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Teens between the ages of 14 and 17 who smoke cigarettes and are interested in quitting can call the free University of Arizona "Teen Quit Smoking Study" number at 1-877-850-1080 to enroll. The National Cancer Institute has sponsored The University of Arizona College of Public Health to evaluate Zyban( in conjunction with healthy lifestyle counseling )as an aid to help teens to quit smoking.
Researchers at the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center have received an $8.8 million grant to fund five projects dealing with embryonic heart development.
Dr. Scot Ebbinghaus, assistant professor of medicine at the Arizona Cancer Center, received the Robert S. Flinn Clinical Faculty Research Fellowship award from the Flinn Foundation.
The Bone Marrow Transplantation Program at University Medical Center has received full, three-year accreditation from the Foundation for the Accreditation of Hematopoetic Cell Therapy.
Physicians in rural communities throughout Arizona will spend part of the summer volunteering to mentor second-year medical students at their practice sites.
Dr. William A. Grana has been named head of the department of orthopedic surgery at the University of Arizona College of Medicine.
The Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center at the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy is expanding its services to include a Pregnancy Risk Line.