Research by UA Sarver Heart Center doctors found that chest-compression-only CPR by lay individuals is associated with better survival for patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest compared with CPR that calls for chest compressions interrupted by mouth-to-mouth "rescue breaths."
For the third consecutive year, University Medical Center on the UA campus has won a coveted Quality Leadership Award from the University HealthSystem Consortium, a national organization comprised of 107 U.S. academic medical centers.
The Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health has expanded public health academics in Phoenix. The first Phoenix class consists of 13 students enrolled in the master of public health program in public health practice.
Collections of new small molecules with the potential to become important in the creation of new medications are under development by three UA researchers thanks to a $1.1 million three-year grant from the National Institutes of Health.