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Dr. Daniel Spaite Receives American College of Emergency Physicians’ Outstanding Contributions in Research Award

Daniel Spaite, MD, professor and distinguished chair in the University of Arizona Department of Emergency Medicine, was selected to receive the “Outstanding Contributions in Research” Award from the American College of Emergency Physicians.

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UA Anesthesiology Professor Dr. Craig M. Palmer Awarded Fulbright Scholarship to Train, Mentor Anesthesiologists in Serbia

Craig M. Palmer, MD, a professor of anesthesiology at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, has been chosen for a Fulbright award to travel to Serbia by the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.

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Arizona Poison Centers Welcome Approval of New Snake Antivenom, Plan Research

With the approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on May 6 of a new antivenom to treat rattlesnake bites, the two poison control centers in Arizona are on track to begin research into the best utilization of snakebite medicines. 

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12 UA, Banner Nurses Honored as 2015 Tucson Fab 50 Nurses

A dozen nurses from the University of Arizona College of Nursing and Banner – University Medical Center Tucson will be among those honored at the 2015 Tucson Fabulous 50 Nurses gala on Saturday, May 9, at Loews Ventana Canyon Resort.

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Dr. Jeffrey R. Lisse Appointed Medical Director of the Arizona Telemedicine Program

Jeffrey R. Lisse, MD, professor of medicine and medical director of the University of Arizona Arthritis Center’s Osteoporosis Program, has been named medical director of the Arizona Telemedicine Program (ATP).

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2 Banner facilities among '100 Great Hospitals'

Two Banner Health academic medical centers in Arizona have been named to Becker's Hospital Review's 2015 edition of "100 Great Hospitals in America," a compilation of some of the most prominent, forward-thinking and focused health care facilities in the nation.

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UA Researchers Release ‘See Me Smoke-Free,’ First Mobile App Designed to Help Women Quit Smoking, Eat Well and Get Moving

See Me Smoke-Free, the first multi-behavioral mobile health (mHealth) app designed to help women quit smoking, eat well and get moving, now is available for free on the Google Play Store. 

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UA Cardiothoracic Surgeon Dr. Zain Khalpey Receives Prestigious Fulbright Award

Zain Khalpey, MD, PhD, FETCS, associate professor of surgery at the University of Arizona, surgical co-director of Heart Transplant and director of Mechanical Circulatory Support and Mitral Valve Program at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson, has been awarded a 2015-16 Fulbright U.S. Scholar.

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AHSC Launches `BLAISER’ to Enhance Biomedical Research Training Opportunities for Underrepresented Students

To increase the number of translational biomedical research and academic health professional graduates from underrepresented communities, the Arizona Health Sciences Center has announced the new Border Latino & American Indian Summer Exposure to Research (BLAISER) program.  

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AHSC Graduate Programs Ranked by U.S. News & World Report

AHSC Graduate Programs Ranked by U.S. News & World Report

The Arizona Health Sciences Center has again placed several programs among the ranks of the nation’s best, according to the 2016 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Graduate Schools” that was released this week.

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