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Minimizing Scar Formation to Promote Healthy Wound Healing

Scientists added a drug to standard wound treatments to promote the regeneration of healthy tissue and reduce excessive scarring.


P-MAP Cheers Alumni, Expanding Physician Pipeline

Ceremony will honor alumni completing residencies, students receiving medical degrees and students who are preparing to enter medical school in July.


Study Shows Amputation Rates Fell After Medicaid Expansion

Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act led to fewer diabetic foot amputations among underserved adults, according to a new study.


UArizona, OSU Announce Addiction Research Partnership

The partnership will advance pain and addiction research and accelerate positive health outcomes in Arizona, Oklahoma and across the country.


Future Doctors Celebrate Match Day

Fourth-year University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson students learned where they’ll launch their careers as new residents.


March Proclaimed as “Arizonans in Health Research Month”

Arizona leads the nation in enrolling participants in the National Institutes of Health’s All of Us Research Program.


Future Physicians to Begin Next Chapter on Match Day

More than 110 College of Medicine – Tucson medical students will simultaneously open envelopes revealing where they will complete their residency training.


White Coat Ceremony Recognizes Class of 2024 Students

College of Medicine – Tucson Class of 2024 medical students will receive their white coats on Feb. 25.


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.


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