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New OB-GYN Chair Appointed by UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson  
January 21, 2021

Dr. Chaur-Dong Hsu brings research and clinical expertise from prior leadership posts to the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.


UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson Names New Anesthesiology Chair  
January 15, 2021

Dr. Kathryn Glas brings clinical and academic expertise in cardiothoracic anesthesiology to the University of Arizona Health Sciences.


Researchers Develop New Tools to Predict Premature Birth, Neonatal Morbidity  
January 14, 2021

Progesterone metabolite levels were combined with patient demographic and clinical data to predict women with a higher susceptibility to preterm delivery.


Statewide Antibody Testing Initiative Reaches Milestone, Expects Vaccine-Related Increase in Registrations  
January 7, 2021

The antibody test developed at the UArizona Health Sciences can be used to confirm a positive antibody response after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine.


Media Advisory: ‘Aging and the Arts’ Health and Humanities Series Starts Jan. 12  
January 6, 2021

The new interactive series promotes healthy aging by improving physical and mental well-being.


UArizona Will Start Spring Semester With Essential In-Person Classes  
January 5, 2021

The university will start the spring semester on Jan. 13 in stage one of its reentry plan.


People and Programs on the Move at the UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson  
December 18, 2020

AIDS women’s health award to Dr. Liz Connick; Liver Institute wins CDC designation; Dr. Julie Bauman co-chairs cancer prevention committee.


Implementing Rapid Care Guidelines for Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury Patients Dramatically Improves Survival  
December 17, 2020

An evaluation of emergency medicine guidelines showed proper care on the scene of a brain injury is critical to survival and ongoing brain health.


COVID-19 Dominates Top 10 UArizona Health Sciences News Stories of 2020  
December 16, 2020

Antibody tests, groundbreaking research and community outreach are a few of the ways the University of Arizona Health Sciences met the test of a pandemic.


UArizona Health Sciences Faculty Honored as Gerontologist of the Year  
December 16, 2020

Dr. Amanda Sokan was recognized for her work in translational medicine that focuses on aging research, curriculum development and public health policy.


What You Need to Know About Pfizer's COVID-19 Vaccine  
December 16, 2020

University of Arizona Health Sciences immunobiologist Dr. Deepta Bhattacharya says the COVID-19 vaccine is safe, and he will take it when it becomes available.


How a Smartphone App and Contact Tracing Helped Keep UArizona Open and Curb COVID-19 Spread  
December 16, 2020

Public health experts say the digital strategy worked well because it was used in conjunction with contact tracing, testing and isolation efforts.


UArizona Health Sciences’ First Bachelor of Science in Nursing Integrative Health Class Prepares for Graduation  
December 14, 2020

Two dozen College of Nursing students will turn their 2020 tassels and join a workforce challenged by COVID-19, armed with a holistic approach to healing.


'Freezer Farm' Ready to Store More Than 1.6M Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine at UArizona  
December 14, 2020

With the first vaccine shipments expected soon, the ultracold storage facility could play an important role in the state's plan for vaccine distribution.


Partnership With Phoenix VA Launches Innovative Research Space at College of Medicine – Phoenix  
December 11, 2020

The Phoenix VA Health Care System Research Space will advance medical discoveries, new technologies and clinical care on the Phoenix Biomedical Campus.


Researchers Awarded $8M Grant to Study Depression, Cardiovascular Disease  
December 10, 2020

A research collaboration will examine why women are twice as likely as men to experience depression and heart disease simultaneously.


Building Bridges with Indigenous Communities: Stamets Gift Funds New Scholarship for Fellowship in Integrative Medicine  
December 9, 2020

People with training in local and indigenous healing traditions or working in underserved communities can benefit from the new award.


Loneliness a Growing Mental Health Concern as Pandemic Continues, UArizona Health Sciences Researchers Say  
December 9, 2020

A six-month-long study found an increasing number of people, particularly those under stay-at-home orders, are experiencing high levels of loneliness.


Uncovering the Mind-Body Connection of Touch  
December 8, 2020

Inspired by her work at an orphanage, Dr. Katalin Gothard aims to understand how the brain interprets the social, emotional and physical aspects of touch.


UArizona Professors Elected to National Academy of Inventors  
December 8, 2020

Robert Norwood and Laurence Hurley have been elected as fellows of the academy, the organization's most prestigious designation.


UArizona to Roll Out New COVID-19 Test, Enhanced Requirements in Spring  
December 7, 2020

All students who plan to live on campus or attend in-person classes in the spring will be required to test weekly for COVID-19.


Genetically Engineered T Cells Could Lead to Therapies for Autoimmune Diseases  
December 3, 2020

UArizona Health Sciences immunobiologists have created a five-module chimeric antigen receptor T cell that is showing early potential to fight Type 1 diabetes.


UArizona Nursing Researchers Develop Web-based Skin Cancer Prevention Training for Massage Therapists  
November 30, 2020

E-training helped massage therapists increase their knowledge of skin cancer and become more comfortable discussing risk reduction with clients.


People and Programs on the Move at the UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson  
November 24, 2020

Among recent notices: Lifetime achievement award for Dr. Ron Weinstein; and Dr. Sam Keim elected to American Board of Emergency Medicine.


UArizona Statewide Study Building Knowledge About Health Risks Before, After COVID-19 Infection  
November 23, 2020

Arizona CoVHORT is a multiyear study that will answer questions about risk factors for COVID-19 and how the virus impacts long-term health outcomes.


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