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UArizona Awarded $2.4M to Study Stress and Resilience in Vulnerable Latino Populations

The federal funding will allow researchers to develop programs that weigh cultural factors to promote better health outcomes in communities with high-poverty Latino populations in Yuma County, Ariz.


UArizona Researchers Assess Mental Health Impact of Insomnia, Loneliness and COVID-19

A team of University of Arizona researchers says loneliness and insomnia triggered by fears of COVID-19 may be driving an increase in thoughts of suicide.


Dr. Nancy Sweitzer to Co-Direct UArizona Health Sciences Clinical Translational Sciences Graduate Program

The University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center director will co-lead the innovative program with Dr. Ronald Hammer to match students with faculty mentors to train in research design and methodology, biostatistics and responsible conduct of research relevant to human health and disease.


UArizona Telemedicine Program Receives Key Federal Funds to Help Communities Combat COVID-19

The Arizona Telemedicine Program at the University of Arizona Health Sciences has been awarded $828,000 in federal funds to help communities expand telehealth programs during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.


Dr. Nancy Sweitzer to Co-Direct UArizona Health Sciences Clinical Translational Sciences Graduate Program

She and Dr. Ronald Hammer co-lead program to train students in research design and methodology, biostatistics and responsible conduct of research relevant to human health and disease.


Brian Panique Named Senior Director of Development

The University of Arizona alum has a strong background in fundraising, successfully closing gifts ranging from $5 to $27 million.


UArizona Doctor Biking across Midwest on Health Care ‘Listening Tour’ in Age of COVID-19

Dr. Paul Gordon embarks on a multi-state bicycle “listening tour” to hear what people in rural areas think about the U.S. health care system amid the COVID-19 pandemic.


Six Faculty Members Receive 2020 Mentoring Awards

Meet the recipients of the 2020 College of Medicine – Tucson Faculty Mentoring Awards.


UArizona Names Surgeon General Carmona to Lead Campus Reentry Plan

University of Arizona president, Dr. Robert Robbins announced in April his plans to resume in-person classes Aug. 24, bringing back 45,000 students and 15,000 faculty and staff for fall 2020.


UArizona Family-Based Intervention Program Aims to Prevent Chronic Disease among American Indian Youth

NIH-funded $2.8 million study seeks to develop, test culturally relevant, community-led intervention that supports American Indian youth in achieving healthy lifestyle choices to reduce health risks.


UArizona, Tufts Professors Presented with Innovation Awards by Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine

Both the University of Arizona’s Dr. Noshene Ranjbar and Tufts University’s Dr. Andrea Gordon are recognized for their work in promoting Integrative Medicine in Residency Programs.


UArizona Researcher Awarded $3.4M to Develop Personalized Treatment for Mild Cognitive Impairment

A National Institutes of Health grant will support the development of a novel therapy that can enhance memory function and improve brain connectivity.


UArizona Psychiatrists Combat Depression, Suicide Spike during COVID-19 Pandemic

COVID-19’s effects have extended beyond health and economic crises to a mental health one, resulting in more suicides. UArizona Psychiatry professors offer explanations and resources to help.


UArizona, State of Arizona to Expand COVID-19 Antibody Testing Statewide

The University of Arizona – State of Arizona antibody testing initiative will include 31 sites across the state as it expands to all 15 counties.


UArizona Researchers Investigate How COVID-19 Impacts the Brain

COVID-19’s impact on the respiratory system is well-documented, but what does it do to the brain? University of Arizona researchers hope to answer that question by studying people who had the disease.


UArizona Medical Students Distribute COVID-19 Awareness Posters in Spanish Near and Far

Four University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson students, three of whom graduate this week, distribute posters in collaborative community effort.


Drs. Andrew Weil and Victoria Maizes Host New Integrative Medicine Podcast

The ‘Body of Wonder’ podcast from the University of Arizona Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine is recorded in Tucson and acquaints listeners with new ways to think about health and medicine.


UArizona Medical Student Selected for National Scholarship Supporting Physician Workforce Diversity

Aaron Bia, a member of the Navajo Nation set to graduate in May 2021, will receive one of 10 inaugural ElevateMeD Scholarships.


UArizona Health Sciences Colleges Create New Ways to Celebrate Graduates

The five Health Sciences colleges at the University of Arizona plan special ways to mark the rite-of-passage of earning a degree, despite COVID-19 social distancing and stay-at-home orders.


UArizona Mobile Health Unit Outreach to Spanish-Speakers Crucial Link in COVID-19 Battle

UArizona Cancer Center, Banner – University Medicine continue state-of-the-art cancer care and cutting-edge clinical research during COVID-19 pandemic since “Cancer doesn’t sleep, so neither can we.”


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