‘Oh My Aching Joints: Exploring the Latest Treatments for Joint Pain,’ May 7

Free lecture, open to the public, by Dr. Jeffrey R. Lisse, in conjunction with Arthritis Awareness Month

White House Names UA’s Howard J. Eng `Champion of Change’

On Thursday, April 24, the White House and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will honor Howard J. Eng and 10 other advocates and community leaders for their work to educate Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders about the Affordable Care Act

13th Annual Women’s Mental Health Symposium: Integrating a Pediatric Focus, May 9

Keynote speaker Dr. Charles Raison, UA associate professor, CNNhealth mental health expert and renowned mind-body researcher, will present “Coming to Our Senses: Rethinking Depression in Women and Children.”

UA Sarver Heart Center Expert Offers Insights into New Uses of a Surgical Adhesive in New England Journal of Medicine Review

Dr. Slepian and Danny Bluestein, PhD, professor of bioengineering at Stony Brook University in New York, co-authored a review article in the New England Journal of Medicine (April 17, 2014), citing the benefits of hydrophobic light-activated adhesive (HLAA), a fluid, blood-resistant tissue glue that can be applied as a liquid before a procedure is performed and activated on demand to adhere, cure and bond.

Telemedicine’s Benefits in Arizona Demonstrated at Sold-Out Training Event

Arizona Telemedicine Program’s inaugural Northern Arizona telemedicine training conference showcased Arizona programs applying the technology to improve patient health.

Two UA Nursing Professors Inducted into Prestigious Western Academy of Nurses

Drs. Marylyn McEwen and Kate Sheppard honored by the Western Institute of Nursing for demonstrated excellence in nursing research, practice and education.

Events at AHSC

Apr 1 2014 - 8:00am - Apr 30 2014 - 5:00pm
Apr 21 2014 - 9:00am - Apr 26 2014 - 5:00pm
Apr 26 2014 - 8:00am - 12:00pm
May 9 2014 - 8:30am - 4:30pm

 

News

April 24, 2014 - 2:46pm
Free lecture, open to the public, by Dr. Jeffrey R. Lisse, in conjunction with Arthritis Awareness Month
April 23, 2014 - 4:17pm
On Thursday, April 24, the White House and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will honor Howard J. Eng and 10 other advocates and community leaders for their work to educate Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders about the Affordable Care Act
April 22, 2014 - 10:25am
Keynote speaker Dr. Charles Raison, UA associate professor, CNNhealth mental health expert and renowned mind-body researcher, will present “Coming to Our Senses: Rethinking Depression in Women and Children.”
April 18, 2014 - 10:36am
Classified staff and appointed personnel at the Arizona Health Sciences Center’s Colleges of Nursing, Medicine, Pharmacy and Public Health were recognized for their outstanding contributions to excellence.
April 17, 2014 - 4:01pm
The Healthy 2B Me Summer Camp is designed to teach kids at an early age the importance of proper nutrition and physical activity while having fun at the same time. The University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health will offer three sessions: June 9-13; June 23-27; and July 14
April 17, 2014 - 2:36pm
Researchers at the University of Arizona Medical Center are studying whether small, wearable sensors that measure a patient’s activity, heart rate, wakefulness and other biometrics can predict and prevent falls, one of the leading causes of injury to hospitalized patients.
April 17, 2014 - 11:10am
Dr. Slepian and Danny Bluestein, PhD, professor of bioengineering at Stony Brook University in New York, co-authored a review article in the New England Journal of Medicine (April 17, 2014), citing the benefits of hydrophobic light-activated adhesive (HLAA), a fluid, blood-resistant tissue glue that can be applied as a liquid before a procedure is performed and activated on demand to adhere, cure and bond.
April 16, 2014 - 4:45pm
Arizona Telemedicine Program’s inaugural Northern Arizona telemedicine training conference showcased Arizona programs applying the technology to improve patient health.
April 16, 2014 - 1:54pm
Wednesday, April 16, 3:30- 4:30 p.m. at Diamond Children’s (D4, D5, D6), 1501 N. Campbell Ave.

Spotlight

UAMC Study: Do Wearable Sensors Predict and Prevent Patient Falls?

Researchers at the University of Arizona Medical Center are studying whether small, wearable sensors that measure a patient’s activity, heart rate, wakefulness and other biometrics can predict and prevent falls, one of the leading causes of injury to hospitalized patients.

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13th Annual Women’s Mental Health Symposium: Integrating a Pediatric Focus

The compelling and diverse mental health topics specific to women and children are the focus of the “13th Annual Women’s Mental Health Symposium: Integrating a Pediatric Focus” on Friday, May 9, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at the Westin La Paloma Resort, 3800 E. Sunrise Dr., Tucson.

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Research Matters

Apr 17 2014 - 2:36pm
Researchers at the University of Arizona Medical Center are studying whether small, wearable sensors that measure a patient’s activity, heart rate, wakefulness and other biometrics can predict and prevent falls, one of the leading causes of injury to hospitalized patients.
Mar 13 2014 - 11:00am
Research team to study role of CMV persistence in the lung and its effect on the pulmonary virome, as well as translate findings to treatments.