Spotlights

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.

UA Researchers to Study Airport Safety to Prepare For Next Infectious Disease Outbreak
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine has contracted the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health to study Airport public health preparedness and response in the event of an infectious disease outbreak, such as the Zika virus.

‘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 99 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.

Understanding the Effects of Concussions or Head Injuries Focus of Two New Research Studies at the UA Health Sciences
The University of Arizona Health Sciences seeks adult participants who have had a head injury or concussion in the last year or 18 months for two studies to assess health outcomes

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.

Dr. Weinstein demonstrating telepathology during a teaching session.
Invented, patented and commercialized by Ronald S. Weinstein, MD, UA professor of pathology and founding director of the Arizona Telemedicine Program, the diagnosis of surgical pathology slides at a distance has benefitted hundreds of thousands of patients around the world.

‘Tame Your Pain...An Inside Look at Conventional and Alternative Therapies for Pain Management’ Subject of UA Arthritis Center Lecture, March 1
Free and open to the public, the lecture by Dr. Mohab Ibrahim will discuss the causes of chronic pain and current treatments for arthritis and related joint pain, including conventional and alternative approaches to pain management and the facts, fads and fiction associated with this complex medical issue.