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Kids of Steele 5th Annual Mini Golf Event to Benefit UA Steele Children’s Research Center

October 8, 2015
Kids of Steele, the family auxiliary of the UA Steele Children’s Research Center, will host its “5th Annual Mini Golf Event” at Golf N’ Stuff, Sunday, Oct. 11, from 4-8 p.m.

UA and Banner Welcome Pediatric Nephrologist Dr. Clare Lindner

September 8, 2015
The University of Arizona Department of Pediatrics and Banner Children’s – Diamond Children’s Medical Center welcome new faculty member Clare Lindner, MD, assistant professor, to the Division of Nephrology.

Hyundai Hope on Wheels Handprint Ceremony

August 31, 2015
A $400,000 `Hyundai Scholar Hope Grant’ will be presented to UA Steele Research Center pediatric cancer researchers Dr. Emmanuel Katsanis and Dr. Yi Zeng at Hyundai Hope on Wheels® Handprint Ceremony

Local Wells Fargo to Deliver Get-Well Gifts to Banner Children's - Diamond Children's Medical Center

August 28, 2015
As part of their annual Community Support Campaign, local Wells Fargo team members will assemble and deliver get-well gift boxes to the patients at Banner Children's - Diamond Children's Medical Center.

UA Pediatrics Resident-Physician Awarded Grant to Implement Tooth-Brushing Program for Children in Sunnyside District

August 18, 2015
The one-year American Academy of Pediatrics’ CATCH grant will enable Dr. Williamson to implement “Promoting Oral Health through the Classroom” in Tucson’s Sunnyside School District.

Curcumin Shows Potential to Prevent Inflammation-Associated Colorectal Cancer, Restore Microbial Gut Ecology

August 12, 2015
Researchers at the UA Steele Children’s Research Center discover that curcumin may be a viable means to prevent inflammation-associated colorectal cancer, while also regulating the microbiota of the gut.

UA and Banner Welcome New Pediatric Specialists

August 5, 2015
The University of Arizona Department of Pediatrics and Banner Children’s – Diamond Children’s Medical Center welcome new faculty members Jenny Mendelson, MD, and Alicia Palmer, MD.

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.

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