UArizona Invention May Help COVID-19 Patients Breathe Easier


Researchers at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, Drs. Sairam Parthasarathy and Marvin Slepian, have invented a new respiratory-assist device that may provide fast, safe relief to those who experience difficulty breathing.

UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson Students Given Option for Early Graduation in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic


In coordination with the University of Arizona and College of Medicine – Phoenix, the College of Medicine — Tucson is offering early graduation to the Class of 2020. This option is for qualified students who wish to serve as new physicians to meet the unprecedented health needs that have emerged from the COVID-19 pandemic.

UArizona Researchers Team to 3D-Print Medical Masks for Banner


Engineering and health sciences researchers are teaming up to address the shortage of personal protective equipment in Tucson health care facilities.

Caring for Patients and Health Care Workers During COVID-19


As the scope and risks of the COVID-19 pandemic become apparent, providers are evaluating clinic schedules to see if patients must be seen in person; whether they safely can be rescheduled for visits at a less risky future time or receive needed care over the phone or via video conference link.

Virtual Happy Birthday to Dr. Frank Marcus


Please join us in a social distancing event and take a moment to celebrate the 92nd birthday of one of our heroes, Dr. Frank Marcus, professor emeritus and founding chief of cardiology at the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson.

UArizona and Health Sciences Colleges Earn Strong Marks in U.S. News Best Grad Rankings


Top 10 rankings include management information systems, photography, rehabilitation services, speech-language pathology and audiology on the U.S. News & World Report 2021 Best Graduate Schools list.

Sarver Heart Center Cancels Green Valley Lecture on Heart Rhythm Disorders, March 19


Out of an abundance of caution regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, the Sarver Heart Center at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson has canceled its Green Valley Lecture scheduled 10 a.m., Thursday, March 19.

UArizona Cancer Center Appoints Dr. Babiker to Leadership Position


Dr. Hani Babiker, assistant director of early-phase therapeutics and director of phase I clinical trials, is overseeing the University of Arizona Cancer Center’s early-phase clinical trials, seeking to identify novel drugs and treatments for better cancer care.

CANCELLED Role of Medications, Technology in Heart Rhythm Disorders Topic of Green Valley Lecture, March 19


Out of an abundance of caution, the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center has cancelled the Green Valley Lecture, “Heart Rhythm Disorders: What’s the Role of Medications and Technology,” with Peter Ott, MD, that was scheduled for Thursday, March 19

UArizona Sees Tremendous Growth on Latest Rankings for NIH Funding


The University of Arizona improves its ranking by 14 spots and nearly doubles the value of awards from five years ago for research dollars funded by the National Institutes of Health in fiscal year 2019.