Quick Snips

A Renewed Purpose: J. Marcel Thomas' Story

In an effort to take care of his two little dogs, member of the Tohono O'odham Nation, J. Marcel Thomas, developed a severe foot infection as a complication of diabetes. With limited access to transportation and patient care, the situation looked dire, until Dr. Andrew Rice and the Southern Arizona Limb Salvage Alliance (SALSA) team stepped in.

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Summer Safety: Avoiding Unexpected Burns

By: Lourdes Castañón, MD, FACS | June 18, 2019

Summertime is synonymous with fun and freedom. But did you know the season also comes with some unique safety concerns? You're probably already aware of the risk of sunburn and the need to protect your skin with sunscreen, but you should also be cautious about burns, which can come from unlikely culprits. Read on to find out what to watch out for and how to stay safe.

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The new Banner University Medical Center - Tucson tower

Tower Power: Celebrating the New Banner University Medical Center - Tucson

It’s not every day you witness the opening of a brand-new hospital tower. It’s especially not every day you witness the opening of the largest hospital tower a medical group has built to date. Yet that’s what the personnel of the University of Arizona Department of Surgery had the good fortune of experiencing this past month. Get some of the highlights from our celebrations and the building itself!

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