Feb 3, 2015

Reminder: Healthy Heart Day 2015 is Feb. 7. Register online by Feb. 4, or email, phone 520-626-4146.

Jan 30, 2015

The Maricopa County Department of Public Health will get a hand in looking for signs of infectious-disease outbreaks, foodborne illnesses and injuries at the big game in Glendale, Arizona.

Jan 28, 2015

The University of Arizona Department of Surgery welcomes back Rifat Latifi, MD, as professor of surgery and vice chair of International Affairs. He also is an honorary professor of the medical faculty of University of Tirana, Albania.
Traveling banner exhibition by the National Library of Medicine explores the rise of AIDS in the early 1980s and the evolving response to the epidemic over the last 30 years.

Jan 27, 2015

Each year Solidarity Day is celebrated in mid-February. This year, medical students at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson have a week’s worth of patient compassion activities planned Feb. 9 – 13 at the Arizona Health Sciences Center campus.

Jan 26, 2015

Health-care executive Anthony “Tony” DeFrancesco, RD, MS, FACHE, has been appointed senior director of operations for the Arizona Health Sciences Center (AHSC) at the University of Arizona in Tucson.
Presented by the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, Feb. 9.
“The fellowship focuses on the use of what we used to call ‘complementary’ methods of treatment, using an evidence-based medicine approach,” said Dr. Franke.
Dr. Jacobsen has served as interim head since 2013 and has been a member of the Department of Anesthesiology since 2004.

Jan 23, 2015