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Susan Pepin: Most Influential Women in Arizona Business


Susan Pepin, MD, president and CEO, Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust Pepin is a nationally recognized medical educator, clinician and researcher. She joined Piper Trust as president and CEO in July. Prior to joining the Trust, Dr. Pepin served as associate dean for diversity and inclusion and associate professor of surgery and pediatrics at Geisel School… Read More →

Will Humble joins University of Arizona Center

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Will Humble, MPH, longtime director of the Arizona Department of Health Services, has been appointed division director for health policy and evaluation at the Center for Population Science and Discovery at the Arizona Health Sciences Center. A Tucson native, Humble is scheduled to join the UA April 13 and will report to Elizabeth Calhoun, PhD, MEd, associate vice president… Read More →

The CORE Institute opening specialty hospital


The CORE Institute, an integrated orthopedic and neurology practice with locations in Arizona and Michigan, announced that they have partnered with Surgical Care Affiliates (“SCA”, NASDAQ: SCAI), a prominent surgical solutions and specialty surgical services provider, and six local independent physicians1 to open The CORE Institute Specialty Hospital in Phoenix, Ariz. The CORE Institute Specialty Hospital… Read More →

UA Valley Fever Center produces treatment booklet


The Valley Fever Center for Excellence at the University of Arizona has developed a reference booklet that includes all of the facts that physicians and other health-care professionals need about Valley Fever, including how to diagnose it and what to do when a new infection is discovered. While this information has existed for many years, it now… Read More →

CORE Institute looks to hire 15 surgeons

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With its upcoming expansion into Tucson, Arizona’s largest orthopedic and neurology practice, The CORE Institute, announced it was seeking 15 highly qualified Board Eligible/Board Certified orthopedic surgeons to be part of its dynamic team dedicated to delivering the best in musculoskeletal healthcare in Southern Arizona.The CORE Institute plans to open its first Tucson facility this summer.… Read More →

Post-op concierge offers car service for patients

Dr. Christopher Salvino, West Valley Hospital’s Trauma Medical Director, (far right) watches during one of the mock drills leading up to the opening of West Valley Hospital’s Level 1 Trauma Center that opened on July 21. Photo by Abrazo Health.

Meeting the health-care demands of the community is already a challenging job, but patients who miss appointments are adding to that challenge. One of the primary concerns with missed appointments is that they limit access to care for multiple patients. To alleviate the stress of having to ask family and friends for help, the only… Read More →

7 tips to maintain a healthy heart

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Every year 1.5 million men and women will have a heart attack or stroke.  Heart disease will kill as many Americans each year as all cancers, pneumonias and accidents combined. What can you do to prevent heart disease or minimize its impact on your life? Charles Katzenberg, MD, a cardiologist with the University of Arizona Sarver Heart… Read More →

Banner MD Anderson names medical director


Matthew Callister, MD, recently was named the new medical director for Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Callister has been serving in an interim role as medical director since July 2014.As medical director, Dr. Callister is responsible for clinical oversight at Banner MD Anderson, and serves as a pivotal link between the cancer center and… Read More →

UA Arthritis Center gets $6.1M grant


Researchers at  the University of Arizona Arthritis Center at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson are working to identify treatments to slow the progression of osteoarthritis (OA), supported by a recent $6.1 million, five-year grant from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases of the National Institutes of Health. The most common cause… Read More →

CORE Institute expands into plastic surgery

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The CORE Institute, announced the addition of Andrew Blount, MD, a plastic and reconstructive surgeon with fellowship training in hand and upper extremity surgery. He specializes in hand surgery and reconstructive plastic surgery. “We found a great need to expand our specialties to now include plastic surgery to effectively care our patients in Arizona,” said… Read More →

UA doctor will direct new biorepository


David T. Harris, PhD, professor of immunology at the University of Arizona, has been appointed executive director of the new Arizona Health Sciences Center Biorepository. Following a national search, Dr. Harris was selected to establish and lead the AHSC Biorepository, which will provide centralized, state-of-the-art specimen collection infrastructure and offer concierge-level technical and regulatory expertise… Read More →

Green Valley, CORE Institute sign agreement

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Green Valley Hospital and The CORE Institute, announced it signed an orthopedic service line co-management agreement. Under the agreement, The CORE Institute will provide orthopedic physician call coverage and service line management services at Green Valley Hospital. Green Valley Hospital is a new, 50-bed, full-service general acute care hospital located south of Tucson in Green… Read More →

AZ Big Media honors Most Influential Women


They are the best business minds in Arizona. They are innovators, trailblazers and leaders of men. They are Az Business magazine’s Most Influential Women in Arizona Business for 2014, as selected by the editorial team at Az Business magazine and a panel of industry experts. The Most Influential Women were honored Thursday at a reception… Read More →

Arizona Telemedicine Program names advisory board


The award-winning Arizona Telemedicine Program (ATP) at the Arizona Health Sciences Center of the University of Arizona has announced the appointment of the National Advisory Board of the Telemedicine and Telehealth Service Provider Showcase (SPSSM), to be held Oct. 6-7 at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Phoenix. The 24 nationally recognized thought leaders and health-care… Read More →