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A Calmer Horse Is Just a Sniff Away
Release Date: Aug 15 2018

Two years after her graduation, Isabelle Chea's undergraduate thesis on equine aromatherapy has been reborn as a published research paper in the Journal of Equine Veterinary Science.


Dr. José Ek-Vitorín Interviewed on New AZPS Podcast Produced by John Kanady
Release Date: Jul 19 2018

For the inaugural episode of the Arizona Physiological Society Podcast Facets of Life, UA physiology faculy member John Kanady chats with fellow faculty member José Ek-Vitorín, MD, PhD, a research assistant professor in the Department of Physiology at the University of Arizona.


Small Changes, Large Rewards by Zoë Cohen, PhD
Release Date: Jul 18 2018

Zoë Cohen, PhD, assistant professor, UA Department of Physiology, writes in the online higher education newspaper "The EvoLLLution" about how reaching out to struggling students can make a difference. She is also featured in the Chronicle of Higher Education, "How One Email from You Could Help Students Succeed."


Meet Two of Our Department of Physiology 2018 Graduates!
Release Date: Jul 11 2018

Maya Lowney (Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences degree with a major in physiology) and Christie Rosputni (Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences degree with a major in physiology)


Physiology Faculty Interviewed for Arizona Science Friday Radio
Release Date: 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'...


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

Every year, the Honors College partners with the UA Bookstore to recognize outstanding undergraduates. This year 2 of the 10 honors students seleced for the award were Physiolgoy majors.


Dr. Charles Tipton recognized by The American College of Sports Medicine
Release Date: Sep 13 2017

Charles Tipton, Emeritus Professor of Physiology, was recently recognized by The American College of Sports Medicine, with a symposium entitled ” Exercise is Medicine: Current insights from C. M....


Connect and Grow Through Faculty Learning Communities
Release Date: Aug 15 2017

When students want to do better in their classes, they very often form study groups. But where do faculty go when they want to become more effective teachers? One place is the UA Learning Initiative Faculty Learning Communities.


Unique Engagement Grant awarded to Dr. Zoe Cohen
Release Date: Jun 8 2017

An engagement grant that brings together the UA Physiology Club and the Stroke Resource Center of Southern Arizona has been funded for the 2017-2018 school year.The purpose of this project is to...


Congratulations to Dr. Heddwen Brooks
Release Date: Apr 12 2017

Dr Heddwen Brooks,  Physiological Sciences GIDP Chair, Professor, Departments of Physiology and Pharmacology has been awarded $1.53 million from the National Institute of Heart, Lung and Blood...


Zoe Cohen Recognized for Excellence in Teaching, Research and Mentoring
Release Date: Mar 21 2017

Zoe Cohen, PhD, was one of seven professors who were honored for demonstrated excellence in teaching, research and mentoring at the UA Awards of Distinction ceremony March 21.


AZ COE Faculty Stipend Award -Dr. Jose EkViorin
Release Date: Nov 3 2016

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...


Dr. Doug Stuart to present seminar in Australia
Release Date: Oct 6 2016

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...


Dr. Doug Stuart to speak at NAU International Symposium
Release Date: Apr 22 2016

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...


Dr. Cindy Rankin finalist for Tucson Local Media's Women of Influence Awards
Release Date: Apr 18 2016

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...


Radio interviews with Physiology Undergraduate students
Release Date: Jan 7 2016

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. ...


PSIO faculty named fellows of the American Physiological Society
Release Date: Sep 30 2015

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...


Congratulations to Linda Baughn
Release Date: May 7 2015

 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...


Registration for Summer Session- March 23, 2015
Release Date: Feb 23 2015

Registration for Physiology summer session courses begins on March 23, 2015.Click here for a list of the PSIO summer courses offered.


Physiology Honors Convocation
Release Date: Oct 10 2014

Physiology Honors Convocation Date: October 10, 2014 Time: 3:00pm Location: Stevie Eller Dance Theatre


Congratulations Cindy Rankin
Release Date: May 5 2014

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...


Senior Award Winners
Release Date: Apr 14 2014

  Nugent Award: KURT MOHTY: College of Medicine/ College of Science, Physiology and Mathematics major About the award: The Nugent Award was established by the Alumni Association and named in...


Dr. Ron Lynch Winner of the 2013 Furrow Award
Release Date: Nov 14 2013

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...


Dr. Burt Honored as Founder's Day Lecturer
Release Date: Nov 6 2013

Janis M. Burt, Ph.D.   Monday, November 18, 12-1, DuVal Auditorium Join us for the College of Medicine Founders Day.This years speaker is Janis M. Burt, PhDProfessor, Department of...


UA Community Gives Thanks to Faculty
Release Date: Apr 26 2013

"Dr. Steve Wright (Physiology) has been an outstanding teacher to me in the classroom and as my research mentor. I have been an undergraduate research assistant in his lab for two years and I am so...


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