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P-MAP Cheers Alumni, Expanding Physician Pipeline Ceremony will honor alumni completing residencies, students receiving medical degrees and students who are preparing to enter medical school in July.

UArizona, OSU Announce Addiction Research Partnership The partnership will advance pain and addiction research and accelerate positive health outcomes in Arizona, Oklahoma and across the country.

ABOR Votes to Confirm 5 New UArizona Regents Professors The Arizona Board of Regents voted to confirm the appointments of University of Arizona Health Sciences faculty members Drs. Juanita Merchant and Donata Vercelli as Regents Professors.

Lecture Focuses on Integrative Medicine and Inflammation Dr. Randy Horwitz will share integrative medicine approaches to treating chronic inflammation and educate participants about healing-oriented medicine.

Sensor Lab Seed Grants Support State-of-the-Art Research The UArizona Health Sciences Sensor Lab awarded seed grants to eight faculty members and two student projects to improve health and wellness.

Future Doctors Celebrate Match Day Fourth-year University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson students learned where they’ll launch their careers as new residents.

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Health Sciences Leaders Tout Upcoming All of Us Researchers Convention

Drs. Monica Kraft, Francisco Moreno, Andreas Theodorou and Eric Reiman encourage participation in national event to learn more about All of Us Researcher Workbench and how data is being used to help improve health care solutions and advance careers for students, staff and faculty.


March Proclaimed as “Arizonans in Health Research Month” Arizona leads the nation in enrolling participants in the National Institutes of Health’s All of Us Research Program.

Future Physicians to Begin Next Chapter on Match Day More than 110 College of Medicine – Tucson medical students will simultaneously open envelopes revealing where they will complete their residency training.

White Coat Ceremony Recognizes Class of 2024 Students College of Medicine – Tucson Class of 2024 medical students will receive their white coats on Feb. 25.

Researchers Clear Early Hurdles with Urology Seed Grants The UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson Department of Urology awarded seed grants to support early research that may lead to advances in treatments.

Study Shows Vaccine Protects Dogs Against Valley Fever A team led by Valley Fever Center for Excellence researchers successfully tested a vaccine for dogs, with two doses providing high levels of protection.

Training Program to Support Families Affected by Opioid Use Disorders The Comprehensive Pain and Addiction Center will oversee the first peer support experiential learning and apprenticeship program in rural Arizona.

COVID-19 Vaccine Reduces Infection Severity, Length, Viral Load Real-world data from the AZ HEROES study show COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective in preventing SARS-CoV-2 infections, and when breakthrough infections do occur, the level of infection and impact of the disease are significantly reduced.

UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson’s Accelerated Pathway to Medical Education Welcomes First Class The UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson has accepted six high school graduates in a new program that reduces the time to a medical degree to seven years.

NIH Grant To Fund Medical Scientist Training Program The Medical Scientist Training Program is designed to train students planning careers in academic medicine or biomedical research.

New Degree to Prepare Students for Health Care Careers A new Bachelor of Science in Medicine expands opportunities for students to pursue jobs in health care, where demand for trained professionals is rising.

Living Healthy With Arthritis Conference To Focus On Mental Health and Resiliency Jordan Karp, MD, an expert on mental health in the aging population, will deliver the keynote address at the Arizona Arthritis Center’s Living Healthy With Arthritis Conference.

College of Medicine – Tucson Hosts Virtual Research Day Data blitzes, spotlight talks and special session on diversity, equity and inclusion highlight the second annual event that is free and open to the public.

$30,000 Scholarship Awarded to UArizona Medical Student The UArizona Hillel Foundation has awarded College of Medicine – Tucson student Gabrielle “Gabi” Mintz the Shirley D. Curson Medical Student Scholarship.

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.

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.

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 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.

Media Advisory: UArizona Health Sciences Experts To Speak About Careers in Cardiology Hosted by Arizona SciTech Institute, the free virtual event is open to middle and high school students, families, educators, and the general public.

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