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Federal Grant to Continue Health Services to Rural Arizona  
July 1, 2021

The support of the Arizona Center for Rural Health assures Arizona’s rural populations will continue to benefit from health programs and services.


New Degree Will Focus on Wellness and Health Promotion  
June 30, 2021

A new Bachelor of Arts in Wellness and Health Promotion Practice prepares students to work in emerging roles such as health educators and wellness coaches.


COVID-19 Vaccine Reduces Infection Severity, Length, Viral Load  
June 30, 2021

Real-world data from the AZ HEROES study show COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective in preventing SARS-CoV-2 infections, and when breakthrough infections do occur, the level of infection and impact of the disease are significantly reduced.


Cancer Response to Tumor Stiffness May Predict Metastasis  
June 30, 2021

A score that quantifies the changes that make breast cancer cells more aggressive could help identify patients at risk for bone metastasis.


UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson’s Accelerated Pathway to Medical Education Welcomes First Class  
June 28, 2021

The UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson has accepted six high school graduates in a new program that reduces the time to a medical degree to seven years.


Assessment Tool Helps Future Pharmacists Prepare for Work in the Community  
June 25, 2021

A recent University of Arizona College of Pharmacy study suggests that Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCEs) may be a valuable means of assessing clinical skills while providing pharmacy students learning experiences in community pharmacy settings.


Building a Resilient Brain To Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease  
June 23, 2021

Fei Yin, PhD, of the Center for Innovation in Brain Science has received a $1.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to determine the role of an Alzheimer’s risk-factor gene in regulating the brain energy production system.


UArizona Health Sciences Study Provides Hope to Head and Neck Cancer Patients  
June 23, 2021

A new treatment for head and neck cancer shows promising results in a clinical trial led by University of Arizona Health Sciences researchers.


Walmart Gives Day Supports Sarver Heart Center Outreach  
June 17, 2021

Walmart awards $20,000 to UArizona Sarver Heart Center Minority Outreach Program/Community Coalition for Heart Health Education on National Day of Giving.


Pediatrics Expert Addresses Parents’ Vaccine Questions  
June 16, 2021

A College of Medicine – Tucson assistant professor of pediatrics answers questions about COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness and the risk of side effects in children.


NIH Grant To Fund Medical Scientist Training Program  
June 16, 2021

The Medical Scientist Training Program is designed to train students planning careers in academic medicine or biomedical research.


Gift Will Support Medical Training for Native Healers  
June 15, 2021

The gift will fund training for practitioners of Indigenous healing traditions and those working in underserved communities.


UArizona College of Pharmacy Ranked No. 7 in Research  
June 14, 2021

The College has advanced several spots over the past year based on significant increases in research funding.


New Degree to Prepare Students for Health Care Careers  
June 9, 2021

A new Bachelor of Science in Medicine expands opportunities for students to pursue jobs in health care, where demand for trained professionals is rising.


Living Healthy With Arthritis Conference To Focus On Mental Health and Resiliency  
May 12, 2021

Jordan Karp, MD, an expert on mental health in the aging population, will deliver the keynote address at the Arizona Arthritis Center’s Living Healthy With Arthritis Conference.


Examining Disparities in Kidney Cancer Mortality Risk  
May 5, 2021

Dr. Ken Batai,has documented an increased risk of mortality among Arizona’s Hispanic American and Native American kidney cancer patients.


New Certificate Prepares Students to Serve Aging Population  
May 5, 2021

A new UArizona Health Sciences program will prepare students to work in the field of gerontology, where demand for specialized professionals is high.


Efforts To Vaccinate Hard-to-reach Communities Expand  
May 4, 2021

A new mobile health unit program is getting more vaccines in the arms of rural, Hispanic and other hard-to-reach populations in southern Arizona.


College of Medicine – Tucson Hosts Virtual Research Day  
April 29, 2021

Data blitzes, spotlight talks and special session on diversity, equity and inclusion highlight the second annual event that is free and open to the public.


COVID-19 Study Expands Efforts to Enroll Spanish-speakers  
April 27, 2021

A dedicated campaign to include an underrepresented group in the AZ HEROES study is expected to produce more meaningful results.


Integrative Medicine Residency Program Hits 100-Site Milestone  
April 27, 2021

Unique curriculum developed at the Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona Health Sciences is now being taught to medical residents nationally and internationally.


$30,000 Scholarship Awarded to UArizona Medical Student  
April 21, 2021

The UArizona Hillel Foundation has awarded College of Medicine – Tucson student Gabrielle “Gabi” Mintz the Shirley D. Curson Medical Student Scholarship.


Forbes Names UArizona a 'Best Employer for Diversity'  
April 20, 2021

The University of Arizona is a national leader in workforce diversity, according to Forbes.


Internships Aimed at Increasing Oncology Workforce Diversity  
April 20, 2021

Medical students from the UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson will shadow UArizona Cancer Center members to explore oncology career opportunities.


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.


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