New UA Pediatric Center of Excellence First in Southwest to Provide Patient Care, Education, Research in Underdiagnosed Disorder

The “Children’s Postinfectious Autoimmune Encephalopathy (CPAE) Center of Excellence at the UA Steele Children’s Research Center” is the first in the Southwest to bring clinical care, teaching, translational medicine and basic science research together to cure a spectrum of neuropsychiatric disorders that historically have been misdiagnosed or undiagnosed in children.

Statement from UA Senior Vice President for Health Sciences

Joe G.N. “Skip” Garcia, MD, Dr. Merlin K. DuVal Professor of Medicine

Reduced U.S. Cocaine and Methamphetamine Use Linked to Controls on Commercial Chemicals

Study by University of Arizona-led team finds that disruptions in access to sodium permanganate, used in cocaine production, and pseudoephedrine, a methamphetamine precursor chemical, which occurred in 2006 and 2007, were associated with the reductions.

New UA Pediatric Center of Excellence First in Southwest to Provide Patient Care, Education, Research in Underdiagnosed Disorder

The “Children’s Postinfectious Autoimmune Encephalopathy (CPAE) Center of Excellence at the UA Steele Children’s Research Center” is the first in the Southwest to bring clinical care, teaching, translational medicine and basic science research together to cure a spectrum of neuropsychiatric disorders that historically have been misdiagnosed or undiagnosed in children.

Statement from UA Senior Vice President for Health Sciences

Joe G.N. “Skip” Garcia, MD, Dr. Merlin K. DuVal Professor of Medicine

Reduced U.S. Cocaine and Methamphetamine Use Linked to Controls on Commercial Chemicals

Study by University of Arizona-led team finds that disruptions in access to sodium permanganate, used in cocaine production, and pseudoephedrine, a methamphetamine precursor chemical, which occurred in 2006 and 2007, were associated with the reductions.
  • New UA Pediatric Center of Excellence First in Southwest to Provide Patient Care, Education, Research in Underdiagnosed Disorder

    The “Children’s Postinfectious Autoimmune Encephalopathy (CPAE) Center of Excellence at the UA Steele Children’s Research Center” is the first in the Southwest to bring clinical care, teaching, translational medicine and basic science research together to cure a spectrum of neuropsychiatric disorders that historically have been misdiagnosed or undiagnosed in children.
  • Statement from UA Senior Vice President for Health Sciences

    Joe G.N. “Skip” Garcia, MD, Dr. Merlin K. DuVal Professor of Medicine
  • Reduced U.S. Cocaine and Methamphetamine Use Linked to Controls on Commercial Chemicals

    Study by University of Arizona-led team finds that disruptions in access to sodium permanganate, used in cocaine production, and pseudoephedrine, a methamphetamine precursor chemical, which occurred in 2006 and 2007, were associated with the reductions.

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Aug 17 2016 - 10:28am
The assistant dean and professor at the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health – Phoenix will be honored at a reception for AZ Business magazine’s Most Influential Women of 2016 on Thursday, Aug. 25, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., at Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix.
Jul 25 2016 - 10:12am
The Arizona LEND Program trains professionals to be leaders in clinical care and research. The training program, which seeks to improve the health of children with neurodevelopmental disabilities, trains professionals in more than 15 disciplines.
Jul 19 2016 - 2:20pm
The University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center welcomes Mathew D. Hutchinson, MD, as the new director of the Cardiac Electrophysiology Program in the Division of Cardiology at the UA College of Medicine - Tucson.
Jul 19 2016 - 12:36pm
Cecilia Rosales, MD, MS, assistant dean and professor of the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health – Phoenix, has been appointed private sector co-chair of the Health Services Committee of the Arizona-Mexico Commission (AMC).
Jul 19 2016 - 9:10am
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The Arizona Board of Regents decided Friday to hire an outside expert to review and evaluate issues raised over University of Arizona Health Sciences.  The regents made the decision after a special closed-door session convened to review and seek legal advice in response to recent allegations levied at the department and its two medical schools.

Dr. Paul Gordon, professor and former chair of the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson, on sabbatical, set off in the spring on a cross-country bicycling trip and “listening tour” from Washington, D.C., to Seattle, talking along the way to Americans about the controversial health law that President Obama signed six years ago.

A five-year, $7 million National Institutes of Health grant awarded recently to Monica Kraft, MD, an internationally renowned physician-scientist who specializes in translational asthma research at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson and the UA Health Sciences’ Asthma and Airways Diseases Research Center, will seek a better understanding of mediators that help control lung inflammation and improved therapies to reduce severe attacks in those with asthma.