Diversity and Inclusion News

UArizona Invention May Help COVID-19 Patients Breathe Easier
Wed Apr 1, 2020

Researchers at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, Drs. Sairam Parthasarathy and Marvin Slepian, have invented a new respiratory-assist device that may provide fast, safe relief to those who experience difficulty breathing.

UArizona Expert: Changes to Hospital Policies, Public Behavior Critical for Fighting COVID-19
Tue Mar 31, 2020

Infection control expert Kelly Reynolds discusses, among other things, hospital infection control and ventilation measures and how they are being adjusted during the COVID-19 pandemic.

UArizona Regents Professor Submits Designs to DOD for Three Low-Cost Ventilator Prototypes – One Using a Basketball
Thu Apr 2, 2020

Led by Regents Professor Dr. Marvin J. Slepian, a team from the University of Arizona Center for Accelerated Biomedical Innovation has submitted a proposal to the U.S. Department of Defense for three ventilator prototypes – including one using a basketball – that offer simple, low-cost designs featuring easily acquired materials that could be fabricated rapidly and used for full or partial ventilator support.

Is COVID-19 Making You Stay at Home? Turn Your Home into a Healing Space!
Fri Mar 27, 2020

Whether for a home office or general living space, the way you lay out your physical environment at home can reduce stress and create calm, say researchers from the University of Arizona.

UArizona Cancer Center Joins Cancer Prevention and Control Research Network
Fri Mar 27, 2020

The University of Arizona Cancer Center will receive $1.4 million as a collaborating center with the national network of academic, public health and community partners, working together to reduce the burden of cancer, especially among Hispanic cancer survivors.

Amid Shortage of COVID-19 Collection Kits, UArizona Scientists Race to Make More
Tue Mar 24, 2020

University researchers produced 1,600 COVID-19 specimen collection kits over the weekend.