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Michael D. Dake, MD

Advancing the Health Sciences mission in 2020

Building upon the distinct strengths of the University of Arizona Health Sciences as reflected in our Tomorrow is Here campaign, we are launching several strategic initiatives in 2020 that will position us to significantly influence the global health care landscape.

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  • Is COVID-19 Making You Stay at Home? Turn Your Home into a Healing Space!

    Whether for a home office or general living space, the way you lay out your physical environment at home can reduce stress and create calm, say researchers from the University of Arizona.

  • Amid Shortage of COVID-19 Collection Kits, UArizona Scientists Race to Make More

    University researchers produced 1,600 COVID-19 specimen collection kits over the weekend.

  • UArizona Researchers Create Toolkit for Talking to Kids about Coronavirus

    Stress experts led by Dr. Patricia Haynes, an associate professor in the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, have compiled resources for parents, teachers and administrators for talking to kids during the COVID-19 global pandemic.

Is COVID-19 Making You Stay at Home? Turn Your Home into a Healing Space!

Whether for a home office or general living space, the way you lay out your physical environment at home can reduce stress and create calm, say researchers from the University of Arizona.

Amid Shortage of COVID-19 Collection Kits, UArizona Scientists Race to Make More

University researchers produced 1,600 COVID-19 specimen collection kits over the weekend.

UArizona Researchers Create Toolkit for Talking to Kids about Coronavirus

Stress experts led by Dr. Patricia Haynes, an associate professor in the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, have compiled resources for parents, teachers and administrators for talking to kids during the COVID-19 global pandemic.

Is COVID-19 Making You Stay at Home? Turn Your Home into a Healing Space!

Whether for a home office or general living space, the way you lay out your physical environment at home can reduce stress and create calm, say researchers from the University of Arizona.

Amid Shortage of COVID-19 Collection Kits, UArizona Scientists Race to Make More

University researchers produced 1,600 COVID-19 specimen collection kits over the weekend.

UArizona Researchers Create Toolkit for Talking to Kids about Coronavirus

Stress experts led by Dr. Patricia Haynes, an associate professor in the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, have compiled resources for parents, teachers and administrators for talking to kids during the COVID-19 global pandemic.

News

UArizona Cancer Center Joins Cancer Prevention and Control Research Network
Mar 27, 2020

The University of Arizona Cancer Center will receive $1.4 million as a collaborating center with the national network of academic, public health and community partners, working together to reduce the burden of cancer, especially among Hispanic cancer survivors.


Sarver Heart Center Cancels Green Valley Lecture on Heart Rhythm Disorders, March 19
Mar 13, 2020

Out of an abundance of caution regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, the Sarver Heart Center at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson has canceled its Green Valley Lecture scheduled 10 a.m., Thursday, March 19.


UArizona Cancer Center Appoints Dr. Babiker to Leadership Position
Mar 12, 2020

Dr. Hani Babiker, assistant director of early-phase therapeutics and director of phase I clinical trials, is overseeing the University of Arizona Cancer Center’s early-phase clinical trials, seeking to identify novel drugs and treatments for better cancer care.


Role of Medications, Technology in Heart Rhythm Disorders Topic of Green Valley Lecture, March 19
Mar 11, 2020

The University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center continues its 2020 Green Valley Lecture Series with a focus on heart rhythm disorders. Dr. Peter Ott will speak on the most common arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation.