The University of Arizona Health Sciences


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

July 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.

UA and Banner Welcome New Pediatric Specialists

July 13, 2015
The University of Arizona Department of Pediatrics and Banner Children’s – Diamond Children’s Medical Center welcome new faculty members Daniel Combs, MD, and Rajan Senguttuvan, MD.

21st Annual Father of the Year Awards Dinner and Gala Raises $150,000 for the UA Steele Children’s Research Center

June 24, 2015
Event celebrated five outstanding Tucson fathers while raising funds to support type 1 diabetes research, faculty recruitment and endowment at the UA Steele Center.

UA Pediatrics Professor Dr. Alan Bedrick Appointed Executive Director of Critical Path Institute’s ‘International Neonatal Consortium’

June 15, 2015
As executive director of INC, Dr. Bedrick is responsible for the overall strategic planning and management of collaborative research endeavors among academic neonatologists, industry clinical staff and regulatory agency staff that will accelerate an understanding of medicine use in neonates.

Pediatric Hospitalist Dr. Geetha Gopalakrishnan Joins Banner and UA

June 10, 2015
The University of Arizona Department of Pediatrics and Banner Children’s – Diamond Children’s Medical Center welcome new faculty member Geetha Gopalakrishnan, MD, assistant professor, to the Division of Hospital Medicine.

High School Graduation Party for Cancer Patient Sarah Koenig at Diamond Children’s

May 21, 2015
Senior Sarah Koenig will celebrate her high school graduation in her hospital room at Banner Children’s – Diamond Children’s Medical Center, on Thursday, May 21, at 4 p.m.

Diamond Children’s Clinics Honored for Excellence in Immunization Rates

May 18, 2015
Two pediatric clinics in Tucson were recognized by The Arizona Partnership for Immunization (TAPI) as centers of excellence for achieving 90 percent or higher in their immunization rates and excellence in immunization education.

PANDA Fashion Show Breaks Fundraising Record; Grosses More Than $1 Million for Research at the UA Steele Children’s Research Center

May 18, 2015
Proceeds will support pediatric research efforts, including cancer research in the area of immunotherapy through the newly established, “PANDA Children’s Anti-Tumor Immunity Program,” at the UA Steele Center.

UA College of Pharmacy, Diamond Children’s Pharmacist Hanna Phan Receives National Honor

May 11, 2015
Hanna Phan, PharmD, assistant professor at the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy and a Banner – University Medical Center Tucson pediatric pharmacist, was presented with the Presidential Citation Award from the Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group (PPAG) at the Pediatric Pharmacy Association Conference.

Multi-center Study Shows No Significant Benefit to Therapeutic Hypothermia in Children who Suffered Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest

April 30, 2015
Results showed no significant difference in outcomes for children who received therapeutic hypothermia and children who maintained a normal body temperature after suffering cardiac arrest.

AHSC Research Matters: Unexpected Discovery Leads to Insight for Dry Eye Disease

April 8, 2015
Researchers at the Arizona Health Sciences Center discover a potential cause of dry eye disease – a disease that afflicts millions of people in the United States.

Kids of Steele Host ‘Team Up With UA Football Coach Rich Rodriguez’

April 7, 2015
Kids of Steele will host a “Team Up” event with UA football Coach Rich Rodriguez on Thursday, April 9, from 5 to 6 p.m.

Tucson Rodeo Clowns to Entertain Patients at Diamond Children’s

February 25, 2015
In celebration of Tucson Rodeo Week, clowns from the Tucson Rodeo will entertain patients at Diamond Children’s on Wednesday, Feb. 25, at 2 p.m., in the Diamond Children’s lobby.