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Arizona Lottery Presents Scholarship to Future Pediatrician  
April 12, 2021

Mary Beth Putz, a third-year medical student at the UArizona College of Medicine – Phoenix, was surprised with a scholarship from the Arizona Lottery.


U.S.-Mexico Study Examines Hygiene Hypothesis Amid Pandemic  
April 7, 2021

Researchers are taking a three-pronged approach to analyze asthma in children in Nogales, Sonora, Mexico, and Tucson, Arizona – even before they’re born.


College Students Wanted for COVID-19 Post-Vaccine Study  
April 5, 2021

The national study will help determine if vaccinated people who are exposed to COVID-19 can still spread the disease.


Pu To Lead Restructured UArizona Cancer Center Program  
April 5, 2021

Working in collaboration with director Dr. Emmanuel Katsanis, Dr. Jeffrey J. Pu will oversee clinical and research efforts for the adult programs.


Future of Healthcare Panel Discussion To Focus on Pandemic  
April 1, 2021

Experts will discuss what has been learned from the coronavirus pandemic and how this knowledge can be used to build a healthier future.


Lecture to Focus on ‘Facts vs. Fiction’ of COVID-19 Vaccines  
March 31, 2021

A free livestreamed lecture by UArizona Health Sciences immunologist Dr. Deepta Bhattacharya offers an expert look at COVID-19 vaccines, variants and immunity.


UArizona Programs Receive Top Scores in US News Best Grad Rankings  
March 31, 2021

Four UArizona Health Sciences colleges performed well in the US News & World Report Best Grad Rankings.


Primary Care Physician Scholarship Program Expands  
March 30, 2021

The full-tuition program aims to improve Arizonans’ health and reduce medical student debt by addressing a dire need for qualified medical professionals.


Developing A Population-Based Dietary Assessment Mobile App  
March 30, 2021

Researchers are developing a mobile assessment tool to more accurately, and in near real-time, track and measure saturated fat and added sugar consumption.


Community Leaders Establish Two Endowed Chairs at UArizona  
March 30, 2021

The $3.5 million gift creates endowed chairs at Sarver Heart Center and the Eller College of Management.


Celebrating Clements, New Hope for Breast Cancer Research  
March 30, 2021

Ginny L. Clements’ 65th anniversary as a breast cancer survivor and the future of breast cancer research and patient care will be discussed at the event.


UArizona Cancer Center Launching Arizona Clinical Trials Network  
March 29, 2021

Arizona residents, including underserved and underrepresented populations, will have better access to cutting-edge cancer therapies.


AZ HEROES Data Confirm COVID-19 Vaccines Highly Effective  
March 29, 2021

AZ HEROES study data show a 90% effective rate after the recommended two doses of Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines, confirming trial studies.


Emphysema Immune Responses May Lead To New Treatments  
March 25, 2021

With a $3.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, Dr. Francesca Polverino will investigate B cell responses in patients with emphysema.


Experts To Answer COVID-19 Vaccine Questions at Town Hall  
March 23, 2021

Questions about COVID-19 vaccine safety, speed of vaccine development, side effects, efficacy and variants will be answered by at a free virtual town hall.


Cholesterol May Be Key to New Alzheimer’s Disease Therapy  
March 23, 2021

A unique approach to tackling these two diseases has allowed Dr. Gregory Thatcher to look beyond traditional causes to find novel therapies.


Students Matched at UArizona College of Medicine – Phoenix  
March 19, 2021

Nearly 26% of the Class of 2021 will specialize in primary care; 25% will remain in Phoenix and practice in Arizona-based hospitals.


Match Day Marks Next Step for Future Doctors  
March 19, 2021

On Match Day, about 120 UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson students learned where they’ll launch their careers as new residents after graduation.


Improving Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder in Arizona  
March 19, 2021

A new study will examine the impact of COVID-19 on medication for opioid use disorder access and patient health.


Match Day Celebration to Disclose Where Future Doctors Will Train  
March 18, 2021

About 120 students in the UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson’s Class of 2021 learn where they’ll launch medical careers as resident physicians in virtual ceremony Friday, March 19.


Patients Benefit When Health Care Workers Collaborate  
March 17, 2021

Researchers at the UArizona College of Pharmacy took a comprehensive look at interprofessional collaborative practice, which has long been central to optimal primary care though limited evidence existed regarding its association with patient outcomes.


Arizona Center for Drug Discovery to Host Spring Summit  
March 16, 2021

The Virtual Spring Summit will highlight examples of how academic research is contributing to the drug discovery ecosystem.


Terry Badger Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award  
March 15, 2021

Dr. Terry Badger’s work with cancer survivors and their caregivers is being recognized by the American Psychosocial Oncology Society.


Gift Supports Students in Dual Pharmacy-Nursing Program  
March 10, 2021

The academic partnership prepares pharmacy and nursing students at UArizona Health Sciences for careers that address critical gaps in health care.


UArizona Health Sciences To Host Virtual Symposium on Emerging Viruses and Pandemics  
March 5, 2021

A free virtual symposium brings experts together to discuss emerging viruses, vaccines and therapeutics, pandemic response and health policy.


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