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Meet a MedCat: Karen Ibarra

Karen Ibarra is a self-described “Wildcat at heart" and will graduate in May with distinctions in Rural Health, Medical Spanish, and Community Service


Lecture to Focus on ‘Facts vs. Fiction’ of COVID-19 Vaccines

A free livestreamed lecture by UArizona Health Sciences immunologist Dr. Deepta Bhattacharya offers an expert look at COVID-19 vaccines, variants and immunity.


Developing A Population-Based Dietary Assessment Mobile App

Researchers are developing a mobile assessment tool to more accurately, and in near real-time, track and measure saturated fat and added sugar consumption.


Primary Care Physician Scholarship Program Expands

The full-tuition program aims to improve Arizonans’ health and reduce medical student debt by addressing a dire need for qualified medical professionals.


Emphysema Immune Responses May Lead To New Treatments

With a $3.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, Dr. Francesca Polverino will investigate B cell responses in patients with emphysema.


Experts To Answer COVID-19 Vaccine Questions at Town Hall

Questions about COVID-19 vaccine safety, speed of vaccine development, side effects, efficacy and variants will be answered by at a free virtual town hall.


Match Day Marks Next Step for Future Doctors

On Match Day, about 120 UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson students learned where they’ll launch their careers as new residents after graduation.


Improving Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder in Arizona

A new study will examine the impact of COVID-19 on medication for opioid use disorder access and patient health.


Aspiring Physicians Celebrate Match Day, Residency Results

On Friday, March 19, 117 medical students at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson (COM-T) learned where they will first practice the science and art of medicine as they begin the next phase of their professional journey.


Match Day Celebration to Disclose Where Future Doctors Will Train

About 120 students in the UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson’s Class of 2021 learn where they’ll launch medical careers as resident physicians in virtual ceremony Friday, March 19.


UArizona Health Sciences To Host Virtual Symposium on Emerging Viruses and Pandemics

A free virtual symposium brings experts together to discuss emerging viruses, vaccines and therapeutics, pandemic response and health policy.


Remembering Paul Johnson, PhD– One of UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson's Founding Faculty

Dr. Johnson was Professor Emeritus and former Head of the Department of Physiology at COM-T.


College of Medicine – Tucson Welcomes Alumnus as Neurosurgery Chair

After nearly 20 years at the Oregon Health and Science University and Portland VA Medical Center, Dr. Justin S. Cetas returns to his alma mater to take the helm of the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson Department of Neurosurgery.


Dr. Zoe Cohen Appointed Director of COM-T Baccalaureate Programs, APME, and HEAP

Dr. Zoe Cohen Appointed Director of COM-T Baccalaureate Programs, APME, and HEAP


UArizona Health Sciences Faculty Elected Senior Members of National Academy of Inventors

Drs. Meredith Hay and May Khanna are being recognized by the National Academy of Inventors for their dedication to advancing research technologies.


Spring Speaker Series To Focus on Mental Health During COVID-19 Pandemic

A free three-part series explores COVID-19’s impact on sleep and dreams, the state of mental health in Arizona, and the role of mindfulness.


UArizona Health Sciences Excels in Latest Blue Ridge Rankings on NIH Funding

Increases in total National Institutes of Health funding have led to higher rankings for several colleges and departments.


Sommer Aldulaimi, MD, FAAFP has been appointed Co-Director of the Global and Border Health Program.

Sommer Aldulaimi, MD, FAAFP has been appointed Co-Director of the Global and Border Health Program.


More Answers to Your Questions About COVID-19 Vaccinations

Immunobiologist Dr. Deepta Bhattacharya answers common questions about what to expect after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.


Harmful Alcohol Use Rising During Pandemic, UArizona Health Sciences Researchers Say

A study led by researchers in the Department of Psychiatry found hazardous alcohol use increased monthly for those under stay-at-home orders.


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