UA Department of Surgery Welcomes Back Trauma Surgeon Dr. Rifat Latifi

The University of Arizona Department of Surgery welcomes back Rifat Latifi, MD, as professor of surgery and vice chair of International Affairs. He also is an honorary professor of the medical faculty of University of Tirana, Albania.

Solidarity Day Begins with a Week of Compassion Dedicated Activities, Feb. 9

Each year Solidarity Day is celebrated in mid-February. This year, medical students at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson have a week’s worth of patient compassion activities planned Feb. 9 – 13 at the Arizona Health Sciences Center campus.

Providing Tomorrow's Medicine Today

The Arizona Center for Accelerated Biomedical Innovation will transform UA research into practical health care solutions through the commercialization of biomedical technologies.

Anthony 'Tony' DeFrancesco Appointed Senior Director of Operations for Arizona Health Sciences Center

Health-care executive Anthony “Tony” DeFrancesco, RD, MS, FACHE, has been appointed senior director of operations for the Arizona Health Sciences Center (AHSC) at the University of Arizona in Tucson.

Slow Medicine: An Evening with Dr. Michael Finkelstein

Presented by the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, Feb. 9.

Dr. Wayne Jacobsen Appointed Head of Anesthesiology at UA College of Medicine – Tucson

Dr. Jacobsen has served as interim head since 2013 and has been a member of the Department of Anesthesiology since 2004.

Events at AHSC

Jan 2 2015 - 8:00am - Jan 30 2015 - 5:00pm
Feb 2 2015 - 8:00am - Feb 28 2015 - 5:00pm

 

News

January 28, 2015 - 12:48pm
Office for Research & Discovery
January 28, 2015 - 12:12pm
The University of Arizona Department of Surgery welcomes back Rifat Latifi, MD, as professor of surgery and vice chair of International Affairs. He also is an honorary professor of the medical faculty of University of Tirana, Albania.
January 28, 2015 - 9:29am
Traveling banner exhibition by the National Library of Medicine explores the rise of AIDS in the early 1980s and the evolving response to the epidemic over the last 30 years.
January 27, 2015 - 12:23pm
Each year Solidarity Day is celebrated in mid-February. This year, medical students at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson have a week’s worth of patient compassion activities planned Feb. 9 – 13 at the Arizona Health Sciences Center campus.
January 27, 2015 - 9:35am
The Arizona Center for Accelerated Biomedical Innovation will transform UA research into practical health care solutions through the commercialization of biomedical technologies.
January 26, 2015 - 1:58pm
Health-care executive Anthony “Tony” DeFrancesco, RD, MS, FACHE, has been appointed senior director of operations for the Arizona Health Sciences Center (AHSC) at the University of Arizona in Tucson.
January 26, 2015 - 1:16pm
Presented by the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, Feb. 9.
January 26, 2015 - 12:20pm
“The fellowship focuses on the use of what we used to call ‘complementary’ methods of treatment, using an evidence-based medicine approach,” said Dr. Franke.
January 26, 2015 - 11:04am
Dr. Jacobsen has served as interim head since 2013 and has been a member of the Department of Anesthesiology since 2004.
January 23, 2015 - 10:19am
Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common cause of disability in the aging population, and the public health impact of knee OA, in particular, is expected to increase dramatically. The UA research will help identify potential targets to prevent the development or halt the progression of the condition.

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Dr. Wayne Jacobsen Appointed Head of Anesthesiology at UA College of Medicine – Tucson

Wayne K. Jacobsen, MD, FCCM, has been appointed head of the Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson. After serving as interim head since 2013, he was appointed the department head on Jan. 5. 

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Anthony 'Tony' DeFrancesco Appointed Senior Director of Operations for Arizona Health Sciences Center

Health-care executive Anthony “Tony” DeFrancesco, RD, MS,  FACHE, has been appointed senior director of operations for the Arizona Health Sciences Center (AHSC) at the University of Arizona in Tucson.

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Research Matters

Jan 23 2015 - 10:19am
Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common cause of disability in the aging population, and the public health impact of knee OA, in particular, is expected to increase dramatically. The UA research will help identify potential targets to prevent the development or halt the progression of the condition.
Jan 5 2015 - 8:49am
A new drug administration system that functions like a molecular delivery truck could help children suffering from ulcerative colitis.