Arizona Telemedicine Program Founding Director Dr. Ronald S. Weinstein Honored by the ‘Custodian’ of the Nation’s First Telemedicine Program, the Center for Connected Health

The Massachusetts-based organization is recognizing Dr. Weinstein “for his groundbreaking work in bringing health care to the farthest corners of the state of Arizona and beyond, and for his vision and leadership that propelled telehealth to its current state of adoption.”

UA’s Dr. Sean Elliott Appointed to Governor’s Council on Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response

The council is comprised of leading experts from the fields of health, human services, public safety, emergency and military affairs, education and more.

UA Neurosurgeon Featured in Acclaimed Documentary on Care for the Dying Beginning Oct. 23

In Consider the Conversation 2, Dr. Hamilton, executive director of the Arizona Simulation Technology and Education Center (ASTEC) and a professor of surgery, shares his insights from his experience as a brain surgeon who has treated patients with serious brain and spine tumors.

Impact of Lifelong Cytomegalovirus Infection on Aging and the Immune System Focus of UA Research

The study, funded by a $2.3 million five-year NIH grant, is critically important to understanding how to improve older adults’ responses to vaccination against the infectious diseases that remain among the major causes of mortality of those over age 65.

UA Valley Fever Center for Excellence Hosts Events in Observance of Valley Fever Awareness Week 2014, Nov. 8-16

Free events in Phoenix and Tucson for the public and health professionals begin Nov. 4.

University of Arizona, Phoenix Break Ground on New Downtown Project

Biosciences Partnership Building Will Create Hundreds of Jobs. From left to right: Dave Elrod, regional manager, DPR Construction; Dave Crawford, president and CEO, Sundt Construction Inc.; Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton; University of Arizona President Ann Weaver Hart; Phoenix Councilwoman Kate Gallego; University of Arizona Senior Vice President of Health Sciences Dr. Joe “Skip” Garcia

Events at AHSC

Oct 1 2014 - 8:00am - Oct 31 2014 - 5:00pm
Nov 6 2014 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

 

News

October 24, 2014 - 4:23pm
Free lecture, open to the public, by Kelly Grant, RD, NC, of Kelly Grant Nutrition, and formerly with Canyon Ranch and Miraval Health Resorts.
October 23, 2014 - 9:19am
The Massachusetts-based organization is recognizing Dr. Weinstein “for his groundbreaking work in bringing health care to the farthest corners of the state of Arizona and beyond, and for his vision and leadership that propelled telehealth to its current state of adoption.”
October 22, 2014 - 3:39pm
The council is comprised of leading experts from the fields of health, human services, public safety, emergency and military affairs, education and more.
October 22, 2014 - 2:56pm
[AHSC Memo]
October 22, 2014 - 1:03pm
Sen. Harkin joins 57 graduates from 27 states and six countries in celebration of 20 years of transforming health care
October 21, 2014 - 12:14pm
Heather Coats is investigating psychological-social-spiritual healing in seriously ill African American elders to advance culturally sensitive palliative care and improve quality of life.
October 21, 2014 - 11:09am
In Consider the Conversation 2, Dr. Hamilton, executive director of the Arizona Simulation Technology and Education Center (ASTEC) and a professor of surgery, shares his insights from his experience as a brain surgeon who has treated patients with serious brain and spine tumors.
October 21, 2014 - 10:48am
Funds from Tee Up For Tots will support pediatric cancer research at the UA Steele Center exploring the application of haploidentical hematopoietic cell transplant (HHCT) for pediatric solid tumors.

Spotlight

Valley Fever Drug Receives Fast-Track Designation by the FDA

A potentially curative anti-Valley Fever drug has been given a boost in its development by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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Gabriel Ayala Trio Concert to Benefit UA Mobile Health Program, Oct. 12

The renowned Gabriel Ayala Trio will perform Sunday, Oct. 12, in a concert to benefit the University of Arizona Mobile Health Program.

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Research Matters

Oct 17 2014 - 2:14pm
The study found that diet quality was associated with mortality and may have a protective effect after ovarian cancer.
Oct 2 2014 - 9:13am
As many as 30 percent of breast cancer survivors, the largest group of cancer survivors in the United States, suffer fatigue several months to years after effective medical treatment.