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.
Research by Dr. Janet Funk at the UA College of Medicinesupports the potential health benefits of the spice turmeric, showing that it may be an effective resource for preventing bone loss, a significant concern for postmenopausal women.