UA Researcher Maps Potential Danger Areas for the Vector That Transmits Zika VirusKacey Ernst, PhD, MPH, associate professor and infectious disease epidemiologist at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, maps the relative seasonal abundance of Ae. aegypti the mosquito that carries Zika in the United States.
Hospital Tower Groundbreaking Ceremony8:30 a.m. May 26, Banner – University Medical Center Tucson
UA Health Sciences Supports Diverse and Determined Pathways to MedicineFour UA students share their stories of being accepted into the UA Health Sciences Pathways Programs. The Phoenix- and Tucson-based programs have successfully changed the diversity of the UA Colleges of Medicine and ultimately will impact the diversity of the medical workforce.
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Dr. Peter Rhee, Trauma and Critical Care Emergency Surgery doctor at Banner - University Medical Center Tucson, confirmed his last day is June 20. His new job will be chief of acute care surgery and medical director of the Marcus Trauma Center at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta.
Researchers at the University of Arizona plan to enroll 1,000 babies in a clinical trial to see if the extract reduces asthma symptoms during the first few years of their lives.
Dr. Fernando Martinez, a researcher at the Asthma and Airway Disease Research Center, said he has found that when children are exposed to environmental bacteria before age 6, it strengthens their immune systems and lowers their risk for asthma.
The implementation of a Telephone Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (TCPR) program increases survival rates and favorable outcomes for patients who experienced an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, according to a University of Arizona Department of Emergency Medicine study published online in JAMA Cardiology. “These outcomes demonstrate that it is feasible to save lives from cardiac arrest through implementing and measuring this key intervention of Telephone-CPR instructions delivered by 9-1-1 dispatchers,” said UA Emergency Medicine researcher Dr. Bentley J. Bobrow.