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JAMA Studies Highlight CPR-AED Benefits Developed at UA Sarver Heart Center

Jul 22, 2015

The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) this week published significant findings in two studies noting improved patient outcomes for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) victims, influenced by bystander CPR interventions and the use of automated external defibrillators (AEDs).


Banner University Medical Centers in Phoenix and Tucson named to U.S. News ‘Best Hospital’ ranking

Jul 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.


Crisis in India: UA Researchers Mobilize to Save Lives

Jul 17, 2015

The Emergency Medicine Research Center at the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Tucson and Phoenix will help dramatically improve survival rates from cardiac arrest across the globe, in India.


Leading Simulation Expert Blends Medicine, Technology, Innovation

Jul 9, 2015

Lo Que Pasa: When Dr. Vivienne Ng joined the UA Department of Emergency Medicine, she had specific goals to more formally and regularly integrate medical simulation into resident and medical student curricula. As director of Emergency Medicine Simulation, she continues to expand simulation education and has added teaching labs where emergency medicine residents can practice rare procedures before performing them on patients. Read more.


Epidemiologist Tomas Nuño, PhD, Joins UA Department of Emergency Medicine

Jul 8, 2015

Tomas Nuño, PhD, has joined the University of Arizona Department of Emergency Medicine as research assistant professor.


The cost of cardiac arrest in Arizona will give you a heart attack

Jul 1, 2015

Phoenix Business Journal reported that Two University of Arizona emergency medicine researchers, Drs. Ben Bobrow and Art Sanders, are co-authors of a national report released today to the U.S. Congress and other stakeholders to improve cardiac arrest survival rates. Read more.


UA Experts Co-Author National Report that Focuses on How to Save More Lives from Cardiac Arrest in the U.S.

Jun 30, 2015

Two University of Arizona researchers are co-authors of a report released that examines current statistics of cardiac arrest in the United States and recommends public health strategies to improve survival rates.


Simulation Training Expands in Emergency Medicine

Jun 26, 2015

Vivienne Ng, MD, MPH, assistant professor and director of Emergency Medicine Simulation, continues to expand simulation education in the Department of Emergency Medicine, adding teaching labs using fresh cadavers and pig heads for residents to practice rare procedures before they perform these on patients. Dr. Ng joined the DEM faculty two years ago with specific goals to more formally and regularly integrate medical simulation into the resident and medical student curricula.


Dr. Katherine Hiller weighs in on KVOA about heat-related symptoms

Jun 26, 2015

Wednesday evening, Marnie Robles made sure her son, Sebastian, was ready for his practice with the Western Little League All Stars. “For the past few days, we've been asking the kids to hydrate before they come to practice,” she said. “Because we know it's going to be really hot. And we want to make sure nobody gets really sick on us.”

Dr. Katherine Hiller works in the emergency department at Banner University Medical Center. She said it is a slower time of year, but the hospital does get patients suffering from heat-related symptoms. Read more.


Dr. Lori Stolz Elected Secretary of the AIUM Ultrasound in Global Health Interest Group

Jun 25, 2015

Lori Stolz, MD, RDMS, assistant professor of emergency medicine and director of Emergency Ultrasound at Banner - University Medical Center Tucson,  was elected Secretary of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine's Ultrasound in Global Health Interest Group.


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