College of Medicine - Tucson

Sept. 6, 2019
A $37.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will allow the University of Arizona Center for Innovation in Brain Science to further test a unique Alzheimer's disease treatment.
University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson professor Dr. Sairam Parthasarathy says the biggest barrier to treating sleep apnea is helping individuals use a CPAP machine.
Sept. 4, 2019
People with sleep apnea who struggle with CPAP treatment, which saves lives but is difficult for many patients to follow, could find relief through a peer-support program a UA professor is helping create.
Aug. 20, 2019
The discovery by UA associate professor of physiology Shaowen Bao and his colleagues could lead to new treatments to silence tinnitus for millions of sufferers.
New UA medical students received their first white coats at two ceremonies held in late July in Tucson and Phoenix. (Photo: Kris Hanning/UAHS BioCommunications)
July 31, 2019
New medical students received and donned their first white coats, a ceremonial symbol of their acceptance into medical school at the University of Arizona, at events in Tucson and Phoenix.
Students went door-to-door distributing water treatment to prevent mosquito from growing in water containers. This was in collaboration with the Centro de Salud in Nogales, Mexico. (Photo: Alejandra Zapien)
July 29, 2019
The FRONTERA summer program pairs UA students with mentors, giving them hands-on border-health research experience while building stronger applicants to medical school and graduate health sciences programs.
UA Cancer Center
July 29, 2019
Dr. Rachna Shroff is seeking a “goldmine of information” in her quest to extend survival and improve quality of life for patients with cancers of the liver, gallbladder and pancreas.
Michael M.I. Abecassis, MD, MBA
July 18, 2019
Dr. Michael M.I. Abecassis is a world-renowned surgeon, transplant specialist and researcher who brings nearly three decades of clinical and academic experience to the UA.
Professors GuoFeng Qu (second from left) and ShaoJun Lyu (right), of Beijing Normal University, present a banner with their college motto – "Steadfastness and Innovation, Resilience and Future" – to Dr. Irving Kron (second from right), interim dean of the UA College of Medicine – Tucson, and UA librarian Yan Han (left).
July 12, 2019
The International Society of Chinese Health Practices will facilitate research of the benefits of Chinese health practices and the complementary use of Eastern and Western medicine on a global scale.
July 2, 2019
The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson has received an $8.8 million gift from the estate of Dr. Ronald K. Baker, a 1975 alumnus of the college.

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