UA Center for Rural Health Awarded $3.4 Million To Support Rural Health in Arizona

The University of Arizona Center for Rural Health, a federally designated State Office of Rural Health, has been improving the health and wellness of rural and vulnerable populations in Arizona for more than 35 years. To continue this mission, the Center was awarded $3.4 million in federal and matching state funds over the next five years.

Record Number of Students Pursue Nursing as Second Career at UA

In the Master’s Entry to the Profession of Nursing program, students holding university degrees in other fields can become registered nurses in only 15 months while earning a master’s degree.

Prominent Physician-Researcher Named Department of Medicine Chair at the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix

Michael B. Fallon, MD, FACP, has been named the inaugural chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix.

UA Center for Rural Health Awarded $3.4 Million To Support Rural Health in Arizona

The University of Arizona Center for Rural Health, a federally designated State Office of Rural Health, has been improving the health and wellness of rural and vulnerable populations in Arizona for more than 35 years. To continue this mission, the Center was awarded $3.4 million in federal and matching state funds over the next five years.

Record Number of Students Pursue Nursing as Second Career at UA

In the Master’s Entry to the Profession of Nursing program, students holding university degrees in other fields can become registered nurses in only 15 months while earning a master’s degree.

Prominent Physician-Researcher Named Department of Medicine Chair at the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix

Michael B. Fallon, MD, FACP, has been named the inaugural chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix.
  • UA Center for Rural Health Awarded $3.4 Million To Support Rural Health in Arizona

    The University of Arizona Center for Rural Health, a federally designated State Office of Rural Health, has been improving the health and wellness of rural and vulnerable populations in Arizona for more than 35 years. To continue this mission, the Center was awarded $3.4 million in federal and matching state funds over the next five years.
  • Record Number of Students Pursue Nursing as Second Career at UA

    In the Master’s Entry to the Profession of Nursing program, students holding university degrees in other fields can become registered nurses in only 15 months while earning a master’s degree.
  • Prominent Physician-Researcher Named Department of Medicine Chair at the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix

    Michael B. Fallon, MD, FACP, has been named the inaugural chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix.

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Jun 3 2016 - 12:15pm
Kirsten Concha-Moore, a second-year UA College of Medicine – Tucson medical student, was recognized with the UA Native American Student Affairs Outstanding Graduate Service Award for her contributions to American Indian health and diversity advocacy.
Jun 1 2016 - 9:40am
Drs. Jessica Moreno and Cecilia Rosales will be honored with the Southern Arizona Chicanos Por La Causa “Cause for Change Award” on June 2 for their dedication to the health of underserved communities.
May 25 2016 - 11:17am
Honoring the best of the best, the University of Arizona Health Sciences 2016 Awards of Excellence recognize the service and achievement of appointed personnel and staff.
May 10 2016 - 10:30am
The University of Arizona Department of Pediatrics and Banner Children’s – Diamond Children’s Medical Center welcome new faculty members William Holm, MD, and Catherine Riley, MD.
May 3 2016 - 11:24am
Oscar Beita, MPH, and Lydia Kennedy, MEd, who currently work within the UA Health Sciences Office of Diversity and Inclusion, will be taking on new leadership roles.

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Fitbit, the leader in the connected health and fitness market, released a simple yet powerful set of sleep tools to help millions of Fitbit users around the world improve their sleep consistency and overall health. These tools are the first in a series of new sleep features being developed in collaboration with Fitbit’s new panel of leading sleep experts that includes Drs. Michael Grandner at the University of Arizona, Allison Siebern at Stanford University, and Michael Smith at Johns Hopkins University.

Immune-system frailty in adults 65 and older is a widespread public health issue. A study led by the Department of Immunobiology at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson points to new cells that may hold a solution.

A new study has identified genetic factors in black men with a strong West African ancestry that are associated with a lower risk of belly fat. The study lead author Yann Klimentidis is an assistant professor with the department of epidemiology and biostatistics at the University of Arizona College of Public Health.