Patients to Participate in `Be The Match’ Walk at Diamond Children’s to Raise Awareness of the National Marrow Donor Program

The University of Arizona Medical Center is one of the sponsors for the 2014 Be The Match® Walk/Run. This event raises funds for Be The Match®.

First Responders to be Honored on 6th Annual Heroes Day, Oct. 2; Event Benefits UAMC Trauma Center

News conference honoring this year’s Heroes of The Year nominees begins at 9:30 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 2, to celebrate Heroes Day 2014 in Southern Arizona.

14th Annual Himelic Memorial Golf and Dinner Classic, Oct. 3, Raises Funds for ALS Research at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson

Golf enthusiasts can experience one of Golf Digest’s “75 Best Golf Resorts in North America”; non-golfers can enjoy dinner, auctions and dancing to live music.

Arizona Telemedicine Program’s Participation in Mexico’s Congreso de Telesalud Región de las Américas 2014 Opens Doors

First time the ATP has been asked to bring training and consultation expertise to Mexico, where the rapid adoption of telemedicine faces the same challenges as the U.S. in reaching out to different populations and very rural areas.

Building the Health Professional Pipeline

Hispanic Heritage Month is Sept. 15 to Oct. 15. In a timely interview with Hispanic Executive Magazine, Joe G.N. “Skip” Garcia, MD, UA senior vice president for health sciences, discusses health issues among Hispanics, the importance of creating an educational pipeline to recruit and train a diverse health-care workforce and other issues.

Dr. Charles B. Cairns Appointed an Assistant Vice President at AHSC and Vice Dean of the UA College of Medicine – Tucson

A nationally recognized leader in emergency and critical care research, Dr. Cairns has been appointed assistant vice president for clinical research and clinical trials at the Arizona Health Sciences Center, vice dean of the UA College of Medicine – Tucson and professor of emergency medicine. He is scheduled to begin his new duties in November.

Events at AHSC

Oct 1 2014 - 8:00am - Oct 31 2014 - 5:00pm



October 1, 2014 - 10:08am
This grant brings Komen’s total research investment in Arizona to more than $4.1 million since 1982. Dr. Miller is one of more than 50 early-career breast cancer researchers to receive a Komen award this year.
October 1, 2014 - 9:34am
UA Research Development Services
October 1, 2014 - 9:25am
Heart Smart Movie and Panel Discussion presented by the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center Women’s Heart Health Education Committee
September 30, 2014 - 1:47pm
"The Genetics and Genomics of African American Colorectal Cancer"
September 30, 2014 - 12:03pm
The University of Arizona Health Network (UAHN), one of the largest employers in Southern Arizona with more than 6,800 employees, welcomes three new executives to its ranks.
September 29, 2014 - 1:47pm
The Dr. Augusto and Martha Ortiz Endowment helps sustain the UA Mobile Health Program that the Ortizes started in 1976 to provide health care to underserved people of all ages who are unable to pay for health insurance.
September 29, 2014 - 10:17am
On Nov. 1, the Tucson Cancer Action Network will provide an opportunity to connect with others, participate in cancer care planning and experience compassion meditation.
September 29, 2014 - 9:38am
The University of Arizona Medical Center is one of the sponsors for the 2014 Be The Match® Walk/Run. This event raises funds for Be The Match®.
September 26, 2014 - 10:07am
A message from the National Institutes of Health/Sent by the AHSC Research Administration Office
September 26, 2014 - 9:28am
The Yellow Brick Road for Dementia Therapeutics


Gabriel Ayala Trio Concert to Benefit UA Mobile Health Program, Oct. 12

The renowned Gabriel Ayala Trio will perform Sunday, Oct. 12, in a concert to benefit the University of Arizona Mobile Health Program.

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First Responders to be Honored on 6th Annual Heroes Day, Oct. 2

As part of Heroes Day 2014, people across the Southern Arizona community are invited to say “thank you” to first responders for the work they do all year long. Now in its sixth year, the annual event recognizes law enforcement officers, firefighters, paramedics, Border Patrol agents and other first responders who work to keep the community safe and help citizens in times of crisis.

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Research Matters

Sep 12 2014 - 9:34am
The University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health will lead a research project in four states to help reduce vehicle crashes and injuries in the fire service.
Sep 11 2014 - 11:05am
September is Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month. A serious complication after heart surgery, AFib increases the risk of stroke and other heart conditions. UA has begun a clinical trial using amniotic membrane to reduce AFib in heart surgery patients.