News Archive

Dec 22 2016
The cancer program at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson has been granted three-year accreditation with commendation by the Commission on Cancer (CoC), a quality program of the American College of Surgeons.
Dec 21 2016
Growing national Telemedicine and Telehealth Service Provider Showcase (SPS) conference appoints 25 telemedicine thought leaders and health-care innovators to lead its third event.
Dec 22 2016
After collapsing at a Nov. 19 game, Tucson Roadrunners hockey team captain Craig Cunningham is recovering from cardiac arrest at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson
Dec 20 2016
Tucson Roadrunners Captain Craig Cunningham, hospitalized at Banner – UMC Tucson since collapsing on the ice last month, will likely be discharged from the hospital before Christmas, thanks to remarkable collaboration and cutting-edge medical technologies.
Dec 14 2016
Kids of Steele, the family auxiliary of the UA Steele Children’s Research Center, will spread holiday cheer to children at Banner Children’s at Diamond Children’s Medical Center and at affiliated outpatient clinics.
Dec 12 2016
SPS 2017 reflects and stimulates the growing market for telemedicine services and products; the conference will be held in Phoenix, Oct. 2-3, 2017.
Dec 9 2016
University of Arizona President Ann Weaver Hart has named Dr. Leigh Neumayer as interim senior vice president for health sciences. Her appointment will be effective Jan. 1, 2017, following Dr. Joe G.N. "Skip" Garcia's decision to resign his administrative role and step back to faculty.
Dec 6 2016
A faculty member at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson since 2008 and chief of the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine since 2010, Dr. Knox takes his talents to the expanding UA College of Medicine – Phoenix.
Dec 6 2016
A first-of-its-kind wearable sensor, tested at the El Tour de Tucson endurance cycling event in 2015, measures biomarkers to reveal the body's response to exercise.
Dec 5 2016
Dr. Gordon has received a $700,000 NIH grant to create and evaluate a guided imagery program delivered over a telephone quitline and designed to appeal to men and racial and ethnic minorities, who are less likely to use a quitline for help in quitting smoking.
Dec 5 2016
On Dec. 14, Lee Ryan, PhD, professor and department chair, UA College of Science, Department of Psychology, and Nancy K. Sweitzer, MD, PhD, professor and chief of cardiology and director of the UA Sarver Heart Center, will present a community lecture, part of Sarver Heart Center’s 30th Anniversary Lecture Series. This talk will focus on heart disease, memory and cognition.
Nov 30 2016
Researchers at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health will lead a collaborative research project to develop the framework for a long-term study of cancer in firefighters.
Nov 28 2016
This study seeks to find answers into the mechanisms that trigger autoimmune disease—diseases that are on the rise in the Western world, and afflict approximately 24 million Americans.
Nov 17 2016
John Ehiri, PhD, MPH, MSc, professor and chair of the department of health promotion sciences at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, will conduct HIV prevention research at the University of Lagos College of Medicine in Nigeria.
Nov 16 2016
Cutting-edge simulation technology was made possible by a five-year, $250,000 grant from the Marshall Foundation, a long-time supporter of education at the UA.
Nov 15 2016
The website has new features designed for the public and health-care professionals. The launch coincides with Valley Fever Awareness Week, Nov. 12-20, and the 21st Annual Farness Lecture by Mayo Clinic infectious diseases specialist Janis E. Blair, MD, on Nov. 16.
Nov 10 2016
The University of Arizona Cancer Center’s acceptance into NRG Oncology will increase the Center’s clinical trials portfolio and translational research capabilities.
Nov 8 2016
On November 16, Bruce Coull, MD, professor of neurology, will present a community lecture, part of Sarver Heart Center’s 30th Anniversary Lecture Series, focused on stroke treatment and prevention.
Nov 7 2016
This annual family-friendly event raises funds for “greatest-need” research projects at the UA Steele Center and Kids of Steele service projects.
Nov 4 2016
20-Year Army vet starts Monday as systems consultant at Banner – University Medical Group in Tucson

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