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UArizona President Outlines Fall Return to Campus

July 28, 2020

The university will offer four class formats and implement a range of safety measures on campus when the fall semester begins on Aug. 24 as scheduled with a mix of in-person and remote instruction.


People and Programs ‘On The Move’ at UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson

July 24, 2020

Recent notices include appointments for curricular affairs, licensing, sleep medicine, research and student mental health, plus national awards for mentorship, diversity and pancreatic cancer studies.


UArizona, State of Arizona Expand Eligibility for COVID-19 Antibody Testing in Concert with $7.7M Study to Better Understand Immunity

July 22, 2020

A free statewide COVID-19 antibody testing program expands to 15 categories of essential workers at high risk of exposure, in concert with a $7.7 million UArizona study to better understand immunity.


UArizona Portable Device May Bring Change to Standard of Care for Skin Cancer

July 15, 2020

With development of a handheld confocal microscopes, researchers at the University of Arizona Health Sciences want to make existing technology more affordable and accessible to a larger number of patients.


Does My Child Have PANS/PANDAS?
June 30, 2020

Georgette Mehalik, a pediatric nurse practitioner at Banner University Medical Center in Tucson was recently interviewed to discuss the autoimmune disorders known as PANS (Pediatric Acute-onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome) and a subset of PANS that is associated with strep and known as PANDAS (Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorder Associated with Streptococcal Infections).


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

June 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.


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

June 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.


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

June 18, 2020

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


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.


UArizona, State of Arizona to Expand COVID-19 Antibody Testing Statewide

May 15, 2020

The University of Arizona – State of Arizona antibody testing initiative will include 31 sites across the state as it expands to all 15 counties.


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.


New Safeguards and Procedures Allow Cancer Care, Research to Continue During COVID-19 Pandemic

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 – 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.


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 Medical Students Step Up to Help Health Care Professionals

April 1, 2020

More than 70 University of Arizona medical students are helping health care professionals during the COVID-19 crisis by volunteering to provide child care, pet care, grocery shopping and more.


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