The University of Arizona Health Sciences (UAHS) is the statewide leader and beyond in biomedical research, health-care education, patient care and service.
Arizona’s first academic health sciences center with main campus locations in Tucson and the Phoenix Biomedical Campus in downtown Phoenix. Home to five health professions colleges, three affiliated academic medical centers and the statewide UA Cancer Center, UAHS is on the leading edge of medical education, outreach, patient care and groundbreaking research.
RESEARCH AT UAHS
Solving medical mysteries, finding treatments and cures for diseases, investigating environmental hazards and improving the quality of life for entire communities are just a few of the research efforts taking place at UAHS.
HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS
BANNER – UNIVERSITY MEDICINE
With locations in Tucson (Main and South Campus) and Phoenix, this academic medical network was created through the partnership of Banner Health and the University of Arizona. Banner – University Medicine serves as the primary clinical partner for the UA Health Sciences.
HEALTH SCIENCES COLLEGES
COLLEGE OF MEDICINE - PHOENIX
The College of Medicine - Phoenix inspires and trains individuals to become exemplary physicians, scientists and leaders who are life-long learners and inquisitive scholars and who will embrace professionalism, innovation and collaboration to optimize health and healthcare for all. The College proudly incorporates innovation in the curriculum, preparing students to be physicians for tomorrow, utilizing technology, simulation and advances in medicine.
COLLEGE OF MEDICINE - TUCSON
The College of Medicine - Tucson offers full four-year medical education programs. Partnering with hospitals, clinics and other affiliates statewide, the college offers a rich, hands-on experience for medical students on the path to becoming health-care professionals. It ranks among the top medical schools in the nation for research and primary care and is leading the way in academic medicine through a partnership with Banner – University Medicine. Research concentrations include cancer, cardiovascular disease and diabetes, neurological disorders and biomedical imaging, among others.
COLLEGE OF NURSING
Established in 1957, the College of Nursing is transforming nursing education, research and practice to help people live their best lives. Consistently ranked among the best programs in the nation, the college is strengthening health care’s largest workforce and the public’s most trusted profession through its undergraduate and graduate programs, offered online and on-campus. Located in Tucson, Ariz., the birthplace of integrative medicine, the college is home to the world’s only Integrative Nursing Faculty Fellowship. With key focal strengths in integrative health, cancer prevention and survivorship, and nursing informatics, the college has more than 6,000 alumni worldwide promoting health and wellness in their workplaces and communities.
COLLEGE OF PHARMACY
Established in 1947, the College of Pharmacy it is ranked among the nation’s premier pharmacy schools. It educates pharmacists and pharmaceutical scientists, the college participates in many interdisciplinary and multi-institutional educational and research collaborations throughout Arizona and globally. The professional program provides the doctor of pharmacy (PharmD) degree, which prepares pharmacists. The graduate programs provide master's of science and PhD degrees in the pharmaceutical sciences and in pharmacology and toxicology.
MEL AND ENID ZUCKERMAN COLLEGE OF PUBLIC HEALTH
Established in 2000, the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health is the first nationally accredited college of public health in the Southwest. Today the college remains the only accredited college of public health in the State of Arizona with campuses in Tucson and Phoenix. The college enrolls more than 1,100 students per year across degree programs at the bachelor, master and doctoral levels. Through research, education and community engagement, it continues to find solutions to public health problems in Arizona, the Southwest and globally.