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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.


Parent-Training Approach Shows Promise in Decreasing ADHD Behaviors in Children  
February 23, 2021

A study found that ADHD behaviors in children were significantly reduced when parents utilized the Nurtured Heart Approach to parenting.


UArizona College of Medicine – Phoenix Announces New Endowed Chair of Surgery  
February 23, 2021

A retired surgeon has gifted $2M to the medical school that was merely a vision when he practiced at Good Samaritan Hospital, now Banner – UMC Phoenix.


UArizona Health Sciences Faculty Elected Senior Members of National Academy of Inventors  
February 22, 2021

Drs. Meredith Hay and May Khanna are being recognized by the National Academy of Inventors for their dedication to advancing research technologies.


Media Advisory: Spring Speaker Series To Focus on Mental Health During COVID-19 Pandemic  
February 18, 2021

A free three-part series explores COVID-19’s impact on sleep and dreams, the state of mental health in Arizona, and the role of mindfulness.


UArizona Health Sciences Excels in Latest Blue Ridge Rankings on NIH Funding  
February 17, 2021

Increases in total National Institutes of Health funding have led to higher rankings for several colleges and departments.


Workplace Chemical Exposure Study Leads to Small Business COVID-19 Awareness Campaign  
February 16, 2021

A public health research team is providing guidance to beauty, auto shop owners in Spanish-speaking areas to reduce COVID-19 infection risks.


More Answers to Your Questions About COVID-19 Vaccinations  
February 16, 2021

Immunobiologist Dr. Deepta Bhattacharya answers common questions about what to expect after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.


Harmful Alcohol Use Rising During Pandemic, UArizona Health Sciences Researchers Say  
February 15, 2021

A study led by researchers in the Department of Psychiatry found hazardous alcohol use increased monthly for those under stay-at-home orders.


UArizona to Become High-Capacity State Vaccination Site  
February 11, 2021

As a state site, it will eventually be able to operate 24/7 and serve up to 6,000 people per day.


Media Advisory: UArizona Health Sciences Experts To Speak About Careers in Cardiology  
February 11, 2021

Hosted by Arizona SciTech Institute, the free virtual event is open to middle and high school students, families, educators, and the general public.


Arizona Economic Burden of Valley Fever Totals $736 Million  
February 9, 2021

Expenses for the fungal disease endemic to the Southwest can skyrocket for people whose diagnosis is delayed, leading to more serious infection or death.


UArizona Health Sciences COVID-19 Immunity Study to Test Vaccine Effectiveness, Enroll College Students  
February 8, 2021

The AZ HEROES research study is expanding its scope to assess vaccine effectiveness, as well as increasing eligibility to include college students.


People and Programs on the Move at the UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson  
February 5, 2021

Among news items: Dr. Monica Kraft wins Rotary’s Paul Harris Fellowship, and Drs. Sairam Parthasarathy and Michael Grandner sleep studies rated tops for 2020.


UArizona Researchers Develop Smartphone-Based COVID-19 Test  
January 29, 2021

The new test aims to combine the speed of existing nasal swab antigen tests with the high accuracy of nasal swab PCR, or polymerase chain reaction, tests.


Initiative Gives Rural EMS Responders 24-hour Access to Emergency Medicine Physicians  
January 29, 2021

The Arizona Rural EMS Advanced Telemedicine Demonstration Initiative will improve patient outcomes by expanding EMS access to potentially lifesaving care.


Researchers Studying Stress, Cancer Risk and Reproductive Toxicity in Women Firefighters  
January 26, 2021

A $1.5 million FEMA grant is funding a study designed to understand the occupational risks unique to women in the fire service.


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