UAHS News Archive

Superfund Research Center Receives $10.6M to Study Mining Waste, Arsenic-Diabetes Link

Jun 30, 2020

The center, with leadership from CALS Department of Environmental Science and the College of Pharmacy, has helped address the state's most pressing environmental contamination sites since 1989.


UArizona Researchers Team Up to Change Outcomes in Traumatic Brain Injuries

Jun 26, 2020

University of Arizona and Louisiana Tech scientists have collaborated to improve memory and emotional problems caused by blunt head trauma — their findings appear in Scientific Reports.


UArizona’s Dr. Allen Prettyman Named Doctor of Nursing Practice Program Director

Jun 26, 2020

University of Arizona College of Nursing faculty member Dr. Allen Prettyman was appointed to the role, effective June 1, after a nationwide search.


Dr. Joann Sweasy Named Director of University of Arizona Cancer Center

Jun 26, 2020

In addition, Dr. Sweasy will serve as UArizona chief adviser on cancer-related matters and principal investigator of the National Cancer Institute Cancer Center Support Grant.


Five UArizona College of Pharmacy Researchers Win TRIF Funding for Projects to Fight COVID-19

Jun 25, 2020

The funds – administered by the Arizona Board of Regents and University of Arizona BIO5 Institute – enable researchers to combat the global pandemic and positively impact the health of Arizonans.


UArizona Cardiologist Receives ‘Escalator Award’ from Women as One International Organization

Jun 25, 2020

UArizona Sarver Heart Center physician-scientist Dr. Khadijah Breathett wins international career award she will use to advance her research on health disparities in cardiovascular disease.


UArizona College of Nursing Among First to Offer Autism Diagnosis Certificate Program

Jun 25, 2020

The Autism Spectrum Disorder career track at the University of Arizona will train nurses in diagnosing and managing the issue in children with a focus on early detection.


One Small Molecule, Potential Giant Step to Improve Cognitive Function

Jun 25, 2020

A $6.1 million study led by Dr. Kathleen Rodgers at the UArizona Health Sciences Center for Innovation in Brain Science will test novel small molecules to improve the lives of Alzheimer’s patients.


Trading Pipets for Keyboards, UArizona’s KEYS Students Go Virtual for Summer Internship

Jun 25, 2020

The BIO5 KEYS Research Internship Program at the University of Arizona takes a new form this summer as 49 high school students engage in computational projects from the safety of their homes.


UArizona Poison Center Warns of Toxic Alcohol Poisonings from Contaminated Hand Sanitizer

Jun 25, 2020

Ingesting substances contaminated with methanol can cause blindness, organ failure and even death without hospital treatment, reports the center at the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy.


UArizona Testing App to Alert Students, Employees Exposed to COVID-19

Jun 18, 2020

COVID Watch sends exposure alerts without having to collect any personally identifying information from users, protecting their anonymity.


Precautions in Place as UArizona Student-Athletes Return to Campus

Jun 17, 2020

Under the watchful eyes of medical professionals and strength and conditioning coaches, the Arizona Wildcats football team began voluntary summer workouts this week.


Dr. Roberta Diaz Brinton Among New Regents Professors Named at UArizona

Jun 12, 2020

Roberta Diaz Brinton, PhD, director, University of Arizona Center for Innovation in Brain Science, was among five new Regents Professors announced by the Arizona Board of Regents.


UArizona Earns Strong Marks in Two International Rankings

Jun 11, 2020

The University of Arizona was named one of the top 30 public universities in the United States by the Center for World University Rankings and QS.


UArizona Climbs to 39th in Top 100 Universities Worldwide with U.S. Utility Patents

Jun 11, 2020

The University of Arizona ranks No. 39 among the top 100 universities globally with the most U.S. patents granted for inventions in 2019 – with the Health Sciences making up a large part of that.


UArizona Health Sciences Awarded $2.4M to Study Stress and Resilience in Vulnerable Latino Populations

Jun 5, 2020

The federal funding will allow researchers to develop programs that weigh cultural factors to promote better health outcomes in communities with high-poverty Latino populations in Yuma County, Ariz.


UArizona Experts Available to Comment on Coronavirus and Influenza

Jun 4, 2020

The University of Arizona Health Sciences has a number of news sources/health experts available at university campuses in Tucson and Phoenix for media interviews regarding the coronavirus outbreak.


UArizona Researchers Assess Mental Health Impact of Insomnia, Loneliness and COVID-19

Jun 2, 2020

A team of University of Arizona researchers says loneliness and insomnia triggered by fears of COVID-19 may be driving an increase in thoughts of suicide.


UArizona Health Sciences Students Analyze COVID-19 Published Research

Jun 1, 2020

Students at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix are helping evaluate the quality of research being released rapidly about the virus that causes COVID-19.


UArizona Names Surgeon General Carmona to Lead Campus Reentry Plan

May 27, 2020

University of Arizona president, Dr. Robert Robbins announced in April his plans to resume in-person classes Aug. 24, bringing back 45,000 students and 15,000 faculty and staff for fall 2020.


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