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Students from The Gregory School Host Valentine’s Day Party for Patients

February 12, 2015
The students will set up a photo booth for patients to get their photo taken, and assist patients in making Valentine’s Day cards with the photos for their friends and family.

Students from Emily Gray Junior High School Donate Valentine’s Day Teddy Bears to Diamond Children’s

February 12, 2015
The students held a “Valentine’s Day Teddy Bear Drive” to bring love, comfort and cheer to hospitalized children

Hillary Franke, MD, UA Pediatric Intensivist Completes Integrative Medicine Fellowship through the University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine

January 26, 2015
“The fellowship focuses on the use of what we used to call ‘complementary’ methods of treatment, using an evidence-based medicine approach,” said Dr. Franke.

Abbett Family Foundation Donates $115,000 to UAMC Diamond Children’s

January 22, 2015
"The Abbett Family Foundation is proud to support the efforts of Diamond Children's in providing the highest quality of care for the children and families in our community," said Jeffrey Abbett.

UA Steele Children’s Research Center Receives $2 Million from CDC to Continue Identifying Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders in Arizona

January 15, 2015
The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson Steele Children’s Research Center received a four-year, $2 million grant from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to continue its Arizona Developmental Disabilities Surveillance Program (ADDSP).

‘Molecular Truck’ Could Deliver New Treatment Option for Kids with Ulcerative Colitis

January 5, 2015
A new drug administration system that functions like a molecular delivery truck could help children suffering from ulcerative colitis.

Additional Santa Claus Visits to UAMC-Diamond Children’s

December 22, 2014
Santa and volunteers from local organizations help make hospitalized children’s holidays “merry and bright.”

Little Boy with a Big Heart: Garrett Tews Donates Teddy Bears and Stuffed Animals to Patients at UAMC-Diamond Children’s for Christmas

December 19, 2014
For the third year in a row, Garrett, 7, has collected teddy bears and other stuffed animals to give to patients.

Arizona Elks Major Projects Donate $125,000 to UA Steele Center

December 18, 2014
This donation is part of the Arizona Elks’ commitment to raise $2.5 million for the UA Steele Center over the next 10 years.

Santa Claus and Elves Arrive by Carriage at UAMC-Diamond Children’s to Visit Patients and Host Christmas Party

December 16, 2014
Patients and their families can visit Santa and have photos taken with him, decorate cookies and ornaments, enjoy carriage and pony rides, and watch the movie “Polar Express.”

Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church Handbell Choir to Perform at UAMC-Diamond Children’s

December 11, 2014
Patients at the University of Arizona Medical Center-Diamond Children’s and UAMC-University Campus, their families and staff are invited to attend.

Santa Claus, Mrs. Claus and Elsa from ‘Frozen’ Visit UAMC-Diamond Children’s for Christmas Celebration

December 10, 2014
The Claus’ visit coordinated by Pima College Police Department and Elsa’s appearance coordinated by the local non-profit organization Katie’s Hearts.

UAMC Designated ‘Infectious Disease Treatment Center of Excellence’

December 4, 2014
The University of Arizona Medical Center has accepted a request by the Arizona Department of Health Services to become the state’s second Infectious Disease Treatment Center of Excellence, making it Southern Arizona’s designated hospital for the treatment of emerging infectious diseases such as Ebola.

‘ComfyCozy’s for Chemo’ T-shirts to be Donated to Pediatric Cancer Patients

November 6, 2014
“ComfyCozy’s for Chemo” T-shirts, developed by Amanda Hope Rainbow Angel’s, will be donated to patients with cancer at UAMC -- Diamond Children’s and its pediatric hematology/oncology/BMT outpatient clinic.