UA Rural Health Conference and Performance Improvement Summit

41st annual conference focuses on access to health care in Arizona’s rural communities.

UA College of Medicine – Tucson School Orientation Activities Welcome Class of 2018, Beginning July 30

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson welcomes its newest class of medical students with free iPads and three-days of community-building activities, beginning on Wednesday, July 30.

UA Heart Surgeon Dr. Zain Khalpey Receives Grant to Understand Healing Power of Stem Cells

Stem cell therapy shows promise in the repair and regeneration of damaged heart tissue from a heart attack, the leading cause of death and disability in Western society. Understanding the mechanisms of how stem cells react in the body could maximize their efficiency and offer better ways to treat people with heart failure.

Going Rural: UA Medical Students Spend the Summer Training in Rural Communities

As government agencies report a higher percentage of health-related deaths in rural communities as compared with more urban areas – partially due to less access to qualified physicians and specialists – the University of Arizona is working to increase the number of physicians serving in such communities.

U.S. News & World Report Names UA Medical Center Among Best in Nation

The annual U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings, now in its 25th year, recognize hospitals that excel in treating the most challenging patients.

People and Programs On The Move At the Arizona Health Sciences Center

Dr. Frank Walter honored with Arizona’s highest award for public health service; Dr. Ana Maria López honored by Chicanos Por La Causa for being a “cornerstone of our community.”

Events at AHSC

Jul 1 2014 - 8:00am - Jul 31 2014 - 5:00pm
Aug 1 2014 - 8:00am - Aug 31 2014 - 5:00pm
Aug 7 2014 - 8:00am - Aug 8 2014 - 1:00pm

 

News

July 30, 2014 - 9:37am
41st annual conference focuses on access to health care in Arizona’s rural communities.
July 29, 2014 - 4:36pm
Study Shows Marked Increase in Survival Rates with Routing Change
July 29, 2014 - 4:24pm
The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson welcomes its newest class of medical students with free iPads and three-days of community-building activities, beginning on Wednesday, July 30.
July 29, 2014 - 12:50pm
Drs. Desai and Doraiswamy join the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center faculty; Professors Antin and Gregorio appointed to national organizations.
July 28, 2014 - 12:56pm
Stem cell therapy shows promise in the repair and regeneration of damaged heart tissue from a heart attack, the leading cause of death and disability in Western society. Understanding the mechanisms of how stem cells react in the body could maximize their efficiency and offer better ways to treat people with heart failure.
July 28, 2014 - 10:58am
For more than 20 years, Dr. Shaver has conducted research in sleep science and women’s health. She was among the first to study sleep problems as part of the transition into menopause.
July 28, 2014 - 10:52am
Dr. Elizabeth Krupinski recognized as one of the top imaging researchers in the nation by the Academy of Radiology Research; Dr. Nick Giovinco first podiatric surgeon invited to present lecture at Georgia Tech.
July 24, 2014 - 4:35pm
UA alumna served as director of development for the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health since 2011 and previously had an extensive career with Roche Pharmaceuticals in sales and marketing.
July 24, 2014 - 2:02pm
National Institute on Aging-funded research testing if dietary interventions that extend lifespan increase or decrease immune defense against infection, and help to understand how to achieve optimal healthy longevity.
July 22, 2014 - 9:53am
As government agencies report a higher percentage of health-related deaths in rural communities as compared with more urban areas – partially due to less access to qualified physicians and specialists – the University of Arizona is working to increase the number of physicians serving in such communities.

Spotlight

UA Rural Health Conference and Performance Improvement Summit

41st annual conference focuses on access to health care in Arizona’s rural communities. Thursday, August 7 and Friday, August 8 at Wigwam Resort, 300 E. Wigwam Blvd., Litchfield Park, Ariz.

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New System in Arizona Dramatically Improves Survival from Cardiac Arrest

A new system that sent patients to designated Cardiac Receiving Centers dramatically increased the survival rate of victims of sudden cardiac arrest in Arizona, according to a new study.

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Research Matters

Jul 28 2014 - 12:56pm
Stem cell therapy shows promise in the repair and regeneration of damaged heart tissue from a heart attack, the leading cause of death and disability in Western society. Understanding the mechanisms of how stem cells react in the body could maximize their efficiency and offer better ways to treat people with heart failure.
Jul 10 2014 - 11:46am
UA researchers discover one of the mechanisms by which curcumin can prevent cancer cell metastasis in colon cancer.