Arizona Bioscience News: Health equity; AI coaching bot; Valve replacement; Telehealth

May 10, 2024

By Jessica Vaile

A doctor for the system / The Lumberjack

Northern Arizona University’s Julie Baldwin is the director of NAU’s Center for Health Equity Research (CHER) and has been in the public health field for more than three decades, where she aims to bring about health equity through social programs and research.

New AI bot will soon be ready to help UArizona medical students / Arizona’s Family

Researchers at the University of Arizona are working on a new artificial intelligence coaching bot that would be available at all times to their medical students to help them at the click of a button.

Downtown Phoenix Farmers Market, Phoenix Bioscience Core promote health education at festival / Cronkite News

The Downtown Phoenix Farmers Market and the Phoenix Bioscience Core, a 30-acre life science innovation district that includes TGen and all three state universities, hosted the first Health & Wellness “Phoestival” with multiple guest speakers, a blood drive, cooking demonstrations, and booths.

Valve replacement procedure TAVR revolutionizes aortic stenosis treatment / Arizona PBS

An innovative approach to treating aortic stenosis, Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement procedure (TAVR), is coming to the West Valley, providing a much-needed option for patients with limited valve repair choices.

Uncertainty about the future of coverage for telehealth could hamper its use / KJZZ

A health law professor at the University of Arizona’s James E. Rogers College of Law talks about patients’ access to telehealth in Arizona and whether there is an effort to roll it back.

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