Tucson Fire Department and UA Department of Emergency Medicine Host Community-Wide Scavenger Hunt for Life-Saving Emergency Defibrillators Sept. 3-30

The HeartMap Tucson Challenge enlists the public’s help to locate the life-saving devices in Tucson and Pima County. The individual or team that identifies the most AEDs wins a $5,000 grand prize.

Changes in Medical Education the Focus of the Fall Donald K. Buffmire Lecture at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson, Sept. 3

Donald K. Buffmire Visiting Lectureship in Medicine series sponsored by the Flinn Foundation

‘The Art and Work of Dave Cantrell: 30 Years of Excellence’ at the Arizona Health Sciences Library through Oct. 29

Exhibit of nearly 50 examples, including two- and three-dimensional illustrations, of Cantrell’s work as a scientific illustrator, animation specialist and designer with AHSC BioCommunications from 1984 until his death Dec. 17, 2013.

National Health Equity Expert Dr. Winston Wong to Speak at Arizona Health Sciences Center, Sept. 9

Committed to fostering diversity and inclusion in health care, the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson will host a free Diversity Seminar Series on Sept. 9 featuring Winston Wong, MD, MS, director of disparities improvement and quality initiatives at Kaiser Permanente and a noted expert in population health management.

¡Vida! Cancer Survivorship Program Honored by Arizona Rural Health Association

Arizona Telemedicine Program broadcasts ¡Vida!, to sites across the state; the UA Cancer Center program was recognized for demonstrating “excellence in the provision of health services” to rural and other medically underserved people.

Dr. Rick Kittles Appointed Director of New Division of Population Genetics at the Arizona Health Sciences Center and UA Professor of Surgery and Public Health

A national leader on cancer health disparities and the role of genes and environment in disease, with a particular interest in prostate cancer, Dr. Kittles is a pioneer in DNA testing to trace the ancestry of African American.

Events at AHSC

Sep 1 2014 - 8:00am - Sep 30 2014 - 5:00pm

 

News

September 2, 2014 - 3:05pm
AHSC Research Administration Office
September 2, 2014 - 2:59pm
Katie James, MPA, and Michelle MacDonald have joined the University of Arizona Steele Children’s Research Center as coordinators, special events and development.
September 2, 2014 - 12:19pm
The HeartMap Tucson Challenge enlists the public’s help to locate the life-saving devices in Tucson and Pima County. The individual or team that identifies the most AEDs wins a $5,000 grand prize.
August 29, 2014 - 11:17am
Funding Opportunities Announcement from the Senior Vice President for Research University of Arizona Kimberly Andrews Espy, PhD
August 29, 2014 - 10:49am
Deadline: Friday, October 10, 2014 5 p.m.
August 28, 2014 - 2:30pm
From Person to Place and Beyond: Achieving Equity through Population Health
August 28, 2014 - 1:49pm
Dan Derksen, MD, professor and the Walter H. Pearce Endowed Chair, has been named director of the community, environment and policy division at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health.
August 27, 2014 - 9:56am
Team members will meet in the lobby of Diamond Children’s (1501 N. Campbell Ave.) and then proceed to patient rooms on the fifth and sixth floors.
August 26, 2014 - 1:04pm
Dr. Schmelz is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pathology, and she is a member of the Lymphoma Consortium with research interest in the biology of MHCII in diffuse large B cell lymphoma (DLBCL).
August 26, 2014 - 1:00pm
Dr. Lisa Rimsza, in collaboration with Dr. Mike McGrath at the University of California, San Francisco, is the recipient of a 5-year $1,750,000 UM1 grant for her research lab to be the “Southwest Regional Biorepository” for the AIDS Cancer Specimen Resource Network.

Spotlight

UA’s Dr. Dan Derksen Appointed Director of The Community, Environment & Policy Division

Dan Derksen, MD, professor and the Walter H. Pearce Endowed Chair, has been named director of the community, environment and policy division at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health.

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Buffmire Lecture: “The Evolution of Medical Education”

Changes in Medical Education the Focus of the Fall Donald K. Buffmire Lecture at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson, Sept. 3.

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Research Matters

Aug 18 2014 - 2:26pm
Dr. Halpern has more than 20 years of experience in health services research and policy analysis, including evaluating patterns of medical care, quality of care, comparative effectiveness and cost-effectiveness, access to care, and disparities.
Aug 6 2014 - 2:07pm
The 10-week health-care focused internship program provides UA graduate and undergraduate students with varying experience in research and knowledge of border community health, with valuable insight and hands-on research training from UA border experts.