Medicine

Even the new dean, Dr. Guy Reed (far right), joined in on Zainab Khan's selfie at Friday's White Coat Ceremony at the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix. (Photo: Sun Czar Belous)
July 24, 2017
First-year students in Tucson and Phoenix — a total of 200 from nearly 12,000 applicants — put on the traditional symbol of a physician as they prepare for the academic rigors ahead. With video highlights from the colleges' ceremonies last Friday.
July 14, 2017
Obese asthma patients often struggle with control of their disease, and UA researchers including Dr. Monica Kraft and Julie Ledford have traced it to the lack of a protein.
Should compression and packing of a wound not stop bleeding coming from an extremity, the application of a tourniquet is the next order of business. (Photo: Bob Demers/UANews)
July 10, 2017
In use since antiquity, the tourniquet is back in the spotlight as a go-to emergency tool — which it was in June for the victim of a rollover crash in metro Tucson. Dr. Andrew Tang of Banner University Medical Center – Tucson is a proponent of its use. With UANews video.
The scientific research by Dr. Naomi Rance on estrogen's involvement with hot flashes may lead to a promising treatment for them. (Photo: Bob Demers/UANews)
June 28, 2017
Fifteen years ago, Dr. Naomi Rance thought she should "try to figure out" hot flashes, and now her findings could end up offering relief to millions of women. With UANews video.
June 14, 2017
The UA College of Medicine – Phoenix has received word of its full accreditation from the Liaison Committee on Medical Education, the authority for programs leading to M.D. degrees in the U.S. and Canada, completing an intensive process that began several years ago.
Dr. David Armstrong, an acknowledged expert on diabetic foot care, tends to a patient. (Photo courtesy of Southern Arizona Limb Salvage Alliance)
June 14, 2017
Remission — rather than repair — needs to be the goal of treatment, according to Dr. David Armstrong in a report published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
June 12, 2017
A data-driven approach has the potential to go beyond the traditional identification of risk factors, according to grant winner Jenny Lo-Ciganic of the College of Pharmacy.
During his years of service, UA medical school student Ryan Schmoll spent time learning Arabic, controlling nuclear weapons and taking on leadership roles stateside and in combat zones.
June 12, 2017
Ryan Schmoll, who served tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan, says he will champion issues impacting veterans after completion of his medical training in Tucson.
Drs. Jeffrey Tully (left) and Christian Dameff (Photo: Sun Czar Belous/UA)
June 9, 2017
Drs. Jeffrey Tully and Christian Dameff, alumni of the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix, teamed up to attract more than 100 cybersecurity experts to a conference in Phoenix.

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