College of Medicine - Tucson
June 5, 2019
New partnerships will allow UA Mobile Health Program to care for an additional 2,000 patients a year and serve a larger, more diverse swath of the Tucson community.
May 28, 2019
The Arizona Legislature approved $17.4 million in funding for the UA, with $8 million earmarked to expand the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix and support medical students.
May 24, 2019
No tests currently are available to evaluate risk for heparin-induced thrombocytopenia, an adverse reaction to the drug that can result in catastrophic, life-threatening complications in patients with cardiovascular disease.
May 8, 2019
The implementation of a massive, statewide public health initiative, led by UA researchers and involving 21,000 prehospital care patients, has doubled the survival rate of severe traumatic brain injury victims and tripled the survival rate among those who were intubated.
April 4, 2019
Pain specialists at the University of Arizona and Banner – University Medicine are trying to reduce the use of opioids for patients suffering from chronic non-cancer pain by utilizing alternatives and complementary methods, such as physical therapy, acupuncture, chiropractors, non-opioid medication, and a large array of pain intervention procedures.
April 1, 2019
Pharmaceutical companies are making fewer and fewer new antibiotics, a trend UA immunobiologist Michael Johnson says is in urgent need of reversal. He believes copper might be the key.
March 27, 2019
Banner – University Medical Center Tucson's new nine-story hospital tower opens to patients April 22, with a community preview planned for April 7.
March 17, 2019
Match Day is the culmination of four years of hard work in the classroom and in clinical training for students in the UA College of Medicine – Tucson and the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix.
March 15, 2019
A new collaboration between the UA College of Medicine – Tucson and the College of Humanities is focusing on teaching medical students empathy and compassion.