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Kurt Denninghoff, MD
UA Emergency Medicine Researchers Receive $2.4 million Grant to Join Federally Funded Pediatric Research Network

Aug 4, 2015

As one of only six Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN) “nodes” nationwide, AEMRC – Tucson, the home for the newly-created Southwest Research Node Center (SW-RNC), will collaborate with multiple sites and scientists to complete research studies that improve emergency medical care for ill and injured children.


UA Department of Emergency Medicine Welcomes New Faculty Members

Jul 28, 2015

Jennifer J. Smith, MD, PharmD, assistant professor of emergency medicine and Cameron Hypes, MD, assistant professor of emergency medicine.


Annual Regional Conference Covers New Approaches to Treating Trauma

Jul 27, 2015

The 26th Annual Southwest Regional Trauma Conference, Thursday and Friday, July 30-31, at the JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa, 3800 W. Starr Pass Blvd., Tucson, aims to deliver the most current information on trauma and its management to all health-care professionals working to combat this major health problem.


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.


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