Eighth Annual ‘Pandemic: An Exercise in Disaster Preparedness’ Conducted by UA Interprofessional Education and Practice Program, Oct. 31

Health professions, law and journalism students from Arizona’s three state universities, Midwestern University and the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine and Health Sciences will tackle the complex logistical and ethical problems of a disease outbreak in Arizona and learn the importance of collaborations across professional lines.

From the American College of Surgeons: Injury Prevention Intervention Cuts Distracted Driving in Half, According To Trauma Surgeons

Just knowing about the true perils of texting and cell phone use while driving helps keep drivers’ minds and eyes on the road.

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.

Events at AHSC

Oct 1 2014 - 8:00am - Oct 31 2014 - 5:00pm
Nov 1 2014 - 8:00am - Nov 30 2014 - 5:00pm
Nov 6 2014 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

 

News

October 30, 2014 - 1:51pm
Health professions, law and journalism students from Arizona’s three state universities, Midwestern University and the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine and Health Sciences will tackle the complex logistical and ethical problems of a disease outbreak in Arizona and learn the importance of collaborations across professional lines.
October 29, 2014 - 3:49pm
Motorcycle riders under age 21 suffer fewer traumatic head injuries in states with mandatory helmet use laws than young riders in states with age-restricted ones
October 29, 2014 - 3:37pm
Just knowing about the true perils of texting and cell phone use while driving helps keep drivers’ minds and eyes on the road.
October 28, 2014 - 10:10am
As Halloween time nears, the Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center wants parents and grandparents to watch for common risks to kids.
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]

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.