News & Updates
Happy Holidays from the University of Arizona, Department of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery!!
Dr. Eugene Chang and Dr. Samuel Barber are recent recipients of an Accelerate For Success Grant, awarded by Research Discovery, and Innovation (RDI) at the University of Arizona.
On June 15, 2018 the Otolaryngology residency program graduation festivities commenced with a research symposium that provided a venue for 4 otolaryngology residents; Saranya Reghunathan, MD, Jonnae Barry, MD, Tyson Nielsen, MD & Samuel Barber, MD to showcase their ongoing research projects.
The three-year Arizona Biomedical Research Commission Awards will fund research relating to neuropathic and cancer pain, migraines, opioids, antibiotics, antivirals, sinusitis, obesity, diabetes, Parkinson’s disease, pulmonary disease and pediatric acute-onset neuropsychiatric syndrome.
The UA Cancer Center is enlisting dental professionals to incorporate head and neck cancer screenings into routine checkups.
Held amid stunning views of the Catalina mountains in southern Arizona, the 6th Annual ENT in the Desert conference highlighted insights, updates and innovations in the field of otolaryngology.
Dr. Jonathan Young joins the department as our first director of pediatric otolaryngology, starting September 11th.
Dr. Brian Song, joins the department as our new rhinology and skull base surgery fellow starting July 1st.
Dr. Christopher Le selected by the BUMC, Tucson Campus, Medical Executive Committee for funding of his medical staff grant application.
Steven J. Wang, MD, has been named chair of the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, effective March 27, 2017.
Shethal Bearelly, MD will join the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery faculty as an Assistant Professor on September 1, 2017.
The Cochrane Scholars Program is sponsored by the American Academy of Otolaryngology to train otolaryngologists in the conduct and publication of systematic literature reviews.
Christopher Le, MD joined the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery faculty as an Assistant Professor on June 1, 2016.
Steven J. Wang, MD, has transitioned into the role of interim chair of the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson.
The Georgia Reynolds Dedicated Service Award honors permanent classified staff members or appointed professionals.
Erynne Faucett, MD, Chief Resident in the Department of Otolaryngology, matched with a pediatric fellowship position at Sick Kids: The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada
Banner-University Medical Center Phoenix and Banner-University Medical Center Tucson have each been named to U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospital ranking, and nationally recognized for specialty services.
Erynne Faucett, MD was selected to receive a 2015 travel award to attend the 114th National Medical Association Convention and Scientific Symposium held in Detroit, MI.
A University of Arizona collaborative study among the Departments of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, and Psychology received approval in early May to begin accepting human subjects in an effort to determine if older adults suffering from prolonged hearing loss get a cognitive boost after cochlear implant surgery.
Aimed at general otolaryngologists, residents and primary care physicians and clinicians, symposium course themes include: Rhinology and Allergy, Otology and Audiology, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Practice Management, and Head and Neck Cancer Treatment.
Two recent faculty additions at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson’s newest department, Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, have teamed up to pursue innovative research to treat airway disorders like cystic fibrosis (CF) and allow patients – often children – a chance at a better life.