Feb 27, 2019
Leadership from federal and community health agencies will convene at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson for a disaster research training workshop. The workshop will help participants better prepare for a mass disaster that affects the health of the community at large.
Feb 13, 2019
Sometimes I travel to see the world; sometimes the world comes to me. Of late, I regularly have been providing some of the medical care at the largest refugee reception center in Tucson. These “centers” are for families, usually with young children, released by ICE. We feed them, screen them for maladies that might affect them during their subsequent travel, house them for one to three nights, provide them with additional clothes they may need, and arrange for their bus or air travel to their sponsor — usually family — elsewhere in the U.S.
Feb 5, 2019
Two of Emergency Medicine initiatives and outreach programs were awarded funding from the the Banner Health Foundation's Higher and Best Use Awards program.
Jan 22, 2019
UA medical students’ research shows tragic impact on young people who abuse opioids.
Jan 10, 2019
The UA Emergency Medicine physicians are training first responders to recognize opioid overdoses and properly administer the drug naloxone to save lives.
Jan 8, 2019
UA researchers are studying if the combination of dispensing asthma inhalers (corticosteroids) in the emergency department and supervising their use in elementary schools will increase the medication’s use among children with asthma and decrease emergency department visits.
Nov 14, 2018
Aaron Leetch, MD, was awarded the College of Medicine – Tucson Clinical Excellence Award, and Elaine Situ-LaCasse, MD, received the distinguished AMES Excellence in Clinical Science Teaching Award.
Nov 13, 2018
AHLS is hosting a series of courses in December to train emergency healthcare professionals to effectively treat people exposed to chemical spills, toxic terrorism, and other hazardous materials.
Nov 13, 2018
Among this year’s special honorees was 7-year-old Anthony Castrillo at the 2018 Heroes Day award ceremony Nov. 8.