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Drs. Andrew Weil and Victoria Maizes Host New Integrative Medicine Podcast  
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 Mobile Health Unit Outreach to Spanish-Speakers Crucial Link in COVID-19 Battle  
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.


UArizona College of Medicine – Phoenix Graduates Newest Docs, Eager to Join 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 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.


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.


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.


UArizona Mobile Health Unit Outreach to Spanish-Speakers Crucial Link in COVID-19 Battle  
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 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 Mobile Health Unit Outreach to Spanish-Speakers 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 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.


Two UArizona Doctors Co-Author ASAIO Paper on Advanced Life Support for COVID-19 Patients  
May 4, 2020

The paper, published in two medical journals last week, lays out best practice guidelines for patients in intensive care units requiring advanced life-saving therapies due to the novel coronavirus.


UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson to Celebrate ‘Virtual’ 2020 Convocation  
May 4, 2020

On May 14, a total of 117 medical students from the University of Arizona in Tucson officially will become physicians and earn their Doctor of Medicine degrees.


UArizona Researchers Repurpose Suramin to Fight Oral Mucositis and Diabetic Foot Ulcers  
May 1, 2020

This University of Arizona-led breakthrough has the potential to benefit hundreds of thousands of patients whose current healing options are either partially effective or painful and invasive.


Dr. Roberta Diaz Brinton Featured at Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation Virtual Event, May 6  
May 1, 2020

The director of the UArizona Center for Innovation in Brain Science will be joined by NBC’s Andrea Mitchell, host of this year’s fundraiser, and the ADDF director to discuss the latest research.


UArizona President to Have Blood Drawn for COVID-19 Antibody Testing  
April 29, 2020

After his blood draw, Dr. Robert C. Robbins will announce plans for the university’s fall semester. Appointments for this first round of testing for 4,500 people in Pima County are filled. No walkups.


UArizona Researchers Pivot to Tackle COVID-19, Splitting More Than $500,000 in Funding  
April 28, 2020

Thirteen research teams will address various aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic with financial support from rapid-turnaround seed grants supplied through funding from the state and University of Arizona BIO5 Institute.


Avoid Inappropriate ‘Anti-COVID-19’ Treatments, Warns Poison and Drug Information Center  
April 27, 2020

Inappropriate medications and household products used to prevent or treat COVID-19 can cause significant harm and no benefit, University of Arizona-based center warns.


Majority of 2020 Flinn Scholars Choose UArizona  
April 23, 2020

The University of Arizona will welcome 12 of this year's 19 Flinn Scholars, who are among Arizona's highest-achieving high school seniors.


UArizona Launches Two-Way Texting System to Gather, Provide Critical COVID-19 Health Data  
April 20, 2020

A research team at the University of Arizona Health Sciences and Data Science Institute has launched a crowd-source texting system to gather vital public health data to help fight COVID-19 in Arizona.


UArizona Nursing Students Gain Telehealth Experience During COVID-19 Pandemic  
April 16, 2020

The telehealth certificate program at the University of Arizona College of Nursing provides vital clinical experience for students in the Family Nurse Practitioner program.


UArizona Partners with State to Provide COVID-19 Antibody Tests  
April 15, 2020

The state investment will allow UArizona to test 250,000 of Arizona’s front-line workforce.


UArizona Health Sciences ‘Wellness Wednesdays’ Webinars Offer Community Connection during Social Distancing  
April 13, 2020

The free, interactive 30-minute lunchtime webinars feature University of Arizona Health Sciences-affiliated faculty and staff members as presenters and provide information and tools to help support individuals as they navigate the new reality of Arizona’s stay-at-home orders in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Thirty New Phoenix Physicians Graduate Early to Battle COVID-19  
April 13, 2020

Young doctors-in-training at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix choose to forgo traditional commencement ceremony to help the health care community with the pandemic.


UArizona Makers Race to Provide Personal Protective Equipment  
April 8, 2020

With 3D printers among their tools, creators across University of Arizona campus are designing and manufacturing solutions for local hospitals short on equipment like masks, face shields and more.


UArizona Partners to Form Arizona COVID-19 Genomics Union to Track Coronavirus  
April 8, 2020

Genomic sequencing will track the new coronavirus, provide critical data for global biomedical researchers and give Arizona an edge in responding to the pandemic.


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