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The University of Arizona Department of Pediatrics has a long history of excellence in teaching, healing and discovery.

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Our dedicated faculty take care of thousands of sick children in Southern Arizona and around the state, providing general pediatric and subspecialty services and hold specialty clinics in rural areas throughout Arizona. Our faculty teach medical students through our clerkship program, and each year, 16 young doctors come to the UA as pediatric residents. Finally, our faculty physician-scientists and researchers are improving children's health through the UA Steele Children's Research Center, the research arm of the department.

Fayez K. Ghishan, MD
Department Head

News

May 17, 2018

The three-year Arizona Biomedical Research Commission Awards will fund research relating to neuropathic and cancer pain, migraines, opioids, antibiotics, antivirals, sinusitis, obesity, diabetes, Parkinson’s disease, pulmonary disease and pediatric acute-onset neuropsychiatric syndrome.


April 26, 2018

In Arizona, the findings were slightly lower, with 1 in 71 8-year-old children in Maricopa County identified with Autism Spectrum Disorder.


April 24, 2018

Study aims to develop the first predictive test to identify and prevent necrotizing enterocolitis, a disease that kills thousands of premature babies each year.


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