UA Study Finds Huge Disparity in the Occurrence of Leg Amputations on Low-Income and Rural Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

Study co-author Dr. David Armstrong suggests a three-tiered system to provide earlier coordinated care that could help reduce the disparity in outcomes for patients in outlying communities and for low-income patients with Type 2 diabetes.

UA Public Health Researchers Work to Keep U.S. Food Crops Safe

University of Arizona public health researchers received three grants totalling $400,000 to study E. coli contamination of irrigation water for food crops. The results of this research will benefit farmers and consumers by reducing food recalls due to pathogen contamination from irrigation water.

UA College of Medicine - Phoenix Family Medicine Fellowship Re-Launched

The 9-month program provides much needed faculty development for the future of family medicine in Arizona.

Bone and Muscle Health Subject of University of Arizona Arthritis Center’s Living Healthy With Arthritis Lecture, Sept. 2

Free lecture, open to the public, providing an inside look into the latest research on osteoporosis and prevention of excess bone and muscle loss as we age, by Jeffrey Lisse, MD, international expert and medical director, University of Arizona Arthritis Center’s Osteoporosis Program.

FUTURE OF CANCER CARE HAS ARRIVED: University of Arizona Cancer Center at St. Joseph’s Hospital Set To Open

As the lone National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center headquartered in the state, The University of Arizona Cancer Center at St. Joseph’s Hospital is bringing the future of cancer care to downtown Phoenix.

Faculty Affairs Earns National Poster Award

Faculty Development Efforts at UA College of Medicine – Phoenix Gets Recognition

Events at AHSC

Sep 1 2015 - 8:00am - Sep 30 2015 - 5:00pm

News

September 1, 2015 - 9:46am
Advancing research and education in the study of healthy sleep for well-being and the relationship sleep has with cardiovascular health, obesity, diabetes and psychological health, the University of Arizona Department of Psychiatry welcomes internationally recognized sleep expert, Dr. Michael Grandner.
August 31, 2015 - 10:21am
Study co-author Dr. David Armstrong suggests a three-tiered system to provide earlier coordinated care that could help reduce the disparity in outcomes for patients in outlying communities and for low-income patients with Type 2 diabetes.
August 31, 2015 - 9:14am
A $400,000 `Hyundai Scholar Hope Grant’ will be presented to UA Steele Research Center pediatric cancer researchers Dr. Emmanuel Katsanis and Dr. Yi Zeng at Hyundai Hope on Wheels® Handprint Ceremony
August 28, 2015 - 2:53pm
As part of their annual Community Support Campaign, local Wells Fargo team members will assemble and deliver get-well gift boxes to the patients at Banner Children's - Diamond Children's Medical Center.
August 26, 2015 - 1:29pm
University of Arizona public health researchers received three grants totalling $400,000 to study E. coli contamination of irrigation water for food crops. The results of this research will benefit farmers and consumers by reducing food recalls due to pathogen contamination from irrigation water.
August 24, 2015 - 11:42am
The 9-month program provides much needed faculty development for the future of family medicine in Arizona.
August 24, 2015 - 11:24am
Funded by the National Council of Science and Technology of Mexico, the Binational Border Health Network is comprised of experts from 10 border states to improve public health conditions on the U.S.-México Border.
August 24, 2015 - 9:45am
New system organizes more than 1,200 UA College of Medicine – Phoenix faculty in a searchable database for faculty, staff and the community.
August 24, 2015 - 9:40am
Arielle Rubin Will Chair National Policy Board for Student Group
August 21, 2015 - 3:22pm
Former President Jimmy Carter’s diagnosis of skin cancer, specifically melanoma, resonates in Arizona, where skin cancer rates rank among the highest in the world.

Spotlight

UA Study Finds Huge Disparity in the Occurrence of Leg Amputations on Low-Income and Rural Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

People with low incomes or living in rural areas who have type 2 diabetes are significantly more likely to suffer the amputation of a lower extremity, largely due to limited access to preventive health care, according to research by the Southern Arizona Limb Salvage Alliance (SALSA) at the University of Arizona Department of Surgery.

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State of the UA Health Sciences with Joe G.N. "Skip" Garcia, MD

Please join us for an informative presentation on Tuesday, September 29, 2015 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in DuVal Auditorium.  Videoconferenced to Phoenix Biomedical Campus - Lecture Hall C105.

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Research Matters

Aug 31 2015 - 10:21am
Study co-author Dr. David Armstrong suggests a three-tiered system to provide earlier coordinated care that could help reduce the disparity in outcomes for patients in outlying communities and for low-income patients with Type 2 diabetes.
Aug 13 2015 - 9:17am
Nicolette Teufel-Shone, PhD, professor of family and child health at the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, will study how indigenous youth stay healthy in spite of adversity and use this knowledge to develop strategies to guide public health intervention.