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.

Two Couples Make Major Donations to Precision Health

The cutting-edge field is one of the priorities of 'Never Settle,' using genetic profiles to guide decisions about diagnosis, prediction, treatment and prevention of disease.

UA Researchers Find Connection Between Persistent Insomnia, Inflammation and Mortality

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.

From the American College of Surgeons: Injury Prevention Intervention Cuts Distracted Driving in Half, According To Trauma Surgeons

Just knowing about the true perils of texting and cell phone use while driving helps keep drivers’ minds and eyes on the road.

Arizona Telemedicine Program Founding Director Dr. Ronald S. Weinstein Honored by the ‘Custodian’ of the Nation’s First Telemedicine Program, the Center for Connected Health

The Massachusetts-based organization is recognizing Dr. Weinstein “for his groundbreaking work in bringing health care to the farthest corners of the state of Arizona and beyond, and for his vision and leadership that propelled telehealth to its current state of adoption.”

UA’s Dr. Sean Elliott Appointed to Governor’s Council on Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response

The council is comprised of leading experts from the fields of health, human services, public safety, emergency and military affairs, education and more.

Events at AHSC

Nov 1 2014 - 8:00am - Nov 30 2014 - 5:00pm

 

News

November 25, 2014 - 11:44am
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.
November 25, 2014 - 11:38am
The $1.25 million grant will reduce health disparities through impactful research and the development of the next generation of physician-scientists through the Arizona Pride-25 Advanced Health Disparities Training Program in Heart, Lung, Blood and Sleep Conditions.
November 21, 2014 - 12:36pm
The cutting-edge field is one of the priorities of 'Never Settle,' using genetic profiles to guide decisions about diagnosis, prediction, treatment and prevention of disease.
November 21, 2014 - 11:39am
Guernsey De Zapien was also cited for leading work as an advocate for community empowerment and self-determination, and establishing the first promotora/community health worker outreach program in Arizona and Health Start, a program that focuses on prenatal care for farm worker women.
November 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.
November 19, 2014 - 10:43am
Office for Research & Discovery
November 17, 2014 - 3:38pm
The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) released today a Medicaid Reform Policy Statement that is published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
November 17, 2014 - 2:05pm
Dr. Vina will discuss aspects of total knee replacement surgery and Dr. Sudano will discuss Valley Fever in patients with rheumatic disease.
November 17, 2014 - 12:22pm
Guidelines For Bystanders Before Responders Arrive Cited at Heart Association Meeting
November 14, 2014 - 2:55pm
Free presentation, open to the public, by Dr. Fernando D. Martinez, recipient of the 2014 UA College of Medicine Faculty Science Forum Founders Day Award.

Spotlight

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.

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UA Researchers Find Connection Between Persistent Insomnia, Inflammation and Mortality

An association between persistent insomnia, inflammation and mortality has been found by a University of Arizona research team led by Arizona Respiratory Center faculty members Sairam Parthasarathy, MD, and Stefano Guerra, MD, PhD, MPH.

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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