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.
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.
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.
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.