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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.

Precautions in Place as UArizona Student-Athletes Return to Campus
June 17, 2020
Under the watchful eyes of medical professionals and strength and conditioning coaches, the Arizona Wildcats football team began voluntary summer workouts this week.

Dr. Roberta Diaz Brinton Among New Regents Professors Named at UArizona
June 12, 2020
Roberta Diaz Brinton, PhD, director, University of Arizona Center for Innovation in Brain Science, was among five new Regents Professors announced by the Arizona Board of Regents.

UArizona Earns Strong Marks in Two International Rankings
June 11, 2020
The University of Arizona was named one of the top 30 public universities in the United States by the Center for World University Rankings and QS.

UArizona Climbs to 39th in Top 100 Universities Worldwide with U.S. Utility Patents
June 11, 2020
The University of Arizona ranks No. 39 among the top 100 universities globally with the most U.S. patents granted for inventions in 2019 – with the Health Sciences making up a large part of that.

Petersen HIV Clinics and PAETC Arizona awarded the Peter Likins Program Inclusive Excellence Award
June 9, 2020

Petersen HIV Clinics and PAETC Arizona have been selected as the winner of the Peter Likins Inclusive Excellence Award for a Program for the 2019-2020 academic year. This prestigious award honors those who have significantly contributed to enhancing the University of Arizona by creating a diverse and inclusive community.


UArizona Health Sciences Awarded $2.4M to Study Stress and Resilience in Vulnerable Latino Populations
June 5, 2020
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 Experts Available to Comment on Coronavirus and Influenza
June 4, 2020
The University of Arizona Health Sciences has a number of news sources/health experts available at university campuses in Tucson and Phoenix for media interviews regarding the coronavirus outbreak.

UArizona Researchers Assess Mental Health Impact of Insomnia, Loneliness and COVID-19
June 2, 2020
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.

UArizona Telemedicine Program Receives Key Federal Funds to Help Communities Combat COVID-19
May 28, 2020
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.

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.

Dr. Nancy Sweitzer to Co-Direct UArizona Health Sciences Clinical Translational Sciences Graduate Program
May 27, 2020
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.

UArizona Researcher Awarded $3.4M to Develop Personalized Treatment for Mild Cognitive Impairment
May 18, 2020
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
May 18, 2020
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 Researchers Investigate How COVID-19 Impacts the Brain
May 15, 2020
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.

Continuously Active Surface Disinfectants May Provide Extra Barrier against Spread of Viruses, UArizona Researchers Find
May 15, 2020
As the novel coronavirus pandemic continues, University of Arizona researchers evaluate the potential of antiviral surface coatings in continued defense against environmental spread of viruses.

UArizona, State of Arizona to Expand COVID-19 Antibody Testing Statewide
May 15, 2020
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 Medical Student Effort to Distribute COVID-19 Awareness Posters in Spanish Gains Supporters Near and Far
May 13, 2020
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, ‘Body of Wonder’
May 12, 2020
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 Health Sciences Colleges Create New Ways to Celebrate Graduates
May 8, 2020
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.

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