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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.


People and Programs on the Move at the UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson

February 4, 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.


Implementing Rapid Care Guidelines for Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury Patients Dramatically Improves Survival

December 17, 2020

An evaluation of emergency medicine guidelines showed proper care on the scene of a brain injury is critical to survival and ongoing brain health.


COVID-19 Dominates Top 10 UArizona Health Sciences News Stories of 2020

December 16, 2020

Antibody tests, groundbreaking research and community outreach are a few of the ways the University of Arizona Health Sciences met the test of a pandemic.


People and Programs on the Move at the UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson

November 24, 2020

Among recent notices: Lifetime achievement award for Dr. Ron Weinstein; and Dr. Sam Keim elected to American Board of Emergency Medicine.


UArizona COVID-19 Testing up 34% in Pre-Holiday Blitz

November 18, 2020

At 7,541 administered from Nov. 9-13, the university’s COVID-19 testing, which continues through Nov. 25, is succeeding in goal to test large numbers of students before they head home for holidays.


UArizona Welcomes More Students to Campus

November 18, 2020

The university will expand in-person instruction with half the semester left to go, bringing about 1,500 more students to campus a week.


Tohono O’odham Nation Commits $1M to UArizona to Combat COVID-19

November 13, 2020

The contribution will allow UArizona researchers to continue developing better, more efficient and effective tests for people across the state.


UArizona Increases In-Person Instruction, Cancels Spring Break

November 13, 2020

The university also will conduct a testing blitz prior to the Thanksgiving holiday in an effort to reduce travel-related spread of COVID-19.


UArizona Plans for Holidays, Spring Semester Amid National COVID-19 Spike

November 13, 2020

The university is currently allowing courses of up to 50 students to meet on campus. After Thanksgiving, all courses will transition to being fully online.


‘Wellness Wednesdays: Celebrating Health & Holiday’ Series to Provide Encouragement, Sense of Community

November 10, 2020

Give yourself the gift of good health! The University of Arizona Health Sciences is offering an uplifting program to improve health and reduce stress.


People and Programs on the Move at the UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson

October 30, 2020

Two faculty members inducted to National Academy of Inventors, ‘Gut Group’ team wins $250,000 for gastrointestinal cancer research, Dr. Chalasani wins NCI team leadership award, and new physicians join as pediatrics, infectious disease specialists.


UArizona Health Sciences to Lead Statewide Outreach to Reduce Disparities in COVID-19 Research, Clinical Studies

October 29, 2020

The Arizona portion of an 11-state effort, funded by a $12 million federal award, to address the uneven impact of the pandemic on racial and ethnic minority communities will be led by the UArizona Health Sciences.


UArizona Prepares to Offer More In-Person Classes

October 6, 2020

On Oct. 12, the university hopes to resume in-person instruction for classes of 30 or fewer students that were designated in-person or flex in-person courses at the time of registration.


UA Sarver Heart Center, Banner – University Medicine Tucson Welcome New Cardiologists

October 5, 2020

The new faculty cardiologists, Drs. Keng Pineda and Andrew Williams, bring expertise in interventional cardiology, cardiac imaging, cardio-oncology and sports cardiology to the University of Arizona Health Sciences and Banner – University Medicine Tucson.


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