Dr. Charles B. Cairns Appointed an Assistant Vice President at AHSC and Vice Dean of the UA College of Medicine – Tucson

A nationally recognized leader in emergency and critical care research, Dr. Cairns has been appointed assistant vice president for clinical research and clinical trials at the Arizona Health Sciences Center, vice dean of the UA College of Medicine – Tucson and professor of emergency medicine. He is scheduled to begin his new duties in November.

UA First in World to Use an Amniotic Membrane Patch to Heal the Heart after Surgery

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.

UA College of Pharmacy Students Team Up with El Rio Neighborhood Center For Free Health Fair for Tucson Community Sept. 20

Free health screenings, health information, raffle, goody bags, more than 50 exhibitors, Spanish translators and health vendor expo.

Docs on Bikes, a Public Health Program in Southwest Tucson, Seeks to Promote Healthy Lifestyles

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.

Kenneth S. Ramos, MD, PhD, PharmB, Associate Vice-President of Precision Health Sciences, Named New MD-PhD Head at UA College of Medicine - Tucson

Building on the University of Arizona tradition of research excellence and the commitment of Joe G.N. “Skip” Garcia, MD, and the Arizona Health Sciences Center senior leadership team to nurture and expand the pipeline of clinician-scientists, Kenneth S. Ramos, MD, PhD, will serve as the new MD-PhD program director at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson.

Women’s Health Research Symposium: Sex and Gender Differences

Presented by the Arizona Health Sciences Library, the event is a forum for the UA campus community to showcase research in women’s health and/or sex and gender differences and to expand cross-campus research collaborations.

Events at AHSC

 

News

September 15, 2014 - 1:38pm
A nationally recognized leader in emergency and critical care research, Dr. Cairns has been appointed assistant vice president for clinical research and clinical trials at the Arizona Health Sciences Center, vice dean of the UA College of Medicine – Tucson and professor of emergency medicine. He is scheduled to begin his new duties in November.
September 15, 2014 - 1:12pm
From the Office of Research and Discover, forwarded by Lauren Zajac
September 15, 2014 - 1:05pm
NIH has now opened the application cycle for the NIH Loan Repayment Programs (LRP) Program. The cycle close date is 11/17/14.
September 12, 2014 - 10:29am
Support Medical Education Research
September 12, 2014 - 9:34am
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.
September 11, 2014 - 11:05am
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.
September 10, 2014 - 12:58pm
Designation and federal grant funding designed to provide patients broad access to integrative primary care regardless of socioeconomic status.
September 10, 2014 - 12:07pm
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.
September 10, 2014 - 9:50am
This conference highlights the current health equity research and outreach taking place in Arizona and connects partners to allow for new collaborations to take place.

Spotlight

UAMC Trauma Center Chosen for Clinical Study on New Drug that May Improve Function after Acute Spinal Cord Injury

The University of Arizona Medical Center is one of 60 trauma centers in the United States, Canada and Europe selected to conduct a clinical trial of a new investigational drug that could help people with acute spinal cord injuries (ASCI) experience less spinal cord damage and have improved function.

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Tucson Fire Department and UA Department of Emergency Medicine Host Community-Wide Scavenger Hunt for Life-Saving Emergency Defibrillators

Tucson and Pima County residents are invited to join a scavenger hunt for automated external defibrillators (AEDs) during the month of September.

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Research Matters

Sep 12 2014 - 9:34am
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 - 11:05am
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.