The University of Arizona

And the Winner Is: Primary Care

UANews | March 24, 2015
UA College of Medicine – Tucson Class of 2015 students opened Match Day envelopes on Friday to find out where they will go for residency training. More than one-third of the class will pursue primary care, the most critical shortage Arizona faces.

Could Man's Best Friend Be Man's Best Medicine?

UANews | March 16, 2015
Most dog owners will tell you their furry friends make them feel good emotionally. But UA researchers are exploring whether dogs can actually improve human health.

UA Researchers Unlock the Mysteries of Wound Healing

UANews | March 13, 2015
A multidisciplinary research team discovers how cells know to rush to a wound and heal it – opening the door to new treatments for diabetes, heart disease and cancer.

UA Research Reveals Smaller Illicit Drug Supply

UANews | March 10, 2015
Since late 2006, the country has experienced a 35 percent decrease in cocaine's purity, a 32 percent decrease in seizures and a 100 percent increase in price — indicators of a major downward shift in supply.

Historic Day for Doctor of Nursing Practice Students

UANews | March 10, 2015
The traditional White Coat Ceremony, a way to welcome new medical students into the profession, was extended in 2014 to schools of nursing to welcome advanced-practice students.

Banner – University Medicine to Transform Care

UANews | March 2, 2015
New chapter in academic medicine represents a pivotal outcome of Never Settle, the UA's strategic plan, and continues a long-standing affiliation with Banner Health in Arizona. "This merger ... will benefit the entire state," said UA President Ann Weaver Hart.

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