The University of Arizona Health Sciences is the statewide leader and beyond in biomedical research, health care education, patient care and service.
Located on campuses in Tucson, Phoenix and Gilbert, Arizona, the University of Arizona Health Sciences is one of the top-ranked academic medical centers in the southwestern United States. A leader in next-generation education, research, clinical care and public outreach, UArizona Health Sciences is home to five health professions colleges and 16 centers focused on medical education, outreach, patient care and groundbreaking research.
RESEARCH AT UARIZONA HEALTH SCIENCES
UArizona Health Sciences research focuses on cancer, neurodegenerative diseases, pain and addiction, and respiratory diseases; biomedical informatics, health technology innovation and simulation training; and health disparities, precision health care and treatments, and pandemic preparedness. Physician-scientists and researchers in Health Sciences colleges, centers and programs garner more than $220 million in research grants and contracts annually.
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 UArizona 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 health care 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 University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson delivers cutting-edge programs in medical education, highly innovative and collaborative research opportunities, as well as advanced patient care in an environment where inclusive excellence and diversity create a foundation for community responsive action. The College of Medicine – Tucson ranks among the top medical schools in the nation for research, teaching and primary care. Students, faculty, staff, and alumni today continue more than 50 years of service in advancing medical care, biomedical research and knowledge in Arizona — and around the world.
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 in person on campuses in Tucson and Gilbert, Arizona. 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.
R. KEN COIT COLLEGE OF PHARMACY
The R. Ken Coit College of Pharmacy was the first health science college at the University of Arizona. Today, it is one of the premier pharmacy schools in the nation. The College strives to improve the health and well-being of individuals in diverse and global communities by: educating the next generation of leaders, professionals and innovators in pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences; and generating solutions to optimize health and patient outcomes. The Coit College of Pharmacy is a leader in improving the health of all people through innovative, inclusive and equitable pharmacy-related education, research, practice and service.
MEL AND ENID ZUCKERMAN COLLEGE OF PUBLIC HEALTH
Established in 2000, the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health was the first nationally accredited college of public health in the Southwest and is the only one in 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.