$1 Million Gift to Support Integrative Medicine at UA Health Sciences

Chicago-area philanthropist shares passion for work of Dr. Andrew Weil, integrative medicine pioneer and director of the UA Center for Integrative Medicine.

UA PharmD Students get boost from $1.25 Million Endowment from The ALSAM Foundation

Grant is largest endowment ever to College of Pharmacy.

UA Researchers Ask ‘Citizen-Scientists’ to Help Track Zika and Other Mosquito-Borne Diseases With New Cell Phone App

Scientists at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health launched Kidenga, a free smartphone app for Android and iOS that allows users to report mosquito activity, symptoms of illness and help detect outbreaks.

$1 Million Gift to Support Integrative Medicine at UA Health Sciences

Chicago-area philanthropist shares passion for work of Dr. Andrew Weil, integrative medicine pioneer and director of the UA Center for Integrative Medicine.

UA PharmD Students get boost from $1.25 Million Endowment from The ALSAM Foundation

Grant is largest endowment ever to College of Pharmacy.

UA Researchers Ask ‘Citizen-Scientists’ to Help Track Zika and Other Mosquito-Borne Diseases With New Cell Phone App

Scientists at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health launched Kidenga, a free smartphone app for Android and iOS that allows users to report mosquito activity, symptoms of illness and help detect outbreaks.
  • $1 Million Gift to Support Integrative Medicine at UA Health Sciences

    Chicago-area philanthropist shares passion for work of Dr. Andrew Weil, integrative medicine pioneer and director of the UA Center for Integrative Medicine.
  • UA PharmD Students get boost from $1.25 Million Endowment from The ALSAM Foundation

    Grant is largest endowment ever to College of Pharmacy.
  • UA Researchers Ask ‘Citizen-Scientists’ to Help Track Zika and Other Mosquito-Borne Diseases With New Cell Phone App

    Scientists at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health launched Kidenga, a free smartphone app for Android and iOS that allows users to report mosquito activity, symptoms of illness and help detect outbreaks.

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Sep 26 2016 - 2:38pm
The University of Arizona Cancer Center celebrates its 40th anniversary and the renewal of its prestigious designation from the National Cancer Institute as a Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Sep 23 2016 - 9:58am
Free and open to the public, the presentation is part of the Donald K. Buffmire Visiting Lectureship in Medicine series sponsored by the Flinn Foundation.
Sep 22 2016 - 12:47pm
Banner Children’s at Diamond Children’s Medical Center has received a grant from the National Children’s Cancer Society to host a “Night at the Museum” party for Southern Arizona pediatric cancer survivors and their families on Saturday, Sept. 24.
Sep 22 2016 - 8:07am
Michael J. Hewitt, PhD, of Canyon Ranch Resort, will share his personal journey of resilience and triumph in this practical and inspiring presentation on true preventive medicine.
Sep 21 2016 - 11:17am
In its first scientific statement on sleep, the American Heart Association and its committee of heart health and sleep researchers, including Michael Grandner, PhD, of the UA College of Medicine – Tucson, find in a review of current evidence that too much or too little sleep, along with sleep-related breathing irregularities and insomnia, may be linked to heart risk factors.

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Researchers at the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health developed and launched a crowd-sourcing mobile app called Kidenga to help track Zika and other mosquito-borne diseases .  “If enough people use the app it may be able to detect zip codes that appear to have an uptick of suspicious symptoms,” said Kacey Ernst, PhD, MPH, infectious disease epidemiologist at the UA Zuckerman College of Public Health.

Six founding children’s hospitals have signed an agreement to form the Sanford Children’s Genomic Medicine Consortium, a cutting-edge collaboration of children’s hospitals inspired by the vision of philanthropist Denny Sanford.  Banner Children's at Diamond Children's Medical Center is one of them.  “Bringing all of these great facilities and brilliant minds together is a major step in improving treatments and finding cures for what ails kids,” said Denny Sanford.

Diagnostic errors — generally defined as delayed, missed and inaccurate diagnoses — account for an estimated 40,000 to 80,000 U.S. deaths each year.  Dr. Steven J. Wang, interim chair of the Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, UA College of Medicine – Tucson and Dr. John Galgiani, director of the UA Valley Fever Center for Excellence both mentioned.