Physiology is the study of how the body works. The systems of the body — including the cardiovascular, respiratory, neural, renal, endocrine, gastrointestinal and reproductive systems — are examined using approaches ranging from molecular and cellular to whole-organism levels.


The Department of Physiology is part of the College of Medicine at the University of Arizona. It offers and participates in courses and programs of study for undergraduate, graduate, and medical students. The major in Physiology is the only undergraduate major offered through the College of Medicine.

Faculty members of the Department of Physiology maintain active research programs covering a wide range of topics with emphasis on

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Recent News

Physiology Faculty interviewed for Arizona Science Friday radio
May 23 2018

Dr. Shaowen Bao, Associate Professor, Dr. Andy Fuglevand, Professor and Dr. Nick Delamere, Professor and Head from the Department of Physiology were all recently interviewed for Arizona Public Media's- Science Friday radio show.

2 PSIO Undergrads Selected for 2018 Pillars of Excellence Award
Apr 3 2018

2018 Pillars of Excellence award.  Every year, the Honors College partners with the UA Bookstore to recognize outstanding undergraduates who accomplished one or more of the following things:

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