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Dr. Ronald Lynch to Chair Grant Review Committee
Release Date: May 31 2011

Ronald M. Lynch, PhD, professor in the Department of Physiology at the UA College of Medicine, has been selected to chair a grant review committee for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF...


Honorary Degree Awarded to Dr. Douglas G. Stuart
Release Date: Apr 26 2011

Dr. Douglas G. Stuart will be recognized with a Doctor of Science from the UA Graduate College. He has served as head of the UA department of physiology and associate dean for research in the...


Dr. C. Eugene Settle wins the 2011 Five Star Faculty Award
Release Date: Apr 12 2011

Physiology Faculty, C. Eugene Settle, PhD is the winner of the 2011 Five Star Faculty Award. Dr. Settles' students seek to be future health care providers and scientists.  "Dr. Settle deserves...


Patricia Hoyer, PhD. receives the SSR 2011 Trainee Mentoring Award
Release Date: Mar 4 2011

Dr. Patricia Hoyer is recipient of the 2011 Society for the Study of Reproduction Trainee Mentoring Award-- This award recognizes Dr. Hoyer as a mentor who has significant impact on Trainees within...


Dr. Heddwen Brooks Elected APS Renal Section Chair
Release Date: Mar 3 2011

The American Physiological Society Renal Section has elected Heddwen Brooks, Ph.D. as the Chair for 2011-2014. www.the-aps.org/sections/renal/spring2011.PDF    


Tillman Military Scholars honor late soldier's memory
Release Date: Dec 15 2010

Congratulations Barrett Howellfor being awarded as one of the scholars.  Barrett Howellfor, who graduated with a degree in Physiology last winter (2009) and was our Physiology Wildcat Award...


Job Openings
Release Date: Nov 22 2010

The Deparment of Physiology is currently seeking to fill an open position. More information can be found here.


Vision of hope for kids
Release Date: Sep 10 2010

Ex-Physiology student plans school in Sudan. more >


Jessica Soltys to Cambridge
Release Date: Jul 29 2010

Dr. Delamere and the Department of Physiology, is extremely proud to announce that Jessica Soltys, Administrative Assistant in the Department of Physiology, has been accepted into the doctoral...


Hilary Wakefield, Ph.D. candidate, wins award at international meeting
Release Date: Jul 28 2010

Congratulations to Hilary Wakefield, Ph.D. candidate in Physiological Sciences.  Hilary won the best presenter award for her poster Prenatal nicotine exposure and intrinsic properties of...


Heddwen Brooks, Ph.D. selected as UA Institute Fellow
Release Date: Jul 9 2010

Heddwen Brooks, Ph.D., Professor of Physiology and Bio5 Institute, was selected as a 2010 Institute Fellow for the UA Academic Leadership Institute.  Selected faculty will partner with the UA...


2010 ARVO Annual Meeting
Release Date: May 19 2010

Dr. Nick Delamere, Physiology Department Head and 2009-2010 President of The Association for Research in Vision and Opthalmology, speaks at the keynote session of the 2010 ARVO Annual Meeting...


Senior Awards Announced
Release Date: May 7 2010

The Department of Physiology wishes to congratulate the following undergraduate Physiology Students for receiving University of Arizona Senior Awards. Karla Acosta received the Centennial Achievement...


Dr. Cindy Rankin and Dr. Erik Henriksen Recognized by the Honors College
Release Date: Apr 30 2010

On April 28, 2010, Dr. Cindy Rankin, lecturer and Director of the Physiology Honors Academy, and Dr. Erik Henriksen, professor and Director of the Physiology Undergraduate Program, were recognized by...


Physiological Sciences students and faculty present their work at Experimental Biology 2010
Release Date: Apr 27 2010

Experimental Biology is an annual meeting comprising of nearly 13,000 scientists and exhibitors representing six sponsoring societies and 18 guest societies.   General fields of study...


Professor Jeffery Walker passed away suddenly and unexpectedly in January 2010.
Release Date: Feb 25 2010

Jeff touched our group in many positive ways. He will be sorely missed. more>>>


Parkinson's News from APDA / UA Center
Release Date: Dec 10 2009

  Nearly 25 people with Parkinson's and their families joined Sharon Kha, AZ-APDA Chapter President, at Access Tucson to produce a televised version of her "Parkinson's Rap." The "rap" was part...


Dr. Delamere visits Capitol Hill
Release Date: Dec 3 2009

In November Professor Nick Delamere visited the Capitol Hill offices of Arizona Senators McCain and Kyl as well as the offices of Representatives Giffords and Grijalva. As...


Dr. Stephen Wright Selected for UA College of Medicine Faculty Science Forum Founders Day Award
Release Date: Nov 4 2009

Stephen H. Wright, PhD, professor in the Department of Physiology at the University of Arizona College of Medicine, is the recipient of this year's Faculty Science Forum Founders Day Award. Dr....


Dr. Charles Tipton “EEP Legend” Featured in APS Living History Program
Release Date: Oct 6 2009

Dr. Charles Tipton is featured in the APS Living History of Physiology Project. The APS has initiated the Living History of Physiology Project. Dr. Tipton is interviewed by Dr. Edward Zambraski who...


New grants from the Sarver Heart Center!
Release Date: Oct 5 2009

CONGRATULATIONS to researchers who were awarded grants from the Sarver Heart Center! Heddwen Brooks, PhD and John Konhilas, PhD The John T and Janet K Billington Research Award for Heart Disease in...


Ron Lynch Ph.D., New Chair and Director PS GIDP
Release Date: Nov 26 2008

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...


Dr Zoe Cohen to help MedEdPORTAL
Release Date: Nov 26 2008

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. MedEdPORTAL is a free...


Jan Burt Ph.D., Physiology Receives Teaching Award
Release Date: Nov 13 2008

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...


Abraham Deng Ater, Physiology Major, Works to Build Schools in Sudan
Release Date: Nov 4 2008

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...


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