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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

The 24 nationally recognized thought leaders and health-care innovators from across the country have made major strides in the telemedicine arena.
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.
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.

Aug 7, 2014

Dr. Becker’s clinical and research interests are in the areas of diagnostic imaging in the pediatric emergency department and the use of simulation medicine in residency training programs.

Aug 6, 2014

The 10-week health-care focused internship program provides UA graduate and undergraduate students with varying experience in research and knowledge of border community health, with valuable insight and hands-on research training from UA border experts.
The Arizona Health Sciences Center is committed to creating a health-care workforce representative of the state: the 115 members of the UA College of Medicine – Tucson class of 2018 includes 75 students who are Arizona residents, 33 who are UA graduates, 25 students who hold graduate or professional degrees, 59 female students and two who are student-veterans.
Dr. Van Roper, a family nurse practitioner who earned his PhD in nursing from the UA, has been in clinical practice for more than 20 years, primarily in rural, frontier and urban areas.

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