UAHS In The News

Feb 5 2016

TREAT Program at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson

University of Arizona Health Sciences VETS Center

The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix

Keith Boesen, director, Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center

The second degree passed is a health sciences Master’s program that will be taught at the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix campus

Nicole Yuan, associate professor of health promotion sciences at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health

Dr. Mitchell Harman, endocrinologist at the University of Arizona College of Medicine

Researchers from the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and the UA Health Sciences

Maribeth Slebodnik, associate librarian in the Arizona Health Sciences Library at the University of Arizona

Drs. George Wondrak and Donna Zhang, UA College of Pharmacy Researchers and the UA Cancer Center

Feb 4 2016

Banner Children's - Diamond Children's Medical Center

Texas public-health officials said Tuesday that the first case of the Zika virus has been transmitted in the United States, likely through sex with an infected person. "It will stay a vector-borne disease, but that doesn't mean there won't be isolated cases where it's transmitted through sexual contact," said Will Humble, division director for health policy and evaluation at the UA Center for Population Science & Discovery.

Dr. Andrew Weil, founder and director of the UA Center for Integrative Medicine

Dr. Martha Gulati, cardiologist at the UA College of Medicine - Phoenix

 

The Center for Rural Health at the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health

Dr. Andrew Weil, founder of director of the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine

Ole Thienhaus, MD, chief of psychiatry at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson

Feb 3 2016

The Center for Rural Health at the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health was awarded a three-year, $1.5 million grant by the Health Resources and Services Administration to support the Arizona Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Program.

No cases of the Zika virus have been reported in Arizona but public-health officials are monitoring the outbreak. Dr. Sean Elliott, medical director for infection prevention at Banner - University Medical Center Tucson, says Banner - UMC still remains active as a treatment center for highly infectious diseases if an outbreak does affect Arizona.

Dr. David Beyda, directs the global health program at University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix

Dr. Andrew Weil, founder and director of the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine

Dr. Charles Katzenberg, clinical professor of medicine at the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center

Dr. Andrew Weil, founder and director of the UA Center for Integrative Medicine

Feb 2 2016

New findings shed light on the mechanisms of cognitive decline and identify potential strategies to stem it. "The importance of optimizing cognitive function across the lifespan cannot be overstated," said Carol Barnes, a neuroscientist at the UA BIO5 Institute, who was not involved in the study. This study "is particularly interesting because the drug effect was selective in the brain functions and behaviors that were changed. This is the kind of specificity that could make translation to the clinic possible," Barnes added.

Drs. George Wondrak and Donna Zhang, UA College of Pharmacy Researchers and the UA Cancer Center

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