Message from the Senior Vice President for Health Sciences


Michael D. Dake, MD
Looking Back, Looking Ahead

It has been said, “Tough times never last, but tough people do.”

As we bring the 2020-2021 academic year to a close and make final preparations for graduation, I want to thank the faculty, staff and administrators at our five University of Arizona Health Sciences colleges for their extraordinary toughness this difficult year. 

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New Program to Boost Rural Behavioral Health Care Workforce

A new program will train psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner students and psychology interns in real-world integrated health care settings.

AZ HEROES Awarded $15M to Further Study COVID-19 Immunity

A research study that started by analyzing COVID-19 immunity and vaccine effectiveness in frontline workers is broadening to include children.

The Entourage Effect: Cannabis Terpenes and Pain Relief

Researchers in the Comprehensive Pain and Addiction Center have found that terpenes mimic cannabinoids and produce similar pain-relieving effects.

New Program to Boost Rural Behavioral Health Care Workforce

A new program will train psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner students and psychology interns in real-world integrated health care settings.

AZ HEROES Awarded $15M to Further Study COVID-19 Immunity

A research study that started by analyzing COVID-19 immunity and vaccine effectiveness in frontline workers is broadening to include children.

The Entourage Effect: Cannabis Terpenes and Pain Relief

Researchers in the Comprehensive Pain and Addiction Center have found that terpenes mimic cannabinoids and produce similar pain-relieving effects.