UA Center for Rural Health Receives $2.2M to Reduce Opioid Deaths in Arizona

The Center for Rural Health at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and the Arizona Department of Health Services will collaborate on a $2.2 million federal grant to train first responders to recognize opioid overdoses and administer naloxone, a drug used to counter the effects of opioid overdose and save lives.

UA Physician-Scientist Awarded Grant to Develop First Diagnostic Test for Schizophrenia

Amelia Gallitano, MD, PhD, studies genetic pathways and their response to the environment, hoping to improve treatments for mental illness.

UA Compassion Meditation Researcher Dr. Thaddeus Pace Receives $50K Gift from the Estate of Jack Challem

The estate of bestselling integrative health author, Jack Challem, will support research of UA College of Nursing’s Dr. Thaddeus Pace’s involving cancer survivors and their friends and family.

UA Center for Rural Health Receives $2.2M to Reduce Opioid Deaths in Arizona

The Center for Rural Health at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and the Arizona Department of Health Services will collaborate on a $2.2 million federal grant to train first responders to recognize opioid overdoses and administer naloxone, a drug used to counter the effects of opioid overdose and save lives.

UA Physician-Scientist Awarded Grant to Develop First Diagnostic Test for Schizophrenia

Amelia Gallitano, MD, PhD, studies genetic pathways and their response to the environment, hoping to improve treatments for mental illness.

UA Compassion Meditation Researcher Dr. Thaddeus Pace Receives $50K Gift from the Estate of Jack Challem

The estate of bestselling integrative health author, Jack Challem, will support research of UA College of Nursing’s Dr. Thaddeus Pace’s involving cancer survivors and their friends and family.
  • UA Center for Rural Health Receives $2.2M to Reduce Opioid Deaths in Arizona

    The Center for Rural Health at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and the Arizona Department of Health Services will collaborate on a $2.2 million federal grant to train first responders to recognize opioid overdoses and administer naloxone, a drug used to counter the effects of opioid overdose and save lives.
  • UA Physician-Scientist Awarded Grant to Develop First Diagnostic Test for Schizophrenia

    Amelia Gallitano, MD, PhD, studies genetic pathways and their response to the environment, hoping to improve treatments for mental illness.
  • UA Compassion Meditation Researcher Dr. Thaddeus Pace Receives $50K Gift from the Estate of Jack Challem

    The estate of bestselling integrative health author, Jack Challem, will support research of UA College of Nursing’s Dr. Thaddeus Pace’s involving cancer survivors and their friends and family.

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The 2018 free Green Valley Lecture Series begins with a focus on atrial fibrillation.
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The University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and the state health department have been awarded a $2.2 million grant to train rural firefighters and police officers in how to recognize and treat opioid overdoses.

Arizona is seeking to create unprecedented "lifetime caps" on Medicaid. "We'd see a dramatic increase in the number of uninsured," said Daniel Derksen, professor of public health at the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, about how that provision would impact his state. "You'd also see the rate of closure for rural and critical access hospitals go up - those are the vulnerable parts of the health community that could only absorb a certain amount.

Dr. Amelia Gallitano of the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix is working to develop what is believed to be the first biological test to diagnose schizophrenia.