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.

Cardiologist Receives ‘Escalator Award’ from Women as One Organization


Sarver Heart Center physician scientist Dr. Khadijah Breathett receives international award to advance research on health disparities in cardiovascular disease. The focus of the Women as One organization is to advance the careers of women cardiologists.

It's My Calling to Change the Statistics


"I knew that cardiovascular disease was devastating communities of color at a young age. It was and remains my calling to use medicine and research to change the statistics," said Dr. Khadijah Breathett in Forbes.

Four UArizona Researchers Named Senior Members of National Academy of Inventors


The University of Arizona researchers — Drs. Rajesh Khanna, Jordan Lancaster, Jim Schweigerling and Joseph Valacich — are being recognized in areas that include pain therapeutics, heart disease treatment, optical science and online data collection. Two are from the UArizona Health Sciences colleges.

UArizona College of Pharmacy Feb. 21 Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony to Celebrate Opening of Skaggs Addition


The $26-million expansion includes new chemistry laboratory space that will be used for drug discovery and development and research in the areas of pharmaceutics, pharmacogenomics and pharmacology.