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Breast Cancer Treatment Disparities Exist Among Native Women

Native and Indigenous women had a higher percentage of mastectomy and a lower percentage of lumpectomy compared with white women.


Vascular Surgeon to Study Brain Blood Flow and Alzheimer’s

Researchers hope that finding a connection between carotid disease and Alzheimer’s could provide a new pathway for preventing dementia.


UArizona Sarver Heart Center Welcomes New Faculty

Faculty have expertise in interventional cardiology, structural heart disease, advanced heart disease, transplant cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery.


UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson’s Accelerated Pathway to Medical Education Welcomes First Class

The UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson has accepted six high school graduates in a new program that reduces the time to a medical degree to seven years.


NIH Grant To Fund Medical Scientist Training Program

The Medical Scientist Training Program is designed to train students planning careers in academic medicine or biomedical research.


New Degree to Prepare Students for Health Care Careers

A new Bachelor of Science in Medicine expands opportunities for students to pursue jobs in health care, where demand for trained professionals is rising.


Living Healthy With Arthritis Conference To Focus On Mental Health and Resiliency

Jordan Karp, MD, an expert on mental health in the aging population, will deliver the keynote address at the Arizona Arthritis Center’s Living Healthy With Arthritis Conference.


College of Medicine – Tucson Hosts Virtual Research Day

Data blitzes, spotlight talks and special session on diversity, equity and inclusion highlight the second annual event that is free and open to the public.


$30,000 Scholarship Awarded to UArizona Medical Student

The UArizona Hillel Foundation has awarded College of Medicine – Tucson student Gabrielle “Gabi” Mintz the Shirley D. Curson Medical Student Scholarship.


Primary Care Physician Scholarship Program Expands

The full-tuition program aims to improve Arizonans’ health and reduce medical student debt by addressing a dire need for qualified medical professionals.


Match Day Marks Next Step for Future Doctors

On Match Day, about 120 UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson students learned where they’ll launch their careers as new residents after graduation.


Trauma Experts Aim to Reduce Deaths by Providing Blood-Clotting Agent

A study found that tranexamic acid, commonly used in cardiac surgery to help stop bleeding, improved the odds of survival for some trauma patients.


UArizona Health Sciences Excels in Latest Blue Ridge Rankings on NIH Funding

Increases in total National Institutes of Health funding have led to higher rankings for several colleges and departments.


COVID-19 Dominates Top 10 UArizona Health Sciences News Stories of 2020

Antibody tests, groundbreaking research and community outreach are a few of the ways the University of Arizona Health Sciences met the test of a pandemic.


People and Programs on the Move at the UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson

Among recent notices: Lifetime achievement award for Dr. Ron Weinstein; and Dr. Sam Keim elected to American Board of Emergency Medicine.


UArizona COVID-19 Testing up 34% in Pre-Holiday Blitz

At 7,541 administered from Nov. 9-13, the university’s COVID-19 testing, which continues through Nov. 25, is succeeding in goal to test large numbers of students before they head home for holidays.


UArizona Welcomes More Students to Campus

The university will expand in-person instruction with half the semester left to go, bringing about 1,500 more students to campus a week.


UArizona Plans for Holidays, Spring Semester Amid National COVID-19 Spike

The university is currently allowing courses of up to 50 students to meet on campus. After Thanksgiving, all courses will transition to being fully online.


UArizona Increases In-Person Instruction, Cancels Spring Break

The university also will conduct a testing blitz prior to the Thanksgiving holiday in an effort to reduce travel-related spread of COVID-19.


Tohono O’odham Nation Commits $1M to UArizona to Combat COVID-19

The contribution will allow UArizona researchers to continue developing better, more efficient and effective tests for people across the state.


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