Spotlights

Distinguished Cardiologist and Scientist Dr. Guy Reed Named Dean of the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix
Dr. Reed brings impressive record of leadership, teaching, research and clinical care

Ceremony Honors Southern Arizona Organ Donors
2-4 p.m. Sunday, April 23, Kiewit Auditorium

Dr. Ruth Taylor-Piliae Awarded Grant to Study Older Adult Fall Prevention
Arizona Area Health Education Centers Program (AzAHEC) to fund University of Arizona College of Nursing professor’s fall-prevention intervention.

UA Students Win 2017 National CLARION Case Competition
An interprofessional team of four UA students – a nursing graduate student, a medical student, a public health master’s student and a nutritional science undergraduate – won the 2017 National CLARION Case Competition and will split a $7,500 scholarship among them.

A Cardiologist's Inside Look at Cardiovascular Health, Inflammation and Arthritis Subject of UA Arthritis Center Lecture, April 5
Free and open to the public, the lecture by Charles A. Katzenberg, MD, will explore the arthritis-cardiovascular connection.

‘Lucky’ Match Day for UA College of Medicine – Tucson Class of 2017: Primary Care Residencies Win Largest Share of Students
The students opened Match Day envelopes Friday that revealed where they will go for residency training: nearly half of the class – 47 of 98 students – will pursue primary care, the most critical physician shortage in Arizona.

UA Part of International Alliance to Address African Antivenom Crisis
The African Society of Venimology, the Institute of Biotechnology of the National Autonomous University in Mexico and the VIPER Institute at the University of Arizona partner to provide biotechnology and educational support to confront the snakebite crisis on the African continent.

UA College of Pharmacy Receives Historic Philanthropic Commitments of More than $12M Toward Expansion, Renovation of Skaggs Pharmaceutical Sciences Center
$9.5M in additional pledges still needed to bring expansion to fruition.

University of Arizona Health Sciences Celebrates Anniversaries in 2017
Special anniversary website kicks off yearlong celebrations

UA Public Health Students Named Marshall Foundation Dissertation Fellows
The fellowship will support the students’ research on the impact of state-level immigration policy on health care and American Indian health disparities in the area of food security in Tucson.