Two Couples Make Major Donations to Precision Health

The cutting-edge field is one of the priorities of 'Never Settle,' using genetic profiles to guide decisions about diagnosis, prediction, treatment and prevention of disease.

UA Researchers Find Connection Between Persistent Insomnia, Inflammation and Mortality

Data from an ongoing UA respiratory study spanning more than 40 years shows that persistent (chronic) insomnia is associated with higher levels of inflammation in the blood and a 58 percent increased risk of death.

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.

Events at AHSC

Nov 1 2014 - 8:00am - Nov 30 2014 - 5:00pm
Nov 25 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

 

News

November 21, 2014 - 12:36pm
The cutting-edge field is one of the priorities of 'Never Settle,' using genetic profiles to guide decisions about diagnosis, prediction, treatment and prevention of disease.
November 21, 2014 - 11:39am
Guernsey De Zapien was also cited for leading work as an advocate for community empowerment and self-determination, and establishing the first promotora/community health worker outreach program in Arizona and Health Start, a program that focuses on prenatal care for farm worker women.
November 21, 2014 - 10:06am
Data from an ongoing UA respiratory study spanning more than 40 years shows that persistent (chronic) insomnia is associated with higher levels of inflammation in the blood and a 58 percent increased risk of death.
November 19, 2014 - 10:43am
Office for Research & Discovery
November 17, 2014 - 3:38pm
The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) released today a Medicaid Reform Policy Statement that is published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
November 17, 2014 - 2:05pm
Dr. Vina will discuss aspects of total knee replacement surgery and Dr. Sudano will discuss Valley Fever in patients with rheumatic disease.
November 17, 2014 - 12:22pm
Guidelines For Bystanders Before Responders Arrive Cited at Heart Association Meeting
November 14, 2014 - 2:55pm
Free presentation, open to the public, by Dr. Fernando D. Martinez, recipient of the 2014 UA College of Medicine Faculty Science Forum Founders Day Award.
November 13, 2014 - 1:32pm
A pioneer in innovative medical education, the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson, each November, recognizes the preeminent contributions of its faculty and staff in training the physicians of tomorrow.
November 12, 2014 - 2:24pm
Nicole R. Sydow, MD, has joined the University of Arizona Department of Surgery as clinical instructor in the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery.

Spotlight

UA Researchers Find Connection Between Persistent Insomnia, Inflammation and Mortality

An association between persistent insomnia, inflammation and mortality has been found by a University of Arizona research team led by Arizona Respiratory Center faculty members Sairam Parthasarathy, MD, and Stefano Guerra, MD, PhD, MPH.

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AZ Research Shows 9-1-1 Dispatchers Giving CPR Instruction Saves Lives

The three-year Arizona study showed that when the latest AHA’s pre-arrival telephone CPR guidelines published in 2012 were implemented throughout Arizona, the result was an increased the number of bystanders performing CPR as well as survival rates, said Bentley J. Bobrow, MD, medical director of the Bureau of Emergency Medicine Services and Trauma System for the Arizona Department of Health Services.

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Research Matters

Nov 10 2014 - 11:54am
Brent A. Langellier, PhD, will study the barriers to healthy eating in underserved communities
Nov 5 2014 - 12:20pm
Kids of Steele raised approximately $64,000 for the University of Arizona Steele Children’s Research Center at its Fourth Annual Miniature Golf Tournament, held Oct. 19 at Golf N’ Stuff.