The University of Arizona

Medical Debt Occurs Despite Insurance, UA Study Shows

UANews | June 21, 2011
Health insurance is not protecting Arizonans from having problems paying medical bills, and having bill problems is keeping families from getting needed medical care and prescription medicines, a new UA study has found.

Note to Dads: Good Parenting Makes a Difference

UANews | June 16, 2011
A new study by Bruce Ellis and his colleagues at the UA Norton School show that good parenting skills by dads reduces the incidence of risky sexual behavior by their daughters.

Arizona Cancer Center at Phoenix Construction Approved

UANews | June 16, 2011
The Arizona Board of Regents approved plans today for a UA Cancer Center clinic at the Phoenix Biomedical Campus. Within 10 years of opening, the Arizona Cancer Center at Phoenix will treat approximately 60,000 patients each year.

UMC Introduces Kids to Nursing Careers at ‘Camp Scrubs’

UANews | June 15, 2011
Twenty Tucson middle-school students are learning if they've got what it takes to be a registered nurse this week at University Medical Center's "Camp Scrubs." This is the eighth year UMC has offered the popular summer camp.

Grant to Fund UA Cardiovascular Disease Study

UANews | June 10, 2011
Elaine G. Jones, associate professor in the UA College of Nursing, received a two-year, $416,625 grant for a study that aims to decrease risk for cardiovascular disease among culturally deaf adults.

24 High School Students Land Research Internships at UA

UANews | June 2, 2011
By mid-July, more than 100 Arizona teens will have completed KEYS internships and contributed to ongoing research projects across the University. The high school students will work in UA laboratories engaged in bioscience, bioengineering and environmental health science research.