 American College of Surgeons (ACS)/Pfizer Surgical Volunteerism Award.

Sep 21, 2015

Center to focus on translational studies of asthma immunology, epidemiology, prevention, diagnosis and treatment

Sep 18, 2015

Finalists for Tucson Local Media’s Influential Health and Medical Leaders Awards include nine UA Health Sciences-affiliated faculty members and programs.

Sep 14, 2015

Free and open to the public, the presentation is part of the Donald K. Buffmire Visiting Lectureship in Medicine series, which is sponsored by the Flinn Foundation.
Fun, free, six-month program for adults over age 18 and their families who want to take control of their health and wellbeing, offered by the UA colleges of medicine, nursing, pharmacy and public health.

Sep 10, 2015

September is Emergency Medicine Residents Association (EMRA) Emergency Medicine Month of Service