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UA Combating Health Disparities to Build Healthier Communities

UANews | April 28, 2014
April is National Minority Health Month, a time to raise awareness about lack of access to adequate health care and other health disparities across the nation. At the UA, researchers are improving prevention education and health care for underserved communities in Arizona and beyond.

Sensors May Keep Hospitalized Patients From Falling

UANews | April 23, 2014
UA researchers have found a way to detect a hospitalized patient’s risk for falling before it even happens, which may help prevent thousands of injuries in the future. More than 500,000 patients fall each year in U.S. hospitals, resulting in 150,000 injuries.

Scientists at the UA Make Critical End-Stage Liver Disease Discovery

UANews | April 18, 2014
The discovery of an unknown cellular pathway has helped scientists and physicians better understand end-stage liver disease and offers a potential target for new therapeutics that could slow or even reverse the disease’s progression.

UA Medical Students Show Off Creativity in Video Submitted for 'Memmy' Award

UANews | April 16, 2014
A video produced by UA medical students highlights the lives of four students. The video, submitted this week to the annual Memmy Awards, gives health sciences students a chance to express themselves creatively.

UAMC Among 100 Great Hospitals in America

UANews | April 9, 2014
The University of Arizona Medical Center – University Campus has been named one of the 100 Great Hospitals in America by Becker's Hospital Review. The medical center is rated highly for its strengths in medical education, research and patient care.

Dr. Kenneth S. Ramos Appointed AVP for Precision Health Sciences

UANews | March 26, 2014
Dr. Kenneth S. Ramos has joined the UA as the new associate vice president for precision health sciences. Ramos is internationally recognized in genomics and predictive biology, environmental and molecular medicine and toxicology.

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