UA Researcher Maps Potential Danger Areas for the Vector That Transmits Zika Virus

Kacey 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 Ceremony

8:30 a.m. May 26, Banner – University Medical Center Tucson

UA Health Sciences Supports Diverse and Determined Pathways to Medicine

Four 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.

UA Researcher Maps Potential Danger Areas for the Vector That Transmits Zika Virus

Kacey 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 Ceremony

8:30 a.m. May 26, Banner – University Medical Center Tucson

UA Health Sciences Supports Diverse and Determined Pathways to Medicine

Four 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.
  • UA Researcher Maps Potential Danger Areas for the Vector That Transmits Zika Virus

    Kacey 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 Ceremony

    8:30 a.m. May 26, Banner – University Medical Center Tucson
  • UA Health Sciences Supports Diverse and Determined Pathways to Medicine

    Four 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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May 25 2016 - 3:15pm
In partnership with the University of Luxembourg (link is external), scientists at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix have developed a new instrument for studying a biological model of the human gastrointestinal tract that mimics the actual conditions and processes that occur within the intestine.
May 25 2016 - 3:07pm
New research from the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix shows that a brain injury goes on to suppress the entire immune system, leaving patients more susceptible to infections, viruses and pain throughout the body.
May 25 2016 - 11:17am
Honoring the best of the best, the University of Arizona Health Sciences 2016 Awards of Excellence recognize the service and achievement of appointed personnel and staff.
May 10 2016 - 10:30am
The University of Arizona Department of Pediatrics and Banner Children’s – Diamond Children’s Medical Center welcome new faculty members William Holm, MD, and Catherine Riley, MD.
May 3 2016 - 11:24am
Oscar Beita, MPH, and Lydia Kennedy, MEd, who currently work within the UA Health Sciences Office of Diversity and Inclusion, will be taking on new leadership roles.

UAHS In The News

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.