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Dr. Wayne Jacobsen Appointed Head of Anesthesiology at UA College of Medicine – Tucson

Wayne K. Jacobsen, MD, FCCM, has been appointed head of the Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson. After serving as interim head since 2013, he was appointed the department head on Jan. 5. 

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Anthony 'Tony' DeFrancesco Appointed Senior Director of Operations for Arizona Health Sciences Center

Health-care executive Anthony “Tony” DeFrancesco, RD, MS,  FACHE, has been appointed senior director of operations for the Arizona Health Sciences Center (AHSC) at the University of Arizona in Tucson.

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Jennifer Flores Appointed Associate Vice President and Chief Health Sciences Development Officer for AHSC

Veteran fundraiser Jennifer Flores has been appointed associate vice president and chief health sciences development officer for the Arizona Health Sciences Center at the University of Arizona in Tucson.

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Dr. David Harris Appointed Executive Director of New Biorepository at Arizona Health Sciences Center

David T. Harris, PhD, professor of immunology at the University of Arizona, has been appointed executive director of the new Arizona Health Sciences Center Biorepository.

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University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center Presents Healthy Heart Day 2015

Join the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center on Saturday, Feb. 7, for an interactive, informative day of heart-healthy presentations, screenings and activities.

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U.S. News & World Report Ranks UA College of Nursing Among 2015 Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs

The University of Arizona College of Nursing has been ranked among the 2015 Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs by U.S News & World Report, moving up 43 spots from last year’s ranking to No. 36 and becoming the highest ranked online graduate nursing program in the state.

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‘Molecular Truck’ Could Deliver New Treatment Option for Kids with Ulcerative Colitis

Researchers at the University of Arizona have developed a novel drug and delivery system to treat inflammation and ulcerations in the colon. 

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‘Tis A Season that Includes Poisonings, Center Warns

The holiday song proclaims, “you better watch out” as the day of Santa’s arrival approaches but there are more reasons than Santa to be watchful during the winter holidays, say the experts at the Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center.

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Opening of UAMC’s New Burn Treatment Room

The University of Arizona Medical Center – University Campus opened a new Burn Treatment Room on Monday, Dec. 15.  This new treatment room provides new capacity to treat burn patients throughout Southern Arizona.

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