UAMC’s New Burn Treatment Room Grand Opening

The University of Arizona Medical Center – University Campus celebrated it's grand opening of their new Burn Treatment Room on Monday, Dec. 15.

Economic Impact of Downtown Phoenix UA Campus Hits $961 Million

Health Sciences Creates Jobs, Brings More People Downtown

UAHN CEO Waldrum Named to Council of Teaching Hospitals Board

Michael Waldrum, MD, MSc, MBA, president and chief executive officer of the University of Arizona Health Network, has been appointed to the national board of directors of the Council of Teaching Hospitals and Health Systems, a division of the American Association of Medical Colleges.

Help ‘Stuff the Bus’ for Patients and Families at UAMC

Each year, Delfina Gaxiola and a team of gift-givers at the Arizona Health Sciences Center and University of Arizona Medical Center adopt several patients and their families for the holidays. This year, there are many terminally ill patients and families in need, so she is reaching out to the UA and greater Tucson community to help make their season bright.

UAMC Designated ‘Infectious Disease Treatment Center of Excellence’

The University of Arizona Medical Center has accepted a request by the Arizona Department of Health Services to become the state’s second Infectious Disease Treatment Center of Excellence, making it Southern Arizona’s designated hospital for the treatment of emerging infectious diseases such as Ebola.

Dr. Francisco Moreno Assumes New AHSC Leadership Role to Advance Diversity and Inclusion in Health Care

With the strategic initiative to advance the education, training, recruitment and employment of a diverse faculty, staff and student body that is reflective of the communities it serves, the Arizona Health Sciences Center appoints Dr. Francisco Moreno assistant vice president for diversity and inclusion.

Events at AHSC

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

 

News

December 18, 2014 - 10:17am
This free event for recently diagnosed and long-term survivors is presented by the Community Cancer Connections project of the University of Arizona College of Nursing and is focused on how to move beyond a cancer diagnosis to achieve healing through purposeful living.
December 17, 2014 - 10:21am
Office for Research & Discovery
December 16, 2014 - 10:48am
Catherine MacDonald, BSN, MBA, joined the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center and the Division of Cardiology at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson as manager of cardiology research.
December 16, 2014 - 10:08am
Patients and their families can visit Santa and have photos taken with him, decorate cookies and ornaments, enjoy carriage and pony rides, and watch the movie “Polar Express.”
December 15, 2014 - 1:15pm
Green Valley Lecture Series with cardiologist from the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center In cooperation with Green Valley Recreation, Inc.
December 12, 2014 - 3:03pm
The University of Arizona Medical Center – University Campus celebrated it's grand opening of their new Burn Treatment Room on Monday, Dec. 15.
December 12, 2014 - 12:14pm
Health Sciences Creates Jobs, Brings More People Downtown
December 12, 2014 - 11:07am
Dr. McArthur, whose current research is focused on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), is one of 12 nursing faculty members with a joint appointment in another discipline, strengthening interprofessional research collaborations and UA student education.
December 11, 2014 - 8:42am
Patients at the University of Arizona Medical Center-Diamond Children’s and UAMC-University Campus, their families and staff are invited to attend.
December 10, 2014 - 1:52pm
Office for Research & Discovery

Spotlight

Opening of UAMC’s New Burn Treatment Room

The University of Arizona Medical Center – University Campus opened a new Burn Treatment Room on Monday, Dec. 15.  This new treatment room provides new capacity to treat burn patients throughout Southern Arizona.

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Economic Impact of Downtown Phoenix UA Campus Hits $961 Million

University of Arizona President Ann Weaver Hart and Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton today announced that the economic impact of the UA’s downtown Phoenix academic medical center in 2013 was $961 million, according to a report released by nationally recognized consultants Tripp Umbach.

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Research Matters

Nov 21 2014 - 10:06am
Data from an ongoing UA respiratory study spanning more than 40 years shows that persistent (chronic) insomnia is associated with higher levels of inflammation in the blood and a 58 percent increased risk of death.
Nov 10 2014 - 11:54am
Brent A. Langellier, PhD, will study the barriers to healthy eating in underserved communities