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.

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).