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Research Highlights

Nonprofit Started by UA Doc Provides Low-Cost Medical Devices

Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 10:01

Dr. Burris "Duke" Duncan has brought together multiple partners to form a nonprofit that builds low-cost wheelchairs, hearing aids and prosthetics.

Cancer Risk Lower in Women Adhering to Cancer Prevention Guidelines

Tuesday, January 7, 2014 - 09:50

The study by lead researcher Dr. Cynthia Thomson is published in the journal Cancer Prevention Research.

Public Health Policy Professor Discusses Expanding Medical Education Through Teaching Health Centers

Monday, January 6, 2014 - 07:31

Dr. Dan Derksen in the January issue of Academic Medicine.

Modest weight loss may reduce heart disease, diabetes risks in middle-aged women

Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 10:13

Study co-authored by Cynthia Thomson, Ph.D., R.D., professor in the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health.

Professor Reynolds Reviews the CDC Report on Drinking Water Outbreak Causes

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 - 02:14

The report examines the causes of waterborne disease outbreaks associated with drinking water and other non-recreational water sources.

New Health Study to Focus on Hispanic Women

Friday, October 18, 2013 - 05:34

The research program will focus on cervical cancer, sexually transmitted infections, and depression.

UA Part of $6M Statewide Investigation of American Indian Health

Tuesday, August 20, 2013 - 03:04

Under a new $6 million federal grant, UA public health researchers are part of a major, statewide investigation of American Indian health.

Germs Spread Fast at Work, Study Finds

Friday, February 1, 2013 - 05:24

How germs travel through an office environment when just one person comes to work sick.

NIOSH awards grant for scholarships in occupational health & safety

Thursday, January 24, 2013 - 05:30

NIOSH awards $294,000 grant for student scholarships.

UA College of Public Health awarded more than $3 million to track mosquito-borne illnesses

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 - 04:19

Epidemiologist Kacey Ernst is researching the vectors for malaria and dengue.

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