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HonorHealth-affiliated NOAH receives $1.2 million grant

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HonorHealth-affiliated NOAH, or Neighborhood Outreach Access to Health, was awarded $1.2 million by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services-Health Resources Administration to help increase access to affordable, quality primary care services for low-income, underserved and special populations. Through this grant, HonorHealth Desert Mission clinics will become a new access point of NOAH. This… Read More →

Abrazo Health unveils new name, stepped up investment

Abrazo Arrowhead Campus

Abrazo Health is now Abrazo Community Health Network. More than simply a new name, the change reflects Abrazo’s philosophy of embracing patients with the compassion of a friend while delivering best-in-class care at an expansive network of six acute-care hospitals, emergency centers, urgent care centers, primary practices and specialty practices. “There has been a surge… Read More →

Arizona Oncology now offers palliative care in Tucson

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Arizona Oncology, a leader in community based cancer care and a practice in The US Oncology Network, is now offering palliative care to patients in Tucson and southern Arizona. Palliative care nurse practitioners, Kathy Kennel, MSN, FNP-C, ACHPN, and Shari Beauregard, MSN, RN, ANP-BC, ACHPN, work closely with a multi-disciplinary team of medical professionals to coordinate… Read More →

Fennemore Craig attorneys recognized by Chambers USA


Fennemore Craig, a leading Mountain West law firm, announced that 22 attorneys were selected to the prominent Chambers USA 2015 and the practice areas of Environment (including water rights) and Real Estate were listed in band one in Arizona. The Real Estate practice was also listed in band one in Nevada.     “The success… Read More →

CEO takes spotlight as knoodle celebrates ‘Sweet 16’


As knoodle, the full-service advertising agency celebrates its “Sweet 16” anniversary in business in the Valley of the Sun, we ask CEO Rosaria Cain 16 questions about life as a “Mad Woman.” 1. You famously opened the agency 16 years ago with Fulton Homes, and they’re still your biggest client. How do maintain that relationship and keep… Read More →

Quarles & Brady recognized in Chambers USA 2015


The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that 10 attorneys from the firm’s Phoenix office have been ranked in the 2015 edition of the esteemed Chambers USA directory. They are: • Joseph A. Drazek – Environment (including water rights)               • Steven P. Emerick – Corporate/M&A      • Diane Haller – Real Estate             • Don P. Martin – Litigation: General Commercial… Read More →

Chambers USA recognizes Coppersmith Brockelman


Coppersmith Brockelman, a business law firm in Phoenix, and seven of its lawyers have been recognized in the 2015 edition of Chambers USA, an annual guide to the nation’s best attorneys and legal firms.  The 20-lawyer firm earned rankings in the Labor & Employment and Health Care practice areas, and individual attorneys were named Leaders… Read More →

Phoenix Children’s Hospital names physician in chief

Phoenix Children's Hospital

Stacy Nicholson, MD, MPH, has joined Phoenix Children’s Hospital as Physician in Chief. In this role, he will be accountable for leadership and direction of the medical specialist divisions. Dr. Nicholson will also provide executive oversight to Phoenix Children’s medical education initiatives and programs. Dr. Nicholson will lead a myriad of medical divisions, including: Critical… Read More →

Julie Watters hired as Phoenix Public Info Director

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Julie Watters has been named Phoenix Public Information Director by City Manager Ed Zuercher, following a national recruitment. Watters comes from the city of Glendale where she spent 13 years, most recently as Communications Director. In Phoenix she will oversee the staff handling public information, and the city’s digital media team including the website, social… Read More →

Documentary features Phoenix’s 180 Degrees Automotive


Back in high school’s trips to the repair shop involved an all-too-common experience: the local mechanic assuming she knew nothing about cars, simply because she’s a woman. Today, she’s not only shattered that stereotype by launching the successful 180 Degrees Automotive in Phoenix – she’s also committed to empowering and educating customers to ensure they… Read More →

Polsinelli adds Melissa Proctor to Corporate and Transactional Practice


National law firm Polsinelli added Melissa Miller Proctor to its Corporate and Transactional Practice to serve clients from the firm’s Phoenix office. Proctor has extensive experience negotiating and advising manufacturers, retailers (including online retailers), importers and exporters on complex international trade issues involving customs law, export controls, embargoes and economic sanctions, anti-boycott compliance, federal and state… Read More →

GCU names new dean of nursing school


Dr. Melanie D. Logue, who got her start in nursing as a student at Grand Canyon University, taught in its Family Nurse Practitioner Program and chaired the university’s Doctor of Nursing Practice, has been named dean of the College of Nursing and Health Care Professions. GCU President Brian Mueller and Provost Dr. Hank Radda announced… Read More →

Barnet Dulaney Perkins adds director of HR

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Barnet Dulaney Perkins Eye Center, a leading provider of advanced vision care and surgery, has appointed Jennifer Gibson director of human resources. Gibson is a 15-year veteran of human resources management in various industries including healthcare, manufacturing and employee leasing. Gibson joined Barnet Dulaney Perkins Eye Center from Sunstate Equipment Co. She earned her undergraduate degree… Read More →

Polsinelli’s Melissa Ho will serve on Justice Project board


Melissa Ho, a shareholder in the Phoenix office of the national law firm Polsinelli, has been asked to serve on the Board of Directors of the Arizona Justice Project (AJP). Since 1998 the Justice Project has been helping to overturn and prevent wrongful convictions in the State of Arizona. It is a non-profit organization whose… Read More →