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Primary Care Physician Scholarship Program Expands
March 30, 2021

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


Developing A Population-Based Dietary Assessment Mobile App
March 30, 2021

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


Match Day Marks Next Step for Future Doctors
March 19, 2021

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


UArizona Health Sciences Excels in Latest Blue Ridge Rankings on NIH Funding
February 17, 2021

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


UArizona Health Sciences COVID-19 Immunity Study to Test Vaccine Effectiveness, Enroll College Students
February 8, 2021

The AZ HEROES research study is expanding its scope to assess vaccine effectiveness, as well as increasing eligibility to include college students.


Sonoran UCEDD Joins National Nursing Home COVID-19 Action Network
February 1, 2021

This one-year program, in collaboration with local and national experts, provides training and support to nursing home staff in Arizona on best practices for protecting patients, staff and visitors from COVID-19 infection and spread.


People and Programs on the Move at the UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson
December 18, 2020

AIDS women’s health award to Dr. Liz Connick; Liver Institute wins CDC designation; Dr. Julie Bauman co-chairs cancer prevention committee.


COVID-19 Dominates Top 10 UArizona Health Sciences News Stories of 2020
December 16, 2020

Antibody tests, groundbreaking research and community outreach are a few of the ways the University of Arizona Health Sciences met the test of a pandemic.


People and Programs on the Move at the UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson
November 24, 2020

Among recent notices: Lifetime achievement award for Dr. Ron Weinstein; and Dr. Sam Keim elected to American Board of Emergency Medicine.


UArizona COVID-19 Testing up 34% in Pre-Holiday Blitz
November 18, 2020

At 7,541 administered from Nov. 9-13, the university’s COVID-19 testing, which continues through Nov. 25, is succeeding in goal to test large numbers of students before they head home for holidays.


The Surprising Effect of Gender on Dropout from Peer Support Specialist Training
November 16, 2020

As one of Arizona’s largest peer support training programs, WDP strives to achieve equity in training for all of its students. Recently, however, WDP found a disparity as to who graduates from their program.


Presentation: Patients Experiencing Mental Health Issues and Health Disparities in the U.S.
November 16, 2020

Drs. Colleen Cagno and Julie Armin facilitated a presentation on 'Patients Experiencing Mental Health Issues and Health Disparities in the U.S.' for first-year medical students


Tohono O’odham Nation Commits $1M to UArizona to Combat COVID-19
November 13, 2020

The contribution will allow UArizona researchers to continue developing better, more efficient and effective tests for people across the state.


UArizona Increases In-Person Instruction, Cancels Spring Break
November 13, 2020

The university also will conduct a testing blitz prior to the Thanksgiving holiday in an effort to reduce travel-related spread of COVID-19.


As Holidays Near, UArizona President Urges Campus to ‘Stay Focused’ on Public Health
November 13, 2020

The university remains in stage two of its reentry plan this week, with classes of up to 50 students given the option to meet on campus.


UArizona Plans for Holidays, Spring Semester Amid National COVID-19 Spike
November 13, 2020

The university is currently allowing courses of up to 50 students to meet on campus. After Thanksgiving, all courses will transition to being fully online.


‘Wellness Wednesdays: Celebrating Health & Holiday’ Series to Provide Encouragement, Sense of Community
November 10, 2020

Give yourself the gift of good health! The University of Arizona Health Sciences is offering an uplifting program to improve health and reduce stress.


NIH New Innovator Award to Fund Research on Opioid Addiction and Relapse in Postpartum Women
October 7, 2020

The $2.3 million National Institutes of Health grant will enable Dr. Alicia Allen to explore how women’s hormones influence postpartum opioid relapse and if they may be used as a preventative strategy.


UArizona Prepares to Offer More In-Person Classes
October 6, 2020

On Oct. 12, the university hopes to resume in-person instruction for classes of 30 or fewer students that were designated in-person or flex in-person courses at the time of registration.


UArizona Sees Improvement in COVID-19 Numbers, Compliance
September 29, 2020

The number of positive test results on campus decreased following a 14-day shelter-in-place recommendation.


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