UArizona Portable Device May Bring Change to Standard of Care for Skin Cancer

With development of a handheld confocal microscopes, researchers at the University of Arizona Health Sciences want to make existing technology more affordable and accessible to a larger number of patients.

$2.58M in Federal Funds Allow UArizona to Study Poorly Understood Fungal Asthma

Dr. Yin Chen and a University of Arizona Health Sciences research team hope to alleviate unmet medical need for this form of asthma that affects nearly a third of all asthma patients worldwide.

UArizona COVID-19 Webinars to Help Recognize, Resolve Isolation’s Impact on Mental Health

University of Arizona Psychiatry faculty members will discuss challenges of confinement, share resources and tips, and give guidance on when to seek professional help at two free upcoming webinars.

UArizona Portable Device May Bring Change to Standard of Care for Skin Cancer

With development of a handheld confocal microscopes, researchers at the University of Arizona Health Sciences want to make existing technology more affordable and accessible to a larger number of patients.

$2.58M in Federal Funds Allow UArizona to Study Poorly Understood Fungal Asthma

Dr. Yin Chen and a University of Arizona Health Sciences research team hope to alleviate unmet medical need for this form of asthma that affects nearly a third of all asthma patients worldwide.

UArizona COVID-19 Webinars to Help Recognize, Resolve Isolation’s Impact on Mental Health

University of Arizona Psychiatry faculty members will discuss challenges of confinement, share resources and tips, and give guidance on when to seek professional help at two free upcoming webinars.
  • UArizona Portable Device May Bring Change to Standard of Care for Skin Cancer

    With development of a handheld confocal microscopes, researchers at the University of Arizona Health Sciences want to make existing technology more affordable and accessible to a larger number of patients.
  • $2.58M in Federal Funds Allow UArizona to Study Poorly Understood Fungal Asthma

    Dr. Yin Chen and a University of Arizona Health Sciences research team hope to alleviate unmet medical need for this form of asthma that affects nearly a third of all asthma patients worldwide.
  • UArizona COVID-19 Webinars to Help Recognize, Resolve Isolation’s Impact on Mental Health

    University of Arizona Psychiatry faculty members will discuss challenges of confinement, share resources and tips, and give guidance on when to seek professional help at two free upcoming webinars.

People and Programs on the Move

University of Arizona College of Nursing faculty member Dr. Allen Prettyman was appointed to the role, effective June 1, after a nationwide search.

UArizona Sarver Heart Center physician-scientist Dr. Khadijah Breathett wins international career award she will use to advance her research on health disparities in cardiovascular disease.

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June 29, 2020
University of Arizona researchers used the EAR app to “eavesdrop” on older adult conversations.
June 24, 2020
Ingesting substances contaminated with methanol can cause blindness, organ failure and even death without hospital treatment, reports the center at the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy.
June 11, 2020
The University of Arizona was named one of the top 30 public universities in the United States by the Center for World University Rankings and QS.
June 11, 2020
The University of Arizona ranks No. 39 among the top 100 universities globally with the most U.S. patents granted for inventions in 2019 – with the Health Sciences making up a large part of that.
May 20, 2020
University of Arizona president, Dr. Robert Robbins announced in April his plans to resume in-person classes Aug. 24, bringing back 45,000 students and 15,000 faculty and staff for fall 2020.

Health Sciences in the News

University of Arizona's medical college in Phoenix is increasing its enrolling class size to 100 students, up from 80. Dr. Guy Reed, dean of University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix, said even with the increased class size, Arizona will have a significant need for more doctors.

"African-American race negatively influenced the decision-making process for heart transplants, especially during discussions among health care providers," said lead author Dr. Khadijah Breathett, assistant professor of medicine and advanced heart failure/transplant cardiologist at the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center.

The University of Arizona is using a new state-of-the-art virtual reality simulation center for students to learn, practice, and evaluate their knowledge at the Arizona Simulation Technology and Education Center.