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2021 Falls Prevention Awareness Week

By: Olivia Miltner | September 14, 2021

The University of Arizona Department of Surgery Division of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, Burns, and Acute Care Surgery is observing Falls Prevention Awareness Week from September 20-24 to help provide information and resources to the Tucson, Arizona, community that will help older adults live healthy, independent, fall-free lifestyles.

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Dr. Villalvazo with family at medical school graduation

Resident Spotlight: PGY3 Dr. Yadira Villalvazo

By: Yadira Villalvazo, MD | August 20, 2021

Get to know PGY 3 General Surgery Resident Dr. Yadira Villalvazo in three questions.

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Dr. Taylor S. Riall headshot

One Breath at a Time: Part 2

By: Taylor S. Riall, MD, PhD, FACS | August 16, 2021

In June, Dr. Taylor S. Riall, professor and interim chair of the Department of Surgery, was diagnosed with lung cancer. In part 2 of her blog series, she shares how the challenges of transitioning from physician to patient have given her a new perspective to integrate into her practice.

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