UA’s Kraft Receives Distinguished Achievement Award

Pima County Medical Society member Monica Kraft, MD, professor and chair of the University of Arizona Department of Medicine, has received the American Thoracic Society’s Distinguished Achievement Award. The award is given to individuals who have made outstanding contributions to fighting respiratory…

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UA Surgeons Developing Tool to Detect Urine Blockage

Physicians at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson are developing a new tool that detects urine, or urethral, blockage. The technique may soon make it easier for patients to test themselves for the condition from the comfort of their…

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Jon Minor MD Joins SPARCC Staff at New Facility

Jon Minor MD, has been named Co-Medical Director of the SPARCC Sports Medicine Rehabilitation and Concussion Center. The new facility opened in February at 5199 E. Farness Rd, Ste 100. Minor is a pediatric non-operative sports medicine physician who is…

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UA Offers Spanish Program to Develop Bilingual Physicians

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson is launching a medical Spanish training program for residents and fellows to better serve the needs of the city’s Spanish-speaking population. “A large portion of our population is predominately Spanish-speaking,” says Victoria Murrain, DO,…

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Grant Helps UA Researchers Study NEC in Infants

A new $1.9 million grant at the University of Arizona Steele Children’s Research Center will help researchers  discover ways to prevent a deadly disease that affects thousands of premature infants annually. Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC), an inflammatory gastrointestinal disease, is one of the…

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