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Clinical Trial to Study a Breathing Exercise for Sleep Apnea
Release Date: Aug 3 2021

A new clinical trial will assess the impact of inspiratory muscle training on blood pressure in adults with obstructive sleep apnea and hypertension.


UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson’s Accelerated Pathway to Medical Education Welcomes First Class
Release Date: Jun 28 2021

The UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson has accepted six high school graduates in a new program that reduces the time to a medical degree to seven years.


NIH Grant To Fund Medical Scientist Training Program
Release Date: Jun 16 2021

The Medical Scientist Training Program is designed to train students planning careers in academic medicine or biomedical research.


New Degree to Prepare Students for Health Care Careers
Release Date: Jun 9 2021

A new Bachelor of Science in Medicine expands opportunities for students to pursue jobs in health care, where demand for trained professionals is rising.


Editorial: A Tribute to Charles M. “Tip” Tipton (1927-2021)
Release Date: Jun 9 2021

Professor Charles “Tip” Tipton passed away at home May 2. He was 93. Read an editorial written by Dr. Ralph Fregosi and collaborators submitted to the Journal of Applied Physiology.


Award Winning 2021 Physiology Graduates
Release Date: May 19 2021

Congratulations to Physiology graduates Kaylah Scharf and Emily DeStafano.


Living Healthy With Arthritis Conference To Focus On Mental Health and Resiliency
Release Date: May 12 2021

Jordan Karp, MD, an expert on mental health in the aging population, will deliver the keynote address at the Arizona Arthritis Center’s Living Healthy With Arthritis Conference.


In Memoriam: Paul C. Johnson
Release Date: Mar 24 2021

Professor Emeritus Paul C. Johnson, founding faculty member of the College of Medicine – Tucson and the first head of the Department of Physiology, died Feb. 21 at the age of 93.


Match Day Marks Next Step for Future Doctors
Release Date: Mar 19 2021

On Match Day, about 120 UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson students learned where they’ll launch their careers as new residents after graduation.


The Art of Science On Display Under the Microscope
Release Date: Mar 17 2021

Beautiful images come to life during the detailed scientific process. Meet one scientist who captures the art.


Dr. Zoe Cohen Appointed Director of COM-T Baccalaureate Programs, APME, and HEAP.
Release Date: Feb 23 2021

Zoe Cohen, PhD, has been appointed director of College of Medicine -Tucson (COM-T) Baccalaureate Programs, the Accelerated Pathway to Medical Education (APME), and the Honors College Early Assurance Program (HEAP).


UArizona Health Sciences Faculty Elected Senior Members of National Academy of Inventors
Release Date: Feb 19 2021

Drs. Meredith Hay and May Khanna are being recognized by the National Academy of Inventors for their dedication to advancing research technologies.


UArizona Health Sciences Excels in Latest Blue Ridge Rankings on NIH Funding
Release Date: Feb 17 2021

Increases in total National Institutes of Health funding have led to higher rankings for several colleges and departments.


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.


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