The Department of Physiology is pleased to annouce that Dr. Jose Ek Vitorin, Research Assistant Professor was selected as the recipient of the AZ COE Faculty Stipend Award to research further the role of connexin-43 in wound healing and the therapeutic effectiveness of a novel lapidated peptide molecule. The AZ-COE’s overarching goal is to serve as an innovative resource and education center to recruit, educate, and retain underrepresented students and faculty at the University Of Arizona College Of Medicine.
Dr. Doug Stuart, Regents Professor, Emeritus will present a seminar on October 06 at the University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia entitled "William C. Gibson (1913-2009): A Canadian trained by Penfield and Eccles, who greatly aided the improvement of NSW mental hospitals.
On Friday April 22, Regents’ Professor Emeritus of Physiology, Dr. Douglas Stuart, will give the opening talk at an international symposium to be held at NAU entitled Insights from Comparative Physiology. The title of his talk is The Early History of Comparative Physiology at the UA, ASU, and NAU.
Dr. Doug Stuart
Special congratulations to Dr. Cindy Rankin, Lecturer and Associate Director of the Physiology Undergraduate Program, for being selected as one of 3 finalists for the Tucson Woman of Influence award in the Education Champion category. This is the 13th year of these awards sponsored by the Tucson business community. Dr. Rankin was one of 45 finalist in 15 different categories. Dr. Rankin was celebrated by friends and colleagues during the Women of Influence awards ceremony on March 22nd at Casino Del Sol Resort. Congratulations Dr.
The Physiology Department is proud to announce that two of our undergraduate students had the opportunuity to talk about their research on KXCI, a local radio station in Tucson, AZ. Congratulations to Nathan Borrero, a physiology junior and Aline Catherine Kraus, a physiology senior honors student as they represented the Department well.The links are provided below.
William H. Dantzler, Ronald M. Lynch and Charles M. Tipton were among 151 individuals recently named to the inaugural class of Fellows of the American Physiological Society. This honor is designed to distinguish members who have demonstrated excellence in science, contributed to the physiological sciences and served the society. Fellows are considered to be in the top tier of all eligible members.
Linda Baughn, Office Specialist, Sr. in the Department of Physiology was awarded the College of Medicine's 2015 Lura Hanekamp Award of Excellence.
The “Lura Hanekamp” Award of Excellence provides an opportunity to recognize classified staff and professional appointed personnel for their “above and beyond” contributions to their work.
Registration for Physiology summer session courses begins on March 23, 2015.
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Physiology Honors Convocation
Date: October 10, 2014
Location: Stevie Eller Dance Theatre
Dr. Cindy Rankin was selected as an Honorary Faculty member of the Mortar Board National College Senior Honor Society in recognition of her exemplary dedication to the University of Arizona community in upholding Mortar Board's three pillars of scholarship, leadership, and service.
KURT MOHTY: College of Medicine/ College of Science, Physiology and Mathematics major
About the award:
Dr. Ron Lynch was selected as the winner of the 2013 Vernon and Virginia Furrow Award for Excellence in Graduate Student Education.
The Furrow Awards are the primary vehicle for peer recognition of outstanding achievements in education at the College of Medicine. Vernon Furrow was a principal in Payless Cashways. After his death, Dr. Virginia Furrow, a former member of our Department of Pediatrics, donated funds to the College in his memory to honor excellence and innovation in medical education.
Janis M. Burt, Ph.D.
Monday, November 18, 12-1, DuVal Auditorium
Join us for the College of Medicine Founders Day.
Janis M. Burt, PhD
Dr. Patricia B. Hoyer, Department of Physiology - recipient of two prestigious awards from the Society of Toxicology
Congratulations to Dr. Hoyer
Dr. Hoyer was awarded two presitigious awards by the Society of Toxicology this week.
The Deparment of Physiology is currently seeking to fill an open position. More information can be found here.
Ron Lynch Ph.D. Physiology, was appointed, in the past year, as Chair of the Program Committee for the American Physiological Society, and as Director of the Advanced Research Institute for Biomedical Imaging (ARIBI) at the University of Arizona.
The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) and MedEdPORTAL have invited Dr Zoe Cohen to help review and select physiology animations and images for the MedEdPORTAL.
Janis M. Burt, PhD was awarded the Vernon and Virginia Furrow Award for "Excellence in Graduate Student Teaching and Mentoring". She will receive the award at the annual Faculty Teaching Awards Ceremony to be held in the DuVal Auditorium on Thursday, November 13, 2008 at noon. Congratulations to Jan Burt.
Abraham Deng Ater, who received his B.S. in Health Sciences degree with a major in Physiology, recently has been in the news for his work to build schools in the Sudan.
Upon his graduation in May of 2006 he was awarded the Physiology Department's Wildcat Award for having the persistence to succeed in the face of great adversity and in December of 2006 Abraham proudly became a US citizen. In the fall of 2008, Abraham was accepted into the College of Public Heath and is pursuing his Masters of Public Health Degree.
Please review our proposed transformation plan. This is for Physiology Faculty and Staff only (WebAuth login required).
Erik Henriksen, Professor of Physiology and Director of the Physiology Undergraduate Program, has been asked to serve on a new committee of the American Physiological Society (APS). The APS Physiology Pipeline Task Force was created to identify steps the Society can take to ensure the flow of students into the discipline of physiology and their continuance to relevant careers.
Dr Zoe Cohen has been selected for the Philip and Bobbie Hanft Young Investigator Award from the Sarver Heart Center.
The title of Zoe's project is "Enhancement of platelet activation and aggregation by erythrocytes: role of red cells in thrombosis"
Heddwen Brooks, Associate Professor of Physiology, has received the Young Investigator Award, Renal Section, of the American Physiological Society.
Professor Nick Delamere, Head of the Department of Physiology, was elected president of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO). Founded in 1928, ARVO is the largest and most highly respected vision research organization in the world. The society serves an international membership of close to 12,500 clinical and basic vision researchers in 73 countries. Among its many activities, the society organizes conferences in the U.S.A. and Asia, publishes scientific journals and provides education and professional development opportunities for clinical and basic scientists.