Dr. Ben Bobrow Arizona Republic interview on bystander CPR: "Key to Saving Life is In Your Hands"

Jan 15, 2015

Cardiac arrest — when the heart completely stops beating — is a major public health problem. It occurs approximately 400,000 times annually in the United States and accounts for one out of five natural deaths. Bobrow, also medical director for the Arizona Department of Health Services' Bureau of Emergency Medical Services, answered some common questions about "hands-only" CPR. Read more.

AEMRC Offers Courses During Emergency Preparedness Week Feb. 23-26

Jan 12, 2015

Emergency preparedness courses presented by the Arizona Emergency Medicine Research Center


Dr. Mazda Shirazi Interviewed by Cronkite News on Arizona Heroin Epidemic

Jan 12, 2015

Geography, transportation and increased demand each play a role in making Tucson one of the epicenters of the state’s heroin epidemic. Dr. Mazda Shirazi, a medical toxicologist at the University of Arizona’s College of Pharmacy, said Tucson’s proximity to the border makes it a hub for Mexican heroin smugglers looking to drop off drugs for distribution around the western United States. Read Cronkite News: Border's proximity makes Tucson hub for heroin epidemic.


Dr. Kurt Denninghoff MedPage Today interview on hormone therapy for TBI clinical trial

Dec 22, 2014

"No one was sadder than I was when I heard that the drug wasn't showing a benefit," said Kurt Denninghoff, MD, of the University of Arizona, who served as "hub principal investigator" at one of the 21 sites in the trial. 


Former Triathlete Turned Doctor

Dec 20, 2014

The UA Department of Emergency Medicine’s first informatics fellow Brent Lorenzen, MD, spent nearly 25 years as a competitor and coach. As a swimmer, he was a junior national finalist in high school and an All-Ivy first-team selection at Harvard University. He and his fellow Harvard swim team members were Eastern Intercollegiate Swimming League champions for three years.

Abstract Accepted by The Society of Critical Care Medicine

Dec 18, 2014

Cameron Hypes, MD, clinical instructor and critical care fellow, has been selected by The Society of Critical Care Medicine to present his abstract on airway management in the ICU, " Video Laryngoscopy Improves Odds of First Attempt Success at Intubation in the Intensive Care Unit."


AZ Research Shows 9-1-1 Dispatchers Giving CPR Instruction Saves Lives

Nov 17, 2014

Guidelines For Bystanders Before Responders Arrive Cited at Heart Association Meeting

Pima County AED Scavenger Hunt Participants Find More Than 1,300 Defibrillators

Nov 3, 2014

$5,000 grand prize presentation will be held Wednesday, Nov. 5.

From the American College of Surgeons: Injury Prevention Intervention Cuts Distracted Driving in Half, According To Trauma Surgeons

Oct 29, 2014

Just knowing about the true perils of texting and cell phone use while driving helps keep drivers’ minds and eyes on the road.