Medicine

Dr. Janet Funk is leading a clinical trial to investigate the anti-inflammatory impact of turmeric, a natural supplement and Indian spice.
July 22, 2016
As Dr. Janet Funk and her UA research team recruit participants for a clinical trial involving the spice turmeric, graduate student Laura Hopkins has a personal interest in the outcome.
Dr. Susan Kaib, interim associate dean for student affairs, helps first-year student Agnieszka Radziszewska as Dr. Cheryl O’Malley, interim vice dean of academic affairs, looks on. (Photo: Sun Czar Belous)
July 18, 2016
The UA College of Medicine – Phoenix welcomed its 10th class, a group of 83 new medical students, last Friday. The white coat ceremony for Tucson will take place on July 29.
Dr. Joe G.N. "Skip" Garcia is the UA's senior vice president for health sciences, the Dr. Merlin K. DuVal Professor of Medicine and an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine.
July 18, 2016
Cutting-edge research investigating the genetic basis for devastating disorders in the critically ill, led by Dr. Joe G.N. "Skip" Garcia, vice president for health sciences, will receive a major assist from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health.
July 13, 2016
With rattlesnake season in full swing, researcher Keith Boesen dispels some common myths about the snakes and talks about how to avoid getting bitten by them. With UANews video.
July 11, 2016
The chances of surviving heat stroke are only 50 percent, says Dr. Sam Keim, so if you must be outdoors, it's critically important to have access to shade or air conditioning.
Vice President Joe Biden: "Solving the complexities of cancer will require the formation of new alliances."
June 27, 2016
The UA Cancer Center is taking part in Vice President Joe Biden's push to double the rate of progress in cancer treatment, diagnosis and prevention over the next five years.
June 27, 2016
The center will receive federal and state funds over the next five years to continue its mission of improving the health and wellness of rural and vulnerable populations.