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Rep. Gabrielle Giffords Remains in Critical Condition

UANews | January 9, 2011
Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has been responsive to voice commands post-surgery. Three other wounded victims are now in serious condition, and six patients are in fair condition.

Update From University Medical Center

UANews | January 8, 2011
Dr. Peter Rhee, medical director of University Medical Center's Trauma and Critical Care, spoke at a media briefing regarding U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and other patients who were admitted to the Level 1 trauma center.

UA Surgeons Remove Brain Tumors Through Nose

UANews | January 5, 2011
An innovative surgical technique now performed at University Medical Center involves removing skull base brain tumors entirely through the nose and sinuses without incisions to the face or skull. The procedure reduces recovery time from weeks or months to days.

Former U.S. Surgeon General to Speak at Phoenix Campus

UANews | January 4, 2011
Dr. Richard H. Carmona will give a talk at the UA College of Medicine–Phoenix on Thursday, Jan. 6. Carmona is a Distinguished Professor with and an alumnus of the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health.

'Lost Boy,' UA Grad to Return to Sudan

UANews | January 4, 2011
Wol Akujang, one of the "Lost Boys of Sudan," has earned a UA undergraduate degree and is now scheduled to return to South Sudan, where he plans to help strengthen health care and education structures.

UMC's Child Life Specialists Ease the Way for Young Patients

UANews | December 21, 2010
The addition of Diamond Children's to UMC brings a total of eight child life specialists to the hospital. These specialists provide comfort to children undergoing medical care.