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UArizona Experts Available to Comment on Coronavirus and Influenza  
Jan 23, 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 Names Surgeon General Carmona to Lead Campus Reentry Plan  
May 20, 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.


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 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.


Dr. Nancy Sweitzer to Co-Direct UArizona Health Sciences Clinical Translational Sciences Graduate Program  
May 28, 2020

The University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center director will co-lead the innovative program with Dr. Ronald Hammer to match students with faculty mentors to train in research design and methodology, biostatistics and responsible conduct of research relevant to human health and disease.


UArizona Pharmacy Researcher Identifies Compounds That May Lead to Potential Treatments for COVID-19  
May 26, 2020

Findings on compounds blocking SARS-COV-2 viral replication may offer a starting point for further development of treatments to address the ongoing, devastating novel coronavirus pandemic.


UArizona Class of 2020 Includes Stories of Perseverance Beyond the COVID-19  
May 13, 2020

Though the novel coronavirus pandemic was a shared challenge for the Class of 2020, University of Arizona students featured here also overcame other struggles and excelled in their studies.


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.


UArizona Physician, Med Student 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.


UArizona, Tufts Professors Presented with Innovation Awards by Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine  
May 19, 2020

Both the University of Arizona’s Dr. Noshene Ranjbar and Tufts University’s Dr. Andrea Gordon are recognized for their work in promoting Integrative Medicine in Residency Programs.


$2.8M Study to Develop Family-Based Intervention Program for Chronic Disease Prevention among American Indian Youth  
May 19, 2020

NIH-funded $2.8 million study seeks to develop, test culturally relevant, community-led intervention that supports American Indian youth in achieving healthy lifestyle choices to reduce health risks.


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, 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 Public Health Video Offers Tips for Teens Coping with Social Isolation  
May 13, 2020

Coping with social isolation in the wake of COVID-19 can be especially difficult for teens, so UArizona public health experts created a video filled with tips to help teens through this unprecedented time.


UArizona College of Medicine – Phoenix Virtually Graduates Newest Doctors, Eager to Join the COVID-19 Fight  
May 12, 2020

University of Arizona's Phoenix medical college goes digital to confer degrees on 93 physicians during coronavirus pandemic.


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.


UArizona Health Sciences Awarded $1.35 Million in COVID-19 Relief Funds for Rural Hospitals in Arizona  
May 12, 2020

The Health Resources and Services Administration has awarded $1.35 million to the University of Arizona Center for Rural Health to support 16 hospitals in rural Arizona to combat the coronavirus pandemic.


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 Medical Student Selected for National Scholarship Supporting Physician Workforce Diversity  
May 11, 2020

Aaron Bia, a member of the Navajo Nation set to graduate in May 2021, will receive one of 10 inaugural ElevateMeD Scholarships.


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.


Rattlesnake Bites on the Rise – Watch Where You Step, Says UArizona Poison Center  
May 8, 2020

There have been 36 rattlesnake bites reported to the Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center this year, with each month in 2020 having more than the previous month so far.


New Safeguards and Procedures Allow Cancer Care, Research to Continue During COVID-19 Pandemic  
May 7, 2020

UArizona Cancer Center, Banner – University Medicine continue state-of-the-art cancer care and cutting-edge clinical research during COVID-19 pandemic since “Cancer doesn’t sleep, so neither can we.”


UArizona Mobile Health Unit Outreach to Spanish-Speakers Offers Crucial Link in COVID-19 Battle  
May 7, 2020

An internationally recognized program at the University of Arizona is conducting health screenings and referrals by phone and online to help vulnerable communities hit hard by the pandemic.


UArizona College of Medicine – Phoenix Hosts Virtual Graduation amid Coronavirus Pandemic  
May 7, 2020

Ninety-three graduates from the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix to enter medical profession on May 11.


UArizona Health Sciences Researchers Identify Potential Pathway to Make Opioids Safer, More Effective  
May 5, 2020

Researchers from the UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson found that inhibiting heat shock protein 90 in the spinal cord enhanced effectiveness of opioid therapy and could decrease its side effects.


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