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UA Physician and UA Med Student Embark on ‘Bike Listening Tour’ to Learn What Rural America Thinks about the Affordable Care Act April 20, 2016
On Friday, April 22, Dr. Paul Gordon will start bicycling across the country, stopping daily in small towns to learn what people think of “Obamacare.”

Navajo Nation and UA Colleges of Medicine in Tucson and Phoenix to Sign Agreement Establishing Scholarship Fund for Navajo Medical Students March 8, 2016
Officials with the Navajo Nation Department of Diné Education and the University of Arizona Colleges of Medicine in Tucson and Phoenix will sign a six-year agreement establishing the Navajo Nation Future Physicians’ Scholarship Fund to encourage more Navajo students to pursue careers as physicians.

UA College of Medicine – Tucson Building Gender Equity for Women in Academic Medicine March 8, 2016
Fifteen years after the results of the groundbreaking GRACE Project were released to the media by a group of women faculty at the UA College of Medicine in Tucson, 25 percent of the College’s departments are headed by women and progress continues in creating an environment that enables success for all.

Banner - University Medicine Whole Health Clinic Now Open An Integrative Approach to Behavioral Health Care February 11, 2016
Tucsonans requiring treatment for mental illness can now receive both behavioral health care and primary health care at the Whole Health Clinic, an innovative Banner – University Medicine facility at 535 N. Wilmot Road.

Stereotypes about Native Americans and Alcohol Debunked by UA Study February 8, 2016
Native Americans are more likely to abstain from alcohol than whites, and heavy drinking and binge drinking rates are about the same for both groups.

UA Nurse Practitioner Provides Health Care to Underserved Patients in Clinic on Wheels November 19, 2015
Each year, approximately 2,400 people in Southern Arizona receive health-care services through the unique, interprofessional UA Mobile Health Program.

Open House to Celebrate, Rededicate ‘Camp Wellness’ August 11, 2015
Nationally recognized program of the University of Arizona Department of Family and Community Medicine helps adults with serious mental illness develop healthy lifestyle choices.

Banner University Medical Centers in Phoenix and Tucson named to U.S. News ‘Best Hospital’ ranking July 21, 2015
Banner-University Medical Center Phoenix and Banner-University Medical Center Tucson have each been named to U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospital ranking, and nationally recognized for specialty services.

UA College of Medicine – Tucson Looks to Increase Faculty Diversity From Within May 26, 2015
The Health Resources and Services Administration-funded program seeks to increase the engagement, retention and promotion of faculty members from the UA College of Medicine – Tucson.

Dr. Myra Muramoto Named Head of UA Department of Family and Community Medicine April 15, 2015
Myra Muramoto, MD, MPH, FAAFP, a nationally regarded scholar and educator, has been appointed head of the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, effective March 30.

UA Researchers Release ‘See Me Smoke-Free,’ First Mobile App Designed to Help Women Quit Smoking, Eat Well and Get Moving April 6, 2015
Participants needed for a follow-up study, funded by the National Cancer Institute, to evaluate app.

Federal Chemical Controls Have Shrunk U.S. Cocaine Supply According to UA-Led Research March 9, 2015
Following a December 2006 federal restriction on a chemical critical to the production of cocaine, the United States experienced a 35 percent decrease in cocaine purity, a 32 percent decrease in cocaine seized and a 100 percent increase in cocaine price – all indicators of a major downward shift in cocaine supply.

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