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UArizona to Roll Out New COVID-19 Test, Enhanced Requirements in Spring
Release Date: Dec 18 2020

All students who plan to live on campus or attend in-person classes in the spring will be required to test weekly for COVID-19.


Uncovering the Mind-Body Connection of Touch
Release Date: Dec 17 2020

Inspired by her work at an orphanage, Dr. Katalin Gothard aims to understand how the brain interprets the social, emotional and physical aspects of touch.


COVID-19 Dominates Top 10 UArizona Health Sciences News Stories of 2020
Release Date: Dec 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.


Congratulations December 2020 Graduates
Release Date: Dec 11 2020

We, the faculty in Physiology, are so proud of your accomplishments and we are excited to see all the amazing things you will do in the future. We hope that you will stay in touch with us as you continue your journey. Congratulations December 2020 graduates!


UArizona COVID-19 Testing up 34% in Pre-Holiday Blitz
Release Date: Nov 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
Release Date: Nov 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
Release Date: Nov 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
Release Date: Nov 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
Release Date: Nov 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
Release Date: Nov 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.


UArizona to Lead Statewide Outreach to Reduce Disparities in COVID-19 Research, Clinical Studies
Release Date: Oct 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.


Physiology Honors Students
Release Date: Oct 15 2020

In-keeping with the wonderful virtual events surrounding Family Weekend, we in the Physiology Department would like to pay tribute to the many outstanding students in our Physiology Undergraduate Program and celebrate your outstanding academic achievements during the 2019-2020 school year -- that is, last fall and spring.


A Research Scientist, Doing the Heavy Lifting
Release Date: Oct 8 2020

Andrea Jeffers Wellington was featured in a scientist spotlight about her work in a research lab at the University of Arizona that studies diabetic retinopathy, hopeful that this work will ultimately lead to solutions that will help prevent sight-threatening damage.


UArizona Prepares to Offer More In-Person Classes
Release Date: Oct 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.


UArizona Sees Improvement in COVID-19 Numbers, Compliance
Release Date: Sep 29 2020

The number of positive test results on campus decreased following a 14-day shelter-in-place recommendation.


Health Sciences Exceeds $200M in Research Funding for First Time, Boosted by COVID-19 Collaborations
Release Date: Sep 24 2020

University of Arizona Health Sciences passes $200 million milestone in research funding in fiscal year 2020, addressing some of the world’s most challenging health conditions, including COVID-19.


Future Primary Care Physicians Grateful for Full-Tuition Scholarship, Excited to Serve their Communities
Release Date: Sep 23 2020

Sixteen first-year students are among 32 new PCP Scholarship recipients this academic year at the UArizona Colleges of Medicine in Tucson and Phoenix – both schools still have scholarships available.


University to Continue Holding Only ‘Essential Courses’ in Person Through Oct. 2
Release Date: Sep 22 2020

While the campus has seen a spike in cases over the last few weeks, Friday’s positivity rate was down from last week, and no new students were admitted to isolation housing over the weekend.


Dr. Monica Kraft to Lead All of Us Research Program at UArizona and Banner Health
Release Date: Sep 22 2020

Funded by the National Institutes of Health, the All of Us Research Program is a historic effort to collect and study data from at least 1 million people in the United States.


UArizona, County Issue Shelter-in-Place Recommendation for Students
Release Date: Sep 15 2020

UArizona President Dr. Robert C. Robbins said the university expected to see an increase in COVID-19 cases, but it has become too much, necessitating a shelter-in-place recommendation similar to what the state faced in the spring.


University, County Work Together at ‘Critical Time’ for COVID-19 Mitigation
Release Date: Sep 11 2020

Dr. Theresa Dr. Cullen, director of the Pima County Health Department, said the county, university and other partners are working together on a “layered approach” to COVID-19 mitigation.


UArizona to Ramp Up COVID-19 Testing
Release Date: Sep 11 2020

The university will conduct 5,000 COVID-19 tests per week as part of continued efforts to slow the spread of the virus.


FDA Authorizes Use of UArizona COVID-19 Antibody Test; Testing Expanded to All Arizonans Age 18 and Older
Release Date: Sep 2 2020

The antibody test determines who has been exposed to and developed an immune response against COVID-19.


UArizona and Covid Watch Launch COVID-19 Exposure Notification App
Release Date: Aug 20 2020

UArizona and Covid Watch Launch COVID-19 Exposure Notification App


People and Programs ‘On The Move’ at UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson
Release Date: Jul 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.


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