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‘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.


Health Sciences Exceeds $200M in Research Funding for First Time, Boosted by COVID-19 Collaborations
September 24, 2020

University of Arizona Health Sciences passes $200 million milestone in research funding in fiscal year 2020, addressing some of the world’s most challenging health conditions, including COVID-19.


Future Primary Care Physicians Grateful for Full-Tuition Scholarship, Excited to Serve their Communities
September 23, 2020

Sixteen first-year students are among 32 new PCP Scholarship recipients this academic year at the UArizona Colleges of Medicine in Tucson and Phoenix – both schools still have scholarships available.


University to Continue Holding Only ‘Essential Courses’ in Person Through Oct. 2
September 22, 2020

While the campus has seen a spike in cases over the last few weeks, Friday’s positivity rate was down from last week, and no new students were admitted to isolation housing over the weekend.


Sonoran UCEDD Joins National Cohort to Integrate More Developmental Medicine into COM – Tucson Curricula
September 17, 2020

The award enables the Sonoran UCEDD to engage people with disabilities to help teach developmental disability care to health sciences students.


UArizona to Ramp Up COVID-19 Testing
September 11, 2020

The university will conduct 5,000 COVID-19 tests per week as part of continued efforts to slow the spread of the virus.


AIAN Youth Produce Anti-Tobacco and Vaping Video Campaign
September 10, 2020

Students from the Pima County Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) coalition, the TUSD Tribal Images Youth Council and the Tucson Native Youth Council have developed four Public Service Announcements (PSA) to influence non-vaping among American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) youth in Pima County.


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2020 American Indian Youth Wellness 'Camp in a Box'
September 8, 2020

The FCM American Indian Wellness Camp was adapted to "Camp in a Box" this past summer and just successfully concluded.


FDA Authorizes Use of UArizona COVID-19 Antibody Test; Testing Expanded to All Arizonans Age 18 and Older
September 2, 2020

The antibody test determines who has been exposed to and developed an immune response against COVID-19.


Arthritis Center ‘Bear Down for Health: Sport and Science in Era of COVID-19’ Livestream, Sept. 16
August 27, 2020

UArizona Athletics Dave Heeke and Drs. Daniel Derksen and Dr. Janko Nikolich-Žugich will headline this unique livestream presentation of the Arthritis Center’s annual educational fundraiser.


Dr. Allison Huff MacPerson on Team for New $26M 'Center for Quantum Networks'
August 17, 2020

Dr. Huff MacPherson will serve as the director of the “Engineering Workforce Development” (EWD) pillar of the project, and will also be a researcher on the “Societal Impact Thrust” area of the project


UArizona President Outlines Fall Return to Campus
July 28, 2020

The university will offer four class formats and implement a range of safety measures on campus when the fall semester begins on Aug. 24 as scheduled with a mix of in-person and remote instruction.


UArizona Testing App to Alert Students, Employees Exposed to COVID-19
June 18, 2020

COVID Watch sends exposure alerts without having to collect any personally identifying information from users, protecting their anonymity.


Ana Gonzales, MD, awarded 2020 Norma J. Peal, PhD Award
June 5, 2020

This award recognizes a third-year resident within the South Campus Graduate Medical Education (GME) residency programs who best exemplifies the missions that were close to Ms. Peal.


UArizona Names Surgeon General Carmona to Lead Campus Reentry Plan
May 27, 2020

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.


Adapting Virtually: Ongoing Webinar Series Promotes Virtual Approaches
May 26, 2020

Webinar Series Promotes Virtual Approaches to Employment Support


UArizona Doctor Biking across Midwest on Health Care ‘Listening Tour’ in Age of COVID-19
May 20, 2020

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.


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