Sep 12, 2014

The University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health will lead a research project in four states to help reduce vehicle crashes and injuries in the fire service.

Sep 11, 2014

September is Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month. A serious complication after heart surgery, AFib increases the risk of stroke and other heart conditions. UA has begun a clinical trial using amniotic membrane to reduce AFib in heart surgery patients.

Sep 10, 2014

Designation and federal grant funding designed to provide patients broad access to integrative primary care regardless of socioeconomic status.
Ten states have contacted the CDC for assistance in investigating clusters of the virus in Colorado, North Carolina, Georgia, Ohio, Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma and Kentucky.

Sep 9, 2014

Roster of 31 national telemedicine innovators and luminaries includes CEOs of telemedicine specialty service providers, telemedicine program and medical directors, legal experts and more.

Sep 8, 2014

Medical Residents from the El Rio Community Health Center, participated in the first Docs on Bikes event in August. Martha Monroy (wearing UA red), from the Center of Excellence in Women’s Health at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, secured the funding for this program which focuses on promoting healthy lifestyles in Southwest Tucson.
Free health screenings, health information, raffle, goody bags, more than 50 exhibitors, Spanish translators and health vendor expo.

Sep 5, 2014

Dr. Calhoun is a nationally recognized leader in minority health and health disparities research, with a special focus on breast cancer disparities.
The University Physicians Healthcare (UPH) Board of Directors voted unanimously today to adopt the recommendations of the independent panel that met last month on the UPH termination of Rainer Gruessner, MD.

Sep 4, 2014

September is National Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month.