Annual Regional Conference Covers New Approaches to Treating Trauma

The 26th Annual Southwest Regional Trauma Conference, Thursday and Friday, July 30-31, at the JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa, 3800 W. Starr Pass Blvd., Tucson, aims to deliver the most current information on trauma and its management to all health-care professionals working to combat this major health problem.

Banner University Medical Centers in Phoenix and Tucson named to U.S. News ‘Best Hospital’ ranking

Banner-University Medical Center Phoenix and Banner-University Medical Center Tucson have each been named to U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospital ranking, and nationally recognized for specialty services.

Crisis in India: UA Researchers Mobilize to Save Lives

Emergency Medicine Researchers Boosting Cardiac Rescue Efforts in India

UA Team Develops Model to Predict Spread of Debilitating Mosquito-Borne Virus, Wins International Competition

No vaccine or treatment exist for the chikungunya virus, also known as CHIKV, which causes debilitating joint and muscle pain. CHIKV continues to spread through the Western Hemisphere with 1.4 million suspected cases to date. A University of Arizona public health epidemiologist and mathematician joined forces to develop the most accurate infectious disease forecasting method, based on the CHIKV outbreak.

UA Surgeon Helps Lead Charge Against ‘Medjacking’

Dr. David G. Armstrong joins elite committee studying medical device cybersecurity. The Cybersecurity Standard for Connected Diabetes Devices Steering Committee meets for the first time July 20-21 in Bethesda, Md.

HIV Care Rated Among Best in Nation

Ranked No. 3 in the nation out of 142 academic hospitals with similar programs for excellence in the care of HIV patients, the Banner – University Medical Center Tucson was recognized for its clinical outcomes in the treatment of HIV, led by the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson’s Division of Infectious Diseases.

Events at AHSC

Aug 1 2015 - 8:00am - Aug 31 2015 - 5:00pm

News

July 28, 2015 - 10:09am
Jennifer J. Smith, MD, PharmD, assistant professor of emergency medicine and Cameron Hypes, MD, assistant professor of emergency medicine.
July 28, 2015 - 8:41am
Dr. Derksen is professor of public health policy and management and director of the Center for Rural Health at the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health. Oral testimony at this hearing is from invited witnesses only.
July 27, 2015 - 11:49am
Warnings from the Poison and Drug Information Centers in Arizona
July 27, 2015 - 10:40am
The V Foundation for Cancer Research has awarded the University of Arizona Cancer Center (UACC) a one-year, $65,000 breast cancer research grant.
July 27, 2015 - 10:26am
The 26th Annual Southwest Regional Trauma Conference, Thursday and Friday, July 30-31, at the JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa, 3800 W. Starr Pass Blvd., Tucson, aims to deliver the most current information on trauma and its management to all health-care professionals working to combat this major health problem.
July 24, 2015 - 1:26pm
The University of Arizona Center on Aging is among 44 organizations in 29 states that will receive a three-year grant as part of a new Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program (GWEP) announced by Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell during the recent White House Conference on Aging.
July 22, 2015 - 3:44pm
The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) this week published significant findings in two studies noting improved patient outcomes for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) victims, influenced by bystander CPR interventions and the use of automated external defibrillators (AEDs).
July 21, 2015 - 10:11am
Banner-University Medical Center Phoenix and Banner-University Medical Center Tucson have each been named to U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospital ranking, and nationally recognized for specialty services.
July 17, 2015 - 12:51pm
Emergency Medicine Researchers Boosting Cardiac Rescue Efforts in India
July 16, 2015 - 9:59am
Four longtime University of Arizona Health Network employees have been promoted to leadership positions within Banner – University Medicine, the academic arm of Banner Health. Nonprofit Banner Health acquired the UA Health Network in March.

Spotlight

Dr. Dan Derksen Addresses U.S. House Subcommittee About ‘Rural Health Care Disparities Created by Medicare Regulations and Payment’

Dan Derksen, MD, professor of public health policy and management and director of the Center for Rural Health at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, spoke today before the U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Health, in Washington, D.C. Oral testimony at this hearing was from invited witnesses only.

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Annual Regional Conference Covers New Approaches to Treating Trauma

The 26th Annual Southwest Regional Trauma Conference, Thursday and Friday, July 30-31, at the JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa, 3800 W. Starr Pass Blvd., Tucson, aims to deliver the most current information on trauma and its management to all health-care professionals working to combat this major health problem.

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Research Matters

Jul 27 2015 - 10:40am
The V Foundation for Cancer Research has awarded the University of Arizona Cancer Center (UACC) a one-year, $65,000 breast cancer research grant.
Jul 22 2015 - 3:44pm
The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) this week published significant findings in two studies noting improved patient outcomes for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) victims, influenced by bystander CPR interventions and the use of automated external defibrillators (AEDs).